All posts tagged: repurpose glass jar

Sunday Dinner Wine Bottle Centerpiece

In this house Sunday is family day, which entails brunch, a lovely dinner and scrabble games which turns into a battle royale.   For the centerpiece I reused wine bottles, glass water bottles, olive oil bottles and glass jars. Wine Bottle Vases Wine bottles can easily be repurposed into vases.  With bouquets of daisies, it looks simple and beautiful.  I choose to have different height levels for the bottles to give the overall look some dimension.  I got really lucky that the labels on the wine bottles matched my candles and table runner.  Olive Oil Bottles as Candlestick Holders Wine bottles can also be repurposed into candlestick holders.  I decided to keep it interesting, so I went with olive oil bottles, one tall and one short this allowed me to keep with adding different layers to the overall design. Glass Jars as Candle Holders When you finish a jar of peanut butter or jam, think of repurposing it to hold candles. Wishing you all a fantastic week! with love from one tree hugger to another, …

A Pot of Gold

  I hope everyone had a lovely time over the holidays.  Christmas may be over but New Year’s Eve is on the way.  In the spirit of getting ready for New Year’s Eve, I have been testing out some DIY projects and making them as eco friendly as possible.  Mason jars are trending right now, and often reused to house candles.  I created a pot of gold so to speak, by repurposing a glass jar with glitter accents.  It turned out to be a sparkling new candle holder.  I admit, glitter is not the most eco friendly choice, but the jar can be reused over and over again as a sparkling candle holder.  It’s fun for parties and of course New Year’s Eve. A  Pot of Gold: DIY Candle Holder You will need: a glass jar, glitter, mod podge and ribbon. Step 1. I chose not to completely cover the jar in gold glitter, so I reused some ribbon from Christmas presents and wrapped it around the jar, taping the ends together so it would …