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Projects for glass bottles other than bottle trees

Posted by bookjunky4life 5 Central IL (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 27, 12 at 12:54

I'm undecided as to whether a bottle tree is my style. I'm trying to find ideas for using them as outside decoration, other than bottle trees. Preferably, some way that allows light to flow through them.


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I cut off the bottoms and line my driveway with them. I use the tops to make windchimes and also hang votive candles inside and sell them at a nearby store.

Look on etsy.com for all kinds of things you can make with them.

Sue


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The husband wants me to try to use a string of white Christmas lights and the blue budweiser platinum bottles to make party lights for our camper.


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Book -- that would look awesome ! Blue bottles with clear white lights in them . I think it would be easy for a creative person like you ! Don't hesitate to ask questions if you need help . Tossing around ideas helps everyone :)


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I put some of them around the corner of my flower beds. Put a short length of rebar in the ground and put the bottle over it. Helps keep the hoses out of my flowers as well as looking pretty.


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Several years ago i used them around the garden as a hose guide.Just stuck them down on some tent stakes.Worked very well.
Kathi


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I've used brown beer bottles for that before.


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I have a bed lined with fish shaped bottles.
Tally HO!


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This is my favorite website for blue bottle (and other) ideas. Linda

Here is a link that might be useful: Felder Rushing's Site


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I have a metal thing that I'm going to stick some of my blue bottles into as soon as I figure out how to mount it in the garden. I'm not sure what it is, maybe a heavy duty cupcake stand or some sort of specialty stand. I just realized the other day that it can old bottles. Its too short unless I raise it up somehow.
Kathy


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LOVE Felder Rushings site.....added to favorites so I can go back and look more when I have time. Thanks for sharing his site


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Got to see Felder Rushing at a Master Gardener conference in Grand Rapids, MI he is one funny guy!!


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