You'll need:

- a nice jar (mine's mustard)
- a juice bottle (mine's a "Britvic sparkling 55", because it has a distinctive "bulb-y bit"
- wet tile saw
- grinder (optional)
- hyacinth bulb (yes, I know I'm late with this, or early)
- ribbon (optional)

Clean out the mustard jar. Saw the bottle twice, once about an inch above where the "neck" turns into the "bottle", once about two inches below that point (so you have a total of 3 inches of bottle - ish. Just be guided by the shape). Grind edges. Turn the bottle piece upside down, the smaller ring should sit inside the mustard jar, the larger ring (or now: bowl) should sit on top. Finding a jar and bottle that match that way might take a bit of time. Use a ribbon to accentuate (and hide the joint). Add water and bulb - wait. Enjoy!

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    The "Take a Bottle" project is, essentially, an combination of a) my "Follies for Follies" project, which got me into whimsical work, c) recycling and preserving the planet, d) a general tendency to tinker, and e) an ever-existing quest to make glass accessible to a wide variety of people. The concept is simple - taking existing glass (it doesn't have to be a bottle, of course), and turn it into something else. While I am mainly running this project for my own amusement, I am very happy to run workshops on glass recycling and crafting with glass. If you do any of the projects, I'd love to see your results! Email me at sabine [you know what goes here] sabinelittle.com

    DISCLAIMER: I take no responsibility for the success of your projects, or any injury or harm resulting from you following them, including, but not limited to, the handling of glass, tools, etc.!


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