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I have a fun, easy DIY project with wine corks to share today: making a letter!
The first step is drinking wine, so you have corks lying around to do a craft with. Easy enough! (You can buy the corks if you don’t want to wait till you collect enough.)
I keep corks from every bottle of wine or champagne we drink. I love coming up with fun projects to use corks for – or just displaying them in fun containers around the house.
I collected a mix of corks from red and white wines so some would be red to add some color.
I laid out the corks first to get a game plan together.
I used a hot glue gun to glue them together. Making an ‘H’, I started with the two bottom legs of the ‘H.’
I made sure to line up the corks at the front of the ‘H’. Corks are all a bit different in height, so they’re definitely not all lined up in the back, but no one will see that part.
It got a bit trickier when I did the crossbar of the ‘H’ since I was dealing with hot glue on a few sides of the corks, but it still wasn’t hard.
Then I built each side of the top of the ‘H.’ In all, it took me about an hour to glue the ‘H’ together.
I purposely picked fun quotes for the top of the ‘H’ since you’d be able to see these. I picked corks with quotes and designs on them.
I love how it looks against our white subway tile.
Have you done anything fun with corks lately? I’m always looking for my next idea!
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