Wine Bottle Candle Holder

The classic DIY candle holder gets a modern design makeover

A clever nod to everyone’s favorite readymade candle holder, this twist on the repurposed wine bottle concept celebrates the the shape of the low-budget accessory. While it keeps the curvy top of the source material, it eliminates the bulky body of the bottle, allowing you to gaze unimpeded across the table— just like in the classic “Lady and the Tramp” scene that inspired it. It …

ReadyMade 100 Project Manual

DIY publishing for a DIY book

When ReadyMade magazine recently hosted a DIY project contest, there was an overwhelming response. Enter the ReadyMade 100 Project Manual, a do-it-themselves response to making a book containing their favorite 100 reader submissions. This ingenious manual is chock full of DIY ideas both big and small to get you moving (and making) soon after reading. Once the decision was made, ReadyMade’s editor Andrew Wagner approached …

Glassphemy

A new glass-pulverizing installation gets out aggression while recycling at the same time

A colossal container made from bullet-proof glass, Glassphemy withstands some serious blows as people throw bottles from the platform above in an effort to rethink and revive the act of recycling. Created by Macro Sea—the studio that stirred NYC last year with their dumpster swimming pools—the installation serves as both stress reliever and glass recycling center, because “smashing shit is fun.” (See Rafaël Rozendaal’s recent …