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How to Give a Second Life to Glass Jars and Bottles

July 29, 2015 11:02 am

There are a number of creative DIY projects that you can use to transform empty bottles and jars into something truly beautiful. Here are three great ideas to try this weekend!

Tequila Bottle Hummingbird Feeders [blog.diynetwork.com]
In this creative tutorial, you’ll learn how to flip your old tequila bottles on their necks – literally – and turn them into eclectic hummingbird feeders. All it takes is some colorful wire, beads and a spout at the bottom.

Yarn Wrapped Bottles [thecraftedlife.com]
Create a colorful display of tiered bottles by wrapping a few different shaped bottles in stripes of colored yarn. After you’re done, you can even use them as flower vases.

Etched Oil and Vinegar Bottles [thecraftedlife.com]
If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at glass etching, this simple (and functional) tutorial will walk you through your first attempt with some beautiful results.

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Happy Birthday Bradley!

July 29, 2015 10:21 am

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Destination: Peru & Patagonia with Departure Lounge

July 28, 2015 9:00 am

Come join this educational showcase of two fantastic South American destinations: Peru & Patagonia. Ryan Weaver of Paragon Expeditions will make a presentation at 3 p.m. to showcase top destinations and experiences within these two amazing regions. Ryan is a Texas native with a heart for this part of South America, and his company specializes in fantastic trips that really immerse you in the culture and the extraordinary scenery there.

Departure Lounge will also have some Chilean and Argentinean wines available by the glass.

For this Saturday afternoon, the best parking options are on the street around Republic Square Park or across the corner at the former downtown post office.

We look forward to seeing you there!

August 1st, 2015, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Departure Lounge
311 W 5th Street at Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701

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