9 Ways To Repurpose Your Jack Daniel's Bottles, Because Showcasing Used Liquor Bottles On Your Shelf Was Only Cute In College

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Looking for ways to repurpose those empty liquor bottles you have hanging around? These Jack Daniel's DIY projects are for you. In college, a group of my friends decorated the “dining room-kitchen-foyer” area of their dorm with 15 vodka bottles (1.75 ml bottles — they weren’t effing around), artistically arranged in a rainbow gradient on a wall shelf that ran across the full span of the room. It was impressive. Not just to see the liberal range of flavors in which vodka exists (I've yet to see a Wine & Spirits with such stock), but also to imagine the feat of emptying all 15 bottles. As a college sophomore, a shrine like this is sort of cool, or at least indicative that you have an effective fake ID (or some older, cooler connections) and can drink (or have a lot of friends who can).

When you’re at a supposedly adult stage of your life — possibly post-college, possibly employed, possibly in a legitimate apartment — the liquor bottle graveyard is less a signifier of badassery, and more evidence of alcoholism. So for those who still enjoy the look of a finished liquor bottle and desire to incorporate it into their décor in a tasteful, refined, and relatively mature way, here is a list of options, featuring one of my all-time favorites, Jack Daniel’s.

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