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Repurposed Plastic Milk Jug Flower Garlands

By: Manja from
Repurposed Plastic Milk Jug Flower Garlands
Repurposed Plastic Milk Jug Flower Garlands
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Make stunning and unique DIY wall decor with these Repurposed Plastic Milk Jug Flower Garlands!! Made from plastic milk jugs, these flower garlands will look lovely on your cards, scrapbooks, necklaces, and everything else. And this craft is environmentally friendly! Instead of throwing your plastic milk jugs in the trash or recycling, consider upcycling them into these cute flowers. The possibilities for these upcycled flower garlands are endless, and you'll love them so much that you'll never want to throw away your milk jugs again.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsPlastic, Recycled Materials

Primary TechniqueGreen Crafting


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Wow! You can make something this beautiful with plastic milk jugs. I see that the color is added with sharpies. I would like to know if using paint will give you similar effects?

I think so! You'll want to use a multisurface paint. You might not get the translucent effect that the sharpies create, but I think you'll still get a cool effect!!

If you decided to use these re purposed plastic milk jug flowers in garland form or for some other type of embellishment, you have a win-win situation. I love to color but I am almost positive that my flowers will not be this stunning. However, because the medium used to create these is almost cost free, I have to give it a try.


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