Plastic Bag Rehab
The other day, I found this perfectly clean K-Mart shopping bag at my house (people from photo shoots leave stuff behind ALL the time) and thought it would be a good opportunity to show my little trick on recycling a plastic bag into a fun little plastic flower. All you need is a bag (check!), scissors and a piece of scotch tape. That's it!
Star by crumpling up the bag into a long strip and folding it in half. And again. And once more.
Tie a piece of tape around the middle. It'l look like a big bow tie.
Snip off the ends of each "bow tie", about 1" in from the ends.
Star snipping into the cut parts. This gives the plastic bag flower some detail..
Now start to pull the bag apart by fluffing it on both ends. I find if you just keep smushing it with your hands and seperate the layers, it's enough to get a great looking flower.
Voila! Plastic flower. It reminds me of a peony. It's really easy to do and it can create fun, oversized flowers for a party or an arrangement in just seconds. Have fun!