How to Upcycle Tide Bottles into a DIY Hanging Safari Planter

    • Supplies
    • Rinse bottles.
    • Cut spouts and ears from extra-large Tide laundry detergent bottles.
    • Drill 2 holes in front and 1 in back.
    • Cut 1 diagonal slit on each side.
    • Remove bottle bottom.
    Rinse bottle, cut spouts and ears
    • Prime.
    • Then paint with spot colour.
    • Let dry.
    • Add painter’s tape cutouts.
    Paint bottle with spot colour
    • Paint with topcoat.
    • Let dry.
    • Remove tape.
    Paint with topcoat, remove tape
    • Hot glue on ears and horns.
    • String rope.
    • Cut sponge into a doughnut.
    • Place inside over spout.
    • Add ¼” soil, seeds, then, more soil.
    Hot glue on ears and horns, string rope

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