12 Creative Ways To Use Your Leftover Wine Corks

We’ve all been there. You’re checking out some collection of amazing DIY projects on Pinterest and you start thinking “I can totally do that,” so you embark on a brave new craft project. A few hours (days) later you’re looking at the finished product, and the realization sinks in – your craft skills haven’t evolved since 4th grade. Don’t worry, because there remains hope. As an avid wine drinker you probably have a vase filled with spent corks, so why not do something with them? Below we gathered some inspiration for you, so open a bottle and channel your inner Martha Stewart. Even if you don’t have a crafty bone in your body you should be able to master these.

Design your own stamps

via Sweet Spot Cards

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Stylish votive candles

via Two Twenty One

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Magnetic cork planters

via Style Baggage

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The cork cheese knife

Via Yarni Gras

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Make a bath mat

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via Crafty Nest

Easy cork coasters

via Duke & Dutchess

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Take the coasters up a level and make a trivet

via Country Living

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Use a frame and corks to make a jewelry holder

via Healthy Living in Mind & Body

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Cork Letters

corkletter

via Growing up Gardner

Make some drawer knobs with Champagne corks

via Architecture Art Design

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With Halloween just around the corner, try making this simple cork pumpkin

via My Gourmet Connection

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Cork Journals

via Mintage Home

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Do you have any successful DIY cork projects you want to share? Let us know in the comments below.

Mike Meisner

Mike Meisner

Mike is the resident content creator for the Last Bottle blog. When he's not spilling wine on his keyboard he can be found wandering the aisles in the warehouse with a Coravin in hand, whispering to bottles "This will only hurt for a second".
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