Have you ever finished a bottle of wine only to think it was a shame to throw it away? Many wine bottles are beautiful and unique. Others hold happy memories of a special occasion. You can hold on to those memories a little longer by turning those empty wine bottles into DIY wine bottle crafts.
If you think you're not the crafty type, think again. These ideas are easy as pie. You can make them in minutes, even if you have zero experience in the crafts department. Anyone can learn to transform wine bottles into lamps, centerpieces, candles and decorations with household materials like paint, glue, tealights, and twine.
If you're ready to take your household decor to the next level, read on for simple ideas for how to turn your empty wine bottles into crafts you'll love.
Painted wine bottles are beautiful. They can serve as decorations, vases, tabletop centerpieces or lamp bases. The most common versions of these wine bottle crafts feature metallic colored paints like gold and silver, but white paint, chalkboard paint, glitter paint, and colored paint are frequently used to paint wine bottles, too. And, are you ready for this? They're easy to make. No artistic talent is required to make these unique, gorgeous wine bottle decorations.
Now that you've painted your wine bottles here are a few ideas for ways to use them around the house.
Wine bottles wrapped in twine are another gorgeous way to upcycle wine bottles, and they're almost as easy to make as painted wine bottles.
You can keep your twined wine bottles as is, or glue embellishment such as lace, buttons, or flowers to the front to decorate them even further. You can the finished bottles in the same way you'd use painted wine bottles above to make lamps, vases, decorations, and DIY wine bottle centerpieces.
There are several ways to make candle holders out of wine. First, you'll need a wine bottle cutter. They're simple to use and there are many options for under $25 at Amazon. Always remember to use great care when dealing with sharp edges and cut glass. You should also be sure to dispose of leftover pieces immediately so they won't present a hazard for anyone else.
The process for making a DIY hanging wine bottle lamp is essentially the same as making a hanging wine bottle tealight holder above. Follow the same steps, but use a hanging wine bottle lamp kit instead of a tealight kit. You can get them from Amazon and they're inexpensive and easy to use.
If you want the soft glow of warm lights without the muss and fuss of lighting a candle, you're going to love wine bottle luminaries. They are perfect to use as wine bottle centerpieces, accents on a patio or porch for your next outdoor party, or anywhere you want to feature gorgeous, inviting lights. But the best part about wine bottle luminaries? How easy they are to set up and enjoy. You can purchase inexpensive, battery operated, multipacks from Amazon, and simply stuff them into your clean, empty wine bottle. The batteries are disguised to look like a wine cork for a look that's polished and complete. The finished product is an upscale, gorgeous decoration you can enjoy in just seconds.
There you have it. Everything you need to know to make stylish, gorgeous DIY wine bottle crafts in your home. And with this many ideas, you can use them to fill every room in your house. And, what's more, you can head out to your yard to decorate even more when you're done.