Advice 1: How to make a stormtrooper costume

Many parents today grew up in the movie "Star wars" and are ardent fans of his characters, including a stormtrooper. Now you can find a costume of this character on the Internet, but if you have time to wait for your order you do not, you can make your own costume.
How to make a stormtrooper costume
You will need
  • Plastic bottles, acrylic paint and varnish, white laces, a hole punch, felt, glue, scissors.
The stormtrooper costume is remarkable that it is almost completely white. Between glossy white trim appear black, and the head is crowned with a stormtrooper helmet, resembling a bucket. In the hands of a stormtrooper laser gun to protect the interests of the Empire.
Thus, it is clear that the costume consists of several layers. The bottom layer is a black tight-fitting clothes. Suitable tights and turtleneck. They should be thin and not wool - otherwise the baby will sweat and itch.
White lining can be made from plastic bottles. Cut them from the neck and the bottom so that they form tubes. Two such cylinder you will need on each hand and foot. Total for 8 bottles. Clean with sandpaper the edges so they don't hurt the baby and gave him discomfort while walking. Do punch holes in their back and inner sides, top and bottom of each bottle. Connect the bottle between the white lace. Make it desirable for the child to accurately measure the length of the drawstring so the baby can freely move.
Will have plenty of bottles in the two parts of the front and back. Between solder them with a candle or lighter. Also use the hole punch and white shoelace connect them with the rest of the details. Like it or not, but have for the child to wear white shorts over black tights to the stormtrooper costume was complete. To carve out this piece of plastic is not recommended - the baby is unlikely to be able to sit and walk in this hard and uncomfortable uniforms.
Cementing all the details, paint them with white acrylic paint and once dry, cover with gloss varnish for Shine. Will suit any white shoes such as sports shoes without symbols and emblems.
The stormtrooper costume is incomplete without a helmet. Of course, not very good to put on the head of the child bucket, so it is better to carve it out of dense fabric. For example, a suitable felt. Cut out a circle of radius a quarter of the coverage of the child's head and two trapezoid, the upper side which will be equal to half the circumference, and the lower part to slightly exceed the top. Sew all the details. From black felt cut out eyes and mouth triangles. Glue them to the piece of the helmet and cut small holes for eyes, nose and mouth.

Advice 2 : How to make a sink from a plastic bottle

At the cottage, camping, at a picnic sink is required. A regular plastic bottle will be the perfect water dispenser. There are several designs of street washbasins of plastic packaging.
How to make a sink from a plastic bottle

The simplest device for supplying water

The washbasin is able to make any person who knows how to hold a knife and a nail. For this device it is better to take a large 2-5-liter bottle. Carefully cut with a sharp knife the bottom of it. Now the capacity you need to hang to a tree, pole or to the wall of the house, the barn. If you have a grid-bag, place sink from a plastic bottle it up slot. The neck of the vessel pass through the lower grid cell. Handle shopping bags hang on hammered nail or secure with a rope. You can just bind the washstand. On the column, the arch, it is attached with wire or clamps.

Now you need to decide what will be the tube. It can be left in its original form. So when opening the tube on his hands flowed several small streams, do it in the hole. To do this, take a thin long nail and a hammer. Fit the blanking of the tip to the cap, hit the nail. Enough 4-6 punctures.

If you are afraid to hit myself with a hammer on a finger, then heat the tip of a nail on the fire, holding it with pliers over the cap. Place the hot nail to the lid, make a hole, then re-heat and do the other holes.

You can drive one nail in the middle of the lid, to sharpen his sharp end. Now pour through the top of the water in the bottle. When you press the bottom on the nail, it will flow to you. If you have used the previous two designs, simply loosen the lid and the right amount of water will flow under it or done holes.

For the manufacture of wash basin you can turn the bottle to do on the side of her top at the same level 4-5 small holes. Then close their hands, fill the bottle with water up to the top. Hang the design upside down. When you just open up a bottle of the holes will flow the water beautifully gushing.

Slightly complicated design

You can make a sink from a plastic bottle prepared as described above, by supplementing it with tap. To do this, follow the side of the lower part of the large bottle hole. It is easy to cut with small scissors. Install in the hole roundup, which is sold in stores plumbing. There's also buy 2 gaskets and install them on both sides of the sleeves, hold the nuts. Install the faucet, pour water and feel the influence of civilization in a hike in the woods or in the garden.

If you have a cock from an old washing machine, attach it with tape to the neck of the bottle. Get easy and convenient. Open the faucet and wash at your pleasure.
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