Use icicle lights to illuminate the edge of your walkway. Each of these small water bottles contains an “icicle,” and with the help of pencils poked into the soil, balance upside down to create a row of lights. You can also use wine bottles and beer bottles for a similar effect.
Here’s a fun project for kids and grownups alike: Upcycle empty bottles to create solar garden lighting. The Solar Bottle Lantern Kit, $12.95 from Gardener’s Supply, consists of a rubber stopper with three short LED light strings attached. Just insert the light strings into a bottle of your choice and place the stopper in the top of the bottle. A small solar panel on the top charges the battery so that when dusk falls the twinkling LED lights begin to glow. Display the weatherproof project anywhere you like, year round.
Spray paint empty wine bottles gold to create your own beautiful menorah centerpiece. You’ll need one bottle for each of the eight nights of Hanukkah as well as a larger bottle for the Shamash candle, which is used to light the other candles.
Colorful glass bottles organized in a captivating design create a unique accent wall space. Glass shelves support the bottles in a mix of horizontal and vertical rows. A metal background caches the light for increased illumination and reflection.
Check out the clever design of this corner kitchen that packs in tons of storage and top-of-the-line amenities with sleek efficiency. A rippled pendant light and green and blue glass bottles soften the design's contemporary edge.
Green backlighting shines through an organized bottle display creating an eye catching accent wall in this spacious dining room. Wood tables and matching chairs with wicker seat cushions fill the room. A large modern light fixture and track lighting brighten the room and add decor to the ceiling.
Floor to ceiling wood wine bottle shelves cover a long wall for optimum storage. A lighted center row highlights bottles and brightens the structure. An elegant light fixture casts a decorative shadow pattern over the ceiling. A wine barrel is fitting to the theme and works as a table.
The bold blue color and X pattern of the stair railing adds a strong design element in an otherwise light, bright color palette in this New Hampshire coastal home. The stairs run the course of three floors, and the blue railing unifies other blue accents used throughout the home. A chandelier made from glass bottles adds a touch of whimsy.
As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens, designers brightened a dark corner space by adding colored plants, fruits and colorful, vintage glass bottles. To help keep the small space feeling open and bright, glass paneled upper cabinets were installed helping to create an authentic, vintage feel to the space.
A lighted waterfall countertop frames the outer edge of the bar, creating a unique and attractive accent. Built-in glass shelves stylishly organize bottles and accessories. Tile flooring, a pearly wall panel and dark beige walls blend together for a beautiful finish.
Warm lighting creates an inviting feel in this dining space. Shelf lighting illuminates the glass bottle wall drawing the attention in the room to the organized rows of green, brown and clear glass. Wood tables and chairs with wicker seat cushions line the floor below rows of recessed lighting and a spotted ceiling.
Shelf lighting illuminating the liquor bottles adds a colorful and decorative look to this bar. A painted brick accent wall features bold lettering and compliments the neutral and black tones in the room. Green bar chairs line the bar for a clean, contemporary finish.
Built-in shelves with back lighting is a convenient and stylish way to store bottles at a wet bar. The smooth wood cabinets are accented with an illuminated copper-colored frame for an intriguing approach to the bar. Neutral stone tile floors blend the space into the rest of the room.
Concealed behind pocket doors that help it blend into the wall when not in use, this bar boasts remarkably rich storage despite its small size. “This bar was designed and fabricated in American walnut for an apartment on Central Park West in New York City,” says architect James Wagman. It not only includes storage for 32 bottles of wine, a full supply of spirits, and glassware and other essentials, but even features integrated lighting.