© Michelle Stitzlein | Bottle cap art books

Cool Caps! and Bottlecap Little Bottlecap are how-to art & craft books about the utilization of recycled, plastic bottle caps from milk jugs, orange juice cartons, water bottles, cola bottles, shampoo bottles, margarine tubs, and other products.

Michelle Stitzlein, the author, has been creating sculpture with recycled materials as a full-time artist since 2000 in her Baltimore, Ohio studio. Her work has been shown in art and craft museums nationally, and has been featured on HGTV. She was awarded a 2008 Individual Excellence Grant from the Ohio Arts Council. Michelle has visited over 50 elementary schools and organizations as an artist-in-residence and continues to share her passion for creating with humble materials in her books, workshops, presentations and exhibitions.

Cool Caps! introduces seven new project ideas for kids to create colorful art with recycled plastic bottle caps. Teachers and parents will appreciate this second book by Michelle Stitzlein that includes supply lists, step-by-step instructions, and multiple photographs for Milk Maid Aprons, GlowBright Windows, Bottletop Toppers, Me & My Self-Portraits, Campy Cap Nature Tags, and Signs of the Season.

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Bottlecap Little Bottlecap features four art projects for children, families, schools and non-profits utilizing recycled, plastic bottle caps. Teachers and parents will enjoy this whimsical, colorful booklet that includes supply lists, step-by-step instructions and photographs for Lollipop Flower Lawn Ornaments, Polka Garden Installations, Cap-By-Number Murals and Mod Magnets.

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Michelle Stitzlein bottle cap art books