Contemporary Kitchen Craft Series : Cup Dispenser


This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!This hanging cup dispenser can be placed just about anywhere you need it… kitchen, bathroom, even on the fridge if it has a water dispenser. It’s part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series and shows just how many awesome and useful things you can make upcycling plastic soda bottles. It also shows how cool they can look! If you’re looking for other awesome ideas for your kitchen, check out our Outdated Kitchen Transformation posts! To view this entire set visit our Contemporary Kitchen Craft Series page.

 

Kitchen Craft Cup Dispenser Supplies

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Instructions

Gather your supplies.  Be sure to remove the label and sticky residue from your soda bottle.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Wrap a piece of masking tape around the base of the bottle just above the curve.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Place the mouth of the bottle into a Dixie cup.  (Or whichever cup you will be dispensing).  Trace around the lip of the cup with a dry erase marker.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!This line will be a reference for your cut line.  Do not cut this line!
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Using an X-acto knife, cut along the masking tape at the other end of the bottle, removing the base.  Keep both parts!
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Now that the bottom is removed from the bottle, we will remove the mouth.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever! Draw a line around the mouth of the bottle that is 1/4 inch up from the previous line.  Then, using an X-acto knife, cut along this line, removing the top of the bottle.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Using scissors, cut in towards the initial dry erase line as you circle the opening.  Slits should be roughly 1/4″ apart.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Take the bottom of the bottle and make similar slits around the opening.  These should be 1″ apart.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Once cut, the base should easily slip into the large opening of the bottle, creating a removeable “lid”.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Now we’re ready to paint!  Place masking tape around the combined bottle and ‘lid’ roughly 3 inches from each end.  Cover the center with a paper towel to prevent over-spray.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Spray paint both ends of the bottle in the color of your choice.  Let dry thoroughly.

This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Once dry, remove the masking tape.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Remove the ‘lid’ from the bottle and ensure that the slits in the base of the bottle are not stuck together from the paint.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Download and print the label via the link above.  Cut out the label.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Apply hot glue to the back of the label and place on the front of the bottle.  This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever! Center the label vertically in the clear, unpainted space.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!Fill with cups and insert the lid to protect contents from moisture and debris.  Simply pull the Dixie cups one at a time from the bottom of the container to dispense. Refill as needed.
This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!This cup dispenser is part of our matching Contemporary Kitchen Craft series. Hang it anywhere. It works and looks great! Best soda bottle upcycle ever!

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