9 genius ways to reuse empty glass bottles

Got a stack of glass bottles piling up? Before you rush down the bottle bank, check out these 12 ideas on how you can upcycle them with a little creative pep up.

1 DIY jewellery organiser

Tangled jewels begone! This clever craft project will leave you with the perfect home for your pretties.

Project at Jewels With Style

2 Handy kitchen storage

Happy jars
If you like an organised kitchen, you’ll love this project! Use glass bottles to tidily store grains and pulses in your kitchen cupboards.

Project at Happy 217

3 Jewel coloured vases

home maker
Add a pop of colour to your living space with this delightful recycled craft project. With just a lick of paint, you can transform a bin bound bottle into something beautiful!

Project at Homemaker

4 Simple terrarium

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Bring a bit of life to your living area and upcycle on old wine bottle into a fancy terrarium.

Via Becoration

5 Hummingbird feeder

crafty life
Transform a wine bottle into a bird feeder – ingenious! Not only will you be helping the environment by recycling but by feeding wildlife, too.

Project at My So Called Crafty Life

6 Decorative glass bottles

Check out these three ways to give glass coffee bottles a new lease of life. Not a coffee drinker? Transfer the techniques onto any glass bottles or jars.

Project at The Casual Craftlete

7 Stylish soap dispenser

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Why splash out on a soap dispenser when you’ve probably got one waiting to be binned? Repurpose an old glass bottle into a handing soap or washing up liquid dispenser.

Via Becoration

8 Wine bottle lamps

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Slightly more technical than your average upcycling project, this wine bottle lamp is ideal for DIY enthusiasts to get stuck into

Project at Best out of Waste

9 Unique photo frames

Line across
Make sure your family snaps take pride of place in your home by displaying them in these frames made from recycled glass bottles.

Project at Lines across

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