Palm tree from plastic bottles – a simple and completely unfortunate way to decorate your housing with taste. Create a unique tropical decor of the household site yourself
Almost daily at home remains plastic packaging from under filled lemonade, sweet waters, beer and kvass. What is usually done in such cases? Twist the bottle and send to the garbage tank. However, as you know, the plastic is most difficult to eliminate, and in the ground decomposes about one hundred years.
Distributing garbage tanks are far from everyone under the house. So, a liter of kvass creates additional problems. However, there is an optimal and very original way, how to dispose of this plastic trash. After all, many have a cottage. Roll in a hammock under the apple tree, of course, good. But Hollywood stars are not sick under the palm trees. So why not get to yourself at the cottage or at the palm?
And to do this, you do not need to live on the coast of the ocean or have a fabulous money for care for the tropical miracle of nature – create it with your own hands!
And package will find application, and palm from plastic bottles will give your summer cottage and house unique color.
Phased guide: Create palm from plastic bottles with your own hands
Make such a deception is quite simple. And most importantly, additional costs are absolutely zero, but the result is above all expectations. Let the neighbors envy!
For this miracle of Hand Made you will need:
- Long iron bars, should be thick – such a frame will serve as a tree trunk and will hold the whole design. Therefore, the rod of iron should be thorough to firmly stand on Earth and not stagger from the very first mild blow;
- Many bottles of two colors: salad and brown, greens – for leaves, dark brown – for the bark, the more bottles, the higher and the tropical tree will come out;
- high voltage cable;
Inventory ready, you can start. But how to make palm from plastic bottles? Technically quite simple, but you need to be patient and some time. There are 2 ways to make such a tropical tree.
Method number 1
- Create foliage. To do this, we take green bottles and cut in two, however, the upper part should be a little more. It is she who will need for further actions;
- Top cut scissors large along. It turns out imitation of thin palm leaves;
- Discovered tops wear through the neck on a metal cable. Note that the cable is easy to go to the neck, in diameter it should be no more than 14 mm;
- To leave the leaves more naturally, it is not necessary to use the bottles of one form,
On the contrary, the originality and imitation of the real palm will appear;
- In the amount you need seven sheets on one tree. Then «Tropical Paradise» It will be lush, practically real;
- Next, do the trunk. To do this, take brown bottles (cavity). From the middle of the bottom cutting wide stripes along, almost to the neck. So the tropical tree trunk will look at volume;
- Take a metal frame. So that the tree stood on the ground is tight, you can weld the metal plate to the trunk;
- Next, proceed to collecting and strengthening the palm. Installing a tree trunk. To the top solder the leaves;
- The design must be knitted in the ground – somewhere half the meter. To do this, leave the bottom of the reinforcement empty – without bottles.
Method number 2
- Preparing plastic container. Labels and other decorative elements on the surface of raw materials
Remove. You can wet them with water – then the paper soften and quickly lags, not leaving adhesive traces. Separate the brown container from the green;
- We do the trunk. Brown bottles need neatly scissors or stationery knitting bottom. Tolstoy drill drill holes in the center. We wear tightly one for another billets on a metal rod;
- Take green container. It is desirable that the packaging is a half and a two-liter, as you will make leaves out of it. To an exotic plant with lush, the longer the leaves will be, the better. Green bottles need to cut the bottom. And then cut along the strips of medium thickness;
- Through the neck of the billet on the rod. Note that the rods of the leaves should be the same length;
- Saw leaves and trunk. But how to make palm from plastic bottles and strengthen it so that it stood reliably?
- Dig a small pit for the foundation. Install the palm tree there and pour it with concrete.
The atmosphere of the African Islands on the envy of the country’s neighbors is ready! Pleasant rest!