Introduction: DIY Bottle Lamp

About: I love DIY Electronics

If you love drinking wine, then you know you've got a lot of wine bottles lying around, waiting to be recycled.

Well, there's a whole lot of things you can do with these beautifully shaped glass bottles. Recycling or well up-cycling wine bottles is an art. So from here on always give a second thought while discarding wine bottles as its resuability is endless.

In this Instructable Ill be making a wine bottle lamp, which is a total different experience when viewed in the dark.

Let's make!

Step 1: Supplies

  • Wine bottles
  • String lights
  • Hot glue or Super glue
  • Ribbons

And thats all you need!

Step 2: Tying the Ribbon

  1. Use two different shades of ribbons.
  2. Tie a flower bow with one ribbon on the neck of the bottle.
  3. With another longer ribbon tie a regular bow and wrap it around the bottle.

Step 3: Light Time

  1. Start adding the string lights into the bottle.
  2. This might take a while, but the results are worth it.
  3. After stocking the bottle completely with string lights, take the left out wire and wrap around the back.
  4. Glue the wire to the Base edge of the bottle to secure it in place.
  5. Now, turn on the string light and enjoy.

There are various ways to use this lamp, you could either use it as it is, or place it in a basin filled with water to create reflections.

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