24 Clever Things To Do With Wine Glasses

Get inspired for your next dinner party. Hopefully your guests will notice your impressive creativity before the wine really starts flowing.

1. Dip the stems in chalkboard paint.

Once the wine is flowing, no one ever remembers which glass is theirs.

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2. Dip in gold paint for a New Year’s or Christmas party.

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3. Glitterize them.

Get the full tutorial here.

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4. Turn a mason jar into a wine glass.

Get the directions here.

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5. Paint the stems.

Simple but pretty. This tutorial uses spray paint for an even coat.

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6. Turn a wine glass into a planter.

Get the tutorial here.

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Here is a wine glass holding garden cress. It’s like an upscale Chia Pet.

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7. Give an air plant in a wine glass as a gift.

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8. Add a wine glass charm.

Get the tutorial here.

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Personalize the stems with wine cork and twine.

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These personalized wine charms were made from paint chips.

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You can practically turn anything into a wine glass charm, depending on the theme.

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9. Create a perfect Christmas scene with a bottle brush tree.

Get the directions here.

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10. Turn them upside down to create an instant votive holder.

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11. Another method: Fill with pebbles and set a tea light inside.

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12. Use lampshades to turn them into lamps.

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13. Make a wine glass/shot glass combo in one.

Your guests can choose their own adventure. Get the tutorial here.

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14. Turn a tea cup into a wine glass.

Get the tutorial here.

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15. Glue a plate to a wine glass to make a cake stand.

This one is also a terrarium, but you could also just spray-paint the whole thing.

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16. Use washi tape tags to label them.

Or download this template to make these out of paper.

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17. Use felt to make these wine glass coasters.

You can buy these on Etsy, or you could make them.

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18. Make bell jar ornaments by taking off the stems.

Get the tutorial here.

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19. Put edible letters on your wine glasses with stencils, corn syrup, and cinnamon.

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20. Wrap paper cones around them for a makeshift Christmas tree display.

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21. Place a bag of mulling spices in a wine glass to give as an easy Christmas gift.

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22. Make a beach-inspired centerpiece.

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23. Create a chandelier from wine glasses.

Only for the most ambitious of DIYers. Get the tutorial here.

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24. Make a wine glass holder when you really need to be hands-free.

Requires some sewing skills. Directions are here.

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