8 Wine Projects Olivia Pope Would Approve Of
Gather round Scandal fans, because tonight is the night we’ve all been waiting for: the fall premiere! Will Olivia and Fitz finally make it official? Does Mellie have any shot at a political career? What sorts of gorgeous wrap coats do the wardrobe stylists have in store for us this season?
In celebration of Scandal’s triumphant return, we've rounded up our favorite wine-inspired projects, and we’re pretty sure Olivia Pope would approve of all of these.
DIY Chalkboard Wine Glasses
Chalkboard paint adds a splash of color and will help guests keep track of their drinks. For this project, you'll need: wine glasses, chalkboard paint, bucket or small bowl for the paint, chalk sticks, rubbing alcohol and paper towels or a clean cloth.
Use tinted chalkboard paint to add a splash of color to ordinary wineglasses. Plus, it will help friends keep track of their drinks once the Scandal-ous drama starts. Get the how-to >>
Mini Wineglass Holder
Keep your hands free for those ooh and aah moments with this chic and clever wineglass holder. Get the how-to >>
Wine Bottle Candelabras
You could recycle all those empty wine bottles or you could turn them into decor. Get the how-to >>
Wine Crate Box
If you love wine as much as Olivia Pope does, try incorporating it into your home’s decor. This storage solution using a wine crate would make the perfect addition to a guest bathroom or bedroom. Get the how-to >>
DIY Wine Rack
This wine rack is a fabulous choice for an awkwardly-shaped space because you can adjust the size to whatever dimensions work for you. Get the how-to >>
Mulled Wine Kit
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Whether you want to send your Scandal premiere party pals home with a gift or start planning for the holiday party invites now, consider giving this mulled wine kit a try. It’s great to have the ingredients for your kit on hand so you can always dress up a simple bottle of wine into something special. Get the how-to, plus try this festive mulled white wine >>
Found Object Wine Stoppers
Give keepsakes new purpose by turning them into conversation-starting bottle stoppers. Wine lovers will appreciate the useful, one-of-a-kind gift. Get crafting with our step-by-step instructions.
For a fun, crafty, wine-centric project, we love these found object wine stoppers. Vintage coat buttons would be perfect for this project, and we know Olivia Pope loves a stylish vintage coat! Get the how-to >>
Plus, Scandal Wineglasses
To get into the true Scandal spirit, pick yourself up some Camille wineglasses from Crate and Barrel. These are the exact glasses that Kerry Washington uses on the show for her daily nightcap, and everyone loves them because of their super long stems.
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