Take it on Tuesday #29: Wine Bottle Luminaries

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Wine Bottle Luminaries

As we’ve been going through our house and decluttering, we found that we had MANY wine bottles we have collected. My husband suggested we put them to use in our decor as luminaries!

This was really easy to do, once we had the right tools. All we needed were:

– protective glasses & masks
– drill
– glass drill bit $15 from Home Depot

I helped to hold the wine bottles in place, while my husband drilled the hole:

drilling glass

This took some time, but once we had the holes drilled, it was easy to put a string of lights in and voila!

wine bottle luminary

I love how it looks in our corner table in the living room:



We’ve gotten a lot of compliments on how they look!


31 Responses

  1. Meeha

    Betsy, your living room corner is literally sparkling! Thanks for hosting, as usual 🙂

    • BetsyPool

      You are welcome. I’m so glad you stopped by and commented. I’ll have to check out your blog.

  2. Brittany

    The wine bottle decor is so much fun! I love saving and using wine bottles! Usually I paint them though, these are so fun though! Def. a new mantle decor idea for the future!

    Thanks for hosting the party, I am all linked up! You should def. stop by the Naturally-Nifty Party today and link your stuff up!

    • BetsyPool

      Yes, there are so many ways to use wine bottle in decor. We have many more wine bottles, so we might have to make more. Our piano might need a few. 🙂

      Oh, and I did stop by at the Natually Nifty party – thanks!

    • BetsyPool

      Thanks Linsday! We had a BUSY weekend last week, but I hope this coming one will be more restful. I hope you are doing well. Your Flower Petal shirt is adorable!

  3. deirdre

    The luminaries are such a great idea. I suppose I could use old mason jars and the like too…thank you for hosting and sharing 🙂
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    • BetsyPool

      You are welcome Deanna. Thanks for linking up again! I do enjoying seeing what you are up to!

  4. katie goldsworthy

    These are so cool! I’m thinking of all sorts of Christmas crafts I could do with theses!

    Thanks for linking them!

  5. K @ Storytime Fun

    HI! This is my first visit to your blog. I found you through the blog hop directory on Naptime Review. I will be adding your hop to my blog hop tab at the top my blog.

    Love your wine bottle luminaries. Makes want to start drinking wine so I can make some ~ but I don’t dink ~ never have. :o}

    I am glad I found your hop and look forward to exploring your blog and other blogs, as well.

    Have a lovely weekend!
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    • BetsyPool

      You are welcome Debbie!! I enjoy linking up to your blog hop each Tuesday and seeing all the projects!!