18 Useful Things Made From Old Glass

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Recycling is a great way to reuse various types of old items. If you are someone who likes to design or make various types of art, then one medium that can inspire creativity is glass. One thing about an item made from glass is that it can have a distinct shape. This means that the use of multiple pieces can provide you with a strong foundation to design things made from old glass.

Glass comes in various shapes and sizes which can give you various options for making art pieces that can be placed in a garden or in your home. Although most of us would recognize glass in its many forms, it’s become so common place that we may forget that it is in the bottles, jars, vases, etc. that we encounter every day. You can also find things made from old glass in logical but still unexpected places, like old windows and doors. This is a great way to keep items out of landfills. It’s truly incredible just how many things are made from old glass.

A very popular resource for old glass are wine bottles. If you or anyone you know likes to drink wine, then consider saving the used bottles for future projects. However, keep in mind that you will get best results if you make sure that the wine bottle’s label has been removed. Things made from old glass should not have any adhesive or labels. To keep this from happening, the best way to remove labels from glass bottles is by using heat. You need to heat the adhesive so it is easy to peel off the bottle. One of the easiest tactics to accomplish this is to submerge a bottle in hot water as this will allow you to easily peel off the label.

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18 Useful Things Made From Old Glass

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