10 Ways To Recycle Bottle Caps

When you open a beer or a bottle of juice you usually don’t even think of saving the caps. But there are lots of interesting things you can do with them. Bottle caps are just one of the many little items you can use for creative DIY projects. Use them in your house and make a unique backsplash or countertop design or use them for all sorts of other decorations and accessories. Here are 10 amazing examples.

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One very interesting idea would be to give your bar a unique makeover. For this project you’ll need a lot of bottle caps so start saving them now or go to a local bar or shop or maybe they can spare some. Put these caps to good use and make a bar top. First sort them and arrange them as you want and then attach them one by one. It will take a lot of time but you’ll have one unique bar.{found on lgaumond}.

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Another clever idea would be to use the bottle caps to make coasters. You’ll need for each coaster. So arrange them according to any criteria you want. For example, use juice caps for coasters you’ll use when drinking juice and beer caps for beer bottles. You can also arrange them according to color or you can come up with another idea.

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If you’re looking for something unique to display on the wall in your home, there’s no reason to try to find something in a store when you can make your own decorations and artwork. For example, here’s a nice collection of bottle caps displayed in a nice frame.

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For this project you don’t need too many caps. It’s an example of how you can give a serving a makeover. First collect some colorful bottle caps, preferably matching ones. Then glue them one by one to the inside of the tray and apply a layer of sealant or pour acrylic water over the caps.{found on sweetsomethingdesign}.

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These bottle cap drink charm are quite lovely as well. To make them you need a hammer, a nail, a few bottle caps, spray paint and kitchen twine. Turn the bottle cap label side down and use the nail and the hammer to make a little hole. Then spray paint the cap and let it dry. String the cap with twine and tie it around the glass.{found on mychiclife}.

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These bottle cap magnets are quite ingenious and they’re easy to make as well. Find a font you like and print out numbers. Cut out the circles and glue the numbers to the caps. Hot glue magnets to the back of the caps and you’re done.{found on everyday}.

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If you want, you can also use bottle caps for more elaborate interior design projects. For example, you can cover a wall or a portion of a wall with caps. Here’s a nice example. It’s a backsplash featuring bottle caps in all colors and designs.

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Another interesting idea for using bottle caps could be to make a unique frame for a mirror. Just glue the caps one by one to the actual frame. It’s an easy and crafty project that allows you to personalize your home or even your office.

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We also found another amazing project. It’s a magnetic bottle cap calendar. To make it you’ll need cardboard, at least 65 bottle caps, acrylic paint in different colors, paint brushes, a hot glue gun, clear polyurethane spray, sand paper and magnets. It’s one of the most creative and ingenious projects.{found on endlesslyinspiredonline}.

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You know those hanging flutes that make sounds whenever the wind is blowing? You hang them near windows or on the porch. Well, this is a variation of that decoration and it’s made of bottle caps. The caps are attached to a round piece of metal, possibly a lid.