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5 Simple and Decorative Wine Bottle Craft Ideas

Kate Miller-Wilson
Hanging lights home decor

Create beautiful home accents and thoughtful gifts with these simple decorative wine bottle ideas. With a few minutes and few simple supplies, you can transform your old wine bottles into works of art.

Wine Bottle Patio Lighting

You may have made candle holders from wine bottles, but did you know you can making hanging lights too? Next time you entertain, you can show off your collection of gorgeous bottles. This is an easy project - no previous crafting experience required.

Things You'll Need

Gather the following supplies, most of which you can find around your home or in a craft store:

  • Several pretty wine bottles
  • A string of white, battery-operated fairy lights for each bottle
  • Sturdy wire and wire cutters
  • Glass paint and brushes, if desired

What to Do

  1. Begin by removing the labels from the wine bottles. Make sure they are completely dry.
  2. If you wish, paint the bottles using glass paint. Allow them to dry before continuing.
  3. Wrap wire several times around the neck of each bottle, creating a loop to hang it.
  4. Insert a strand of fairy lights in each bottle, leaving the battery end out of the bottle. Use the wire to secure the battery end near the top of the bottle.
  5. Hang each bottle on your patio, using the wire loop. Switch on the lights for a lovely display.

Chalkboard Wine Bottle

Welcome guests or announce a table number with this empty wine bottle decoration idea. You can even do this with a full bottle to decorate the wine for a gift. The process is easy and fun.

Chalkboard Wine Bottle

Things You'll Need

Gather these supplies:

What to Do

  1. Remove the wine bottle label. Let the bottle dry.
  2. Clean the wine bottle with glass cleaner.
  3. If the bottle is full, tape off the cork or top with painter's tape.
  4. In a well-ventilated area, lay out the drop cloth and place the wine bottle on it.
  5. Lightly coat the bottle with spray paint, following the manufacturer's instructions. Use several even coats to prevent drips.
  6. Allow the bottle to dry for at least three hours.
  7. Use white chalk to write your message on the bottle.

Rustic Wine Bottle Vase

Turn a favorite bottle into a gorgeous rustic vase with this simple wine bottle repurposing project. You can also give these as gifts or use them as centerpieces.

Rustic Wine Bottle Vase

Things You'll Need

Pick up the following supplies at your craft store or home store:

  • Rough twine
  • 1/2 yard of crocheted lace, any width and color
  • Fabric flowers
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Scissors

What to Do

  1. Tie the twine around the neck of the bottle and secure with some hot glue.
  2. Wrap the twine around the bottle over and over again, allowing the loops of twine to totally cover the portion of the bottle you wish to cover.
  3. When you reach the bottom of the bottle, secure the twine with hot glue.
  4. Wrap the lace around the top of the bottle, covering the spot where you started wrapping the twine. Secure with hot glue. Repeat with the bottom of the bottle.
  5. Use hot glue to attach fabric flowers.

Hanging Wine Bottle Vases and Bells

If you have some pretty colored wine bottles, this is a great DIY repurposing project. It's perfect for decorating a beam on a porch, or you can also hang these from trees for a summer party or back yard wedding.

Hanging Wine Bottle Vases and Bells

Things You'll Need

Gather these supplies:

  • Empty colored wine bottles
  • Rough twine
  • Beach glass
  • Scissors
  • Wildflowers

What to Do

  1. Remove wine bottle labels and let the wine bottles dry.
  2. Wrap twine tightly around the neck of each wine bottle, looping it several times. Tie securely and leave a long tail for hanging.
  3. In some bottles, put water and wildflowers.
  4. In other bottles, create a bell by tieing a piece of beach glass with twine and allowing it to hang inside the bottle. When the wind move the bottle, it will make a sound.
  5. Hang the bottle in the desired location.

Wine Bottle Sculpture

Turn old wine corks and bottles into art by making them into sculptures for your home. You can get super creative in your choice of paint and materials, letting you express your artistic side.

Bottle With A Bouquet Of Corks And Flowers

Things You'll Need

Pick up these supplies:

  • Empty wine bottle
  • Several wine corks
  • Medium-gauge wire and wire cutter
  • Rough twine
  • Artificial flowers
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Glass paint

What to Do

  1. Remove the label from the wine bottle and let the bottle dry.
  2. Following the instructions from the manufacturer, use paint to transform the bottle into any color you like. Allow the paint to dry.
  3. Wrap the neck of the bottle in twine for decoration. You can tie the twine ends together or use hot glue to secure them.
  4. Cut pieces of wire in varying lengths. Add a wine cork to the end of each wire, using hot glue to secure it if needed. Insert the wire into the bottle, bending it to keep it from sliding out.
  5. Add artificial flowers to the corks to create a sculptural bouquet.

Get Creative With Your Collection

Wine bottles are beautiful, but it can be difficult to figure out how to display them. Fortunately, there are lots of fun wine bottle crafts to try, so you can find ways to repurpose the prettiest bottles in your collection. From vases and lighting to hummingbird feeders, there are lots of ways to give bottles a decorative new life.

5 Simple and Decorative Wine Bottle Craft Ideas