DIY Wine Cork Crafts

by Thursday, May 5, 2016

Looking for DIY wine cork crafts? Cork crafts are fun and easy. Learn how to make a wine cork wreath, wine cork board, other ideas with wine corks.

DIY Wine Cork Crafts

DIY Wine Cork Crafts

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.

 

DIY Wine Cork Crafts

1. Honey Comb Wine Drink Coasters

DIY Wine Cork Coasters

via Lizzy Joe Designs on Etsy 

A drink coaster from your last drink. What fun!

2. Cork Sign For Your Wine Rack

DIY Wine Rack Cork Sign

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

DIY Wine Cork Bird House

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. Check out her awesome shop here: CarefullyCorkedCreastions 

4. Wine Cork Table Top

Wine Cork Table Top DIY 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

Wine Cork Wreath 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

Wine Cork Succulent Plant Holder DIY 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

Wine Cork Jewelry OrganizerEvery 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

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

Wine Cork Key Organizers

Need a free key ring (well, almost free)? All you need is a key ring and you can make yourself an awesome up-cycled cork key organizer. via cleverly inspired

10. Wine Cork Monogram

Wine Cork Monogram

I think this could work perfectly for a child’s bedroom. Sometimes perusing Pinterest for hours has its 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

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

Wine cork thumb tacks on a cork board? Seems like a cork overload but it actually looks pretty awesome. Check out how it’s done on The Wooden Bees’s blog below: via the wooden bee

13. Wine Cork Cheese Spreaders

Wine Cork Cheese Spreaders DIY Wine Cork Cheese Spreaders

If you’re a cheese connoisseur, you must 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 (corks)? via yarnigras blog

14. Make A Wine Cork Floor Mat

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

Herb Garden SkewersPlaying 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

 

Are you having a hard time getting those corks out? Here are a couple of ways you can get your wine open without a cork screw from HouseholdHacker:

 

That about wraps up our wine cork craft projects! Did I miss something? Let me know what you think in the comments section below.

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Daniel Baugh III
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Daniel Baugh III
2 years 1 month ago
How about wine cork corn-on-the-cob holders? Much like the cheese spreaders, but with two prongs. Use stainless steel finishing nails with the heads cut off, or straight stiff stainless wire sharpened a little on one end, and epoxy into tight fitting holes drilled in the cork. Or, use bamboo skewers glued in with wood glue for a greener, even safer method. If your saucepan lid has the right kind of handle (flattened u-shaped, hoop, etc, not solid) a couple or three corks that fit tightly in it make a nice cool-touch handle. We have one that has lasted years, even… Read more »
Renee Romeo
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Renee Romeo
2 years 1 month ago

Hi Daniel!

That’s a lovely idea! Would love to feature.

Thanks for the thoughts. 🙂

-Renee

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Marie
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1 year 5 months ago

Hi! Great tutorials & ideas. I wanted to know where I could get so many corks other than buying them. For me to save up enough for a bath mat would take a very long time. Any suggestions? Thanks, Marie

George
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George
1 year 5 months ago

I make friends with bartenders at local restaurants. They are nice enough to save corks from wine bottles for me, and I go by and pick them up maybe twice a month. Naturally, I order a drink or two and remember to tip them good. They don’t forget me. In the past I have sold them on eBay for a profit.

TGJones
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1 year 5 months ago

I ordered a box off of ebay of 200 corks…with s&h only paid around $30.00 for the entire thing. I have made 2 wreaths, 3 trivets, ceiling fan pulls and still have tons left! I’d try ebay or Amazon also.

Terry Veal
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1 year 5 months ago

I did a split cork backsplash behind the stove and under the cabinet. Turned out great> Picture is in pinterest under my name. I work for a Central Coast Winery (Talley Vineyards) so I have a great supply chain for new unused corks. I have also done cork trivets for great Christmas presents.

Terri
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1 year 4 months ago
Hi Terry I recently painted my kitchen walls and on the main wall I outlined a big square a different color. I want to outline the square with corks. My thing is I want to be able to remove them later if I wish. I tried tacky stuff figuring it wouldn’t be a permanent stick. I only used one circle per cork so that may be why they fell off the wall ha.. but I wanted to know what you used for behind your stove please so I can finish my wall. did you use permanent glue? can you please… Read more »
annalise
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1 year 5 months ago

you make really cool things i have made almost every think and it’s turned out great following your instructions

Rynna Machate
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1 year 4 months ago

We’re so glad you liked them Annalise.

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