20+ Wine Bottle Crafts for Christmas


20+ Wine Bottle Crafts for Christmas

These Christmas craft ideas with wine bottles and corks are fun ways to upcycle!


Wine Bottle Crafts for Christmas

The holiday season can be stressful, and sometimes you need to kick back with a glass of vino and unwind. You might think that the only way to cap off your night is by dropping the empty bottle in the recycling bin, but think again. In fact, there are so many great wine bottle crafts that you can make specifically for Christmas. In this collection of 20+ Wine Bottle Crafts for Christmas, you'll find craft ideas for wreaths, ornaments, decorations, jewelry, and so much more. You'll find both glass bottle projects and wine cork crafts, so you can rest assured that none of the bottle goes to waste.

Wine cork craft ideas are super easy to make and don't require a ton of expensive tools. You can also camouflage the look of wine corks, so people may never know where your earrings, bracelet, or ring came from in the first place. If you only have a bottle on hand, you can simply fill it with lights or decorate it with paint. There are so many wine bottle crafts, so both beginners and experts alike can spend time making meaningful DIY Christmas crafts. 

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Wine Bottle Christmas Crafts

Sparkling Wine Bottle Craft

Before your next gift exchange, check out these wine bottle crafts. There are a ton of smart Christmas craft ideas, so you won't repeat a gift. Whether you're looking for some unique lighting ideas for your home, including the project for the Sparkling Wine Bottle Craft (left), or you just want to add a festive color to your decorations, you'll find something to make and give this holiday season with these wine bottle Christmas crafts. Many of these crafts are budget-friendly, too, so it's definitely a win-win!

Don't roll up your sleeves and get started on making your wine bottle crafts just yet! You'll need to clean the bottle thoroughly and ensure it is completely dry. You should also inspect the bottle for any cracks or signs of breakage; if you see any signs of damage, you'll need to recycle the bottle. Finally, you will need to keep in mind that the type of wine bottle you're using could change the look of the final project; a bottle for Champagne typically has a dramatically different look when compared with a bottle for merlot or chardonnay.

DIY Christmas Ornaments with Wine Corks

Wine Cork Candle Ornaments

There's never a bad time to start working on wine bottle crafts, so start brainstorming some Christmas craft ideas right now. A great way to get started is by making Christmas ornament crafts using wine corks originally destined for the garbage bin. Since they're small and compact, you won't spend hours working on your project; for example, the Wine Cork Candle Ornaments (left) won't take long for you to make. By using wine corks, you can add depth and an assortment of colors to a design. For example, a cork used in a bottle of red wine will yield a beautiful jam-like color that is perfect for the season, while corks used in Champagne or white wines will have a neutral look. Don't forget about synthetic corks! You may find that synthetic corks are typically easier to cut and pierce for projects.

Wine Cork Wreath Crafts and More

Vintage Cork Wreath

When you're a little more comfortable with wine cork craft ideas, you can start making more complicated projects such as fabulous and creative wreaths, including the Vintage Cork Wreath (left). Start collecting wine corks now and you'll be ready to go for the holiday season. Be sure to add distinctive embellishments, including pretty ribbons and bows — it's the best way to make wine bottle crafts stick out from the crowd. You'll also discover a number of other festive decorations that can be made with wine corks, including coasters and even festive tabletop trees. If you're in need of more corks to complete a project, then consider asking your favorite wine bar or restaurant to help you out. 

Jewelry Crafts with Wine Corks

Christmas Tree Cork Earrings

Who knew wine bottle crafts could be so fancy? Use cork to create easy Christmas crafts that you can wear all year long. The design is unexpected and original — you'll want show these off at a holiday party. The quick and easy jewelry crafts are a fun way to use up every part of a wine bottle while also creating something new and fashion-forward along the way. These jewelry crafts, including the Christmas Tree Cork Earrings (left), are also inexpensive, so you can create something new without breaking the bank. With a little bit of planning, you can even wear a new set of jewelry to every holiday party this season!

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Who knew wine bottles and corks could be such great craft mediums? I like the earrings and the coasters. I have to say my favorite is turning wine bottles into vases and using them to decorate the mantle for the holidays. It is simple yet effective, and you are keeping stuff out of the trash.

Yes! I love green crafting. It's inexpensive and resourceful. I'm definitely going to be saving more of my wine bottles to make some of these awesome projects.


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