Unless you recycle properly, there could be a glut of wine bottles remaining from your last tour and tasting experience in the Texas Hill Country. Did you ever doubt for a moment that you were going to come up with a crafty way to reuse those dead soldiers that made you look a lot less like a hoarder and a lot more like a homemaker with talent? We didn’t think so. But to save you time and energy in looking for that “just so” thing to make with your empty wine bottles, here are some great DIY projects to reduce, reuse, and recycle in style.
Repurposing Your Wine Bottles Through To-Die-For DIY Projects
Repurpose Them in the Kitchen
Photo: Pinterest/Greta Deckard
While you were out sampling and picking up your wines, you may have even come across some bread-dip oils or dressings that paired nicely with the vintages you purchased. At home, you can simply wash the bottles, replace the corks with a stopper, and label them in the style of your choice. Now you can fill the bottles with your oils and dressings of choice and carry on!
Turn Them Into Country Decorations
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Using paint, twine, floral decorations, pieces of jewelry, or a variety of items you like that suit your home’s décor, wine bottles can be transformed into welcoming country-inspired decorations.
Develop Some Mood Lighting
Photo: Pinterest/Teresa Dailey
There are many sites online that can give you step-by-step instructions on how to safely turn your old wine bottles into wicked-torches for the backyard. It creates a certain level of savoir faire.
Create Yard Art
Photo: Pinterest/Alexis Shunk
Have a bit of a flare for the creative? With a plan and a few additional components, you can turn your creativity into wine bottle art to display outdoors, on your patio, and in your yard.
Make a One-Of-A-Kind Planting Piece