4 Fun Ways to Use Twine

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We all have twine lying around at home, so why not use it for some fun projects to brighten up your place!

Twine-Wrapped Pears

Twine-Wrapped Pears

Supplies

A few plastic pears
Twine (thick or natural fibre)
Glue Gun
Scissors

Directions

Use a glue gun and start applying a little blob at the top of the pear (near the stalk). Start wrapping your twine around as snugly as possible because you don't want to leave any gaps. Work in small sections and make your way through the whole pear till you reach the bottom. Use glue everytime you feel like the twine is slipping. To finish, apply a dot of hot glue and secure the twine. Snip off the remaining twine. repeat for the other pears. They make for an awesome centrepiece! 

Twine-Wrapped Bottles

Twine-Wrapped Bottles

Supplies

Old wine bottles or any glass bottles
Twine (thick or natural fibre)
Glue Gun
Scissors

Directions

Use a glue gun and start by applying a little blob at the bottom of the bottle. Start wrapping your twine around the bottle as snugly as possible. Try to not leave any gaps because then the colour of the bottle will show. Work in small sections and make your way through the whole bottle till you reach the top. You don't need glue when the bottle is cylindrical but the tricky part is the bend / slope of any bottle - be patient and remember to use some glue to make sure the twine stays in place. Snip the twine once you reach the mouth of the bottle. Great to add a coastal feel to your place!

Twine-Wrapped Bowls

Twine-Wrapped Bowls

Supplies

Plastic Bowls
Thick Jute/Burlap Twine (In regular colour and in black)
Glue gun
Scissors

Directions

Do you have some plastic bowls at home that no longer appeal to you. Here's a fun way to spruce them up. Start at the bottom of the bowl and work your way upwards. Apply a line of glue at the bottom and stick your twine. Go around the bowl till you're done about 3/4th. You can now use a couple of rounds of another colour - we chose black but you can pick a colour of your choice. After two rounds get back to the burlap twine and go all the way to the edge of the bowl. There you have it, your new fruit bowl!

Twine-Wrapped Bracelets

Twine-Wrapped Bracelets

Supplies

Bracelets or bangles
Multi colored Mohair Yarn
Scissors
Glue gun

Directions

Here's a fun way to jazz up your bracelets. Start by applying a small blob of glue gun on your bracelet. Secure your first yarn on it and wrap it around your bracelet. After you're done half of it, secure it again with glue and snip the rest of the yarn. Now pick up another colour and finish the second half of your bracelet. You can try different styles - leave a bit of the bracelet to show its original colour or instead of only two colours, you can use many colours on one bracelet. Change up to match your outfit for the day! 

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