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14 Easy Wine Cork Crafts August 18 2015 7 Comments

Repeat after me:

Wine vow...

Without further ado, here are some creative and useful re-purposing options for your corks.  What other ideas can you add to the list?

Wine Cork Candle Holder - a classy piece for the home or as decor for your next event.

Cork Candle Votives

Source:  http://www.twotwentyone.net/2011/08/wine-cork-candle-holder/

Wine Cork Coasters

Source: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/diy-cork-coaste-157295

Wine Cork Stamps - the possibilities are endless with these cute little homemade stamps!

Source: http://www.sweetspotcards.com/2011/09/diy-cork-stamps.html

Wine Cork Wreath - whether for the holidays or every day use, wine cork wreaths are a great way to show your love of wine to all who enter your home.

Source:  http://www.save-on-crafts.com/corkwreath.html

Wine Cork Succulent Planters - adorable and eco-friendly!

cork magnet succulent planters

Source:  http://www.stylebaggage.com/magnetic-wine-cork-planters/

Wine Cork Keychains are easy and helpful. They can also be used as gifts at your next event.

Source:  http://cleverlyinspired.com/2011/05/wine-cork-keychains/

Wine Cork Monograms show family pride and wine enthusiasm :)

Source:  http://growingupgardner4.blogspot.com/2011/07/wine-cork-letter.html

Wine Cork Planter Labels are a cheap and easy way to identify garden spaces.

Plant MarkerSource: http://thechicsite.com/2011/04/08/put-a-cork-in-it/

This DIY Wine Cork Board is chic and useful.

Wine Corkboard

Source: http://suzegeeksout.com/2012/07/10/diy-corkboard/

These champagne cork knobs are a DIY'ers dream.

Champagne Cork Knobs

Source: http://dollarstorecrafts.com/2011/03/make-recycled-champagne-cork-drawer-knobs/

Wine Cork charms are easy to make, fully customizable, and sure to be a hit at your next party!

Wine Charms

Source:  http://thechicsite.com/2011/03/04/a-charmed-life/

Wine Cork Magnets will jazz up any refrigerator.

Fridge Magnets

Source:  http://missmelandmissheather.blogspot.com/2012/08/diy-wine-cork-magnets.html

Use your corks as mini journals for the experiences you've had, these are sure to bring some smiles as you reminisce.

Journaling

Source: http://mintagehome.blogspot.com/2009/10/wine-cork-journaling.html

Finally, not the crafty type?  You might consider recycling your corks.  Cork Forest leads the cork recycling movement:

http://www.corkforest.org/cork-reharvest/

Happy crafting!


14 of our favorite ways to re-use wine bottles! April 20 2015

While we're really good about getting our empty wine bottles into the green "recycling" container, we're not especially good at re-purposing our wine bottles for other uses.  We decided to take a look around for some inspiration on this front, and boy is there a lot of ideas out there!  We've curated 14 of our favorite wine bottle up-cycling ideas from around the web, and let us know what kind of wine bottle recycling you've done in the comments section.


18 of our favorite wine barrel re-purposing ideas April 02 2015

With all of the skill and passion involved in creating wine barrels, it would be a shame to see them thrown away after their work in the cellar is complete.

We've curated some of our favorite barrel re-purposing ideas from around the web, and hope this brings you as much inspiration as it's bringing us!

rustic dining on barrels

wine barrel + puppy = hello adorable! 

turn a wine barrel into an outdoor sink!

Directions for above: http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-wine-barrel-into-an-outdoor-sink/

Wine barrel fire pit. Love!

Source: http://www.woodlanddirect.com/Wine-Barrel-Fire-Pit-Rust?custom_ref=Oby6RP

Barrel tables for the patio. Home Depot has whiskey barrels for $30. You can even change out the decor inside the barrell to fit the seasons!  --- This sounds wonderful!

http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Recycled-Wine-Barrels-19.jpg

 http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Recycled-Wine-Barrels-14.jpg

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Most of these pictures were found around the internet, but one great wine barrel furniture maker we've come across is called 2-Day Designs: http://www.2-daydesigns.com.  Check them out for some innovative pieces!

What other great designs have you come across? 

Disclaimer: We grabbed these photos from a google search, so if we haven't given proper credit please accept our apologies and give us a shout out, we'll rectify :)