Easy Reuse: Wine Bottles as Water Carafes

Easy Reuse: Wine Bottles as Water Carafes

Lauren Zerbey
Jul 20, 2011

During the last few weeks, our home has been filled with various family members visiting from out of state. With cooler-than-average weather and a bit of rain, we spent plenty of time in our favorite local restaurants. From casual lunch places to more formal venues, one trend I noticed was the use of simple wine bottles as water carafes.

Although glass bottles can be recycled in most cities, why not remove the label and call it a carafe instead? A few days ago, that's exactly what I did - and it only took about 5 minutes. Add a few slices of lemon and you're ready for summer al fresco dining!

(Image: Lauren Zerbey)

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