How to make snowflakes from plastic bottles

A new Christmas ornament made from recycled material, an ornament of great originality and very simple to make. You can use it to make both a snowflake and a Christmas star, adapting the decoration according to one or the other.

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You have the materials that we’ll need in the picture, all simple materials that many of you will already have in your home.

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Snowflakes with PET bottles are made in a very simple way, using the bottom part of the PET bottle which is shaped like a flower.

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A selective cut of the lower part will reveal a fantastic shape of the bottle which we will turn into a snowflake for our Christmas tree.

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With a sharp cutter we will cut the part. Don’t worry, if you mess up, try another bottle. Unfortunately, in our society, this is not a rare item.

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Once cut, we need to put a small ring of thread or, failing that, a piece of string or rope, which will allow it to be hung on the tree, but we will do this after painting. So as not to accidentally stain it.

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Then comes the decoration. We will use an acrylic or glass type paint, it is important to have an organic coloring.

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Children can help with homework as it is a very simple annuity. You can decorate many trees with little work.

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Let’s go !!!

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