iLovetoCreate Cat Bottle Bank

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by iLovetoCreate Design Team

iLovetoCreate Cat Bottle Bank

Recycle a one-liter bottle into a purrfect bank.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint and glue to dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Cut a 1/4 inch x 1-1/2 inch slot at back edge of plastic bottle.
  • 3
    Paint Slate Grey on the wood ball with 1/2 inch flat brush. Let dry.
  • 4
    Glue the head to the top of the bottle.
  • 5
    Download and print project template. Use chalk to trace patterns onto Grey felt. Cut out all pieces. Glue into place, using photo (if needed) for a guide.
  • 6
    Glue on the buttons for eyes. Glue on White pom poms to accent the mouth and use a Black pom pom for nose. Tie a bow from ribbon and glue near where the collar would go. Trim off excess ribbon.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Aleene's 4 oz. Quick Dry Tacky Glue 104147956
  • Clear and Plastic 1 Liter Bottle
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Group Wood Doll Head 2-1/2 inch 104146218
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Slate Grey 104106682 (or other Grey Paint)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Flat Wash 1/2 inch 104464131
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Grey 104276434 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 45 pc. 1 inch White 104276855
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 100 pc. 1/2 inch Black 104276834
  • Spare Buttons (such as La Petite 4 Hole Buttons 3/4 inch Black 104235701)
  • Your Choice of Decorative Ribbon
  • RoseArt Colored Chalk 16 pc. 104454633 (or other Chalk)
  • Scissors
Download Project Template