buy these AMAZING recycled wine bottle tumblers from etsy's bodhicitta
So I'm sort of obsessed with saving glass "stuff" these days. Old spaghetti jars, canning jars, pretty beer bottles and allllllll the wine bottles. I have a couple lil projects I'm saving up for. One is that I want to make drinking glasses from wine bottles. There are loads of DIY instructions plastered all over the web on how to accomplish this...but I think that I will stop with the collecting and cleaning stages of the process. Seems awfully involved to make these glorious lil glasses, and I think I'll leave it to the pros for now. It might be a project I get to someday.
But I've been saving wine bottles for a few months now - the top of my fridge is full of them in their jeweled Earth tones. They really are so pretty all cleaned up. Beautiful lil vases if you ask me.
Here's how I cleaned 'em (and my bottles had no excess glue residue which I've heard can be tricky):