Wine Bottle Craft

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By General Crafts Contributor Melissa, from the blog MeloMomma.

My husband bought me a delicious wine for mother’s day. Not only was it quite tasty, but I really liked the way the bottle looked!

I finished it last night, but I hated to toss it. I pondered nearly all day. I rummaged through craft drawers and thought of making it into a vase or even planting a tiny spider plant inside. Then it hit me. BAM! I am going to “bedazzle” this thing MeloMomma style and turn it into a plant watering device. Not only did it turn out awesome but it is 100% functional and added a little extra pizzazz to my plant and kitchen.

I am thinking this screams  “Christmas Gift Idea”!

What you will need:

  • Empty wine bottle (don’t have too much fun achieving this part!)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glue stick
  • Beads
  • Gems (be creative if you have nothing on hand. I had a broken pair of flip flops that had gems on them… Hint hint. I disassembled the shoes and got the gems. Broken jewelry works great too!)
  • Glitter balls
  • Rhinestones
  • Scissors
  • Water

Directions:

Using a hot glue gun decorate your wine bottle. Add only small sections of glue at a time. It dries too fast to work with large batches. Place the decor as desired.

When finished add water. Turn upside down and place deep into your plant holder. You will notice a lot of water coming out at first. Don’t worry. It is just giving your thirsty plant a drink. When the soil is wet enough it will stop.

I was trying it in a few plants to make sure it was functional. Yes! IT IS!

 

 

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