Need a fast hostess gift? Does your child want to make a present for their teacher? Just want something new on your dinner table tonight?
This craft project upcycles two items, a wine bottle (washed) and jewelry (some you have and never seem to wear or perhaps some great thrift store finds). You can use it as a candle holder for a dripless candle or a a vase for a single flower.
Pretty paper – I used scrapbook paper
Embellishments – ribbons, jewelry, paper flowers
Recycled wine bottle
Strong craft glue or Glue Gun with glue sticks
Scissors or paper cutter
1. Set wine bottle on a flat surface and place paper around it. Not all bottles are blown equally, your paper will probably overlap on small bottles and it might have a small gab with larger ones. Decide where you want to cut or tear the paper and do so.
2. If you are adding a brooch, go ahead and carefully pin it to the paper and tape across the pinback on the back side of the paper for extra security.
3. Glue on paper.
4. Tear or cut paper for the throat of the bottle and glue on.
5. Embellish with ribbon.
Project time is about 10 minutes per bottle once you have chosen your paper and embellishments.