We’ve covered crafts you can make with wine corks, bottles, glasses and crates…what could possibly be left? This great post on Made + Remade reminded me: Wine barrels! Small scotch barrels make for attractive shelving and storage, but you’ve gotta think bigger for wine barrels. Take a look at some of our best ideas and if you’re inspired, hit up your local winery or hardware store’s garden center to claim your vessel.
Landscape designer Scott Cohen gave this backyard remodel an intoxicating style boost with a wine bottle outdoor shower complete with a wine barrel spout. Talk about being showered in luxury!
You may not be able to turn water into wine, but you can turn a wine barrel into a sink vanity, as craftsman John Koering proved with this beauty. (Just make sure you’ve done the proper finishing and sealing for the moist, humid bathroom environment!)
Want a classy backyard bar? Try a wine barrel table! This step-by-step video from DIY Network will show you how it’s done.
Which wine barrel idea looks like a barrel of fun? And do you have any more clever uses for old wine barrels? Tell us in the comments below!