Wine Bottle Dishsoap Dispenser

I like wine, but hate dishes, so I’m trying to trick myself…maybe if there is a wine bottle involved, dish washing will be more fun?  We will see.  This was such a fun little project, and super easy too!

I started by emptying a wine bottle…ummm…by drinking some wine.  I then smeared dish liquid all over the label and soaked the bottle in warm water for 2 hours.  This makes pealing the label off so easy.
Then I grabbed this cute stencil and my Frosted Glass Paint in white from DecoArt and got down to business.
These stencils stick right to glass and curve with the bottle as well.  I took my dauber and dabbed the frosted glass paint onto the stencil.  Let dry for a couple of hours, then remove the stencil.  You can reuse the stencil, all you have to do is wipe it off.
I bought this stopper at Crate and Barrel, but have seen them everywhere…Walmart, Target, Meijer, etc…  Fill your bottle with dish liquid and pop the stopper in the top!
And get to washin’ those dishes Mom 4 Real style!
I’m absolutely over the moon, because this project of mine was featured in the April 2013 Issue of HGTV Magazine!
How COOL is that???



Have a fabulous day!


I’m Jessica, a mom on a mission to show other women that you can live well without breaking the bank. I like to share the thrifty, creative ways that I make changes in my home in the hopes that it will spark the creativity in someone else! I love to share DIY projects, crafts, simple recipes and cleaning tips too!


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    Love it! I need to make one, my hubby(who does the dishes) was just saying we needed a new dispenser as ours broke. Perfect timing. Better get to drinking, then! Haha! What stencil do you use that sticks to the glass? Thanks so much.

  2. 9


    You just make me smile Jessica,you STENCIL queen! I really think you should take the title:) This is adorable.

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    Ahhh- I might just drink it by accident… it’s so pretty in that wine bottle! Yes Dishes should be fun now- I like your tricking method Jess! Great project girl!

  4. 12


    At the rate I go thru wine, I could feasibly make 12 of these a day! Ok, 12 a week!
    So much cuter than a plastic bottle.

  5. 16

    Norel says

    Cool idea, I just need the stencil.. Thanks :)

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    Carleen says

    How do you keep the paint from wearing off if the bottle gets wet?

  7. 19

    Kim says

    I’m stealing this idea to use With a pretty vodka bottle from Russia. All I need is the stopper. The bottle is already painted up very nicely. Thanks!

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    Elizabeth says

    very cool ideas, thanx


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