DIY "Vintage" Milk Bottles

12.12.2011

Starbucks iced coffee bottles are the perfect size to make "vintage" milk bottles. Readers, this project was a BREEZE, and I used them to serve milk at my cookies and craft party.
 Here's what you'll need to recreate them..
I got the white opaque marker at Michael's. I used the gold one on the Anthro imitation gift wrap. They are replacing paint pens in my craft life. Love them. The mini cupcake liners are from Martha Stewart's line.
 

I'd be lying if I told y'all that I worked really hard to make tuffles...Those little white poofs of goodness are coconut Ferrer Roche candies taken out of the wrapper.
 
Love me some paper crafts. (So sorry trees...)

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19 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you posted this! I was actually spending last night looking for vintage milk bottles that I could use for favors for my wedding. I never once realized it would be this simple! ❤

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  2. How cute is this little party! You are a crafting genius... I sure wish I was invited!!!

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  3. A crafting party! Looks like so much fun... I want to have one with my girlfriends too!

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  4. Wow! You are a Christmas crafting genius! So glad I found you via Centsational Girl.

    Please stop by for a visit to my blog. I am currently in the midst of a Gifts to Make series.

    Be Merry and Bright!

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  5. oh wow! that is such a clever idea! love those paper pinwheels too.

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  6. I can say that is adorable, and I hate Milk, so that's saying a lot! :)

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  7. OHHH that is so cute - WANT one now - will DIY one thanks for sharing:)
    Have a great day,
    axx

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  8. Oh my goodness adorable. What a simple and cute craft!

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  10. So lovely! I am so happy to know the milk bottles were from those drinks! I would have never guessed.

    I'd love for you to link up and share: http://tutusandteaparties.blogspot.com/2011/12/pinteresting-party-with-features-week.html

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  11. What a wonderful party! Everything looks absolutely beautiful! And . . . FUN, FUN, FUN!

    Grins!
    Pamm

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  12. LOVE that! How very cute! I never saw those markers. Michael's Huh?

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  13. that crafting menu is just too adorable!!!

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  14. So very cute! I totally need to have a craft and cookies party now.

    Just came over from It's Overflowing and I love your blog. You are so very talented!

    www.lovelindseyblog.com

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  15. So very cute. I love the old milk bottle shape too. I did not know about these bottles. I have been using cream bottles sold in our area. Very expensive cream, bottles hold a quart so they are too big for single serve...but these will be perfect.
    I spray paint the lids black. They look great.

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  16. I just found your blog through delightful order and I must say you have an EXCEPTIONAL blog...also can we be friends! you have the cutest parties and just so sweet and thoughtful- but you don't spend a ton...wow.

    anyway sorry to comment on a post from months ago but I couldn't stop reading! havea great new year!

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