Finding ways to recycle corks or update old stemware can be fun. Here are few of our favorite DIY projects using recycled bottles, corks and glassware to create Halloween decorations! Check out our Spooky Spirits Pinterest board for more ideas.  

Cork Pumpkin

Cork Pumpkin

Materials:

Corks Hot glue gun Yarn   Simple Steps: Begin gluing corks from the bottom of the pumpkin to the top. Glue a Champagne cork to the top. After enough drying time, tie a piece of yarn around the top in a bow. Spray paint orange for a more pumpkin look.
   

Pumpkin Beer Candle Glassware

Beer Glass Candle

Materials:

Glass cutting kit Empty pumpkin beer bottle LED candle   Simple Steps: Rinse and dry off the pumpkin beer bottle. It's better to select a brand that has a non paper label. (Southern Tier Pumking is a great example.) Follow the instructions on your glass cutting kit. Place a LED candle inside for a creepy effect.
   

Candy Corn Wine Bottles

Candy Corn Wine Bottles

Materials:

Yellow, white and orange spray paint Empty wine bottles   Simple Steps: Soak wine bottle in hot water to remove the label. Scrub off the sticky parts until smooth on the surface. Coat the bottle in white paint and allow to dry. Spray a layer of orange in the middle and allow to dry. Finish with a coat of yellow spray paint along the bottom. Spray lighter along the orange to create an ombre transition look. Follow the instructions on your spray paint cans.
   

Chalkboard Wine Glasses

Chalkboard stemware

Materials:

Stemmed glassware Black chalkboard paint Paintbrush Painter's tape Chalk   Simple Steps: Place painter's tape around the area on the glass that you don't want painted. Paint two coats of chalkboard paint, allowing each coat to dry. Let glassware dry for a full 24 hours and rinse with water before writing with chalk.
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