Chris Shibata from Canada writes:
I don't know why I never noticed the potential of cold drink lids before, unless it's because I rarely visit fast food places, but today I noticed the semi-opaque plastic lids each contain several
bowls suitable for fruit nappies in 1:12, soup bowls in 1:24 or salad bowls in 1:48. As a test I coated 2 of them with nail enamel while they were still in the lid, then cut all four out with curved scissors and touched up the cut edges up with gold leaf pen. I ended up with 2 bowls with a fine porcelain finish, and 2 frosted glass bowls. I also punched out circles from the unused flat portion of the lid, and used a ball stylus to indent the centres for plates. The indentations and rims hold their shape nicely, but the pressure from the stylus turned the plastic opaque white. I was hoping I could make sets of frosted dessert dishes but the plastic apparently had other
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