I love glass bottle craft ideas! There are so many thing you can do with old glass bottles and recycled glass jars!
Today let’s explore some creative ideas to re-use glass bottles and jars to create decorations, gifts, and functional things for our home and garden!
Here are some GREAT tutorials on how to transform old glass bottles into home decor, small planters, lighting, garden decor, and more! Some of these would make great gifts as well!
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1. Make a glass bottle tree as magical garden decorations
Imagine how beautiful this DIY bottle tree looks when the sunlight shines through?! Use rot resistant 4×4 posts such as cedar or redwood with 8″ long nails or rebars. You can also purchase a bottle tree frame like this . ( Via Penick )
2. Recycled wine bottle self-watering planters
3. Glass jar terrarium craft ideas
Check out our tutorial on how to make something beautiful from old glass cookie jars you can easily find in thrift stores!
4. “Stained glass” wall made from recycled glass bottles and cans
When we stayed at an Earthship, these stunning “stained glass” bottle walls had everybody go gaga! (see it at A Piece Of Rainbow)
5. Hanging mason jar lights
Simple and beautiful mason jar ideas perfect for farmhouse and holiday decorations! ( from All things Heart and Home | Robin )
6. Mason jar oil candles
Make DIY oil candles beautiful enough for weddings, with just a few things found around your home! (see tutorial here)
7. DIY Mason jar soap dispenser
8. Recycled glass bottle tiki torch
This DIY wine bottle tiki torch would add lots of style to your outdoor party gatherings! ( from Design Sponge )
9. Recycled glass bottle garden edging
10. Up-cycled glass bottle wall
125 old glass bottles became a unique screen wall! (from Joanne )
11. Thrift store glass vase to paper flower lanterns
You can use and vase or drinking glass with straight sides to make this project. Some readers told me that they made these flower lanterns for their weddings! 🙂
12. Glass jar pin cushions
A gift that will make your sewing friends oh-sew-happy! (from Seasoned Home Maker )
13. DIY mason jar pendant lamp
14. Glass bottle garden markers
How darling are these unique garden labels made by Cortney? And you will learn how to use glass paint! ( from Cortney )
15. Snowy mason jar decorations
I love saving empty mason jars, pickle jars, jam jars… These beautiful and easy these DIY snowy mason jar decorations takes only 5 minutes to make!
16. Glass bottle craft room storage ideas
17. Gratitude turkey jar Thanksgiving crafts and decorations
The sweetest way to say thank you : fill a jar with favorite candy, and add thank-you feathers! (by Esther )
18. Farmhouse glass bottle lamp
Such a gorgeous Pottery Barn and farmhouse style DIY lamp by Jeannine!
Happy creating! See you soon!