bottle holder

Added Mar 4, 2008

by oonaballoona

New York, New Yo...

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we used nalgene plastic bottles for years, then the whole bisphenol A scare came out… decided we are glass people now. so, i bought these haute-couture water bottles for hubby n me, and came up with this cozy to protect the glass from the many spills i manage to produce. after the initial second mortgage to buy one of these bottles, you’ve got a green health friendly vessel (perhaps to put in your charlie bag?)… and the cozy makes me want to drink water :)

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cotton

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    Jun 30, 2010, 07.14 PMby nutmeg1

    I like this idea and may steal it, having banished all of my plastic water bottles as well. And I know exactly what water bottle is underneath – whew, are they expensive!

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      Jun 30, 2010, 08.35 PMby oonaballoona

      steal away! and yeah, those voss bottles are ri-donk-culous. after breaking two, a friend working at a restaurant started bringing us empties (after assuring us they were used as carafes only), so for awhile we had about 20 of them…

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    Apr 3, 2009, 11.32 AMby hawaiiandee

    I love your yo-yos! I’m going to be making a duvet cover and one side will be yo-yos…wish me luck :O

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    Nov 16, 2008, 10.21 PMby minnietheminks

    I love it, thanks for sharing :)

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    Sep 11, 2008, 12.20 PMby mimineo

    I love this, love this, love this !!!!!!!!!!!! What a wonderful creation !

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    Aug 12, 2008, 05.09 PMby whitneyphippen

    I . LOVE . THIS . I would totally buy one of these. Ooh, now I’m all excited over yo-yo’s again… xo

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    Jun 3, 2008, 08.06 AMby ladybird-1

    This is wonderful. I use yo-yo’s for jewelry and hairpieces for my daughter. I will definitely use this idea! Thanks for sharing.

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    May 18, 2008, 07.08 AMby stephaniemorgan

    fun/clever!

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    May 11, 2008, 10.26 PMby snaggletooth

    i love love love this. People should use yo-yo’s for everything!

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    Mar 23, 2008, 02.37 PMby Lucha Suarez

    I am a big fan of water drinking, so making it cute is just icing on the cake! SO, SO, SO CUTE!

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    Mar 9, 2008, 05.26 PMby iheartsewing

    that is supercute!

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    Mar 4, 2008, 09.12 PMby oonaballoona

    many thanks everyone!

    emilykate, i did a little google search myself, cause i know i butchered the spelling on that word… fixed it! it’s bisphenol A, and here’s a usa today article on it: http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/2007-12-23-3665749850_x.htm

    everybody’s got different opinions on which plastics leach it, but it seems they find out some new chemical is morphing into our lives every day so i decided to just go with good ole glass:)

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    Mar 4, 2008, 06.31 PMby yoshimi

    This is so cute, yet very practical. What a good idea!

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    Mar 4, 2008, 05.33 PMby jj1

    Very beautiful. love all the color mixed.

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    Mar 4, 2008, 04.52 PMby emilykate

    Ah, gorgeous! The colours are beautiful and bright and I DO love a yoyo. Had never heard of this bisptheonal A scare, am off to google it!

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    Mar 4, 2008, 02.17 PMby oonaballoona

    thanks everyone! nehmah, this has only brought trouble for me. it has encouraged me to go to dance class.. hiking… when will the horror end?!!

    kristen, it is sooo easy, i could definitely do a how to. after you make your yo- yo’s in varying sizes, you basically sew it right onto the bottle to get the shape of it.

    bathina, i hope the inspiration means i will see one from you:)

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    Mar 4, 2008, 02.07 PMby bathina

    That´s lovely!!!…the colors and the idea are great..thank you for the inspiration ;-)

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    Mar 4, 2008, 01.56 PMby nehmah

    Oona; that is grand! Not only is your handwork nifty; you are green. Good for you. Watch the water drinking; one never knows where such alien vices like water drinking will lead. Nehmah

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