Few DIY projects are as rooted in upcycling as are wine bottle and cork crafts. After all, with other projects, you may not have the essential materials readily on hand, and those same materials often aren't destined for the garbage bin. Using one of these clever wine bottle craft ideas, the remains of that wine tasting party you hosted can easily go from trash to treasure.
Self-Watering Wine Bottle Planter
Good news for the neglectful plant owners out there: this DIY project turns wine bottles into self-watering planters. Just place these in a sunny windowsill and refill the water jar when you notice the water levels getting low. Who knew gardening could be so easy?
Painted Bottle Flower VasesMany bloggers out there have thought of painting the outside of the bottle, but this savvy crafter chose to coat the inside instead. Genius!
DIY Metallic Wine Bottle Centerpiece
Metallic wine bottles look great as creative centerpieces and vases, but we like how this blogger utilized the negative space rather than going for a full coat of paint. With some painters tape and some careful spray-painting, the pattern possibilities are unlimited!
Wine Bottle DIY Bird Feeder
The sustainability mantra of reduce, reuse and recycle should include an additional imperative: reciprocate! With this DIY wine bottle bird feeder, you're reducing your household waste, while also giving back to your tiny, winged friends. Bonus points if you can manage to make this feeder squirrel-proof.