Did you know that there are so many uses for your old wine corks? The “cork art” craze has been exploding lately so we wanted to feature our favorite cork projects that you can easily make at home. The more complex projects will use a significant amount of wine corks so make sure every time you have a bottle of wine you save the cork! There are tons of great things that you can use them for even if you aren’t making wine cork crafts. You can easily make cork walkways, cork tables, and corn signs with these tutorials that we’ve featured below. Do you have a favorite cork project that you’d like to share with us?
Please leave feedback in the comments section below and we’ll be sure to add it to our list! Any interesting stories or fails while attempting wine cork crafts are appreciated. We like to hear about those too! Wine corks are used for multiple purposes. Did you also know that Cork’s bubble-form structure and natural fire resistance make it suitable for insulation in house walls, floors, ceilings and facades? Awesome. Here’s a few of our favorite projects.
1. Honey Comb Wine Drink Coasters
2. Cork Sign For Your Wine Rack
This is a fun and clever idea to spruce up your wine selection. Obviously, you will need several corks to make this project to it is suggested that you start collecting. via Pinterest
3. Cork Birdhouses
These are so cute! What a fabulous idea. We love how intricate each one of them is. There are lot’s of them floating around the internet and tutorials on how to make them! I cannot believe the craftsmanship from something as simple as wine corks
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4. Wine Cork Table Top
Deck out your bar with this fabulous wine cork idea. All you need is an old table and voila! You have this fabulous new table top. The best part? It’s all made from recycled materials. Never worry about your green initiative with this simple DIY craft project using old corks. via decorating obsessed
5. Wine Cork Wreath
Looking for some clever door decor? Check out this beautiful wreath creation by ivingsavvy. We just absolutely love the placement of each of the corks to create a beautiful and intricate wreath. All you need is a little glue and some patience. Enjoy!
6. Wine Cork Succulent Plant Holder
I’ve been meaning to make these for some time now, however, I have the most trouble keeping succulents afloat. Any advice? I think these cute little cork holders are just incredible. via upcycle that
7. Wine Cork Jewelry Organizer
Every gal’ needs her jewelry organized and stored appropriately. I thought this idea was so clever and well done. It only takes a few moments to fashion together and the best part about it – it’s mostly free! via humble foodie
8. Wine Cork Card Holders
This is a great idea for a wedding or even for the office. If you need a creative place to put your cards – check out how to make this awesome cork card holder. I love it! via hope studios blog
9. Wine Cork Key Organizers
Need a free key ring (well, almost free)? All you need is the keyring and you can make yourself an awesome up-cycled cork key organizer. via cleverly inspired
10. Wine Cork Monogram
I think this could work perfectly for a child’s bedroom. Sometimes perusing Pinterest for hours has it’s perks. I really love the idea of maybe painting the corks too? You can definitely play with the idea and make it your own unique design. via Pinterest
11. Make A Wine Cork Bottle Stopper
I always find myself needing one of these. For some reason, I never have one laying around even though they’re so cheap! I love the idea of using vintage door knobs as cork inserts. It reminds me of something Anthropologie would totally charge a lot of money for. Who needs that when you can DIY!? via anotherdamnwedding
12. Make Wine Cork Thumb Tacks
Wine cork thumb tacks on a cork board? Seems like a cork overload but it actually looks pretty awesome.
13. Wine Cork Cheese Spreaders
If you’re a cheese connoisseur, you must try to make these! I love the idea and I’ve seen them being sold for much more than the cost of making them yourself. What better to pair with your cheese than wine? via yarnigras blog
14. Make A Wine Cork Floor Mat
It makes sense to concoct a mat out of wine corks. To be honest, it didn’t make sense until I realized that corks are not slippery and will grip nicely to tile. You’ll never worry about slipping out of the bathtub again! via crafty nest
15. Make Herb Garden Skewers
Playing off the idea of those little signs you see tucked away in plants at your local garden center I take it! Very clever. Now you don’t have to worry about your garden becoming unorganized ever again! These would make fantastic little gifts for Mother’s Day or just for a fellow gardener. via shine your light
That about wraps up our wine cork craft projects! Did I miss something? Let me know what you think in the comments section below.
Originally posted on June 10, 2014 @ 1:55 PM