Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Looking for DIY uses for empty pill bottles? If they’re just laying around, put them to good use with an upcycling project or two!

15 Awesome DIY Uses for empty Pill Bottles

Repurposing Ideas: Uses for Empty Pill Bottles

I’ve been doing some cleaning recently and found a stash of empty pill bottles. I didn’t realize that we’ve collected a lot through the years. I didn’t want to throw them out since they are on my list of things to never throw away. So what to do with them? Well, DIY crafts and projects of course. If you’re like me and have a few empty pill bottles lying around, then this list of 15 DIY uses for empty pill bottles is for you. From organizing to decoration, you’ll be surprised at what awesome things you can do.

1. Button Organization

The supplies on the tutorial shows plastic storage tubes, but pill bottles will work perfectly with this DIY project too. Check it out here.


2. Concealed Key Storage

Glue a rock to a pill bottle and you have yourself a concealed key storage. This is so much better than hiding it under the mat. Get the tutorial here.


3. Pill Bottle Survival Kit

Survival kits have to be handy and something you can carry anywhere. It’s a good thing you have pill bottles to store them in. Get the instructions here.

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You can use pill bottles as a waterproof money container. Read the full post here!


4. Moisturizer/Shampoo or Conditioner Container

Going on a trip? Never have to carry full containers by using empty pill bottles for storage. See it here.


5. Pill Bottle Fire Starters

Get the kids involved in a little craft project by making these easy DIY fire starters. Check it out here.

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6. DIY Rainbow Crayons

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Upcycle broken crayons by making rainbow crayons using empty pill bottles. Get the tutorial here.


7. Pill Bottle Cookies

Who knew that you can also use pill bottles for baking. It’s an inexpensive DIY cookie cutter. See it here.


8. Pill Bottle Light Garland

Do a little DIY decor by making your own pill bottle garland. Just put some string lights in them. Check it out here.


9. Laundry Detergent Saver

Here’s a laundry tip: use empty pill bottles for front load washing machines to measure your detergent, bleach or fabric softener. See it here.


10. Hair Clip Organizer

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Never lose another bobby pin or hair clip when you do a little DIY organization with pill bottles. Check it out here.


11. DIY Makeup Board

Organize your makeup and makeup brushes with this DIY board. Get the tutorial here.


12. Quarter Storage

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Don’t let your change go loose with your little DIY storage. See how you can even decorate them. Check it out here.


13. DIY Jewelry

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Cutting pill bottles up can help you make some DIY jewelries. Make necklaces and cute earrings. See it here.


14. DIY Treasure Boxes

The tutorial calls for film canisters, but since they’re almost obsolete, you can definitely use your pill bottles for this. Give a gift that will fit in these adorable treasure boxes. Check it out here.


15. Faux Bamboo Vase

Do stacked pill bottles look like bamboo to you? Yeah they do. That’s why it’s perfect for this craft project. Get the steps here.

Did you like these DIY uses for empty pill bottles? Let us know which was your favorite in the comments below!


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