Creations, Wine Cork Memento

This is a fun little craft project

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Take a champagne or wine cork, a little paint, beads and wire, and make an ornament or a memento

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You can even use washi tape

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I made this one for DD & NG when they bought their house.   We celebrated with champagne and I saved the cork and turned it into a special remembrance for them

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I thought they would hang it on their Christmas tree

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Their address is painted on the bottom

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DD hung it on the door of her glass cabinet in the kitchen

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I made this one from the cork of a bottle of Proseco that HH and I shared to celebrate the beginning of our 27th summer at our beach house last month

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I painted a white stripe around the cork and then painted anniversary on it.  You could use a sharpie marker for the text too~

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The cork came with this brightly colored metal cap which I secured with glue. I made holes in the cork sides with an awl {or use a nail or drill} and after twisting the wire and adding beads to match the cap colors I stuck the wire into the holes with a dab of my favorite glue

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I am going to hang it on our little beach Christmas tree

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This black and white one is made with a button glued on top of a wine cork

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a strip of chevron washi tape around the bottom {add a dot of glue to keep it secure}

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and the wire hanger is actually a wire cage saved from a champagne cork and inverted

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Fashion one to celebrate anything you want!

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And hang it in an unexpected place!

Thanks for spending time here today, I hope you will go have some fun creating something now!

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10 Responses to “Creations, Wine Cork Memento”
  1. memoriesbythemile says:

    What a cute and fun idea. Wow 27 years at the beach house, I bet you’ve made some great memories over the years.
    Hugs,
    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

  2. I love how you celebrate life…keep bringing it and showing us how to make the most of life.

  3. EVERYONE I know is going to get one of these fantabulous creations! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Mary says:

    So creative and clever Jenna and what a fun way to commemorate a special occasion! Love the idea of hanging it on a Christmas tree or cabinet!

  5. This is such a great idea. I’m visiting from It’s Overflowing.

    Christy @ Creating a Beautiful Life

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