A glass bottles craft for you ladies today. I once made a little hanging bottles display to give me yet another opportunity to decorate with flowers. I am still loving it, I am sure you will too. So I decided to give it another round in the spotlight.
Hello everyone welcome to today’s nest chronicles. I gave myself a little kick in the bootie to get myself in gear and start creating again.
This is the result: a hanging bottles display to play with flowers (my favorite hobby as – my long time readers – know).
I love this project and I am sure I will get so much use out of it. The little bottles look great on a string on my old painted door. But I know they will look great on a table, on display in an empty frame, hanging on the wall, or on the back of a chair (I see wedding decor in that one).
Mini bouquets in mini bottles I love you! So easy, quick and fun to decorate.
This project started in my head when I spotted these adorable bottles in a catalogue from Riviera Maison (awesome New-England style decor store from the Netherlands).
Aren’t they cute! I love them. I immediately knew that only one would never suffice, and the price was a little bit too much for me to buy myself a collection. Besides I am fickle when it comes to decorating, I’d go bankrupt if I let my pocket book follow every whim.
So I set out to make them myself.
Some serious browsing through the hardware store later and I had my supplies:
The 4 rings I found in the key-chain section, the four clamp rings came from the garden hose section. The bottles I found years ago while thrifting as part of a set that I never used before. You will also need some metal wire and pliers to cut and twist the wire. I you can find extra small rings those will come in handy too, but they are not absolutely necessary.
I had to figure out how to attach the ring to the clasp in such a way that it could move. I tried out several options but in the end the simplest one turned out the best.
Push the a piece of metal wire through the opening in the clasp and make sure it is out of the way of the screw. Form a little half circle and push one end through again and line the other end up on the outside and carefully tie the ends together.
That’s it the hard part is over.
Use a small ring (or form a ring from the wire yourself) to attach the big ring to the clasp.
Attach the clasp to the bottle.
Go get flowers and start playing.
I love the shiny ring in combination with the small bottles. Elevates them to the next level I think.
I opted for four bottles because they just fit perfectly on my door. But a whole slew of them would look great too.
No flowers in my garden yet. So I bought two small bunches. Of course you only need a few flowers for those bottles, so I had enough to make a matching bouquet on a side table close by.
My living room is all coordinated, it doesn’t know what has come over me 😉
I am so glad I finally got a little crafting project under my belt again. I hadn’t realized how much I had missed dabbling.
I hope you like my little project. Feel free to pin, share or tweet all about it 😀