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Recycling Craft: Glitter Globes

Make DIY snow globes with old baby bottles.

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What You Need:

  • plastic baby bottles (clean and dry)
  • water and vegetable oil
  • food dye
  • glitter and confetti
  • tacky glue or glue gun

What to Do:

1. Fill the bottle with two-thirds water and one-third vegetable oil. Add a few drops of food dye.

2. Add a few tablespoons of glitter and shiny confetti to the bottle.

3. Seal the nipple by squirting a dab of glue inside and allowing it to dry. Then line the inside of the bottle top with glue and twist it onto the bottle to seal it. Glue the bottle cap in place as well and allow to dry.

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Photo Credit: Tara Donne

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