Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Glass Marbles

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Glass Marbles
Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Glass Marbles

I used to love playing marbles as a little boy. I wouldn’t win most the time, but it was something I could enjoy with my friends. I even had names for some of them, so obviously I am still as an adult reluctant to give them or throw them away. Maybe I should try a little bit of repurposing…

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Glass Marbles

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Glass Marbles Used To Make Grape Effect Bottles

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By simply colouring them, then sticking them to a glass bottle you can create this amazing ‘bunch of grapes’ effect going down the side of an empty wine bottle!

Glass Marbles Used To Make Candle Holder
Glass Marbles Used To Make Candle Holder

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All you need is an old CD and some glass marbles to make this amazing candle holder.

Glass Marbles Used To Make Garden Cover
Glass Marbles Used To Make Garden Cover

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Placing lots of dark marbles in a patch of garden designed for bamboo not only looks amazing, but it also helps keep down the weeds!

Glass Marbles Used To Make Dining Table
Glass Marbles Used To Make Dining Table

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What better way to recycle your old marble collection than making one of these amazing dining tables!

Glass Marbles Used To Make Stepping Stones
Glass Marbles Used To Make Stepping Stones

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You could make these amazing stepping stones with little more than a silicone Frisbee (for a mould) and some concrete!

Glass Marbles Used To Make Garden Mobile
Glass Marbles Used To Make Garden Mobile

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A little bit of craft work is required, but it’s not too difficult to make this amazing garden mobile.

Glass Marbles Used To Make a Garden Sculpture
Glass Marbles Used To Make a Garden Sculpture

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You can cover just about anything in marbles and get this same effect (as long as it is ball shaped).

Glass Marbles Used To Make Stained Glass Door
Glass Marbles Used To Make Stained Glass Door

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Why not spruce up some windows or doors by turning some old glass marbles into a stained glass effect!

Glass Marbles Used To Make Snails
Glass Marbles Used To Make Snails

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I don’t have any art skills, but even I’m willing to try and make some of these marble snails.

Glass Marbles Used To Make Colourful Fence
Glass Marbles Used To Make Colourful Fence

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This has to be one of my all-time favourite recycling ideas. Simply drill the odd hole through a sun blocking fence and push the most colourful marbles you have into the hole! Simple to do, but it looks amazing.