How to Turn Your Patio into a Wine Lovers Oasis

I'm Outdoorsy - I like drinking wine on patios

“I’m outdoorsy, I drink my wine on the patio” is a statement every wine-lover should be making. But if your outdoor area isn’t oozing a grape-inspired vibe, chances are you won’t be as inspired to drink there! Creating the ultimate patio area to relax, entertain (and drink vino in) is an essential part of any home – and even the smallest outdoor spaces can be turned into a wine lovers’ oasis.

Utilising recycled wine bottles and barrels can be the best way to brighten up a tired looking garden. These creative DIY projects won’t just save you a lot of money either, but they will give your outdoor space an artistic wine-related flair whilst doing your bit for the environment too. Continue reading

How We Made Our DIY Wine Bottle Lamp – Step by Step

DIY Wine Bottle Lamp InstructionsWhen a man can make you a lamp using your favourite wine bottle – marry him! That’s exactly what I am doing (in about 6 weeks in fact!). When I was researching for my 21 uses for empty wine bottles post I came across various wine bottle lighting suggestions. I showed my lovely Mr. Spittoon and he thought he could definitely give a lamp a shot. He started off by doing a practice one on a bottle we didn’t care about damaging and it turned out fantastic! So while he was making my Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque lamp (the most beautiful bottle I wanted to put to use after drinking all the delicious contents) I thought I would take some snaps to show you all the process.
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