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 simple wine cork craft projects.

Design your own stamps

via Sweet Spot Cards

Functional craft alert! Try making these cute wine cork stamps.

Stylish votive candles

via Two Twenty One

DIY cork candles, rustic-chic centerpieces to your table setting.

Magnetic cork planters

via Style Baggage

DIY cork planters, perfect for cuttings or faux succulents.

The cork cheese knife

Via Yarni Gras

Cheese and wine, what could be better? Try making these wine cork cheese knives.

Make a bath mat

DIY wine cork bathmat, this is one of the more involved wine crafts on our list, but a great way to use up your stash.

via Crafty Nest

Easy cork coasters

via Duke & Dutchess

A wine cork coaster, a truly practical craft!

Take the coasters up a level and make a trivet

via Country Living


Use a frame and wine corks to craft a hanging  jewelry holder

via Healthy Living in Mind & Body

We love a shabby chic wine cork craft, give this jewelry holder a spin.

Wine Cork Letters

Cork letters! A presentation worthy wine cork craft- put it on the mantle!

via Growing up Gardner

Make some drawer knobs with Champagne corks

via Architecture Art Design



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

via My Gourmet Connection


Wine Cork Journals

via Mintage Home


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