How to Paint Numbers Onto Glass Bottles

We spray-painted numbers onto clear glass bottles to serve as table-number identifiers at a wedding reception. You can make these for any occasion — or just to decorate your kitchen.
By: Camille Styles

Vintage-style, flip-top bottles are easy to decorate and add charm to any table setting. Fill them with spring water, wine or juice to allow guests to serve themselves at a dinner party, brunch or wedding reception.

Tools and Materials
glass water bottle
printable number stencils
scissors
pen
clear contact paper
craft knife
spray paint

CI--She-n-He-Photography_Numbered-Bottles-cutting

CI--She-n-He-Photography_Numbered-Bottles-cutting

Download and print the number template on card stock, and then carefully cut out numbers.

CI--She-n-He-Photography_Numbered-Bottles-cutting-contact-paper

CI--She-n-He-Photography_Numbered-Bottles-cutting-contact-paper

Cut piece of contact paper to measure as tall as water bottle. In center of piece of contact paper, trace card stock number. Use craft knife to carefully cut number out of contact paper.

CI--She-n-He-Photography_Numbered-Bottles-spray-paint

CI--She-n-He-Photography_Numbered-Bottles-spray-paint

Peel back of contact paper and center on water bottle. Wrap around bottle and press down paper to remove air bubbles. Tip: Make sure contact paper reaches bottom of bottle, as paint may drip down.

CI--She-n-He-Photography_Numbered-Bottles-attach-contact-paper

CI--She-n-He-Photography_Numbered-Bottles-attach-contact-paper

Spray-paint over cut-out number and allow it to dry for at least two hours. Once dry, carefully peel back contact paper to reveal number. Fill each bottle with cold, filtered water and place on each table to help guests find their seat!

Water Bottle Table Numbers

Water Bottle Table Numbers

©She-n-He Photography

She-n-He Photography

This easy and inexpensive project can be used after the wedding as cute kitchen decor. Design by CamilleStyles.com

Next Up

How to Make a Paper Magnolia Garland Centerpiece

Learn how to make a strand of magnolia blossoms using crepe paper and live branches.

How to Create the Perfect Wedding Music Playlist

From the first dance to the cutting of the cake, find tips and suggestions for what songs to play on your wedding day.

How to Make a Cheese Tray Appetizer

Follow this easy recipe to put together a platter with a variety of cheeses, nuts and fruit.

How to Make Family-Style Strawberry Shortcakes

Follow this easy recipe to make a layered fruit, biscuit and whipped cream dessert that is sure to please a hungry crowd.

Wedding Planning: Working With Vendors and Staying Organized

TV personality Jamie Stelter shares tips on successful wedding planning.

Wedding Photos: Should You Hire a Pro or DIY?

Thinking about going the DIY route for wedding photography? These tips can increase the odds of success.

Dos and Don'ts for Saving Money on a DIY Wedding

Find smart DIY choices that will help save money on your wedding.

DIY Wedding Planning: 8 Tips for Timing and Logistics

Find tips on the best time of day to get married, optimum seating layouts, and how to properly time hair and makeup.

DIY Wedding Planning: Tips From a Pro Planner

A veteran wedding planner shares her pointers for making your special day a success.

How to Make Pinwheel Cake Toppers

Learn how to create pinwheels using scrapbook paper. Use the pinwheels to decorate cupcakes, hang on walls or make mobiles for kid's rooms.

On TV

Stories We're Following

Get Social With Us

We love to DIY. You love to DIY. Let's get together.

Discover Made + Remade

See the latest DIY projects, catch up on trends and meet more cool people who love to create.

Make It. Fix It. Learn It. Find It.