10 Clever Ways to Repurpose Glass Bottles
Who doesn’t have a bunch of old glass bottles lying around? If you don’t have curbside recycling or – okay, let’s be honest – you’re too lazy to do it, there are plenty of DIY craft ideas at hand. Sure, you can buy the right bottle for your needs. The Container Store has some good deals, especially if you order using coupon codes. There’s even an online resource for bulk jars called – duh! – The Jar Store!
But it’s kind of fun to try to repurpose them. Makes you feel like a creative genius.
We all know glass bottles make perfect vases and storage jars for leftovers. And what’s an old wine bottle without a candle in it? Others are the perfect shape for pencil holders and cheap-o alternatives to fancy desk organizers. They can also make nifty terrariums and insect catchers. But think outside the jar for a moment, and amaze yourself with what else you can do with old glass bottles and jars.
This article was first published by Mother Nature Network.
Some cities don’t recycle glass, but that doesn’t mean you can’t reuse glass bottles for candles, hummingbird feeders or even chandeliers.