How to Upcycle Tide Bottles into a DIY Plastic Bag Holder

    • Supplies
    • Rinse bottles.
    • Draw lines for tusk holes, lid, hinge slits, ear slits and hook hole on one Tide bottle.
    • Draw ears and lid hinge on second.
    • Cut out pieces.
    • Remove spouts from second and third bottle.
    Rinse bottle, draw lines and ears
    • Prime bottle and pieces with white spray primer.
    • Paint bottle and pieces with acrylic paint.
    • Hot glue tusks through front holes.
    • Attach ears.
    Paint bottle with acrylic paint, attach ears
    • Paint face.
    • Attach hinge piece to back hinge slit and lid hinge slit
    Paint face, attach hinge piece

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.