Creations, Wine Cork Heart and Giveaway Winner!

Today’s the day to announce the winner of the Winter & Spring Holiday Giveaway!  I always wish everyone could win, so I decided to choose 2 winners

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To determine the winner, I used a random number generator, and the craziest thing happened… 2 of my very favorite bloggers, won!!

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Congratulations  Mary M. and Ellen!

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Now just because I couldn’t believe it, and I didn’t want you to think I picked my favorites,  AND I wanted to give someone else a chance, I decided to giveaway one more set~

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Congratulations to Pamela!  I will be contacting you by email to get your address!

Ok, so if your sweet little heart is broken because you didn’t win, I am going to show you how to make a new one!

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This Valentine heart had a humble beginning as a pile of wine corks

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That came together into a heart shape with the help of a little E6000

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Lay it out first [see Juicy Details below] before you start gluing and make sure you don’t accidentally glue it to the table where you’re working 😱

Then you can add a little paint

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Hmmmmm….some of the corks look pretty rough~

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I wish I had thought to turn them all over,  showing their smoothest ends…

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Nothing that a little bling can’t fix!

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some red and clear glass flat sided pebbles and silver ball beads

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cover up all the lumps and bumps

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and now you have a nice, shiny, happy Valentine heart

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and an excuse to open more wine!

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Save those corks! 💗

Coming soon, I’m going to show you how to “fancy up” the wine bottles all those corks came from 😘

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You can see more painted glassware and ordering information over on my Gallery here

Make the heart by starting at the top and making 2 rows of 2, then below the top row, a row of 3 corks each, then 4 and 4 corks joined together

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Continue with 1 row now, decreasing cork number until the last one, where I used a metal capped cork from a bottle of Mer Soleil Silver.  I used E6000, but a glue gun would be easier

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I save old jewelry and bits and pieces, beads and bobbles, just for spur of the moment crafts like this

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The flat sided glass beads, are called vase fillers in craft stores, and they come in handy for all kinds of things, like making chargers on Moroccan Fantasy here

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and Summer Crafts & Beachy Accessories here

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Get your crafty hat on!

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I will be joining the fabulous parties and blogs on my sidebar and:

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The Scoop

The Style Sisters

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14 Responses to “Creations, Wine Cork Heart and Giveaway Winner!”
  1. Michelle Wing says:

    Good morning Jenna! Love the idea of the heart and use of cork. I never throw away cork, save just for projects like this one!❤ good job on your glass art! Have a good day!

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  2. grammygoodwill says:

    I love those glasses. Congratulations to the winners. You are so generous.

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  3. Cute cork heart and great idea! Last night I was watching The Mysteries of Laura, and the main character had been put in charge of a booth at the Winter Carnival at her twin’s school. She was crafting her brains out to meet her two-day deadline (while solving a murder of course), and she came through in the end even though her showman wouldn’t stay together. But what caught my eye was her version of ring-toss — painted wine bottles!!!

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  4. Lynn says:

    I’m all for any excuse to open more wine:@) Your heart turned out cute!

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  5. Mary says:

    Jenna, Your Valentine’s Day wine heart is such a clever project! I have several jars of corks waiting for a fun project or inspiration *hiccup* 🙂 I love your addition of the marbles to add some bling! I’m shocked I won your giveaway but THRILLED to be a winner and look forward to a set of your festive handpainted glasses! Thanks so much ♥

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  6. Christine says:

    Jenna, very lovely heart! The beads and baubles add the perfect touch! Have a great week!!

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  7. Natalie says:

    I love the idea of using corks for decoration. This heart is super cute too!
    Thank you for linking up over at the Talented Tuesday Link Party 🙂

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  8. Dee says:

    This is so cute! I love how it turned out. 🙂

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  9. plutrell says:

    Cute idea…thanks for sharing with the Thursday Blog Hop!

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