Wine bottle chandelier –creative upcycling ideas for lighting fixtures
Wine bottles, once emptied, are of no interest to most people and are treated as trash. What can be done with an empty of them? There are numerous ideas for empty wine bottles and we will show you some really creative upcycling ideas which will show you how to make a wine bottle chandelier.
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Wine bottle chandelier – cool DIY ideas
Accumulation of glass bottles can be a serious problem for the environment. Now, many have a custom shape, so many designers and amateurs create original and interesting items from them, which add flavor to the interior or exterior of the home. If you are a real fan of creative upcycling ideas, then you are will enjoy the idea of making a wine bottle chandelier and give your home individuality and personal character. Tinted glass wine bottles surprisingly well soften the light of light bulbs. Why not use it? What can be more original than a hand made wine bottle chandelier hanging above the dining table? Of course, when working with glass, one should be careful and observe a few things.
DIY Wine bottle chandelier – Instructions and tips
There are few ways to cut a glass bottle. With special or glass cutter, it goes pretty smoothly. If you are a crafting a wine bottle chandelier as a DIY project you have to know that achieving a perfect straight edge cut with home tools may be quite difficult. Of course, it is recommended to use safety goggles and work with suitable gloves. If you have no special tools for glass cutting, try to get a clean cut using a cord, acetone and a lighter. Soak the cord in acetone and wrap it several times around it. Ignite it in and hold it horizontally over a bucket of cold water. When it begins to crack, leave the bottle in the deep end of the bucket. It should divide in two, but if not, you can carefully remove the part that you do not need and grind off the sharp edges.