A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 296,390
Currently Running With Scissors:
787 Guests and 29 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Flavor syrup bottles  (Read 834 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
BlueJeanBaby
Offline Offline

Posts: 1221
Joined: 29-Jun-2005

Hello, lover!


View Profile WWW
« on: December 12, 2008 12:55:48 PM »

I work at a coffee shop and when there's an empty syrup bottle, I can't bear to throw it away! I sew and work with paper so I can't really do with them. I don't have any tools (hooray for moving across the continent!) so I can't saw them. I thought about decopauging them but decoupage and I don't get along.

These are the bottles...
http://www.davincigourmet.com/images/products/large/lg_133.jpg

Any ideas?
« Last Edit: December 15, 2008 07:16:01 AM by jungrrl - Reason: Please do not hotlink images - thanks! » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Orrkid
Crafty WICHITANS Unite!
Offline Offline

Posts: 637
Joined: 22-Apr-2007

I'm addicted to DDR. I need a 12-step program.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2008 01:10:59 PM »

I know lots of people who collect empty alcohol bottles for decoration - flavor syrup bottles would be kind of a cool twist on that.

What about making a sort of cross between a snow globe and an I Spy game?

It would make a nice rolling-pin-like tool, but if you don't work with clay, that probably doesn't help much.

You could etch something onto it. Or use glass paints.

TickleTickle made some awesome cheese trays with wine bottles:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=267780.0

Actually, while I was searching for the cheese tray page, I discovered that a search for wine bottle turns up a few more ideas - refill it with something different for a gift and make your own labels, and of course - bottle cozies!!

An internet search for bottle crafts came up with lots of things, too; if you have kids or friends with kids, it looks like there are all kinds of kid-oriented projects.

If you work with paper, maybe you could use them to hammer in eyelets...and that's my cue to say I don't have any more good ideas. Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

But we have flamethrowers. And what this indicates to me, it means that at some point, some person said to himself, "Gee, I sure would like to set those people on fire over there. But I'm way too far away to get the job done. If only I had something that would throw flame on them."
Mandyhello
Offline Offline

Posts: 1244
Joined: 08-Jul-2006

Cook-Eat-Stitch-Game- in that order :)


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2008 02:22:13 PM »

oooo, you could make them into incense burners!

http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/cr_natural_homemade/article/0,,DIY_13767_5045215,00.html

the ones I've seen have a quarter-sized hole slightly below the neck to allow the smoke to escape, are painted, and use an empty key ring to hold the incense...  pretty sweet Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
BlueJeanBaby
Offline Offline

Posts: 1221
Joined: 29-Jun-2005

Hello, lover!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2008 09:09:48 PM »

Those incense burners are cool! Incense kind of make me gag, though.  Undecided

I like the refilling it for something different idea...like those cookie mixes in a jar. Maybe do like cookie mixes that match the flavor on the label. Hmmmmm...thanks for getting my gears turning!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

panda_angel99
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2008 05:58:31 PM »

my friend used to fill them with the foldable stars (origami) those were cute, but not as practical as the cookie mix idea. I like that one,  would it be hard to get out though? i havnt really used them before.

i saw one where they filled it with led lights and some of that plant jell stuff.  i think it was a bawls drk blue one and was on instructables
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I like pandas!!<p> Soon to be New Mommy<p> UCI Allumni<p>
Smuckers9
artist and a cat.
Offline Offline

Posts: 930
Joined: 05-Jul-2008


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2008 02:41:17 PM »

take off the labels and fill them with sea glass, colorful or plain rocks, or buttons and place them together in a row on the window sill.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Finishing the Beyoncé Knowles Style
Curling the Hair - Beyoncé Knowles
Sectioning the Hair - Beyoncé Knowles
Celebrity Hairstyles - Beyoncé Knowles
Finishing the Jessica Simpson Style
Latest Blog Articles
DIY Summer
Craft Challenge 101 Announced - Stash Buster
July 8, 2014 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.