Have you ever looked at a bunch of wine corks on the kitchen stand after a dinner party and felt that it’s such a waste dumping them away? Well, even if you have never, these wine cork craft ideas might change your mind!
As a huge green living supporter, I am always excited about ways to reuse or re-purpose trivial things around the house. And sometimes you can create wonders out of trivial things that you usually consider useless. Below are 10 fabulous ideas for crafts with wine corks that might take you by surprise!
Wine cork bath mat
This wine cork bath mat is a perfect and creative replacement for a bamboo mat. Using 3 materials: wine corks, hot glue and shelf liner, Crafty Nest has created this beautiful bamboo look-alike bath mat out of 175 wine corks! They also have a great tutorial if you would want to replicate this amazingly unique craft!
Used wine cork wreath
How about a wine cork wreath? The below design is from Somewhat Quirky Design and you can also find her detailed tutorial from there. A few red and yellow foliage and you will have a great wine cork ornament for this fall!
Wine cork garden markers
Even if you are not one of the crafty people, you will not be able to resist this wine cork herb marker idea, as it’s one of the easiest crafts ever! This idea is from Shine Your Light and I will do it right away tomorrow with my Sharpie and a few skewers and wine corks.
Little succulent garden in wine corks
Wine cork succulent magnets from Hostess with the Mostess – this would be the cutest ornaments with wine corks for your own home or as a gift to friends and families. For DIY brides, this would make a great wedding favor idea as well.
Cork board for the kitchen
A cork board in the kitchen for your grocery or to-do list from Apartment Therapy!
Wine cork trivet
Wine cork trivet and coaster set from Design Sponge – This is another wine cork craft idea that I’m so much in love with and can’t wait to start on right away! All you need to do is stitching the cork pieces together into your desired geometric pattern – so quick and easy!
Chandelier from used wine corks
Wine cork chandelier – tutorial is available on Mox & Fodder. This is one impressive DIY craft project with wine corks! The material for the whole chandelier only cost $15 and the result is this amazing chandy that will wow any visitor for its style and uniqueness!
Wine cork place card holders
Have a party or even a wedding coming? This wine cork place card holder is another great idea from A Darling Day! There’s nothing to complain about this place card holder – it’s cheap (most likely free!), super easy and quick to create and does the job beautifully!
There are so many amazingly creative things you can create with wine corks! Look at this lovely birdhouse from CarefullyCooked from Etsy – an artful use of used wine corks!
Wine cork jewelry organizer
The ideas for crafts with wine corks are unlimited and I’m sure you will come up with even more unexpected and creative ways to recycle wine corks! I know what I’m gonna do – start collecting even more wine corks to make a wreath for Christmas!