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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 make bottle lights 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:

  • HeinekenIf you are in need of some inspiration for your next bottle craft project then check this out. We received an e-mail from one of our readers. Bill is showing us his latest collection of bottle crafts. From cut bottles and shot glasses to bottle lamps… scroll down and you will find some really cool looking projects. If you have been doing bottle crafts for any length of time I’m sure you can relate to that designated area ... Read the rest of the article
  • jack daniels candleMake a Jack Daniels bottle candle by following these easy steps. The Pinterest pin for this DIY idea is one of our most popular ones, getting shared thousands of times. We decided to make this easy, illuminating craft project to share with you. A couple of weeks ago we went to tour the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, TN with our friend Mark. He bought a bottle of Jack Daniel’s Special Edition ‘The White Rabbit Saloon’ Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey ... Read the rest of the article
  • Book For Empty Bottle CraftsWe didn’t rewrite the book on empty bottle crafts, that’s already been done, we simply expanded upon it. It’s hard to believe that it was over three years ago that Silke and I sat down to write the first Recycled Bottle Lamps book. We had just moved into our townhouse in Summerville and it seemed like the right time to accomplish something that we had talked about for so long, creating a print book. After writing so many bottle ... Read the rest of the article
  • rubber grommet in actionThe rubber ring is called a grommet and it lines the edge of holes to help protect the cord. When I started drilling glass bottles to make bottle lamps, I would use a hot glue gun to help hold the cord in place. It was messy and eventually it would come out anyway. This wasn’t what I really wanted my end product to look like and there had to be a better way. If I would have ... Read the rest of the article


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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. This is a great gift for beginners!

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Hurrah! We have released the digital version of our printed book! The Glass Bottle Crafts 3.0 eBook is only $2.99 and it’s filled with a ton of helpful tips, glass drilling and cutting tool recommendations, resources 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!

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