Big wine drinker? Do you have old cork coasters lying around? Well, put those corks away because we’ve found 10 more ingenious ways to use them throughout your home. Who knew that something so simple can be so versatile!
1. Cork magnets
Gather some magnetic strips, a knife, glue, and some wine corks. Cut corks in half lengthwise and apply adhesive to each magnetic strip. Press firmly on flat side. And that’s it.
2. Drawer pulls
Gather some champagne corks, screws, and a screwdriver. Remove the existing drawer knobs and replace them with your pointed screws. Hold a screw in place with a screwdriver. Next, firmly press a champagne cork against the screw and turn it clockwise. Do the same with all the drawers. Your new drawer knobs are ready.
You’ll need to gather some potting soil, a hole punch, a paring knife, magnets, and small succulents. Cut a hollow shape in the center of each cork. Attach magnets to each cork by pressing down hard. Next, fill the hollow hole with soil and then place a small succulent inside each one. Add a few drops of water and fix the pots to a metal surface.
4. Jewelry frame
Are you looking for ways to organize your jewelry neatly? All you need is a frame that you like. paint it Cut the corks into long circular sizes and attach them to the frame. If you want to personalize it a little more, you can wrap the corks in your favorite fabric.
5. Bulletin board
All you need are cork tiles, white paint and brush, painter’s tape, and picture hanging strips. Apply the tape to the corks and proceed to make stripes. Next, arrange the tiles in a pattern and then start painting. Lastly, remove the tape and there you have it.
6. Mouse pad
All you have to do is cut the cork to size and then attach them on a piece of thick cork paper. It’s best to keep it simple, but you can design any shape you like.
7. Cork wall
Have you been looking for ways to spice up your kitchen? Is your kitchen backsplash too ordinary? Well, no more. All you need is a piece of wood cut to the exact size of the area you want to cover. Then start gluing corks cut in half into a piece of wood until every inch is covered. You can choose to try a pattern design or simply fasten them in a row formation. When the wood is completely covered, stick it to the wall and voila!
8. Pencil holder
You will need a power drill, cork trivets, and glue. Glue trivets on top of each other and press down firmly. Then using your drill bit, drill holes and fill each hole with a writing device.
You will need a LOT of wine and champagne corks. All you have to do is simply gather all your corks together and encase them in durable, breathable mesh fabric.
10. Cork stamps
Why not make cute and unique stamps out of your corks? All you need is a good knife, a sharpener, and a bunch of corks. Next, draw the design you want and then simply cut it out and slowly remove the excess wood. Use ink and fill in your designs and voila!