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How to Make a Trophy Bottle Topper


  • screwdriver


  • old trophy
  • wine bottle
  • wine cork

Put old trophies to new use as wine bottle toppers with basic tools and simple repurposing steps.

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Cost: Cheap
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1 Choosing the Proper Trophy
Choosing the Proper Trophy

In order for a trophy to work properly as a wine bottle topper, it needs to be lightweight, tall and slender. Stick with toppers approximately 2 inches to 6 inches in height with a maximum width of 3 inches.

2 Dismantle Trophy
Dismantle Trophy

Most trophy toppers are simply screwed into their bases. Turn the topper counterclockwise to loosen it from base.

3 Loosen With Screwdriver
Loosen With Screwdriver

Should the topper not come loose, search for any screws, then loosen with screwdriver.

4 Twist Cork Onto Integrated Screw
Twist Cork Onto Integrated Screw

Twist a cork into the integrated screw of the trophy topper until snugly fit. Keep wine bottle sealed by plugging the top with trophy bottle topper.

5 That Was Easy
That Was Easy

With just a few simple steps, you've given your wine bottle a cool, collegiate look.


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