How To Upcycle Plastic Bags Into Flowers


ArtsnCrafts4U shows us how to upcycle plastic bags into flowers in this video.  A cheap and cheerful way to make floral decorations to brighten up your space or special event!

There are no vocals on the video but there are written prompts on-screen and you can clearly see how the flower is made.

Also, she used some old floral stems that she had available.  If you don’t have these then you could try making your stems out of plastic bottles – cut them up and heat and twist to give them a bit of rigidity.

I found a video that shows you how to make a wire stem with leaves and have added this below…. or you could do a floating floral arrangement in bowl and not bother with the stems!

Plastic Bag Flowers

The materials and equipment that you’ll need to make your flowers are listed below.

 
Materials
  • Plastic Bag
  • Drinking straw
  • Tie wrap / paper twist tag or wire
  • Floral stems (optional)
Equipment
  • Scissors
  • Lighter / candle
Did You Know?

The recyclable materials in the U.S. waste stream would generate over $7 billion if they were recycled.  That’s equivalent to Donald Trump’s net worth.

courtesy of: kab.org

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