Glass bottles are everywhere! Whether you like drinking soda, beer, or wine, you are sure to have some spare glass bottles lying around. Instead of simply throwing them away, upcycle them into something great. Here are 40 awesome ways to upcycle old glass bottles.
1) Glass Bottle Picture Frame
Picture frames are such a cute way to store precious moments for a lifetime. Roll up a photo, and add some decorations like seashells. Your frame will have a relaxed, beachy feel.
When you become an expert crafter, the possibilities are endless. Turn your living room into a winter wonderland using upcycled bottles. Paint a bottle white and spread epsom salt across it. The salt will look just like snow.
Turn your old glass bottles into a fun greeting for guests with this simple craft. Paint the bottles, then add one big letter onto the front of each bottle. You can pick what word you want your bottles to spell out.
Everyone loves to decorate the yard with a beautiful bird feeder. A glass bottle makes the perfect piece to complete the project. Fill it with bird food, place it upside down, and enjoy your birdwatching.
One of the cutest things to do with mix-matched glass bottles is turning them into a vase arrangement. Whether they are different heights, widths, or colors, they will look great together in their adorable display.
Keep all your bathroom utensils in one place with this genius hack. Slice the edge of a wine bottle and use the top or bottom to store your utensils. This trick will definitely cut down on storage space.
This is the perfect project for upcycling your fun colored glasses. Hang the bottles around a round base, and place a light in the center. The different colored glass will reflect the light in beautiful ways.
This craft provides an elegant touch to any room. Place small bottles side by side in a wooden box. If it doesn’t already have holes in the top, drill some in and place your favorite flowers or plants in each bottle.
Whether you don’t have much space in your backyard or your garden is already full, you could use a suspended planter. Glass bottles make the perfect place for your plants to grow without taking up any ground space. They will make your back yard look lush and peaceful.
This would be perfect for entertaining guests late at night. Make several and secure them into the walls around your backyard. When the sun goes down they will turn your home into a magical destination.
Maybe you are a little too old for a friendship bracelet, but you can never outgrow the concept of keepsakes with friends. Your friends can decorate bottles together for a fun, artistic evening, and they can each take a bottle back to their homes.
Turn your old bottles into a mini garden to take care of all your fresh herb needs. You can use the bottom of the bottle as a base and the top as the planter piece. To learn how to make these planters click here.