DIY Wine Bottle Hanging Planters

 I’m guessing these wine bottle planters would be easy to replicate. First we’d have to cut off the bottom of the bottles. We wouldn’t be able to use potting soil as our planting medium. From the look of the pictures, it seems moss was used–perhaps peat? Wire bound or small rope tied just below the bottle’s threads is all we’d need to hang. What do you think? Have any further suggestions for a DIY attempt?

Spotted at Recycle Art.

Curbly Video Podcast: How to turn a wine bottle into an oil lamp with found objects.

created on: 11/17/08

If you have a bin of nuts and washers and things, you’re half-way to turning a wine bottle into an oil lamp. (And even if you don’t have a nut and washer bin, you can pick a few up–plus the other items you’ll need to complete this project–at the hardware store for pennies!)

The supplies you’ll want to gather:

  • An empty wine bottle
  • A 1 ½” or so long threaded nipple–I used one from an old lamp kit
  • Two ½” to 5/8″ nuts–one wide, one skinny–that will thread onto the nipple
  • A 1″ washer that fits onto the nipple
  • Oil lamp wick (I bought some at my local hardware store.
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