DIY Wine Bottle Tiki Torch: Keep the Bugs Away in a Creative Way

Keep those bugs away with this DIY Wine Bottle Tiki Torch. Fully enjoy the outdoors with family or friends without the pestering bugs!

It's great to find a solution that's truly creative and efficient although the resources are limited. The Wine Bottle Tiki Torch DIY idea is an inexpensive way to recycle those piles of wine bottles. Furthermore, it is an eco-friendly way to keep those mosquitoes at bay allowing you to enjoy the outdoors more.

What you need:

  1. Empty wine bottles
  2. A bag of sand
  3. Bug-repellent torch fuel
  4. Wick
  5. Bottle cap or cork

Wash the empty wine bottles thoroughly and let them dry. Once dry, fill up half of the bottle with sand. You may also use pebbles or marbles.

diy wine bottle tiki torch
Step 1: Fill up halfway of the bottle with sand.

Grab the bug-repellent tiki torch and fill up the bottles up to the neck.

diy wine bottle tiki torch
Step 2: Fill the rest of the bottle up to the neck with torch fuel.

For the wick, you may drill a hole on a cork and insert the rope. However, another effective and easier way is to grab bottle caps and create a hole on the center and insert the rope.

diy wine bottle tiki torch
Step 3: Drill a hole on the cork and insert the wick. Alternatively, you may use a bottle cap to hold the wick.

Finally, secure in place the bottle cap or cork on the bottle. Let the wick absorb the fuel and illuminate your tiki torches. The night will surely be fun with these creative DIY wine bottle tiki torches.

diy wine bottle tiki torch
Step 4: Illuminate the tiki torches.

Watch How it is Done

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