Before anything, you need to clean the bottles. Follow this guide from eHow with only a few basic ingredients from your pantry like vinegar, dish soap and rice.
“You may wish to reuse an empty perfume bottle or display a fancy or antique perfume bottle that you have held onto for several years. Running a perfume bottle through a dishwasher may crack or even break the bottle, and scrubbing the inside of the perfume bottle likely will not remove all of the perfume’s fragrance from the bottle’s interior. Simply soaking the bottle may not remove all of the perfume residue inside. Cleaning perfume bottles effectively is easy.” Continue reading “Reusing old Perfume Bottles”→
To decorate a greeting card, to make your own signature, to create a pattern, to teach your kids in a creative fun way or simply for your pen pals… here are some really cute and beautiful, some even experimental, ideas to create your own custom stamps/prints with everyday things. Go get inspired!
Upcycling is the term given to recycling waste by turning it into a new product, often of a higher quality or value than the original product to begin with. It has become very popular of late to upcycle many items for example clothes, suitcases and trunks, but also industrial materials converted to furniture or old kitchen pots and pans converted to garden ornaments. Continue reading “Trash into Treasure [Infographic]”→
“Anytime you have something you no longer can use, ask yourself, “How can this be reused?” Reuse is almost always better than recycling because it extends the lifetime of the object and the energy that was required to make it. In the case of baby bottles — if they are in good condition, donate them to a children’s services organization. That includes the bottle, the rings and the bottle caps. Throw away the nipples…they can’t be reused or recycled.
If the bottles are scratched up and junky and can’t be reused, ask your local recycling office where can you recycle them.”