Old perfume bottles may seem useless. See 10 ingenious ways to reuse them instead

When it comes to emptying an old bottle of perfume, a lot of us might be conflicted on what to do with the old bottle. For the most part, perfume bottles are as well-crafted and beautiful as the fragrances that they hold.
Because of their beauty, it would be a shame to toss them out. Luckily, there are plenty of ideas out there on how you can reuse these bottles as both utilitarian and decorative objects in your home. Look no further for the inspiration to get yourself started.
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Perfume bottle flower arrangements
Perfume bottles come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, making them perfect for holding a number of things, especially flowers. These flower arrangements would look so gorgeous sitting atop your bedroom vanity or in your bathroom. Get the full tutorial here.
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Terrarium
We adore these glass terrariums. Get the full tutorial here.
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Decorated bottles
Because of the unique shapes of perfume bottles and tops, they are beautiful just by themselves. If you want to add a little bit of extra glamour to your bottles, you can decorate them with images, stickers, and jewels. Get the full tutorial here.
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Altered bottle with lace
This project alters the bottle by adding lace, beads, and old jewelry. We can't get enough of its sophisticated look of a fine antique bottle. Get the full tutorial here.
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Necklace
If you've ever received a bunch of sample perfume bottles, you can also reuse those. Simply add a chain and some jewels, and you will have a gorgeous necklace to wear to your next dinner party. Get the full tutorial here.
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Oil burner
Instead of using air fresheners throughout your house, try to freshen up the place by using oil burners. While in-store burners can be costly, you can make your own beautiful burners by recycling your old perfume bottles. Get the full tutorial here.
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