Wine Cork Crafts and DIY Decorating Projects

When it comes to craft and decorating projects, wine corks are always crowd pleasers. They’re so versatile and have such great texture that adds a touch of nature to any room. If you’ve got a pile of wine corks hidden away, pull them out and get crafting! And if you’re a teetotaler like I am, you might try local restaurants and bars and see if you can take some of their corks off their hands for them. I’ve rounded up 30 different ways for you to craft and decorate with your wine cork stash.


Ready to get inspired? Here we go!


 

1. Use wine corks to create wine glass charms.

Wine glass charms from Family Chic


 

2. Create a wreath with wine corks.

Wine cork wreath from Living Savvy


 

3. Use wine corks as vase fillers with candles or flowers.

Wine cork candle holders from Two Twenty One


 

4. Create bulletin board push pins with wine corks.

Wine cork bulletin board push pins from The Wooden Bee


 

5. Cover the top of a piece of furniture with wine corks.

Wine cork coffee table top from Crafts For All Seasons

Wine cork dresser top from Decorating Obsessed


 

6. Create a whimsical sculpture with wine corks.

Wine cork sculpture from Lil Blue Boo


 

7. Use wine corks to make place card holders.

Wine cork place card holder from Hope Studios

Wine cork place card holder from Apartment Therapy


 

8. Create a monogram letter with wine corks.

Wine cork monogram letter from Growing Up Gardner


 

9. Carve wine corks to create mini stamps.

Mini wine cork stamps from Lil Blue Boo


 

10. Create a wine cork jewelry organizer.

Wine cork jewelry organizer from Crafts For All Seasons


 

11. Use wine corks to frame artwork or a chalk board.

Wine cork framed artwork from The V Spot


 

12. Create freeform artwork with wine corks.

Freeform wine cork wall design at Anthropologie, photographed by Life. Love. Larson.

Wine cork wall art from Anthropologie (via the Anthropologie Facebook page)


 

13. Upgrade old cheese knives with new wine cork handles.

Cheese knives with wine cork handles from Yarni Gras!


 

14. Create a bulletin board with wine corks.

Framed wine cork bulletin board from Simply Em

Unframed wine cork bulletin board from And Sew It Goes


 

15. Make a bulletin board/chalkboard combo message board.

Message board with wine cork bulletin board and chalkboard from One More Time


 

16. Create a pretty brooch, bracelet, hair barrette, or necklace.

Wine cork brooch from Kara Paslay Designs


 

17. Create unique baseboards with wine corks.

Wine cork baseboards from This Old House


 

18. Use wine corks as a backsplash.

Wine cork backsplash from Landmark Finish


 

19. Create dimensional artwork with wine corks.

Wine cork artwork from Paperclutch


 

20. Integrate wine corks into multimedia artwork.

Wine cork artwork from A Creative Princess


 

21. Make trivets from wine corks.

Wine cork trivet from Crafty Nest


 

22. Line a serving tray with wine corks.

Wine cork serving tray from Shine Your Light


 

23. Use wine corks as herb garden markers.

Wine cork herb garden markers from Shine Your Light


 

24. Create decorative bottle stoppers with wine corks.

Decorative bottle stoppers from Another Damn Wedding


 

25. Make a mud mat out of wine corks.

Wine cork mud mat from Michelle Kaufmann


 

26. Create decorative garland with wine corks.

Wine cork garland from The Wooden Bee


 

27. Turn wine (or champagne) corks into drawer and door pulls.

Champagne cork drawer pulls from Dollar Store Crafts

Wine cork cabinet door knobs from My Home Ideas


 

28. Make a wine cork bath mat.

Wine cork bath mat from Crafty Nest


 

29. Create a herringbone frame with wine corks.

Herringbone wine cork frame from Flickr


 

30. Turn wine corks into keychains.

Wine cork keychains from Cleverly Inspired


Do you feel inspired to create some wine cork diy projects now? Do you have a stash tucked away just waiting to be used? Can you think of more ways to use wine corks? If so, please share! Or if you’ve created your own wine cork project, feel free to leave a link in the comments below.

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Comments

  1. says

    I always feel there must be something that can be done with wine corks, and now I’ve got a few ideas. Freeform artwork a la Anthropologie may be a little while away, so may satisfy myself with a cork knife handle in the meantime…

  2. says

    Thank you so much for featuring our Message board with wine cork bulletin board and chalkboard ! I was so surprised and you made my day! Love all the other ideas too! Great roundup!

  3. Pam Bevins says

    I love your ideas. So many clever options to consider. I think I’ll start with a garland. Wow. Thanks.

  4. says

    What a great round up of ideas for wine corks! I’ve been collecting them for about a year with no clue what to do with them. Now I know! Thanks for sharing. I’ll pass these ideas on to my readers at ATL Vino.

  5. Adele Rodman Wagner says

    I love these ideas! I found a different Christmas wreath in a magazine and made it. I would like to share here. How do I get the picture to you?

  6. Ldubya says

    I thought all of the ideas were really terrific! I can’t wait to try them. (Only thing I could have used was explicit directions :-)

  7. jodi momma says

    My local Whole Foods Market recycles wine corks. If you have an overflow & don’t know what to do with them. It’s a limited resource; and with the recycling, they can be made again into new wine corks. It’s a very good thought. I take mine there every few weeks.

  8. Gina Morgan says

    I love the idea with the cork key chains fr wedding favors but where do the stickers with the name and date of groom come from?
    Thanks Gina

  9. Barbara Clear says

    Thanks for the wonderful ideas! Can’t drink wine due to meds, but have wonderful friends who are saving their corks for me!!

  10. Binky says

    Does anyone know where I can get something like this in book form – my husband wanted a book of bottle cork crafts for Christmas – i can’t find…Anyone have any suggestions??? THX!

  11. Angela B says

    LOVE so many of the ideas but the one I am saving for is the backsplash above my bar. If that looks good I will do more of the kitchen areas.
    Thanks for the inspiration!

  12. ANN L SCOTT says

    the wine cork wreath made by Tiffany has got to be the most loveliest and cleverest idea on making this delightful wreath I’ve ever seen!

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