DIY Crystal Bottle Stoppers

As soon as I saw it, I fell so in love with this DIY from Cora of Miles, Papa and Me that I knew I had to make my own. Looking around my apartment, I noticed that I have lots of different kinds of bottles with cork stoppers, so I decided to make three different kinds! It’s a simple project, but it makes such a statement. Imagine having an entire table filled with crystal-topped decorative bottles at your New Year’s Eve party this year. I’m getting so excited just thinking about it.

Crystal Bottle Stopper DIY

The guy on the left is a wine cork – I just don’t have a wine bottle to put him in right now!

What you need:
Crystal Bottle Stopper DIY

Crystals (I got mine from Mineralistic in Philly, but there are plenty of places to buy them online if you don’t have a crystal shop near you!)
Cork stoppers (preferably ones that fit into bottles you own!)
Paint (I used acrylic paint from A.C. Moore)
A hot glue gun

What you do:
1. Paint your corks however you like and let them dry.
Crystal Bottle Stopper DIY

2. Use hot glue to adhere the crystal to the cork, with the flattest side of the crystal facing down.

Crystal Bottle Stopper DIY

3. Add more embellishments if you like! I had some dried plants at my desk, so I glued some of them to one of my corks.

Crystal Bottle Stopper DIY

That’s all there is to it! Now just make a hundred more and you’ll be all set with décor for your holiday party. :)

Crystal Bottle Stopper DIY

Crystal Bottle Stopper DIY

Photos by Brigette.

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  1. Love them!
    But isn’t it “toxic” (maybe an too extreme word) to use acrylic paint for closing something you’ll eat?

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