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Drink Coaster

Who doesn’t need their very own wine cork drink coaster? If you have enough corks, make a full set in just a few minutes!

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Air Plant Magnet

Even someone with the blackest thumb can take care of an air plant. Make this cute magnet plant holder to brighten up someone’s fridge or office space.

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Trivet

Cork trivets are a welcome addition to any kitchen, especially if they are homemade! Customize to the size that your gift recipient is likely to use the most: smaller for teapots and larger for serving dishes.

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Bulletin Board

Leave a message! Most busy households have some kind of bulletin board, and it may even be cork, but few are this stylish. Transform an old frame into a functional message board with personality.

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Picture Frame

This craft upcycles both used wine corks and an old picture frame. It’s a great project for frames that may be chipped or otherwise unpleasant in appearance. Bonus points if you enclose a picture of you with your gift recipient!

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Bath Mat

Cork is naturally resistant to mold and mildew, so it’s perfectly at home in the bathroom. Although this project requires a lot of corks and a little more time to assemble, it will last for years.

+ Wine Cork Bath Mat

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Garden Markers

For the gardener in your life, a set of custom garden markers is a fantastic reuse for old wine corks. Label them with your friend’s favorite plants, or enclose a paint pen so they can customize the markers on their own at planting time.

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Sailboats

Wine corks aren’t just for adults. Make a flotilla of wine cork boats and let the kids have a race in a tub, baby pool, or pond.

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Wine Charms

Whose glass is whose? Forgo fancy storebought wine charms and make a set. This DIY project makes a great hostess gift. Mark them with initials, numbers, or affix small tokens like tiny seashells or buttons.

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Cork Snake

This deceptively cute snake is made simply from cut wine corks and string, making a great toy for the young reptile lover in your life.

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Wine Cork Animals

With a few extra pieces, you can turn wine corks into cute little animals and create a cork animal zoo!

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Keychains

These clever wine cork keychains won’t promise that your friend will never lose their keys again, but they do offer a stylish way to display one’s love of vino.

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