10 DIY Wine Cork Crafts
There are many ways to repurpose your left over wine cork stoppers. Here are a few simple home DIY cork crafts that you've never even thought of creating!
1. Bath Mat
As mentioned in our previous story, cork is a water-resistant material. When sealed properly, it can be completely water-proof and is therefore a great base for a bath mat to step out of the shower onto! They also have a strong grip so there’s no need to worry about slipping.
2. Wine Cork SnakeFeeling really crafty? A wine cork snake is a fun project for adventurous kids. Simply collect your corks and run yarn or string through to create a snake! Decorate with a tongue, eyes and even paint!
3. Plant Labels
Keep your plants organized with these dainty wine cork labels. They blend right in with your greens- just throw them on a stick and dig ‘em in!
4. Decorative Cork Ball
Looking for a new center-piece? This decorative cork ball is an easy way to spice up your living space. Simply start with a styrofoam ball base and build from there!
5. Honey-comb Drink Coasters
These fun cork coasters are great for your kitchen table and are a fun craft for the whole family.
6. Cheese Knives
These cheese knives with cork handles are a cheap DIY alternative to an expensive in-store item.
7. Bird House
Make a home for your outdoor friends with recycled wine corks. This beautiful, intricate bird house requires little more than some left over wine corks and glue!
Door decor! Start with a straw wreath, and attach corks all over using hot glue. Begin with a flat layer and then stagger the corks for an intricate effect.
9. Miniplanters Wall Magnets
Start your own garden - on your wall! Hollow out a wine cork and plant it with some dirt and a tiny succulent. Stick a magnet on the back and post it up for a fun decoration.
10. Place Cards
Add a DIY element to your party/celebration/wedding with wine-cork place cards. Simply flatten the bottom and cut a slit down the middle.