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DIY Tiny Bottles of Potion Ingredients

Deborah is a craft enthusiast. She particularly enjoys creating crafts with a special theme.

Miniature potion ingredients!

Miniature potion ingredients!

Miniature Quark-in-a-Bottle Craft

There is something magical of a little quark in a bottle! Mini bottles are fun to turn into a crafty ornament, and they come in quite a few sizes. This article is a step-by-step guide to create tiny bottles of potion ingredients. A great craft for Halloween or if you are just someone who likes to keep a collection of mini embellishments.

Let the magic of crafting begin!

Tiny craft bottles with quark! These may be purchased at a craft store.

Tiny craft bottles with quark! These may be purchased at a craft store.

It is hard for things to fit in bottles so tiny. Glitter, however, will spill right into these teeny tiny bottles, so you may use different types of glitter to make the potion ingredients.

Tiny Bottles of Mermaid Scales

Mermaid Scales!

Mermaid Scales!

Dead men tell no tales! Mermaid scales in a jar is a theme of the sea craft. This tiny little bottle will display the ingredient of a pirate’s rift with a magical creature.

You will need:

  • Tiny seashell
  • Large Hexagon glitter
  • Tiny mini bottle with quark
  • Aqua paint
  • Jewelry glue
You may buy tiny seashells at dollar tree or craft store.

You may buy tiny seashells at dollar tree or craft store.

You will need aqua or blue Hexagon glitter, painted seashells, and tiny bottle to create this magical ocean craft.

You will need aqua or blue Hexagon glitter, painted seashells, and tiny bottle to create this magical ocean craft.

Step 1

Paint tiny seashell aqua. Let dry!

Be sure to choose a shell that fits right into the top of tiny bottle.

Be sure to choose a shell that fits right into the top of tiny bottle.

Paint the tiny seashell Aqua! You may also choose a blue color if you prefer.

Paint the tiny seashell Aqua! You may also choose a blue color if you prefer.

If you prefer a seashell that is not painted, there are few that are uniquely patterned.

If you prefer a seashell that is not painted, there are few that are uniquely patterned.

Step 2

Put hexagon glitter into bottle. It is easier to spill the glitter into this tiny bottle with a small funnel.

Spill Hexagon glitter into tiny bottle.

Spill Hexagon glitter into tiny bottle.

The Hexagon glitter is ideal as mermaid scales. leave small space between top of bottle and level of glitter, so that the seashell will be clearly seen.

The Hexagon glitter is ideal as mermaid scales. leave small space between top of bottle and level of glitter, so that the seashell will be clearly seen.

Step 3

Glue tip of seashell into the top of bottle. Put tiny drops of jewelry glue on seashell then put tip of seashell into the top of bottle. Let dry!

Glue seashell into the top of bottle with tiny drops of jewelry glue.

Glue seashell into the top of bottle with tiny drops of jewelry glue.

All done! Now you have your very own ingredient of mermaid scales.

Gillywig Jar

Gillywig!

Gillywig!

This little craft is a good pic for Harry Potter fans. Indeed, wouldn’t it be fun to breath underwater, with temporary gills.

You will need:

  • Tiny Bottle
  • Green plant moss- plant embellishments
  • Green glitter
  • Jewelry glue (optional)
  • Tweezers and toothpick
Miniature fake moss! You may find at any crafts store.

Miniature fake moss! You may find at any crafts store.

Step 1

Tear tiny pieces of moss off larger pieces. Use tweezers to place moss inside of bottle. A toothpick will help push it inside if it sticks out.

Pull tiny pieces of moss off.

Pull tiny pieces of moss off.

Put tiny pieces of moss inside of bottle.

Put tiny pieces of moss inside of bottle.

Step 2

Put a tiny bit of green glitter inside of bottle.

Put a tiny bit of green glitter inside of bottle.

Put a tiny bit of green glitter inside of bottle.

Step 3

Put quark into the top of bottle.

Put the quark inside of the bottle again.

Put the quark inside of the bottle again.

  • Gluing the tiny quarks of these bottles are entirely optional. The quarks fit right in to keep ingredients in bottle. The glue permanently closes the tiny ingredients inside.

Open Sesame Dust

Open Sesame!

Open Sesame!

This little craft will require small keys, after all, the magic dust allows anyone to open what is closed. This is one of the cutest jars to make.

You will need:

  • Tiny Bottle
  • Two tiny keys
  • Brown string (thin sewing string)
  • Jewelry glue
  • Fine red glitter
A tiny ring of key can be found at Hobby Lobby.

A tiny ring of key can be found at Hobby Lobby.

Step 1

Tie keys to the top of tiny bottle.

Tie keys to bottle.

Tie keys to bottle.

Step 2

Put tiny drop of glue on knot of string, then wrap both ends of excess string around. Let dry!

Apply glue before wrapping both sides of string around. Then trim off extra ends of strings.

Apply glue before wrapping both sides of string around. Then trim off extra ends of strings.

The keys are now attached to bottle.

The keys are now attached to bottle.

Step 3

Spill fine red glitter into bottle. You may not entirely fill to the brim, but only put some red glitter inside.

All Done!

All Done!

Dragon Claws

Dragon Claws!

Dragon Claws!

Dragon Claws are the perfect ingredient to add to the magical set of ingredients.

You will need:

  • Tiny glass bottle
  • Black paint
  • Holographic glitter
Holographic Glitter is the perfect kind of glitter for this potion ingredient.

Holographic Glitter is the perfect kind of glitter for this potion ingredient.

Step 1

Paint the small quark black. Let the paint dry completely.

Paint tiny quark black.

Paint tiny quark black.

Step 2

Put gold holographic glitter in the tiny bottle. The gold is optional, you also may use colors like red or black for dragon claws.

Spill holographic glitter into tiny bottle.

Spill holographic glitter into tiny bottle.

Step 3

Put quark into the top of bottle.

All done!

All done!

All done! You have your very own tiny bottle of dragon claws.

The miniature collection of magic ingredients!

The miniature collection of magic ingredients!

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