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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2009 11:29:26 AM »

I have found tons of uses for these because my dad about a year ago passed away from cancer so he too had many bottles lying around.  I have used some of them for the custom paint color I mix to much of and don't want to throw away I also keep on in my truck for a secret stash of change just in case or maybe you could even spray paint them and put some cedar chips in and give it away as closet fresheners for christmas?
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2009 04:48:24 PM »

i use mine for bead holders, or if you want to make your own mix of spices?
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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2009 10:17:54 AM »

My embroidery floss was a total mess, in one ziplock bag until I separated the colors and put them each in their own pill container. Next I want to experiment with putting a hole in the lid and poking the end of the floss out so I dont even have to open the bottle to have access to the end of the floss.
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2009 12:30:22 PM »

I love altering medicine bottles (empty, of course).  Decorating them in all sorts of ways...break out the decoupage and pretty paper, ribbons, fibers, embellishments and they turn into great pieces of altered art.  Or storage containers.  It's super fun and super addictive!   Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2009 01:34:31 PM »

Poke a hole in each lid and insert a twinkle light.
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« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2009 07:52:06 PM »

When I was a kid I had a necklace made from a melted pill bottle with a dime in it.  Experiment with melting the bottles?? (I haven't tried it myself--suspect you need good ventilation when you do this.)

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« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2009 08:17:29 AM »

I use mine to hold beads since I don't have many actual bead containers.
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« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2010 02:09:58 PM »

Cut a hole in middle and put toothbrush in for traveling.  Make small bubble  wand toys for kids or the kid in you.  Mini 1st aid kits. I paint and decorate the container and lid and use for small change.  Let a child grow a bean in one to see what happens underground.
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2010 05:18:41 PM »

I have crohns disease and have tons of pill bottles. I have been wondering the same thing! I was thinking of making a trash can out of them loosley inspired by this : http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=232043.0

I also took some of my pill bottles of a specific shape and covered them in clay and painted them like babuska dolls.

Their heads come off and you can hide things inside!
unfortunately, the clay I used cracked but it was still a fun recon.
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