Take away these DIY ideas and uses for beer bottles and get working on your empty beer bottle stash!
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In this article:
- Beer Bottle Glasses
- Bottle Garden
- Beer Bottle Candle Holder
- Beer Bottle Bud Vases
- DIY Beer Bottle Goblets
- DIY Beer Bottle Art
- DIY Table Number
- Beer Bottle Lights
- Patio Party Lights
- DIY Beer Bottle Shot Glass
- Glass Bottle Tiki Torch
- Beer Bottle Candles
- Beer Pong Trophy
- Beer Bottle Bracelet and Hair Band Holders
- Twine Wrapped Bottles
- Modern DIY Beer Bottle Chandelier
- Beer Bottle Sharpie
- DIY Beer Bottle Salt and Pepper Shaker
- Beer Bottle Soap Dispenser
- Aluminum Copper Colored Beer Bottle LED Light Chandelier
- Beer Bottle Wind Chime
- Beer Bottle Watering Globe
- DIY Bird Feeder
Uses for Beer Bottles That Will Have You Recycling
Creative Uses for Beer Bottles DIY Junkies Will Dig
Make cool DIY projects with beer bottles because they are a craft material which only keeps on giving! From beer bottle glasses to lighting projects, you’ll find a good use for your beer bottle collection, indeed.
With these beer bottle craft ideas, why not upcycle beer bottles to make creative decor and practical items for your home? If you’ve recently learned how to cut glass bottles, I’m sure you’re dying to try craft projects with your beer bottle collection.
Cutting glass bottles takes you a step closer to making cool DIY projects for home decor or lighting projects. With all the barbecues we’ve had I’ve made a hefty beer bottle collection myself.
I just can’t get myself to recycle them since I know there’s so much potential with what craft projects I can make with them. So with that, I did what I do best and searched the web for creative ways that I can use beer bottles.
If you want a few upcycling projects to try, check out this list I created for your beer bottle collection.
1. Beer Bottle Glasses
Make customized glasses from beer bottles for display or for practical use. This project is a bit challenging but nothing a DIY junkie can’t handle.
Only make sure you put on your safety goggles and gloves. Or, you can also try this different method with a cutting tool for beer bottles.
2. Bottle Garden
Wondering what to make with the top of the beer bottles you cut to make the beer bottle glasses? Here’s a big idea: Make some self-watering planters.
If you want to garden while living in an apartment, try making a bottle garden. You can easily line them up on your windowsill with this smart self-watering indoor garden.
3. Beer Bottle Candle Holder
If you still have some spare beer bottle tops even after the self-watering planters, here’s another fantastic idea. Make these cool beer bottle top candle holders!
Add some glitter to your candle holder to make it more special or you can customize the design to how you like it.
Add a bit of a quirky twist to your beer bottles on holidays by simply making this easy pipe cleaners craft which is a pair of reindeer antlers.
Add a pair of googly eyes and a small pompom for the nose to make the rein-beer bottles. Say your cheers with these bottles and add more fun to your party.
5. Beer Bottle Bud Vases
Just add some paint and design and you have yourself an easy DIY vase. It will make a great easy DIY home decor to brighten up any room.
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6. DIY Beer Bottle Goblets
Now, here’s a fun project perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day party—DIY green goblets made from green beer bottles. This way you can pull off the perfect green-themed St. Patricks decorations without spending big bucks.
7. DIY Beer Bottle Art
Mommies! Here’s a simple and easy DIY bottle art project your kids can do as a gift for Father’s Day. For every Daddy who loves their beer, nothing could be more perfect as a Father’s day gift!
8. DIY Table Number
Planning an event on a budget? If you need a creative way to decorate or make your table number, try this easy craft project idea.
9. Beer Bottle Lights
Stuffing string lights in bottles would make an amazing table centerpiece. You can also line your path to your venue for your guests to follow and of course, decorate the place with inexpensive yet charming beer bottle crafts with lights.
10. Patio Party Lights
Planning a dinner party in your patio? Make it more special by making these patio party lights from beer bottles.
11. DIY Beer Bottle Shot Glass
We have here another great way you can use the top part of cut beer bottles. Make these beer bottle shots but make sure you keep the beer bottle caps when you make the cut.
12. Glass Bottle Tiki Torch
For outdoor parties and events, these DIY tiki torches are just perfect. Whether for a casual backyard barbecue or a huge tropical-themed birthday bash, these DIY tiki torches will save the day!
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13. Beer Bottle Candles
Cut your beer bottles and make these practical DIY candles. It will make a great room decor and gift idea, for sure.
14. Beer Pong Trophy
Having a beer pong tournament? Make this straightforward idea for a DIY trophy from beer bottles.
You just need some beer bottles, three pieces of wood, plastic cup, ping pong ball, and some glue.
15. Beer Bottle Bracelet and Hair Band Holders
Did you know you can also organize with beer bottles? Just spray paint your beer bottle and you’ve got yourself a DIY bracelet and hairband organizer.
16. Twine Wrapped Bottles
Rustic decorations are all the rage these days so a simple twine-wrapped beer bottle will make a great statement piece. Add a few tweaks and designs and you can make them statement pieces or even centerpieces for big events.
17. Modern DIY Beer Bottle Chandelier
This would be the perfect lighting fixture for a badass man cave. Follow these instructions and dedicate a weekend to get this project going.
18. Beer Bottle Sharpie
Paint your beer bottles white and make it a medium for this simple artwork idea using a sharpie. You can or your kids can have fun drawing their simple yet unique sharpie designs.
19. DIY Beer Bottle Salt and Pepper Shaker
This is a super easy craft project which requires little effort and time. Put the inseparable salt and pepper duo in the bottles, drill holes in the caps and you have yourself a homemade salt and pepper shakers.
20. Beer Bottle Soap Dispenser
Upcycle your beer bottles by adding a liquid dispenser and turning it into a soap dispenser. You can customize the color and design to fit the overall theme of either your kitchen or your toilet and bath.
21. Aluminum Copper Colored Beer Bottle LED Light Chandelier
The title may be a mouthful to say but I’m sure you would agree it’s a pretty cool project to make. With the other beer bottle lighting ideas here, light up your home for any occasion without burning some cash.
22. Beer Bottle Wind Chime
There’s a classic charm to wind chimes and a few more of these in your home can be magical. Get this idea for wind chimes using beer bottles and some other trinkets in your DIY stash.
23. Beer Bottle Watering Globe
Keep your plants alive even when you go away with one of these brilliant ideas and uses for beer bottles. It is literally easy as one, two, three, but best of all, you can rest your head easy your plants get their water while you’re away.
24. DIY Bird Feeder
Feed the birds with this easy beer bottle craft which also makes a great backyard decor. Overall, the project is super and simple but the drilling part is a bit tricky.
Well, the video provides you with a tutorial too so that’ll be no biggie.
Cutting glass bottles is tricky, so watch this video from Shake the Future on how to cut beer bottles in three ways:
There you go, DIY buddies! Practical and creative uses for beer bottles you now know. A few reasons for you too, to never throw empty beer bottles again!
Which of these uses for beer bottles and beer bottle crafts are you going to try today? Let us know below in the comments section!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on May 19, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
Thanks so much for including my beer bottle lights!! Love this list.