Wine Cork Crafts

Wine Cork Crafts

Let’s face it- wine corks have a way of adding up! But throwing them away seems wasteful, so we all end up with an overflowing bag of corks. Here are some ideas and wine cork crafts that may inspire you to reuse them in crafty and creative ways.

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Cork Crafts: Projects with Tiles, Corkboard, and Fabric

Cork Crafts: Projects with Tiles, Corkboard, and Fabric

When people think of cork crafts, they automatically think of wine corks. And for good reason, since there are tons of ideas out there for repurposing them. But there are other forms of cork- tiles, cork fabric, corkboards, and coasters- that can also be crafted with.Read more ›

Wine Cork Trivet

Wine Cork Trivet

As it turns out, I have oodles and oodles of wine corks. Please don’t ask me why I have so many. If you ask me, then I’m going to have to point out your stash of them, too. So it will be best for everyone involved to just accept without judgment that all of us have more corks than we care to admit. Either way, I needed a wine cork craft idea that would create something I’d actually use. And I kept coming back to the idea of making a wine cork trivet for my kitchen.Read more ›

Artificial Topiary Trees in Vintage Candlesticks

Artificial Topiary Trees in Vintage Candlesticks

Do you ever spot something at a thrift store, see the price, and start laughing maniacally to yourself because the thrift shop is crazy? Crazy for thinking someone will pay the price on the tag? Well, that happened to me when I spied these vintage candlesticks. I left them on the shelf for some other sucker to overpay for, but they haunted me. Whispering to me to upcycle them into bases for artificial topiary trees…

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Framed Cork Board from a Picture Frame

Framed Cork Board from a Picture Frame

I was cleaning up my Craft Room a bit and found some cork board sheets that I had snagged on a thrifting adventure in the past. I was about to put them in the “re-donate” pile (which I am CONSTANTLY adding to), but thought better of it. If I found the picture frame, I could combine them into a framed cork board to use as home office decor!Read more ›

Chamberstick as a Christmas Candy Dish

Chamberstick as a Christmas Candy Dish

Truth be told, I didn’t know the word “chamberstick” before this project and blog post came about. You see, I stumbled up one, and then another chamberstick in the span of a single weekend- at two different thrift stores. I purchased them both thinking that I would figure out a project for these “old time-y candlesticks with handles” (which is what I Googled). Read more ›