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Handmade Flower Holders

The Cupcakes and Cashmere Mint Bottle DIY Project Recycles Glass

— April 30, 2014 — Art & Design
The Cupcakes and Cashmere Mint Bottle DIY project provides an artistic alternative to the disposal of beer bottles. Author Emily Schuman instead invites readers to repurpose and recycle the bottles by turing them into dainty DIY flower holders, perfect for display along one's windowsill or in one's backyard.

To make these colorful items, all one needs are the bottles themselves, bright pastel glass paint and a thick foam brush. After properly cleaning the glass in water and soap, the paint is then applied in wide strokes. Depending on the finish one is looking for, several coats may be applied until the desired finish is obtained.

Once dry, the mint pieces can be used to hold seasonal flowers. However, they can also make for simple decorative pieces sans stems.
Trend Themes
1. Upcycled DIY Projects - Repurposing everyday items for creative and functional uses.
2. Sustainable Home Decor - Creating eco-friendly and visually appealing decor items for the home.
3. Handmade Crafts - Emphasizing the value of handmade and personalized creations in a world of mass-produced products.
Industry Implications
1. Home Improvement - Opportunity to provide tools and resources for DIY enthusiasts looking to upcycle and repurpose household items.
2. Eco-friendly Products - Creating and marketing sustainable decor items that promote recycling and repurposing.
3. Art and Craft Supplies - Meeting the demand for high-quality art supplies for individuals looking to create unique and handmade crafts.
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