Upcycle Your Wine Bottles (or Happy New Year!)

Just a little crafty thought as you head into a night of boozin’…here are some lovely uses for your wine bottles, saving them from the recycling bin.

Happy New Year from The Violet Hours! xxoo


How gorgeous are these wine bottle torches? Find the how-to on Design Sponge.


I love this frosted look, like these bottles have been sitting out in the snow. Found on Style Files.

Turn a wine bottle into a mini terrarium. Here’s a how-to on cutting the bottle. Love the fiddlehead ferns! Found on Wedding Bee.

How’s this for an amazing reuse? Instead of buying those blown glass balls to automatically water your plants, use a wine bottle! Found on Chica and Jo.


And of course, the bottle chandelier. For sale on Pottery Barn.

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You’d have to be a brave soul to load this shelf up. Found on DeTnk.

And the corks? Well that’s a post for next year. Here’s to safe, happy, and healthy New Year!

December 31, 2010| Decor, DIY Home, Everyday Crafts, Food, Grown-Up, Holidays, Parties, Upcycled