Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Vintage Bottle Stoppers

 Hi Friends,

This past week I was slowed down by an

extreme case of VERTIGO !

If you have experienced it , you know what I mean.

Now I can get back on the computer-

I'm trying to get ready for a craft show in a couple days.


So last minute I put together some 

Bottle Stoppers and I thought I would share

them with you!


I get so excited, sometimes I forget to take pictures.

It started with this stopper -

The top was easy to remove.

Some needed to have a screw cut to attach the knife handle

and some stoppers have a post.

I prefer the stoppers with a post.


and a knife



It is easy to find knives at thrift shops.

The knives are usually inexpensive.

I use a vise and a soft cloth to hold in place while I cut.

I used a Dremel tool to cut and sand the ruff edges.





Making sure the top is level.




The handles were a tight fit on the screw and the post,  no other

fixative was needed.




Then I polished the handles.



The stoppers can be used on an  olive oil bottle-



They can fit a wine bottle or in my case sparkling cider!

Just pretty for a party or wedding.


I think these would make a nice gift.



I used more knife handles on this blog post-

Pumpkins


Have a great day!

Thanks for the visit.
xo Lisa S






14 comments:

  1. Cute and creative idea for recycling knife handles!

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    1. Thanks Marie! It made the bottles fancy ;)
      xo Lisa S

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  2. Lisa, Thanks for sharing over at the Creative Crafts Linky Party! We will be featuring you this week, starting on Wednesday! Have a great week! CHEERS! Team Creative Crafts

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    1. Beth,
      How wonderful! I really appreciate it- thank you!
      xo Lisa S

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  3. Beautiful idea and pieces! Vertigo is the worst. I get it every so often so I can sympathize. I’m glad your feeling better. Hugs,

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  4. What a creative way to recycle the handles of flatware knives. The antique silver patterns are so graceful and lovely.
    Carol
    www.scribblingboomer.com

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    1. Carol, Thank you so much!
      I like that my bottle looks fancy. My mom will be getting one for Mother's Day ;)
      I really appreciate you stopping by and saying hello-
      I hope you have a wonderful week and celebration with loved ones.
      xo Lisa S

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  5. Oh my, how cute! I love the way the vintage silver adds a touch of elegance to the stoppers!

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    1. Tina, Thank you so much. What a sweet comment!
      xo Lisa S

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  6. I suffer from vertigo, so I know what you were going through - no fun! These bottle stoppers are fantastic...can I ask what Dremel blade you used to cut them?

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    1. Hi Ann,
      I'm sorry you get vertigo too- it's so unsettling- literally ! I get concerned about driving so I wait it out for days!
      I'm so glad you like the bottle stoppers. I used a blade called EZ 456 1 1/2''. I'm sure there is probably a better one to use for jewelry, but this blade cuts all metals.
      xo Lisa S

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