DIY old wine bottle crafting ideas. Repurposing old wine glass bottles can be so much fun but also will make a great addition to the overall decor. The cool wine bottle upcycling ideas will help you create high-end decor pieces and housewarming gifts for your loved ones. If you like, you can make a healthy profit selling them too.
Up-cycling empty bottles are a great way to re-use a glass container that would otherwise be thrown away. Depending on your skills and how comfortable you are with a glass cutter, you can take a basic glass bottle and change it into different shapes. Is very important to take the necessary safety measures when planning to cut glass bottles.
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There are many creative ways to upcycle empty glass bottles. With a little imagination and patience, you can create amazing home decoration decor items from nothing. You don’t necessarily have to cut the glass bottles to design amazing crafts. With some spray paint, string lights, and copper wire you will be able to decorate the backyard following a bohemian theme.
DIY old wine bottle crafting ideas
Upcycling old glass bottles and wine corks are a great idea to turn trash into real art. Besides, these materials are eco-friendly and a fun idea to take care of our planet. The following wine bottle projects are ideal if you planning on gifting or selling the end products too. With a simple online search on Etsy, you will notice that handmade glass bottle ornaments are actually pricey. Hence why not try some suggestions for cool wine bottle crafts below?
Enjoy exploring the best DIY wine bottle crafts ideas:
Decorative coastal vase made with colored sand and recycled glass beverage bottle
Making this lovely craft is a joy for kids and adults. If you have patience, good attention to detail, and time, this craft is wonderful therapy. Seniors will enjoy the most making this beautiful decorative bottle since they are calm and have lots of free time.
Perhaps you should suggest it to your grandparents or try making it together on a weekend. You only need an empty glass bottle and colored sand, which you can DIY.
Melted wine bottle serving platter
These days, wine bottle crafts are gaining a lot of popularity, and for good reasons. This pressed bottle serving tray is quite cute. You also get to melt the glass which is also a lot of fun. If you want a cool idea to make a craft from a wine bottle, this is surely something that you will like.
Wine bottle edging for your garden
You can do some pretty edging to your wine bottles. You might have come across these beautiful landscape ideas online or in magazines. Instead of using decorative stones, wooden boards, or green wire fencing put those old wine bottles for a good cause. This simple project can be done on a weekend once you decide where exactly to place them.
Retro pendant lights made with old glass bottles
To make pendant lights with glass bottles you will need some form of a light fixture. It might look a bit complicated if you have no experience with DIY metals, but with a bit of practice, you will reach similar results eventually.
DIY wind chimes out of wine bottles
Wind chimes can be made with different colors and sizes of wine bottles. For this project, you will need to cut the bottom of the bottle so you can attach a metal wire hung from the cork. At the bottom of the metal wire, tie a metal pendant or stone so it can create a sound when the wind blows.
The metal wire that passes through the cork should be long enough and have a screw hook at the top so you can place it at the door entrance, in a tree, or somewhere in the farm field if you like. DIY wine bottle wind chimes are a good alternative to scarecrows. They are very easy to make, are environmentally friendly, and will protect the crops successfully.
Upcycle old wine glass bottles into sweet treats container
Wine glass bottles come in different sizes and shapes. Some have a large mouth, others are very narrow, and whatever comes in your hand it can be used as a storage container for sweets and treats.
Skittles and M&M chocolate is a great example of how cool they will look in a glass bottle. Nonetheless, you don’t have to limit yourself to sweets only. Condiments like pepper and salt can be kept safe in recycled wine bottles.
Wine bottle tree
A bottle tree is a recycled glass sculpture that is quite popular with gardeners. The origin of these lay in Egypt, where the bottles were used to capture the spirits. If you keep a bottle tree at the entrance, it really looks nice. Making this bottle tree is not difficult at all and it looks beautiful when your garden starts growing around it.
Light up glitter bottle
Yet another great tutorial for upcycling wine bottles. To make this DIY wine bottle craft idea, you will need clean wine bottles, mod podge for bounding the gold glitter, or silver if you like. After you will either draw the desired text that you want personalized or buy vinyl personalized text letters and attach them one by one once the bottle is painted.
To make it look high-end, place it inside fairy lights if you like. The person who will receive this gift will be well surprised for sure.
Handmade chandelier made with recycled glass bottles
Making a rustic chandelier with recycled glass bottles is the ultimate goal for every craft addict. Such a simple craft that will add a cozy and warm atmosphere to the kitchen, dining room, or even bedroom. Most of the materials for making this DIY rustic chandelier can be found at the recycling center in your local area or by searching on the Facebook marketplace.
For an even better effect, you can buy retro light bulbs for a calm ambiance. Gather a drilling machine, a piece of metal chain and screw hooks, and glass bottles. Start by drilling the holes into the timber, wash and cut the bottom of the glass bottles and insert them into the holes of the wood plank.
You will need a set of spider lights to insert into each glass bottle (these ones will work fine) and then secure the metal chain from the top of the wood plank so you can be able to attach it to the metal hooks from the ceiling. Make sure the metal hooks are properly installed into the ceiling by following the instructions from the kit that comes with it to avoid any accidents or injuries.
Wine bottle candlestick holders
Wine bottle candle holders can be made in so many different ways. This is one of the easiest DIY wine bottle craft ideas. Once you clean the bottle and remove the label you can use chalkboard paint to personalize the bottles with your favorite color.
There is no need for glass cutting tools. You can use the entire bottle for authentic candle holders. Depending on the diameter of the candlestick you can place it directly on top of the glass bottle or use a candle holder insert to secure it properly.
Wine bottle tiki torch
You can save some money by using empty wine bottles to make some tiki torches. You simply need to spend about $4 and you will be able to convert these wine bottles into tiki torches. These torches are an excellent source of backyard lighting when you fill them with citronella oil. They also help to keep away pesky mosquitoes.
Halloween wine bottle craft
This simple DIY project will surely add some thrill to the Halloween decor. The first step to upcycle wine bottles into Halloween decorations is to clean the bottles with cold water, dry them properly and then apply acrylic paint.
At your choice, you can pick some of the scariest designs and draw on the bottle, and after fill the designs with different colors to create a nice contrast. To make it even more effective, you can place inside the bottles fairy lights so they can be more effective in the dark.
Decorative wedding background made with wine glass bottles
Planning a wedding is time-consuming, but if you apply this idea, it will not only make the wedding decor unique and romantic, but it will save you lots of money if you were to hire a wedding planning agency.
Decorate the glass bottle with polka dots acrylic paint, or burlap ribbons to make it even more pretty.
Make a stunning coffee table with wine bottles
If you’ve run out of decor ideas, this coffee table will spark your creativity and prompt you to DIY asap. Such a modern coffee table can be used to decorate your living room but will make a high-end piece for weddings and event decors. You don’t even have to buy a wood board; use one from an old table, or go to the recycling yard and pick something to fit this design.
Modern-day herb garden using the recycled wine bottles
Are you looking for a fun project for the weekend that will bring some fresh air into your home? Or maybe you want to add some unique features to the garden fence? To bring this project alive all you need is herb seeds, a bit of compost, and a place to add the bottles.
The above image is a lovely suggestion if you have the necessary space, otherwise, you can place the herb culture even on the kitchen table. This is a hands-down way to grow vegetables indoors without even watering the plants because the glass bottle will have a similar effect as a greenhouse.
Oil and vinegar set made out of wine bottles
A quick craft for turning trash into practical kitchen items. There are many interesting ways to recycle wine bottles, but turning them into oil and vinegar, will make a great addition to the dining table or kitchen. This is a very simple tutorial that anyone can make it.
All you need is clean and disinfected whine bottles (make sure they are 100% dry inside before you will them with the oil and vinegar). Paint the wine bottles with white paint and black handwritten text to make them look high-end.
Place on the mouth of the bottle a pour sprout and that’s it. This DIY glass wine crafting idea will save you quite a bit of cash and once you practice a bit more you can make these sets to offer as housewarming gifts to your friends and loved ones.
Upcycled Hydro Herb Kits made out of wine bottles
Fancy having a mini indoor garden? This cool idea works even for the smallest spaces. No need to worry that your plants will get dry as this simple hydroponic set will do the job for you. Enjoy fresh herbs all year round and lovely decor on the kitchen counter.
Wine bottle centerpiece for dining table
A wine bottle centerpiece for the dining table is among the easiest crafts that will add a unique design to the room. Simply cut the bottom of the glass bottle and use ceramic coasters for placing the candle on top and after the bottle.
If you like, you can create a set of 3 glass bottles and use a large dish, plate or brick to place the 3 candles and the glass bottles, rather than having 3 separate coasters.
Stenciled wine bottle glitter glasses
If your hands are a little shaky on a particular day or if you are not feeling creative and artsy, a good stencil will be able to save the day.
Decoupage wine bottle craft idea
You can recycle the wine bottles and make beautiful decoupage wine bottles. You can use this to decorate your home or office. Creating these decorative bottles is surely a lot of fun.
Vintage wine tea light candle holder
Another good use for empty glass bottles. For this project, you will need a bottle cutter, a glass dome, and light candles. Cut the top part of the wine bottle and then a small arch at the lower side so you can insert the tea light candle inside. This is a simple method to repurpose wine bottles into real pieces of artwork. Make them for yourself, for your loved ones, or to sell them on Etsy.
Hummingbird feeder made from glass wine bottle
If you make a wine bottle bird feeder, your neighbors will peep into your house to see it. If you keep a well-built bird feeder in your garden, your garden will certainly be much more bird-friendly.
Luxury gold flower vase made with recycled glass bottles
Old wine bottles are not only for modest decor pieces and the above image is a clear example of how you can turn trash into posh decor accessories. The best thing is that there is no need for cutting glass or dealing with heavy tools. You just need basic glass wine bottles, acrylic paint, and glue for fixing the gold glitter.
Placed on the Christmas dining table and filled with greenery branches it will look ultra-sophisticated, leaving your guests well impressed by your decor inspiration.
Side of the bed lamp made out of a wine bottle
Greenhouse made with recycled wine glass bottles
Chic flower vases
It is said that the good things come in a bunch of three. This wine bottle craft shows why. This is a wonderful way that helps you to repurpose the wine bottles into centerpiece ideas. You can wrap some strings around them, so as to secure them together. You can fill them with your favorite flowers and they can be a perfect decoration piece.
Marble filled glass torches
Keep some blue and green marbles at the bottom of the wine bottle-turned torch. You simply need to light the wick, and you will enjoy the serene glow of this beautiful ocean-colored gem. This is a wonderful touch that you can add to a pool party organized during the mid-summer.
Repurpose old wine bottles into plant pots
Before you start this project, make sure to wash the bottles with soap and hot water and scrub the label with a scrubbing sponge. To make this beautiful craft your only option is to cut the glass bottle in half, or a quarter of its initial size (just so it looks like a cup). Or sideways, like the above image.
Secure the top edge of the plant pot with silicone, or plastic tape, or dip the surface in beeswax. These handmade glass pots are ideal for small plants like succulents. To make them even more aesthetically pleasing, you can paint the glass pots made your favorite color.
DIY oil lamp made from wine bottle
You don’t need to think twice when want to upcycle wine bottles. All these simple ideas are a joy to make. Besides if done well, they can be a great addition to the overall home decor. For a DIY oil lamp, you will need a clear wine bottle, vegetable oil, and ceramic wick holders.
You can use an aluminum mason jar lid and mold it to create a cap for covering the mouth of the bottle. Make a small hole in the middle and take a handful of white cotton fluff and twist it in the palms until you create a long wick. Insert the wick in the cap hole, fill the bottle with vegetable oil and place the white fluff wick inside the bottle.
Make sure the cotton wick is inserted in the aluminum cap properly so it won’t fall inside the bottle when is burning. To create a cozy atmosphere, add 2-3 drops of essential oil inside the oil lamp to make your home smell amazing.
Decorative wine bottle for minimalist decor
Wine bottle vases are a cool and inexpensive way to decorate your apartment when your budget is a bit stretched. Leave the bottle as it is with or without the beverage label; it will add a unique character to the vase.
DIY garden partition made with old wine bottles and rope
In a world full of innovative technologies some people love simple creative ideas such as a recycled glass bottle partition for the backyard. Whether you need to add some privacy to a specific area in your garden or just want to add an authentic piece of decor, this glass bottle craft idea will beat sophisticated designs any day.
Farmhouse decorative glass vase hanging on the wall
A pretty and simple wall decoration that looks fabulous for rustic homes. Don’t let those glass bottles sit around, use them to create simple timeless decor items. You will need a wood plank, an empty glass bottle, white decorative stones, and a metal collar for securing the bottle on the wood panel.
If you have a naked wall that bothers you, you can make a few of these hanging vases and place them strategically to create an aesthetic design. Use any flowers you like or even faux or dried eucalyptus.
Soap dispenser made with old wine bottle
You will simply have to do a little bit of etching handwork and you will be able to get this summer floral dish-soap dispenser. This certainly makes washing hands a lot of fun when your supplies look so fabulous. Make it for yourself or a loved one and it will be one of the most beautiful housewarming gifts.
Fall wine bottle decor
Wine lovers will be amazed once they read this post and see how many projects can be done in a day with something that they just throw in the recycling bin.
Coastal aquatic theme upcycled wine bottles
Coastal decorative vases made with empty wine bottles
DIY wrapped wine bottle table decorations
This will be good for a wedding budget as this is an inexpensive and quite savvy table decoration. You can create this easily using a wine bottle. You can host a party where everyone will wrap a bottle or two using fabric, paper, or ribbon for creating a seamless and stunning centerpiece design that is very unique.