Decorative Wine Bottles

I love recycling ordinary wine bottles and transforming them into beautiful home decor.


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Start by cleaning the bottles of their labels & glue. I use Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda. I put 2 cups of washing soda in a container with 8 cups of hot water. Stir until dissolved. I pour this into a cooler & fill with more hot water until it covers the labels. Close the lid and wait about an hour. The labels will peel off easily. I then use GooGone for any residual glue left behind. Wipe bottles dry after they are completely clean.
Next choose a color of spray paint and your other decorations: twine and flowers. Spray the bottle evenly. Allow paint to dry & then twine the bottle. I use contact glue because it works better than a glue gun. When twining the bottle, use one hand to hold tension on the twine & use the other to spin the bottle. Then use a hot glue gun to apply flowers any other decorations.
Sit back and enjoy your beautiful, decorative bottles.


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Suggested materials:

  • Empty wine bottles
  • Paper flowers  (Michael's craft store)
  • Twine  (Michael's craft store)

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Have a question about this project?

2 questions
  • Dahliaqueen
    on Nov 2, 2016

    In one photo it seems you painted the INSIDE of the bottle because it looks so shiny. Did you?? I have tried painting the inside of bottle with no luck. Thx.

    • Tanya Campbell
      on Nov 2, 2016

      The inside of bottle not painted. Its the color of the wine bottle that looks shiny.

  • KathiT
    on Nov 3, 2016

    What is contact glue and where do you get it?

    • Tanya Campbell
      on Nov 3, 2016

      Another name for it is Contact Cement. Small brown bottle. You can get it at Home Depot.

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