Birds from plastic bottles

If you live in a private house or you have a cottage, then you must have been confronted with the desire to transform your flower bed or front garden. The easiest way is to go to the store and get a pretty little plaster figurine. Yes, she will decorate your yard, but every second gardener has such crafts. To bring some zest to your backyard plot, you can make a beautiful bird out of ordinary plastic bottles. You will spend more time and effort, but the result is worth it. First, collect plastic containers for all neighbors and acquaintances. Bottles of any color and size will do. The more you collect this material, the larger the result will be a hand-made article. The second stage is the manufacture of plastic feathers. From one bottle on the average 3-4 feathers turn out. Cut them easily with ordinary scissors. Just cut the neck and bottom of the bottle, and cut the middle part into oblong oval blanks. To give texture, cut the fringe around the edges.For one bird, feathers of different sizes are needed. Still, you need to prepare a stand - a wooden solid board. Paws of birds and wings can be made from thin plastic pipes. The trunk and head are cut from the foam and wrapped with a mesh (or metal mesh). For mounting feathers need screws. Also, prepare a cylinder of foam, paint in cans and a bit of corrugated pipe. And now you will learn about the secrets of making some examples of work. Wood grouse This bird has a lush tail and head up. It is these characteristics that need to be conveyed when making crafts. On the board, fix the cuts from the plastic pipe - these will be the legs. Cut the torso and neck of foam, connect with foam. Attach a metal mesh in the form of a circle on the back of the body and cut the wings out of it. After that, begin to fix the oval oblong feathers with self-tapping screws. You need to move from the bottom up and back to the front, constantly blocking the caps of the screws of the previous row. The beak is two plastic triangles, and the eyes are black large beads. Feathers are painted from cans of green, red,yellow and white colors.
 Birds from plastic bottles
 Birds from plastic bottles
Filin For making such a bird is better to use plastic bottles of brown. The feathers of the owl are short, but lush, so the edges of the plastic blanks need to be slightly scorched with a lighter. This will give texture to the craft. The torso and head should be cut out of foam plastic, placed on plastic tubes and fixed on a wooden stand. Then, moving from the bottom up, you need to fix the feathers on the screws. The eyes are made of white plastic, and the pupils are made of disposable spoons. The toes of the paws are cut from a thin corrugated hose. You can paint the owl with a golden spray paint.
 Birds from plastic bottles
 Birds from plastic bottles
Stork White (milk) and brown plastic bottles are suitable for making stork.For the wings, the blanks should be with fringe, and for the body without it. On the neck you need to cut the strips out of the bottles and on one side make a fringe. Two long plastic tubes are fixed on a stable board. They are located ten-liter canister tilted, neck up. Slightly curved trimming of a thin pipe is attached to the sides, and a pipe of larger diameter must be attached to the opening of the canister. The canister and wing sections are wrapped in metal mesh. Plastic oval blanks are gradually fixed on them. The stork's head is made of an old ball, and the beak is cut out of a plastic bottle. After production, you only need to paint the head with white paint and paint the eyes, and cover the beak and legs with red paint. The stork is an impressive size.
 Birds from plastic bottles
 Birds from plastic bottles
 Birds from plastic bottles
Flamingo This bird has long legs, a thin oblong neck and a large beak.For its manufacture fit plastic bottles of any color. The body is a large canister, below which legs are fastened - long thin tubes. Fingers are pieces of corrugated hose. From the same hose you need to make a neck, threading it on a strong wire to give the neck the necessary bends. The head is cut from a thick foam. The craft has to be painted in a soft pink color, and the beak is in white and black tones. The bird's eyes are made of beads.
 Birds from plastic bottles
 Birds from plastic bottles
 Birds from plastic bottles
These are the original decorations for the suburban area can be made from waste material.