D.I.Y Bottle Lamp Ideas

Glass bottle lamps are fun way to accessorize your home! The variety of looks and shapes of bottles and shades out there make customization easy. I´ve gathered a few below to get your hacker juices flowing, hope you´ll find a way to make your very own & unique version. A Cork Stopper Lamp Kit (with the socket connected to a wine cork) will get you ready for hack action in no time…

This Cork Stopper Lamp Kit (with the socket connected to a wine cork, see pic!) available at Amazon certainly helps a great deal, they make you hack ready in no time, just plug & play! Keep in mind that wiring standards differ from country to country, so make some research and go find a cork stopper kit to match your country standard. For a fuller DIY lamp tutorial, check out this WikiHow tutorial on how to make a lamp of practically anything.

Breezy Blue


Quirky Cool

Crisp & White


Turn a Keepsake Wine Bottle Into An Instant Lamp with the Cork Stopper Lamp Kit

Seriously Black


Blue Swag Lamp

This lamp idea was spotted on Etsy. A great looking blue lamp has gotten its bottom cut off. They´ve used a fluorescent bulb (you´ll have to use a low energy/low heat one to avoid over heating) and plugged a chain & the electrical cord into to the cork end of the bottle.

The Upcycled Bottle Swag Lamp

Rustic Charm


Multiple Minimal

Red Red wine

A red shade adds intensity to the hacked red wine bottle.


Bottoms up…

Keeping labels on these spirit bottles creates a boozier look…

Lightheaded Etsy Shop

Tipsy Together

Grouping bottle lamps creates a great sculptural effect.



Turn a Keepsake Wine Bottle Into An Instant Lamp with the Cork Stopper Lamp Kit

If you haven´t got a old lampshade lying around to be re-used, here are some IKEA ideas.

 Good Luck with your Bottle Lamp DIY projects – Have Fun Hacking!

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  1. […] for ways to hack bottles too, I recommend previous DIY hack posts such as the one with ideas for DIY Bottle Lamps & the one with awesome examples of DIY Painted Bottles.  […]

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