ISSUE 77  |  Summerhouse Gardens

10 Easy Pieces: Glass Bottle Vases

June 18, 2013 5:00 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

The first thing to do after the car pulls up to the house is to pick a few wildflowers, fill a simple glass bottle with water, and plonk down the perfect summerhouse arrangement in the middle of the kitchen table. Here are ten of our favorite glass bottle vases:

Above: Photograph by Alice Gao.

At her wedding last summer, Erin filled glass bottles with flowers and suspended them in mid-air; for more, see Reading My Tea Leaves.

Above: A large Recycled Glass Bottle is â‚¤16.50 and a Small Recycled Glass Bottle for shorter stems is â‚¤12 from Garden Trading.

Above: Made from recycled glass, a handmade Tall Glass Bottle Vase is approximately 15 inches high; $45 from Canvas.


Above: Ideal bud vases, a set of three tiny clear glass French Vintage Perfume Bottles, approximately 3 inches tall, is $18 via Etsy.

Above: A Korken clear glass bottle holds 32 ounces of liquid; open the stopper and it becomes a single-stem bud vase; $3.99 from Ikea.

Above: A milky white glass Fat Bottle Vase from Dutch design house Pols Potten is 14.2 inches high and is $89.50 from Lekker Home.

Above: Recycled Glass Jugs, available in two sizes and six colors, are from $19 to $29 at West Elm.

Above: An 11.5-inch-tall clear glass Claret Bottle is $2.99 from Save on Crafts.

Above: A set of four Vintage Clear Glass Vases ranging in height from 6 to 9 inches tall is $24.50 via Etsy.


Above: Each one-of-a-kind wide-mouthed Vintage French Bottle varies in color and size; $228 apiece from Terrain. 

Above: A 30-centimeter-tall Glass Jar Vase has a “slimline neck” to hold stems upright; it’s 26 from Cox and Cox.

For more of our favorite vases, see 10 Easy Pieces: Simple Glass Vases Under $30.