Tuesday, November 13, 2012

DIY I Spy Bottle

You know you have seen them around Pinterest, within other blogs, or even in the stores. I Spy Bottles. Super cool idea, right? Well, it is even super easy to make!

Thanks to the nifty tutorial from Meet the Dubiens, I got this project done for both boys earlier this afternoon. It is so cute!! I made theirs Christmas themed with snowflakes, Santa, an elf, etc.

Here's how I made mine:

 2 clean plastic containers - 
Mine are from Target (of course) that held Christmas candy corn. 
I wish I took an after picture. Basically, I used nail polish remover and hot water/soap to remove the sticker residue. Ick!

An assortment of trinkets - 
All from Hobby Lobby. These are those little scrapbook/button embellishments. The ones with the button hole on the back I just clipped off. Also, to reduce (hopefully) chaos, Andrew has a blue light and a snowman with a blue scarf. Alex has green. We will see... :)

You will also need some plain white rice to hide those little stinkers, like Mr. Elf here. Isn't he cute?

Finally, we don't need any extra messes to clean up, so grab a glue gun or some crazy glue for extra protection from the toddlers. 

And there you have it! A Christmas I Spy Bottle!

**Linked up with**
Lil Luna - All Things Good
The NY Melrose Family
Southern Lovely
Smart! School {House} 
Miss Information 
Diana Rambles
Skip to my Lou 
Mercy {Ink} 
Hey Mommy, Chocolate Milk 
Lil Luna - All Things Good


  1. Love the new look Heather, I hope you will link these up Friday they are GREAT! PS you might want to turn off word verification!

    1. Thanks girl! Just took it off - didn't know I had it on! And, yes! I will definitely link up this weekend :)

  2. This is awesome! I'd love to have you join my Pin Me Linky Party because this is a great idea!

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I am now following you via Facebook, Pinterest, & Twitter. FYI~ when I tried to link to your Pinterest there was an extra / at the end of the url.

    1. Thanks! I fixed the Pinterest link, too! You're awesome for letting me know that :)

  3. Super cute, came over from the pin me party! Pinning, my kids would love this!

    1. Thank you! My boys have been pretty obsessed with them since I handed them these bottles! :)

  4. Love this idea! Especially with the cold weather coming! Visiting from the PinMe linky!

    Nina | Mamabelly

  5. Thanks for linking up to my Pin Me Party! I've pinned this! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  6. So cute and I've seen these on amazon and they cost a lot more. Thanks for sharing at Mom's Library!


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