Duct Tape Water Bottle Holder


If you are looking for a last minute 4th of July craft I have one for you today. Easy crafts are always fun for holidays! This duct tape water bottle holder is patriotic and perfect for parades, hikes, parks or water parks. Whatever you love to do on the 4th this craft will be perfect to help keep you hydrated.

This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.

Around the 4th of July we take a trip to my Aunt and Uncle’s Ranch. The kids love being outside riding the horses, investigating and playing with the dogs. We pretty much spend the entire weekend outside. It is hot, which means we are always needing water. It is easier to carry along some water then make the trek to find it. I love freezing my bottles of water at night. During the day I carry it around while it defrosts. Sure it drips cold water but that is fine when it is hot because it the drips feel good and I know I have ice cold water!

This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.

This duct tape water bottle holder comes from a YouTube video. I loved their idea but could not find written directions for it so I decided to create my own. Before we get started two things you need to know. First, I love in the video how they use parchment paper because the duct tape peels off so easily. It also helps to cut out the circles needed in the craft. Second, you have the option to measure out and put together this craft on the parchment paper or you may do so on a self healing mat. Both are easy.

Supplies Needed:

  • Duct tape
  • Parchment paper
  • Scissors or Rotary Cutter
  • Self Healing Mat (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Cut two pieces of duct tape 9″ long. Overlap the pieces a bit to make it wider. I overlapped my pieces so it totaled 3″ in width. This will become the outside of the holder.
  2. Repeat step #1. This will become the inside of the holder. I used silver duct tape instead of the cute design because no one will see it. This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.
  3. Place a 4″ strip of duct tape on a piece of parchment paper. Use a 1 3/4″ circle punch to punch out 2 circles. One will be for the inside and one will be for the outside. This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.
  4. Cut a piece of duct tape 8″ long. Fold it in half on top of itself. It will now be 8″ long and only half the width.
  5. Cut a piece of duct tape 45″ long. Fold it the same manner as in step #4. It will be long and skinny for the strap. This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.
  6. Flip over the piece in step #1. Take the long strap from step #5 and create an oval as shown in the picture.
  7. Take the short strap in step #4 and place it in a “U” shape in between the other strap as shown in the picture. The more evenly spaced you make these 4 the more balanced your water bottle will be. You will also want the “U’s” where they cross under the water bottle to be level to ensure the water bottle sits on both straps.This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.
    This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.
  8. Take the piece from step #2 and place it on top of the piece from step #1 to hold the straps in place. This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.
  9. Place a water bottle inside the holder and flip it over. Cross the bottom straps and place a circle to hold them in place. Remove the water bottle and place the second circle on top of the first inside the holder to hold the straps in place. This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.
  10. Place a water bottle inside the holder and close it up with an additional 3″ piece of duct tape. This piece is able to reposition, if needed, to allow the water bottle to go in and out. Make it tight enough that it won’t fall out but not too tight that you cannot get it out when needed.

This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.

Since this is for a family reunion we are attaching the schedule to the strap. We will refill the water bottles from a 5 gallon container. This way we do not need cups and everyone will be able to stay hydrated. Did I tell you I found this cute duct tape at the dollar store!

This DIY patriotic duct tape water bottle holder is perfect for 4th of July parades, hikes or any activity that requires you to stay hydrated. Crafts kids can make are great to keep them busy, especially in the summer.For more patriotic easy crafts check out Firecracker Cracker centerpiece or parade snack, Red white and blue placemats, Uncle Sam, and Patriotic Wreath.


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I am a mom to Five Little Chefs who love to cook and create anything with their hands. Watching over 10 additional hands keeps me busy but is so much fun! We laugh and cry everyday, but then want to do it again the next day. That is how we know we are enjoying life!

6 Replies to "Duct Tape Water Bottle Holder"

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    ntina nt June 30, 2015 (3:55 pm)

    Very clever idea and I’m sure it will be helpful. Thanks for sharing this at bloggers brags Pinterest party. pinned

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    JESS44903 July 1, 2015 (12:18 pm)

    This is such a fabulous idea!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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    Kim~madeinaday July 14, 2015 (6:11 pm)

    I am totally in love with this idea! I hate being the one who carries everyone’s water on vacation!!!! Not sure I can get my husband to wear one though, lol. I was out of town last Friday and forgot to post my P3 Party Feature Post! The post is up now and you were featured! And the social shares are scheduled for Thursday this week! So look for a little traffic coming from me later this week! thanks for pinning!
    Kim

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      Kimberly July 14, 2015 (10:02 pm)

      I can’t get Dad to wear one either but it is great for the kids. Thanks for the feature and shares!

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