Instructables: exploring - living - wine Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:21:37 PST BLOX v1.01 Wine Balancing Snowman
Wine Balancing Snowman - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoserLabs Do you also have a dysfunctional family? Is it so bad so that even the snowmen drink heavily? If so than THIS is the thing for you!I found a lot of bottle balancer objects online and decided to go a little different and experiment with them along with the snowman theme to create this drinking snowm...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:46:42 PST
Felt wine bag
Felt wine bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> king_peo This is my first idea was born from need to make a Xmas gift for my friends.a useful and nice gift, ease to make it.enjoyDavide Materials cut 3-4 mm felt 18cm x 94 cm with a hole of 10 cm diameter. (4 cm for the border).alternative material is an old jeans, the legs is perfect and...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:33:55 PST
wine glass wall mount
wine glass wall mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino I had a few wine glasses from some wine tastings I wanted to display. I found this was a simple and nice looking way to do that. This project was pretty inexpensive to make and required few tools and supplies. I made mine to hold 4 wine glasses. I had a 3/4 inch wood dowel from a previous project th...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:47:13 PST
Halloween Lantern
Halloween Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dream_catcher In this instructable I'll will show you how to make a halloween lantern from a wineglass.With a glue gun and some paint, you can make a cheap and easy decoration piece or prop for halloween. Materials Material: Wineglass Paint (black, purple and white) CandleTools: Glue Gun Marker Matches / li...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 16:22:40 PST
Keep wine cold with frozen grapes
Keep wine cold with frozen grapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dan the Life Hacker GRAPE CUBES Picture the scene: it’s Friday night, you want to kick back with a nice chilled glass of Chardonnay (or fruit juice, for you teetotallers), but you forgot to put the bottle in the fridge to cool. Doh! But you have the solution: grape cubes!To chill your drink instantly, without water...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 02:35:52 PST
Floating Wine Bottle Holder
Floating Wine Bottle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino For a simple wood working project this wood be a good one. I had some spare wood laying around so i decided to make a few of them at the same time. They are great for gifts also. I used a wood burner and added some designs to mine. Basically a 45 degree cut on of he sides counter acts the weight of...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:55:53 PDT
Wine cork tack board
Wine cork tack board - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino I needed a cork board for my room so I decided to make one out of wine corks. This is a pretty simple project to make with minimal tools required. A saw, and glue gun are the main things you will need along with the wine corks. The wine corks were kind of expensive, You can ask your local bars if t...
By: wiscdoledino

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:27:02 PDT
wine cork coasters
wine cork coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino I had some wine corks left over from a different project so I decided to make coasters with them. This is a simple project to make. The corks I have are cut in half so that one side is flat. I had scrap wood I glued them too that was 1/4 inch in width. Cork sizes are not all the same so line them up...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:01:28 PDT
In the Jungle-candle holder
In the Jungle-candle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> MNB2014 This is an easy tutorial to create candle holders from any wine bottle or any you want. Decorate your home, garden, plants or maybe a themed party with a jungle twist. Try it and have fun! Materials - wine bottles- lighter- pure acetone - strin- tweezers- wire- chain- key rings- shot glass- candl...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 08:12:47 PDT
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles
Reuse the whole thing: Glass bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raitis This is the first part of series (hopefully) of Instructables where I will show how to upcycle things to the maximum. I'm going to start with something simple - a glass bottle.Probably many of us have tried making a glass from a wine bottle and threw out the left over part of the bottle. I was doing...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:20:25 PDT
Cork Artwork
Cork Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> kristinturner167 This is a step by step tutorial on how to make a beautiful piece of art for your home using glue, corks, and a picture frame. Collect your corks Yes you'll have to beg, barter, steal (I don't endorse this), purchase or drink to get all these corks but in the end you will have some fun stories an...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:48:28 PDT
Trophy Wine Bottle Toppers
Trophy Wine Bottle Toppers - More DIY How To Projects]]> iamjenperkins Merlot, Pinot, Malbec—they will all look more dashing and feel more thoughtful with a customized wine bottle topper. The nice thing about these toppers is that they can transfer from bottle to bottle. Supplies SUPPLIESTrophies (easily found at the thrift store)Drill or awlCraft paint and/or marke...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:56:17 PDT
Molotov Lantern
Molotov Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brooklyntonia Light your patio and keep the bugs away with these quick, easy, and attractive bottle lamps.Materials: bottles (beer, wine, liquor, soda, whatever)tiki torch wicks2 - 1" wood screwspipe mount hardware (I had to go to a construction supply store as opposed to the average hardware store for these, but...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:12:00 PDT
Wine Cork Bee Earrings
Wine Cork Bee Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design I was in my yard recently when I realized that our hanging bird house had become a hanging bee house. It was so wonderful to see that a colony of bumble bees had made their home at our home. We couldn't keep the hive where it was, but I had a local beekeeper take the whole bee house to a nearby apia...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 15:39:49 PDT
Upcycled Wine Bottles Into Indoor Herb Planters
Upcycled Wine Bottles Into Indoor Herb Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens I live in California where wine bottles are plentiful. As a maker, it's great to have a never ending source of material for my projects and thankfully my friends are happy to keep my supplies up. I built a simple wooden jig to score the wine bottles which allows me to separate the glass safely and c...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 23:02:51 PDT
Wine Glass Lamp Shade (Wedding Place Markers?)
Wine Glass Lamp Shade (Wedding Place Markers?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> boddhi15 Experimenting with ideas for center pieces and name markers, my fiance and I came up with this simple little idea. It involves creating a lamp shade for a wine glass, and placing an LED tea light in the glass. The idea is still in research and testing, and we tried to include suggestions for areas ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 22:20:57 PDT
DIY: hardware wine stem charms
DIY: hardware wine stem charms - More DIY How To Projects]]> farmfreshtherapy A few years or so back I spotted a set of adorable hardware wine stem charms at a local store. I was tempted to purchase them but we were still moving into our home and really didn't have things quite in order for entertaining at the time so I stored the idea in the back of my head for later. REcent...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 13:51:27 PDT
California Wine Rack
California Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grissini I needed a wine rack. Most of the ones on the market that I liked were too expensive. This idea was inspired by Scoochmaroo's String Art Map of California. My needs were to hold a case of wine, 12 bottles. I'll stock between 6-12 at any given time. So this was made for that purpose. The borde...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 12:47:05 PDT
Up-cycled Pallet Bar
Up-cycled Pallet Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> American Ruin This is a fun and easy project that can be made from start to finish in an afternoon. It doesn't take much time, effort, or know-how; and the results are brilliant. (That's my kind of project!) Supplies. -Pallet-hammer-nail puller-saw-sander or sanding block. (I used my oscillating tool with sand...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 19:42:15 PDT
Power Wine Aerator - Instant Wine Aeration!
Power Wine Aerator - Instant Wine Aeration! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shepnstein Proper aeration is key to getting the most aroma and flavor out of your wine. Aeration can make a cheap bottle of wine taste like an expensive one, and without aeration you are not getting the most enjoyment from an expensive bottle. Unfortunately, aeration takes time. Exposing wine to air via a d...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 11:34:23 PDT
Wine Cork Name Card Holders
Wine Cork Name Card Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens Two simple steps to upcycle wine corks into name card holders for a wedding or special event. As with most of my projects, I made it Techshop! Sanding a flat surface The corks need a flat surface to keep them upright. Given that I was sanding 200 corks, I wanted something quicker than hand sandin...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:31:35 PDT
How To: Get a Cork Out of an Empty Wine Bottle
How To: Get a Cork Out of an Empty Wine Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Getting a cork out of an empty wine bottle is not only easy, it's a fun parlor trick to share with everyone.  Every once in awhile, in the pursuit of a glass of wine a cork breaks or perhaps you've found yourself without a corkscrew and pushed the cork into the bottle yourself--no matter what the c...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 18:11:50 PDT
Wine Cork Fridge Magnet
Wine Cork Fridge Magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> asteadman I hate to throw things away. Especially if I can recycle them into something useful or cool. This is a SUPER simple project that you can knock out in 5 minutes and you'll end up with an inexpensive gift or unique memory of a particular bottle. It also makes a great "handle" for a magnet that would o...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:08:58 PDT
Wooden Magic Bottle Holder msel This is a very simple thing to do, and very attractive thing. You need only three tools   - Drill for hole  - Piece of wood  - Sand paper  You gonna see dimensions and angles on next pic Have Fun :)
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 15:25:24 PST
Cut Glass Cigar Ashtray
Cut Glass Cigar Ashtray - More DIY How To Projects]]> Michael C Create your own cigar ashtray using cut bottles. Organize And Reuse Left Over Bottles Get the clutter out of your life by reusing and organizing some of the bottles that have accumulated over the winter. Select Your Bottles Select your bottle. You can use any bottle from wine bottles, whiskey ...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:51:31 PST
Whiskey/Wine etc Bottle Container False Bottom its_mishra As the images suggest , this is a pretty straighforward build. Normally people throw away the cardboard container , even more after getting a few drinks inside.Try to remember that your valuables are under your poison. Things you need A Whiskey/ Wine / Gin /Rum Bottle with the cardboard cylindric...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 02:25:54 PST
Wine Label Picture
Wine Label Picture - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wolfgar77 This is a project I did a while ago and didn't take any pictures, so I will take pictures of what I did in a recreation. My wife and I love wine and to add to our decor I made a picture from our favorite labels (and some that were just easy to get off the bottle.) Tools: Saw-hand or power ruler exa...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:45:25 PST
Stack and Wrap Bottle Packs
Stack and Wrap Bottle Packs - More DIY How To Projects]]> alannarosewhitney Get creative and eliminate the need for tissue paper or excess packing materials by taking the term 'gift wrap' literally and using fabric-based presents to conceal a stack of stocking stuffers and other gifts. Ribbon holds it all together and the need for a bag is entirely optional depending on how...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:41:21 PST
Fun,Easy Inexpensive Wine Gift (21 &over)
Fun,Easy Inexpensive Wine Gift (21 &over) - More DIY How To Projects]]> chelsea s this is a fun inexpensive, hostess gift or gift for your office friends! Gather You Materials -travel wine cup ($1 @dollar tree)-tissue paper(dollar tree)-candy cane. (dollar tree)- Small wine bottles ($1.25 each @ walmart)-Cello bags(dollar tree) Put Tissue Paper The Cup first remove lid from...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 18:49:57 PST
Wine Rack made out of a pallet
Wine Rack made out of a pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> aaronhilley My dad and I saw this wine rack on a different website, but it didn't have any instructions. We liked it, so we decided to make it for my mom for Christmas and show everyone how we did it. What you need... 1) A couple pallets (Only one is necessary, but a couple won't hurt so you have extra) 2) Sand...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:56:34 PST
The Absolute Cheapest Bottle Washer
The Absolute Cheapest Bottle Washer - More DIY How To Projects]]> justsayingno I make my own water kefir, so I collect and reuse wine bottles and flip top bottles. I love making kefir, but I HATE washing bottles! What a pain in the ass! They have to be cleaned though, or I'll be drinking somethings along with my kefir which I don't really care for. So of course I tried bristl...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:29:23 PDT
Dressed up Holiday Sprits!
Dressed up Holiday Sprits! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Susan Cirigliano Fun to knit a little extra "dressing" for your holiday sprits, to decorate for an event or give as a gift! Supplies white yarn red yarn  knitting needles crochet hook scissor darning needle begin hat Cast on 15 stitches, I used size 10.5 knitting needle knit white knit 6 rows with the white...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:45:13 PDT
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:17:29 PDT
Discreet Adjustable Wine Rack from Book Ends
Discreet Adjustable Wine Rack from Book Ends - More DIY How To Projects]]> waynevanwijk A simple and inexpensive way to display / store bottles of wine. What you will need For this instructable you will need... 1. Some good Australian red wine. I prefer shiraz from the McLaren Vale in Victoria, but a Cab Sav from the Margaret River will also do nicely. 2. Two thin bent metal book ...
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 17:09:11 PDT
Beaded beverage markers
Beaded beverage markers - More DIY How To Projects]]> nikoala3 My parents enjoy having wine tastings and dinner parties and a common issue that arises is whose glass is whose! When everyone is drinking the same drink, it is easy to lose your glass. I found some wine markers online, but I thought they looked boring and very similar to each other, which defeats t...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 15:40:03 PDT
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> deathrogue This project uses chalkboard paint to create a label on a clean glass bottle. This will work on any glass surface, such as a mason jar, soda bottle, or even glass tumblers or wine glasses. I chose to use a wine bottle and then fill it with M&M's to keep in the kitchen. Cleaning the Bottle For thi...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 07:31:43 PDT
Cleaning Dingy Bottles (in bulk)
Cleaning Dingy Bottles (in bulk) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mbecks I make and bottle my own beer which is a great way to save money on your booze bill. I recently got 145 antique stubby beer bottles and stubby clear pop shoppe bottles for free. The problem is they sat in the old owners backyard for a few years, some still with the old liquid in them. I tried cleani...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 05:59:25 PDT
4 Easy Steps to Creating a Unique Wine Bottle Lamp
4 Easy Steps to Creating a Unique Wine Bottle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> KentM Making a table lamp from a wine (or any type of) bottle seems to be a very popular craft project. However, while the lamps I saw online were OK, I always considered them little more than a novelty item.  That's when I decided to take a crack at designing one myself. And, after I made my first wine b...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 16:16:19 PDT
Carboy Cozies kizz246 I live in an apartment and it can be really hard to find a dark place for my brewing. We need to use all of our space regularly so lights are coming on and off in all the rooms all the time which isn't very good for the flavour molecules in hops that will turn to a skunky flavour when exposed to lig...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 11:23:45 PDT
How to make manly wine glass jewelry.
How to make manly wine glass jewelry. - More DIY How To Projects]]> dorybob So after your 2nd glass of wine, you're wondering whether you have the glass with the colander or the strainer jewelry OR the frying pan or the skillet jewelry.  I never remember that stuff. My solution is the following, inexpensive, dirt-simple solution.  Wrap a plastic cable tie around the stem. ...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:51:37 PDT
Etching my Beer Bottle Cups SongEmu The epic conclusion to my make-a-beer-bottle-into-cup saga. Here I show how I did some simple chemical etching to give some character to my drinking vessels. Previously I showed how to cut a glass bottle using a hot water method, and also how to finish/polish the cut edge into a smooth, drinking-fr...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 12:22:39 PST
Shirt Sleeve Wine Bottle Bags
Shirt Sleeve Wine Bottle Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> jputnam2 Super easy and fast, you can whip up a ton of these in one afternoon.  I got my shirts from the Goodwill Outlet store for $1.59/pound and had my husband sort through his ties.   Supplies 1 man's long sleeve dress shirt 1 tie Sewing machine Getting Started Cut the sleeve so you have about 13.5 in...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 18:00:32 PST
Blind tasting bottle bags
Blind tasting bottle bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yorkshire Lass It’s fun to taste wine blind with friends.  Can you tell Romanian pinot noir from Burgundy when you haven’t had sight of the label or even the shape of the bottle?  Here’s how to make numbered bags to hide the bottle - much less hassle than wrapping them in paper or decanting the contents.  Make as ...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 05:28:38 PST
Making a Cup from a Cut Beer Bottle SongEmu This is the natural successor to last week's video on how to cut a bottle with hot water. Here's how I got the raw edge on the cut glass to something that you could use for drinking out of. If you have a good, clean break you can actually get the rim to be perfectly level with minimal effort, and it...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:13:15 PST
Cutting a Beer Bottle with Hot Water + DIY Scoring Jig SongEmu A year or two ago I made a video where I demonstrated cutting a wine bottle with hot water. Apparently some people found it interesting as it currently has a hair over 80,000 views. Well I got bored this weekend and with some smaller diameter beer bottles (hard cider, really) lying around, I decided...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 18:43:22 PST
Ikea Hacked EKBY MOSSBY wine Glass hanger jm31181 I needed a wine rack, but since I live in an apartment I had no room for a standing bar. All the hacks were of standalone bars or under cabinets and my cabinets were too low to hang wine glasses. And everything online was either too small or very pricey. MATERIALS: EKBY MOSSBY wine rack Thunder Gr...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 13:52:28 PST
DIY Wine Cork Board: recycle and upcycle
DIY Wine Cork Board: recycle and upcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> razorwinged Here is a quick guide on how to make your own cork board from discarded materials!  ...and no big power tools are required. I got the corks from some one who posted an ad on and the plywood at a wood shop (they did not need it any more).  The other materials that you will need are: -...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 12:49:32 PST
Upcycled pin fleted wine bottle cover
Upcycled pin fleted wine bottle cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> dtrobert This is a fun quick project that I did with scraps laying around the craft room! It will be a great hostess gift to bring over to a friends Thanksgiving day! 2 left over sleeves / 2 wine bottle covers! These are left over sleeves from another project. They are from a men's lambs wool sweater that...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 10:55:12 PST
Halloween Box Wine Despenser!
Halloween Box Wine Despenser! - More DIY How To Projects]]> poofrabbit For a Halloween party this year I decided to serve wine out of a pumpkin.  The down fall, I didn't take a single picture!  However I think I can walk you through it with out and the next time I make one update the instructabe with pictures. So let's get started! Materials Needed Materials Needed...
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Sun, 4 Nov 2012 17:43:36 PST
DIY Decorative Wine Glasses myhomelifemag A cheap set of wine glasses can be dressed up with some craft-store glass paint! Simply paint swirls around the bottom and the best part of this project, imperfection is encouraged! It looks so personalized. Our article includes several other great ways to do up your wine glasses! Check it out here...
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 11:13:16 PDT