10 Wine Bottle Ideas to Steal for Your Vineyard Wedding
Are you and your partner self-proclaimed sommeliers? Or maybe you want to lean into the wine theme at your vineyard wedding? Whatever your reason, recycled bottles of vino can be DIY-ed into just about any type of décor detail, from centerpieces to escort card displays.
1. Hanging Backdrop
Add some color to your outdoor ceremony by hanging painted wine bottles from an overhead tree (this also makes a striking ceremony backdrop). If the venue is sans shady trees, the same can be done with an arbor. For extra charm, style the bottles with ribbon or flowers.
2. Aisle Décor
Perfect for an outdoor wedding, stake rods or tall sticks into the ground to line the aisle, then attach wine bottles with twine. The bottles can be filled with any complementing flower, or keep things simple with baby's breath or Queen Anne's lace.
3. Playful Boutonniere
A couple of purple-hued blooms, like lavender and calla lilies, give off a vinyard vibe when styled with a cork.
4. Escort Card Display
Get creative with your venue's existing structures (with permission of course!). If there's a wall of wine bottles near the reception entrance, loop escort cards around the corks. If none exists (and you're really ambitious), collect used bottles and DIY your own "wall" with wine crates.
5. Painted Centerpieces
If you feel like taking on a DIY project, pick up a few spray-paint cans and liven up empty wine bottles. If you're mixing colors, try to stay within the same color scheme, since the bottles will likely be mismatched too. Mettalics are the perfect neutral and they elevate the look of any table.
6. Covered Bottles
If you want to add some wine bottles to the tablescape but would rather they all match, you can put all of them in the same bottle cover. You'll still get the vino vibes, but you'll have a more polished tabletop rather than something more eclectic.
7. Cork Table Numbers
Reuse your old corks too—style corks in the shape of table numbers. The red-wine-stained bottoms add just a hint of color to the design.
8. Personalized Labels
Personalize your wine selection even further with custom labels. Ask if your stationer can illustrate a custom logo or motif, or go for a simple monogram.
9. Guest Book Bottle
For a twist on the traditional guest book, have your guests use a gold or silver permanent marker to sign a bottle of wine you can enjoy on your first anniversary. Quick tip: The larger the guest list, the more surface area you're going to need. Go for a magnum bottle.
To keep with the wine theme, send guests home with their own personalized bottle. Style the bottles with a custom label so they can be tucked away as a keepsake.