Tuesday, April 26, 2011


Yes, it's true, I love corks. I love their texture. I love their color. I love their wine stains. I love their branding.  I love corks.

cork art

As you can imagine, with a love as passionate as mine, our cork collection is getting a little out of control.  Last night while waiting for some paint to dry, some string to harden, and some stain to darken, I made a spur of the moment decision to tackle some cork art.

diy cork craft

wine cork craft

wine cork art

I may be so bold to say I love corks even more when they are heart-shaped.  Now, to just figure out how to hang it on the wall...

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silly eagle books said...

I love this. :) Now I need to find some corks. :)

Lisa said...

This is so pretty! My sister collects her wine corks so I'm going to send this to her as an idea to use them!

Katie P said...

Very cute! I love wine (and corks!) as well, and have a MILLION lying around! I just may have to make some cork art this weekend!

Lindsay @ Delighted Momma said...

Lovely idea! My husband and I LOVE wine and I have a nice little collection of corks just sitting in my pantry waiting to be turned into something awesome like this!

Delighted Momma

Rebbie said...

Nice. What is the little bull from? I really want to go to Anthropologie and see what their cork decorations are right now.

Jill said...

Cute! I'm saving my corks for 'something' and this sparks my imagination :)

Rhiannon said...

i love this! i made my first corkboard.. learned a lot
but i just luv luv corks too! i fill them in jars and vases

Erin said...

Super cute! Love this idea!

Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things} said...

What a cute idea! Love it!
I would love it if you joined my linky party @ {nifty thrifty sunday}!

Unknown said...

Lovely!! I am with you, I have a passion for corks. I would love it if you would link this up to my Marvelous Mess party....each week I pick one project to feature on my sidebar!! Here's the link: http://marvelouslymessy.blogspot.com/2011/04/marvelous-mess-10.html

Ellen said...

Need to show this to my mom and sister... between them, they could probably make quite a few of these!

Thanks for visiting me at A Season for All Things. I'm your newest follower and look forward to learning a lot from you! ~ Ellen

Kristen @ Savor the Small Things said...

Cute way to use wine corks! I just found your blog today...my name is Kristen too and I also live in NC! I'm following you now :)


GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

I love this! I have a collection of corks that I couldn't toss, just because I like the way they look. This is perfect :)

So fun stopping by to meet you!

Kindly, Lorraine

Alison said...

Love it! Very cute. I just made something from corks recently too. :) They are such easy, little things by which we can remember good times.

Tina said...

what a fabulous idea. I made some wreaths with my corks last christmas - but this is a new one to try. TFS

I just became your newest follower and would love it if you would do the same.

embellishments by tina

Holiday Snob said...

Cute! Bookmarking this for next Valentine's Day! Stopping by from Marvelously Messy linky party

Lauren @ Love, Water and Wine said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE this! I've been collecting corks for awhile and love your idea! I would love for you to link up to my Ten Buck Tuesday link party! It lasts all week!

Stephanie said...

Well, hello! Just found you over at Your Whims Wednesday--and so glad I did! Thank you for the inspiration! Our entry-way could use a little corky-love, so this project is definitely on my to-do list for the weekend.

Handy Man, Crafty Woman said...

This looks really great! Thanks so much for adding this to our Wicked Awesome Wednesday blog party.

Tammy @ Type A said...

this super cool! love it. thanks for finding me, i'm your newest follower!!! nice to meet you.

Heidi @ Happiness is Homemade said...

Love this! I featured this in my Fun Finds Friday today at Mom's Crafty Space. Feel free to pop on over and grab a "Featured" button if you'd like :)


Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things} said...

Thank you so much again for stopping by and linking up to {nifty thrifty sunday}!
I hope to see you again tomorrow!

Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims said...

this is really cute!! can't wait until I turn 21, can drink wine, and make cute crafts out of the corks!! lol :)

Thanks for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday!

Lauren @ Love, Water and Wine said...

I loved your cork heart so much I featured it on this week's Ten Buck Tuesday! Email me at youngnester(at)gmail(dot)com for the "I've been featured at Young Nester" button!

jandjhome said...

Ok! I love this! I see cork things out there and yeah their cut, but this is amazing. I've just been taking a look around and I LOVE your blog. I'm a new follower. I'm so glad you stopped by my blog. You are reminding me that I need to get crafting. It's been awhile.

Mindy said...

I have a bag of a zillion corks and I'm always looking for fun ways to use them. I made a cork board with an old window here:
I love the heart idea - I may have to steal it. :o)

Anonymous said...

That's fantastic! I made a cork board once too - just used as many corks as I could find and glued them onto a corkboard. Your projects here are great by the way!!

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