Here are 60 incredibly creative DIY glass bottle ideas for outdoor living space. You might want a bottle cutter for some of these projects, but some are as simple as sticking a candle in a bottle with a unique color or shape and letting it drip. Cutting glass bottles is actually quite simple, believe it or not. For a great DIY video tutorial with three different methods, see this Youtube channel.
From vases to water features and from bottle trees to wind chimes to….well, you get the picture. These creative glass bottle ideas are almost endless. There are so many easy things you can do to recycle your glass. And there are some stupendous wine, liquor and beer bottles to be had. These simple but creative DIY projects can really up the game for your outdoor living area. So start collecting – and let your friends know you’d love them to save their interesting bottles. Maybe you could reward them with one of your artistic creations.
Outdoor Living – DIY Glass Bottle Lights for Patio & Deck
Wine bottles hanging on the fence with fairy lights inside. A super simple DIY glass bottle idea. They can be any size, really and any shape. And no cutting required.
This is one of the nicest DIY glass bottle chandeliers we’ve seen. It really changes the look of the outdoor living space – elevates it, in fact. Using different sizes, colors and shapes along with trendy Edison bulbs is a fantastic idea.
More Edison bulbs, this time in clear glass bottles. Source
A Coca-Cola DIY glass bottle chandelier. Source
DIY Glass Bottle Privacy Screens, Walls and Fences
It’s an interesting choice to leave the labels on the wine bottles. Source
This DIY glass bottle screen is relatively simple. You drill a hole in the bottom of the bottle and stack them on iron rods. Using assorted colors makes for an interesting wall. Source
Blue bottles along a fence are an attention getter.
Different shapes and colors form this creative DIY glass bottle wall. Is there somewhere you could add this to your outdoor living space?
This privacy screen takes the shape of a bottle tree. Source
This privacy screen uses bright primary colors. And notice how the bottles are both upside down and right side up. Makes for an interesting pattern. Source
Bottles Make Natural Candle Holders
How simple is this? Buy drippy candles (white). Drink wine. Done. Source
Clear bottles have been transformed into tea light lanterns. They can give a real beach look to your outdoor living space. Source
Recycled barrel stave and wine bottles from Wine Enthusiast. For a simple DIY, you could use driftwood along the bottom.
These hanging candle holders are another simple DIY – cut off the bottoms (and purchase the inside candle cup and chain).
Great colors on these candle holders. Another version of DIY glass bottle hanging candleholders – but a slightly different configuration. Source
Wine bottle hurricane lamps (with flameless candles). So easy, yet so very elegant. This is one of the simplest DIY glass bottle ideas you will find. Source
A little more complex but sure to jazz up any outdoor living space. Source
Here’s a twist – bottles with flameless candles. Much simpler. You can buy these at Improvements if you’re not up to the DIY challenge.
Glass Bottles: Torch Lights & Oil Lamps
What a creative DIY idea – make a tiki torch out of colorful glass bottles.
These blue bottle tiki torches look great on a fence. They are an easy DIY with one trip to the hardware store. Source
Make Tabletop S’mores with these coke bottle tiki torches. From polkadotchair.com
Patron tequila comes in a square bottle – makes a great torch light. You can afix it to the wall, or just leave it as a table light. Source
These three clear wine bottles make a great trio of table top torches. Be creative with the insides when you use clear glass bottles. Source
DIY Bottle Ideas for Wind Chimes & Bird Feeders
Wind chimes are always everyone’s favorite. And it’s a great idea for recycling those glass bottles.
Colorful glass bottles make the most creative DIY wind chimes. Source
This is a great DIY glass bottle idea – you can use the bottoms for drinking glasses (you do need to sand the cut). Source
A birdfeeder from a clear wine bottle – and the bottom tray is a glass saucer. Source
What a clever idea that was, using a wall-mount bottle opener as the perch and opening. Source
A wine bottle and two plates – now that’s a creative DIY bird feeder.
A hummingbird feeder DIY glass bottle idea – use a red bottle. Source
Glass Bottles Make Great Outdoor Flower Vases
Seriously the simplest of all. Just empty bottles. That’s all. And don’t they look good? A creative DIY need not always be a complicated one. From Uncommon Designs.
Clear DIY glass bottles with white flowers look incredibly elegant. And easy. Source
Vases really are the simplest of all DIYs for your glass bottle idea bank. Candle holders run a close second (especially the ones that don’t need the bottoms cut off). Source
Simple twine – and recycled bottles from iced cofee. How elegant it looks. This kind of setting really makes your outdoor living space the most charming in the ‘hood. Source
Recycled DIY glass bottle garland. Source
Now this is a super creative DIY. Glass wine bottles are the legs of the coffee table and they become vases above the table line. We love it. Source
Water Features with Glass Bottles
This wine bottle water fountain is a great way to give a soothing energy to your outdoor living space. Source
Three colored wine bottles were used to create this charming fountain. Source
Wine Cooler Water Feature – looks like a real ice bucket full of wine. One of the more creative DIYs we’ve seen with wine bottles. Source
A wine bucket inside a whiskey barrel becomes a garden fountain. Source
This wall of bottle fountains would make a wonderful waterfall sound – and it’s intriguing to look at. Maybe not such a simple DIY but it sure is a creative glass bottle idea. And one that has strong interest value. Source
Wine bottle and planters make a fantastic tiered water fountain. Source
DIY Glass Bottle Ideas for the Garden
Another creative DIY glass bottle idea – blue bottles in a galvanized tub.
When you gang all the blue glass together, it makes quite a statement. Source
This is a simple DIY for your glass bottles – make a mosaic pattern on the ground. Source
This outdoor living space feels like a real room when you add a bottle chandlier in blue. Source
A colorful bottle tree is a fantastic addition to your garden – and this one is lit from inside. Source
This wine bottle border is also a great spot to establish butterfly puddlers. The indents are ideal. Source
Larger Design Ideas with Bottles
Outdoor bar made of bottles. Source
This glass bottle wall is a tougher DIY but don’t you love how the light shines through it?
Garden furniture from bottles – now that’s another very creative DIY project. Source
A bottle arch is an interesting architectural piece. Source
Another great DIY glass bottle idea is to make a Christmas tree from the green ones. Source
This blue beer bottle garden shed is charming. Source
Down the garden path. Source
The Eco Shed is an award-winning construction using glass bottles. Source
Stained glass style bottle art wall. Source
Bottle Trees – from bottle tree and metal artist, Stephanie Dwyer. Source
It’s a house! Sort of. You cannot deny – this type of creative DIY project would certainly change the look of your outdoor living space. Source