How to Upcycle Tide Bottles into a DIY Bookends

    • Supplies
    supplies
    • Rinse bottles. Draw line along curved edge of front and back label.
    • Cut along line. Rinse Tide laundry detergent bottles thoroughly.
    rinse bottle and cut along line
    • Add green circle to one. Add black construction paper circle to the other.
    • Add a yellow circle to green one. Add googly eyes to black circle. Prime bottle.
    • Spray paint bottle.
    • Add strips of metallic tape.
    • Cut out stars and moons from glow-in-the-dark tape.
    • Add to bottle.
    • Insert flashlight.
    Add trips of metal tape, cut out stars

Most people don’t know Tide bottles are recyclable. So to educate them we created #TideKeepsies.

It’s a stop-motion, micro-content video series that showcases different ways to upcycle Tide laundry detergent bottles. Each video posted on Vine, Twitter, and Facebook drives to a respective pin on Pinterest that gives step-by-step instructions on how to make a #TideKeepsie. Each pin also drives back to their respective Vine video to allow those who came across the Pin first to see exactly how all the pieces come together.