10 Ways to Upcycle Your Empty Wine Bottles for the Holidays
When you sleep, images of your dream wine cellar dance in your head, and you’re always thinking of your fellow wine-os during the holiday season. When someone needs to know how to pair a wine, you’re the guru they seek. From new wines to old favorites, you’re on the up-and-up when it comes to vino. You feel great about your wine obsession… except when you have to take out the recycling. But now you can utilize those wine bottles at their fullest and their emptiest. They are ideal for dressing up your home or apartment, especially during the most wonderful time of the year. Get ready to deck the halls with these up-cycle ideas for your bottles.
6. Romance in a Bottle: Candles: They’re beautiful, romantic and best of all, they’re inexpensive. Purchase taper candles for your empty wine bottles, and you’ll be able to create a warm glow in your home throughout the year. (Photo via Sonya Khegay Photography)
8. Wine: Music to My Ears: It’s amazing what you can find in antique shops. Go explore with some friends to see if you can find old sheet music. Then get to crafting! Of course, over a bottle or two of perfectly aged wine. (via Shabby in Love)
9. Gilded Glory: Holiday decor is all about all-metallic-everything, and these beauties will fit right in. Use a combination of gold and silver foils for a mixed-metals look. (Photo via A Subtle Revelry)
10. Metallic Bottles: Metallic nails, metallic temporary tattoos — why not some metallic wine bottles to be on trend? If you have a mod home or apartment, metallic bottles will make a statement. (via Blue I Style)
We’d love to see your creations. Post your designs for empty wine bottles in the comments!
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