Don’t Wine About Recycling

I’ll admit it, I am not the best about remembering to recycle and I am definitely not a tree hugging hippie that is out to reuse/recycle every piece of trash in the world.  (Not that there is anything wrong with that.)  But I do like to try and reuse things in creative ways.

This project idea came from empty wine bottle laying around my house and the desire to have a cute set of candle holders.

See how I made them below…

1. Soaked the wine bottles in warm water and then peeled of the labels.  Use a razor if the label is being difficult.

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2. Use Wite-Out Tape to  make a design on the bottles.  Make sure the tape is pressed down well so that paint does not get underneath the tape and the lines are crisp.

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3. Use acrylic paint to paint the bottles.  It usually only takes one coat but for bolder colors use two.

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4. After the paint has dried, peel off the tape.

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5. Add candles and Voila!  You have a pair of homemade candle holders for your table.

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You can even make a set for every season.  Here is another set that I made earlier this year.

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Come up with your own designs and share them below.  There are countless possibilities!

Check our my Christmas version here!

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2 thoughts on “Don’t Wine About Recycling

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