What can I do with these wine bottles? Other than vases...

I have been saving a few wine bottles in hope of inspiration , but no lightbulb has gone off yet.
Any ideas for me? I've already made wine bottle vases.
q what can i do with these wine bottles other than vases
  16 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 01, 2017
    Put fairy lights inside them

  • Elizabeth Dion Elizabeth Dion on Feb 01, 2017
    By pushing them nose down into the ground they can edge a garden bed. Also, if you put the cork back in and drill a hole through it top to bottom the bottles can be filled with water and used to water house plants while you're on vacation, etc. I also like to wrap mine with yarn or jute and decorate them for specific holidays. If you own a bottle cutter they can be cut down and used as drinking glasses; etching them to make them prettier.

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    • Susan Susan on Feb 02, 2017
      U-tube has techniques for bottle cutting ; many uses cut: candle holder, utensil/pencil holder, short table vase to name a few. Cut bottom of bottle and use as candle globe to shield from outside air extinguishing flame. Paint bottles to use as window sill decoration for holidays.

  • Joy martin Joy martin on Feb 01, 2017
    I Love modpodging pretty pictures on them! :)

  • Inetia Inetia on Feb 01, 2017
    I put a wine bottle in a macrame hanger that I made out of twine and adorned it with faux grapes and morning glories.

  • Carol S. Carol S. on Feb 01, 2017
    I made assorted olive oil, vinager, and Vanilla bottles that I keep handy near my stove. I put some nice pour spouts on them. The bottles are very thin green wine bottles that I had kept because "someday" I would use them for something. They were too nice a shape to throw away. I love them. They fit my hand very well. I also put a pretty rubber band around the bottom for a good grip.

  • Lucy Marie Bernier Lucy Marie Bernier on Feb 02, 2017
    Make a bottle tree out of them. Wooden closet rod with pegs drilled in and glue. Hang bottles from then.

  • Loretta Loretta on Feb 02, 2017
    Hillela . . Just go to Pinterest and put in wine bottles for the search . . . You will be stunned!!!!!

  • Pam Hicks Pam Hicks on Feb 02, 2017
    After washing and drying, I just set them in my boots to keep the tops from bending over.

  • Melbrooks Melbrooks on Feb 02, 2017
    You're so right, Loretta! Look on Pinterest and Etsy. The number of options is amazing. From lighting, furniture, walls, fences, etc.
    I really need to drink more wine... ;-)

  • Paula Powers Paula Powers on Feb 02, 2017
    I have a friend who fills them with Christmas lights hangs dollar store grapes on the outside tied to the bottle with raffia and ties the cork on with raffia too-makes a pretty ornament for the table or mantle

  • Lucy Marie Bernier Lucy Marie Bernier on Feb 02, 2017
    Well, your most welcome...:)

  • Smk1442994 Smk1442994 on Feb 02, 2017
    This is what I made from 4 empty wine bottles from Christmas. First I painted them with black chalk paint. I used elefant cording and white letters {you can get at a craft store} & with crochet hook I kept making chains & with glue gun, glued & wrapped around bottles. I had silk flowers & cut one for the O in the word LOVE. I put the corks back in, I didn't want vases either.

  • Francine Nault Francine Nault on Feb 05, 2017
    Its great to hear all those ideas and it would be even better if the pictures were included. Great job everyone

  • Inetia Inetia on Feb 05, 2017
    If you have a heavy bottomed wine bottle it's the perfect cooling base for bunt or angel food cakes. Just turn the pan upside down on the mouth of the bottle.

  • Sue Peet Sue Peet on Feb 07, 2017
    If you like to have garden decor in your yard, try this. Turn your bottles upside down, stick into the ground along your flower beds as a border. Also try gluing a pretty saucer on the bottom of the bottle then stick into ground, for a birdfeeder. It can also serve as a place to put water for butterflies.

  • Janice Janice on Dec 13, 2020

    I have taken some liquor bottles to a company that has a high temperature kiln. They can "flatten" them so they can be used as cheese trays, etc. They make great gifts after flattened. They charged me $20 per bottle. They can also be cut to create drinking glasses. Here's a few more ideas that may inspire you.