Had a party at home and now you’re stuck with empty wine and beer bottles lying all around the house? Instead of just throwing them away, you can try your hand at these creative DIY projects using old bottles. Check out 10 easy DIYs which you can try right away:
Note: Use bottles in different sizes to create interesting groupings. Before you start recycling the empty bottles, place them in warm water to remove the labels off them easily. If you’re painting the bottles multiple times, allow it to dry after each application. Use acrylic or fabric paints to paint your bottles.
1. An Instant Picture Frame
Clean some glass bottles and fill the base with stones,pebbles or shells. Next, take the desired photograph, roll it up and insert it in the bottle, where it’ll unfurl. These are great for gifting too.
2. Transform A Bottle Into A Beautiful Vase
Source: Brit and Songofstyle
Paint a wine bottle in a shade you like. Next, stick tape on the bottle in decorative patterns and spray the whole thing with paint again. After you are done, remove the tape and your attractive vase is ready. You could also paint a few bottles in the same or contrasting shade to create an interesting cluster.
3. Classy Glass Spray Bottle
Buy a pack of spray nozzles. These nozzles fit most glass twist-top bottles and these eco-friendly spray bottles are so much better that the plastic ones.
4. Mood Lamps
Source: axka and lovethispic
All you need to do is insert a string of fairy lights into empty wine bottles to create attractive mood lamps. These are perfect as home decor or creative lighting small get-together or house party.
5. Dreamy Candlestick Holders
Source: babble and skimbacolifestyle
Make these delightful candlestick holders using empty wine bottles and metallic spray paint. Spray your bottles and allow it to dry. Next, place them together in a cluster and insert a candle into the bottles. Just make sure that the candle fits snugly and doesn’t drop into the bottle.
6. Salt And Pepper Shakers
Source: beachpackagingdesign and rockpaperfeather
Small empty liquor bottles are a great alternative for the traditional salt and pepper shakers. It can jazz up your dining area and serve as a conversation starter. Just punch holes to the caps and you are good to go!
7. Rustic Yarn Wrapped Bottles
Source: diyhomedecorguide and stephigardens
Give your old bottles a rustic look by wrapping them in yarn and using them as rustic decorative pieces.. Just apply glue to the bottles sparingly and start wrapping the yarn from the bottom, working your way upwards.
8. Epsom salt covered bottles
Source: nowcraft and realcoake
Make epsom covered bottles using empty wine bottles, white paint and epsom salt(magnesium sulfate). Just roll the bottle on epsom salt after applying a fresh coat of paint and it’s ready.
9. Handmade Candles
Source: blog.rent and savedbylovecreations
Slice off the top of the bottle(http://www.wikihow.com/Cut-a-Glass-Bottle) and fill it with wax. Insert a wick and let the wax harden. Your hand-made candle is now ready to light up your home.
10. Bottle Aquarium
Source: petdiys and maddierichardson
Convert your empty bottle into a striking aquarium, complete with colourful pebbles and decorative. First, fill the bottle with clear water, throw in some pebbles and finally add a small fish or two.
Try these easy ideas to turn your empty bottles into little masterpieces. It’s time to repurpose and put your creative hat on! Go ahead and have fun!