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How to Turn a Martini Glass into a Q-Tip Holder

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My sweet husband bought these cool martini glasses for me for Christmas back in 2004. The funny thing is, I have never been a martini person, but he was going through some weird “martini phase” back then πŸ˜†. Maybe he was hoping I would join him ❀️. Well, the martini phase lasted a few months, and I have had these martini glasses up in our cabinet for almost 20 years. That’s why I’m here today telling you “How to Turn a Martini Glass into a Q-Tip Holder”. I know it sounds funny, but honestly it’s very pretty. Your q-tips will be the coolest q-tips on the block.

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How to Turn a Martini Glass into a Q-Tip Holder
How to Turn a Martini Glass into a Q-Tip Holder

You gotta admit, that is a really neat martini glass, right? I mean, forget the cocktail, let’s just play with the blue glass ball. Oh wait, there was that one time I did use these martini glasses (we have a set of 2) for a photo shoot for our summer deck. I filled them with water & lemon and they looked great. Unfortunately, it wasn’t long before they were back in the cabinet.

How to Turn a Martini Glass into a Q-Tip Holder

Recently, after I created this colorful glass tissue dispenser, I began to think about what I had in the house to sit next to it for my q-tips πŸ˜‰. I use about 2 q-tips a day for make-up and such, and I like them out in the open where I can just grab one. Bingo…q-tip martini time. It’s almost like the martini glass is just saying, “Take one, Julie.”

How to Turn a Martini Glass into a Q-Tip Holder

Isn’t this q-tip holder just so cute and unique? It definitely beats a cardboard dispenser, right? Do you have any lonely martini glasses in your cabinets??? How about any pretty glasses that you don’t ever use? This would look so cute in a guest room, or powder room. Cotton balls would work, too.

How to Create Martini Q-Tip Holder

Here’s how I made my pretty q-tip holder in about 5 seconds… just grab a big handful, and stick them in being careful to keep them straight up. I ended up sticking in a few extra q-tips in the end.

How to Turn a Martini Glass into a Q-Tip Holder
How to Turn a Martini Glass into a Q-Tip Holder

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26 Responses

  1. […] Redhead Can Decorate – Old Martini Glass Repurposed into Q-Tip Holder […]

  2. Julie, very clever idea!!! Gosh, don’t we all have the glassware that hasn’t been used in 20 years!! I moved into this house 4 years ago and still haven’t unpacked my crystal or martini glasses!!

  3. robert urtel says:

    Great Idea, Mom tells me not to use Q tips in my Ears.

  4. ColleenB.~Tx. says:

    You R so right; that is one cool, neat martini glass.
    I just normally use my fancy glasses to put variety of candy in for the holidays, otherwise they just never get used. Have also used them to put condiments in; just to fancy up the table a bit.

  5. Julie you are always so creative! Love this idea and thanks for hosting!

  6. Rebecca Payne says:

    I haven’t seen a Bird of Paradise jar from Avon in years. Thank you for sharing this post.

  7. What a fun and beautiful idea, thanks for sharing.

  8. Julie, this is such a fun and pretty little repurpose! Your q tips look so swanky now! Thanks for the great tip πŸ˜‰

  9. Cindy says:

    Love this cool idea Julie, and that glass is very pretty!

  10. I love this idea, they’re all fanned out and ready to easily grab one, no tipping the bottle shaking one out (like mine). Smart reuse of your martini glass!

    • Julie says:

      Thanks, Laurie! I do like the easy access! Crazy how something like that makes a difference in our daily lives.

  11. What a great use for this unique glass!

  12. So easy and pretty. xo Laura

  13. You always have the BEST storage ideas, Julie! The blue of the martini glass is the perfect POP of color! xoxo, kristi

  14. This is such a creative idea! I love how fun and you make it is for the bathroom. Thank you for hosting!

  15. Jane says:

    Very swanky q-tip holder! Yes, I grabbed that word after reading Angie’s comment!

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