How to Upcycle Tide Bottles into a DIY Curtain

    • Supplies
    • Rinse bottles thoroughly.
    • Draw circle on front and back of bottle for wedge pieces, and diamond shapes on the sides.
    • Cut out pieces.
    rinse bottle and cut out pieces
    • Lay out desired pattern.
    • Drill holes in top and bottom of diamonds, and in all four corners of the wedges.
    • Prime pieces.
    • Paint pieces with acrylic spray paint.
    Drill holes, prime and paint pieces
    • Attach curtain hooks. Then hang and enjoy the shade.
    Attach curtain hook and hang the curtain

When product packaging contributes to our landfills, what's an eco friendly consumer to do? The good news is there are hundreds of ways you can reuse product packaging — especially Tide bottles — but only a few people know how to creatively upcycle their empty bottles.

What is upcycling?

Upcycling is the process of converting old or discarded material into something useful and beautiful.

Rather than just sending your used plastic containers to be recycled, you can creatively turn that bottle into something new and useful. Upcycling is both fun and good for the environment, which is why Tide created a content series that originally began on Vine and Pinterest to inspire and educate you about reusing old bottles and packaging. Here, you can see the different ways that you can repurpose used Tide products and packaging.

If you would like to find out more about how to upcycle and embrace green living in a fun and creative way, then you can watch all our videos and tutorials here on the Tide Keepsies page.