DIY Chalkboard Holiday Wine Bottle Upcycling Project

Making my holiday season sparkle is my top priority and you all know how much I love DIY projects!
I love this time of year. Everyone is happy and being selfless.
What makes my life sparkle even more is when I have wine in my life. It really does bring people together.
When I am entertaining, I only like serving the best to my guests.
Since you all know I am a classy girl and I love to be good to the environment too. I decided after entertaining some fabulous guests for a little wine night, I decided to transform my wine bottles into a holiday craft.
Here is a list of supplies you will need for this fun DIY craft.

3 wine bottles – I used one beer bottle with my 2 wine bottles.

Chalkboard paint

Paint brush


Paint Market

Small Paper Plate

Paper Towels to mask your workspace.

Chalkboard Marker

Quick drying tacky glue

Fake Flowers

You will want to clean your empty bottles first and remove the labels. I use a little dish soap for this process. Put some soap directly on the labels and rub it in and let them sit for 5-10 mins before peeling.

Paint your bottles. This will require a few coats and you will need to let the bottle dry between coats. This was the part that took the longest during this DIY.

You will wrap the twine around the tops of the bottles to add a decorative rustic look. I used the the tacky glue to make the twine stay where I placed it. Let this dry for an hour or so.


Take your pencil and write out a one letter per bottle. It is good to go over with a pencil and them use your chalkboard marker to eliminate any mess ups. Take your white chalkboard marker and write J-O-Y. Let this dry.
Place in a spot that will be perfect for holiday decor. You can also use the bottles as vases for a haply sprigs of holly, spruce, or pine. You can easily make this a specific Holiday decoration to make your holidays sparkle.

Making your holiday special on a budget doesn’t take too much work. It just takes a little thinking outside the box. Open your mind to the creative potential you have to make your decor look amazing!
Meredith - Arts & Classy
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