how to Things That You Can Do With Old Wine Bottles

Jessica Lawshe
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Most people just throw away their wine bottles once they've finished the wine. But why do that when you can turn that bottle into something amazing? Don't believe us? We're about to convince you otherwise with this list of things that you can do with old wine bottles. 

We love wine bottles... well, mostly that's because of what's in them. But there's no need to ditch the old wine bottle once you've finished the contents, especially when you can re-use old bottles for bottle crafts. Our list shows you how to create your new favorite decorative piece with just a little creative influence, a few small craft items, and maybe a glass cutting kit.  

Discover how to create a chandelier, a shelf, a way to decorate during the holidays, or even keep your plants watered while you're on vacation. You can feed the birds, display your succulents, and even transform a window into a stained glass art piecee with the instructions on this list (and a few empty wine bottles). 

So before you chuck that bottle in the recycling bin, check out these bottle art crafts. Vote up the most amazing way to re-invent your wine bottles. Start drinking now!
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Build a Cool Chandelier


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This craft requires a little drilling, scoring, and electrical work. But the instructions from DIY Network make it super easy!
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Make a Votive Candle Holder


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You can use the bottom of the bottles to house small votive or tea light candles. 

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Create a Tiki Torch


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Add some extra light to your outdoor seating by creating Tiki torches from your old bottles. Follow these instructions from Apartment Therapy
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Create Decorative Light


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Follow these directions from Wit and Whistle to create a totally cute look with an old wine bottle and a short strand of Christmas lights. 


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Build a Wine Bottle Curtain


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Create a curtain of wine bottles by gluing bottles top to bottom. Choose a lot of different colored bottles, or paint them, to create a colorful addition to any outdoor area. 

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Make a Hummingbird Feeder


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This is the ultimate way to recycle - create a hummingbird feeder out of an old wine bottle. All you need are a stopper and these directions from Allie Makes
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Build DIY Shelving


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For this shelving you'll need four bottles that are exactly the same height (you don't want an off-level shelf), hook and eye strainers, and planks of wood. Next, all you need are these instructions from Instructables
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Make Cute Jack O'Lanterns


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Using just a few items (spray paint, masking tape, and a Sharpie), you can create Halloween Jack O'Lanterns out of any wine bottle. 

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