August 23, 2019

Instagram BLCproject Update II

Seasons greetings! I can’t believe another year is winding down. It’s been amazing to see everyone’s bottle craft pictures on social media. One of the highlights that we’ve seen is the Instagram page for the Bottle Lamp Community. The #BLCproject currently has over 700 posts. Thank you to everyone who has contributed and please keep […]

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Adventures In Glass Painting Continued

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. My first attempt at glass bottle painting left me with a lot of room for improvement. In a second attempt to try and improve upon my original idea, I decided to accentuate the wordage that I had stenciled on with an overlaying glitter paint on the […]

Adventures In Glass Painting

Adventures In Glass Painting

What you envision happening may not always be what you end with. With so many different glass paints to choose from, I really wanted to venture off into my inner artistic side to make something. Painting free hand wasn’t really my strong suit so the stencils seemed like the next logical choice. My go to […]

Wine Bottle To Flower Vase Project

If you ever find yourself in a creative rut, then you might want to look and see what products are available to use. Plaid online has this moto on their home page; “Plaid Crafts is your source for creative products, education, and inspiration.” This was enough to entice me to check out and see what was […]

Amazon Handmade Roundup

Amazon Handmade Bottle Lamp Roundup

Amazon has a huge selection of products but did you also know that they have a section just for crafters? The Amazon ‘Handmade’ section has an ever growing collection of hand crafted items that are being sold directly from the crafters themselves. Below we have put together just a few of the many bottles that […]

Instagram BLCproject Update

It’s been over a year already since we started the #BLCproject on Instagram. I’m happy to report that it has continued to grow! There are a lot of bottle art pictures to share and to date the tag has garnered 350 posts. From bottle lamps to bottles with lights, there is something for everyone on the […]

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Bottle-Lamp Etsy Store Spotlight: Gr8LakesCrafts

Gr8LakesCrafts offers a large collection of bottle lamps to wall decor! We are proud to present this Etsy store spotlight for this great bottle lamp store. We got a chance to correspond with Brittany, the shop owner, and get a little insight into her creative world. B-L: How did you get started with bottle lamp […]

Decorative Bottles On The Lijz Instagram Page

We wanted to share some of the many wonderful bottles found on this Instagram page. Liji wrote: “I am from Kerala, India . Been loving this concept of upcycling used bottles and thus this . Kindly look into my works of bottle designs . Would be great if you could add them to your Instagram account […]

Outer Space Vodka Lamp

Outer Space Vodka Bottle Lamp

A bottle lamp that is truly out of this world. From the Bottle Crafts DIY Facebook page: “A lamp that I made for my brother’s friend’s children made out of a bottle of outer space vodka. I think that the green led bulb is a nice touch.” Jonathan B. The silver lamp shade and base […]

Handmade On Amazon

Handmade Bottle Art Projects On Amazon

If you are looking for one of a kind gifts or unique decorative items for your house then Amazon ‘Handmade’ is right for you. One of the upsides to the internet is that you can find anything and everything you want or need. This may be said about it’s downside as well. Too many choices […]