A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 320,276
Currently Running With Scissors:
273 Guests and 12 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: glass bottles into ???  (Read 2189 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
creative slacker
Offline Offline

Posts: 201
Joined: 26-Sep-2012

View Profile
« on: November 26, 2012 07:23:51 PM »

I love the cool designs on the Mistic bottles and have kept a few for repurposing... but can't think of anything useful to turn them into. :/ Any crafty ideas?
Bottles in question:
« Last Edit: November 26, 2012 07:25:45 PM by zadok » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Jill-of-most-trades, attempter of most Wink
~will do personal swaps~

http://www.paperbackswap.com/index.php?n=2 Swap books for free! XD
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I'm saying. - Oscar Wilde
Offline Offline

Posts: 1360
Joined: 21-Nov-2009

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2012 06:57:10 AM »

make homemade vanilla (which is so much better for you than the extract); or cordials; or infused vinegar/oil; things like that, maybe?

Geeky Swap - sent

My Wists! www.wists.com/Myrdda
My Pinterest! www.pinterest.com/Myrdda
Offline Offline

Posts: 6403
Joined: 30-Jan-2009

msassive stroke March 18 not right in the head.:(

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2012 08:35:05 AM »

Mydda, that is an excellent idea. I've seen a lot of recipes for homemade vanilla extract. Great if you do a lot of baking.

I have a split personality, because you guys crack me up.  AND The best day I ever had was TODAY!
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Crafting keeps the madness at bay. Or is it the cause?
Offline Offline

Posts: 9803
Joined: 22-Jul-2006

Willing to personal swap for art of my doggies!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2012 04:46:24 AM »

I love making homemade vanilla - I bake a lot too.  Those bottles do have a great shape and texture.  You could take the labels off - I presume that the glass is smooth under the label.  That makes a great place to add a stencil and etch a label or image to.  Or use bakeable/permanent glass paint and decorate them.  Then the bottles would be great for gifting vanilla - or use it for gifting homemade sauces - BBQ, marinades, sweet sauces for desserts.  Or for dry mixes like hot chocolate, spices for mulling, etc.  If you have a lot of them, and want to keep them for personal use, I would etch names of spices onto them and use them for dry spice storage, or for organizing small items for my crafts.

If you are not interested in food gifts - what about for gifting bath salts or scrubs too?

« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2012 09:07:54 AM »

I have seen light fixtures and chandeliers made out of glass bottles.

« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2013 02:28:26 AM »

I saw some awesome hanging baskets using wine bottles on pinterest... perhaps you could do something similar... Here's the link from Pinny:



Creative minds are rarely tidy!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Ribbon Scarf
The Birds and The Bees
Meatless Monday: Homemade Sauerkraut

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2018, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.