So, you’re graduating. Congratulations! You’ve worked hard, and now you’re finally going to accomplish that lifelong dream you’ve been chasing. All that’s left is to celebrate. While you should be celebrating your achievements, you should also have some fun. Treat your graduated friends to a DIY wine label made only for them by you.
DIY graduation gift ideas are never a bad idea. Whether your graduate is in high school, at college, or completing their graduate work, a thoughtful gift that shows your pride can help make their year extra special. DIY wine bottles make the perfect gift to leave a keepsake of your graduate’s graduation day. If you want to make a DIY wine bottle, but don’t have much time or artistic ability, consider purchasing one of the many pre-made wine labels or wine charms available online.
Tips to Make a DIY Wine Bottle
Purchase a Wine Bottle
A wine bottle can be a great gift for any occasion, but don’t leave it to the last minute to make it. There are so many ways you can create a bespoke wine bottle. You can personalize the bottles with your loved ones’ names. You can engrave a message. However, you have to keep in mind some things while making them. The bottle should be size appropriate, and usable for whatever the user’s purpose is. So, don’t fill the inside with materials or items that are harsh to consume.
Cut the bottle to the desired size
DIY wine bottles make wonderful gifts and can be customized for just about any occasion. Another great way to customize them is to cut their shape for their desired purpose, ensuring the product edges are smooth after cutting with the use of the sandpaper. This is a vital task when cutting any glass objects, as sharp and pointy glass edges can cause serious harm. The last thing you want to do is injure whoever this gift is for.
Paint bottles with glitter
But what if the individual doesn’t drink wine? Do not worry! There is still a variety of other ways they could use this. For instance, you could paint the bottle with glitter and get creative with personalized wine charms for an easy but beautiful graduation gift. If this is the route of personalization you’re going down, add some fairy lights into the bottle which then could be used as a night light or decoration for their room.
Tie a ribbon around the neck of the bottle
If you think you’ve done everything possible to make this gift perfect, well you haven’t. Another simple but effective way to make this gift extra special is to add a ribbon. The ribbon could be their favorite color or pattern. This is a fantastic idea if you think the purpose of this gift would be to use it as an ornament.
Add a personalized tag
And for the final personal touch, you want to address it to the individual. By adding their name to the bottle, you can ensure everyone is aware of who the gift is for. By handwriting this, you’d be making the gift even more personal. Also, in the tag you could write a note either telling how much you love them (if it’s a loved one or a best friend) or telling how proud of them you are.
Giving a DIY wine bottle as a gift will make a great impression and will remind the recipient that he or she is always on your mind. There are many websites online that offer you the chance to personalize a wine bottle. All you need to do is upload a photo, select a bottle, and personalize it. Or you can take the task up yourself to cut the bottle, clean it, and customize it yourself. Either way, the gift will be perfect.