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Learn How To Make Unique Lamps & Crafts With Glass Bottles.

Recycled Bottle Craft Projects with Step by Step Instruction Videos, DIY Show Off Inspirations and our one-of-a-kind Recycled Bottle Lamp Book.

Welcome to the Original Bottle Crafting Community Website! Your Perfect Craft Projects For Any Time of the Year! Watch one of our project videos on how to use The Bottle Bit, then scroll down to see our latest crafting articles!

Find all of our Bottle Videos on the Glass Bottle Projects page.

We love showing off your finished bottle projects! Your DIY Show Off’s don’t just inspire us but thousands of regular Bottle-Lamp website visitors as well.

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Our Newest Bottle Craft Projects:

  • Bottle Bit ReviewScoring and separating your glass bottle can take a little time and practice. You have that mastered, ‘Now what’? Let me introduce to you the Bottle Bit by MasterFab. The bottle bit works as a tool to help you get a consistent and even sanded finish for your cut glass bottles. Working in conjunction with my cordless drill, I was able to sand down all those rough edges and give my finished glass bottle a nice smooth finish. The main component will go into your drill like a regular bit. It will look like a hole saw that they ... Read the rest of the article
  • Nick and Lily reflecting about bloggingMoments in life are marked with special occasions and milestones such as graduations and weddings. Your career is marked with anniversaries and job promotions. But what about blog writing? Where in the spectrum of creating content and promoting your material do you actually get to sit back and enjoy a moment of achievement. Creating a blog doesn’t just happen overnight but over a period of time that was filled with hours of writing and shooting video footage, and more hours editing and promoting it all. How do you stay motivated after a major milestone? Nick and Lily ... Read the rest of the article
  • Shop for lighted bottlesHurray, the long anticipated shopping website for Bottles Be Glowing is finally live! If you love uniquely crafted lighted bottles, but don’t want to buy the necessary tools or you don’t have the patience to make your own, check out the Bottles Be Glowing shopping website. You will find beautifully decorated recycled bottles with lights that will fit any gift occasion and home decor. Jessie offers free shipping in the Domestic U.S. for all of her bottles. Are you a fellow bottle crafter looking for inspiration? Take a look at the Bottles Be Glowing website to check out the many different ... Read the rest of the article
  • Jack Daniels Steampunk lampSteampunk has become very popular as of lately, not just in books and movies, but in the crafting and bottle lamp making world as well. What exactly is Steampunk? The folks of The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences explain it this way: “Over the years, steampunk has evolved into more than just a sub-genre of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Steampunk now extends into fashion, engineering, music, and for some, a lifestyle. With the Victorian British Empire or American Wild West as the backdrop, steampunk projects are a challenge of making something elegant out of random bits and bobs.” Sounds ... Read the rest of the article


Creator’s Bottle Cutter Easy To Set Up, Simple To Learn, Fun To Use

Experience the ultimate in bottle cutting! The Creator offers not just an amazingly effortless way to separate glass bottles, you will also get a bottle neck cutter to quickly and safely cut the neck off a bottle and four Glastoppers to turn your bottle necks into drinking glasses. The Creators Bottle Cutter Ultimate Edition is a turn-key product ready for use right out of the box.

cut a bottle with the Creator's bottle cutter


Recycled Bottle Lamp Making Book! Complete with practical information and color photographs. Our guide will introduce you to the craft, class and beauty of lighted bottles.

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Coming Soon – We’re working on a new digital version of our printed book, the Glass Bottle Crafts eBook will be filled with helpful tips, tool recommendations and lots of new and exciting creative DIY project ideas.

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We have been creating lighted bottles, bottle lamps and many other fun craft projects using recycled glass bottles for many years now.

It has been our pleasure to help hundreds of fellow crafters over the years. Since 2008 over 1,500 visitors downloaded our original Bottle Lamp eBook and more than 450,000 people watched our Recycled Bottle Project series on YouTube since its creation in 2011. Our audience is always growing! :) Turn any recycled glass bottle into a work of art!

Happy Bottle Drilling and Good Luck with your Crafting Projects. Be sure to visit our Testimonials page before you leave!

Nick and Silke
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