November 8, 2010

Wine Cork Wreath

I looooove collecting wine corks.  I usually display them in a pretty vase on the bookshelf, much to my husband's dismay.  :)  I put the corks to good use last year and made a Christmas ornament.  This year, I made a wreath!




Supplies needed:
glue gun & glue
wine corks (A LOT!)
styrofoam wreath
ribbon

I'm definitely going to make this wreath again (maybe for a lucky sister or friend!?). Lessons learned:  Next time, I will wrap the wreath with ribbon before gluing the corks, to make the spaces in between the corks less noticeable.  Also, I'm going to buy a thicker ribbon, possibly in a deep red color, to hang the wreath.  FYI, have a knife on hand in case you have to cut a cork or two in order to make them fit!

25 comments:

cleverlyinspired said...

Love that! Going to share!

Anonymous said...

very imaginative, love it!

Allison said...

Great job!!! Hmm . . we usually had millions of corks floating around, where could they have gone? Oh yeah, I remember--that was pre-kids!

Unknown said...

Lovely!!! I was just given a huge bounty of wine corks....you've given me some inspiration!

Rhiannon said...

love it!!! im doing a cork board right now and going to have a cork inspired linky party next week. Hope you come and join in!

Flannery @ Three Sisterz said...

We definitely will! Thanks, Rhiannon!

Lorie said...

Oh! And you could pin cute decorative do dads to it to match the holiday too! Love it!

Flannery @ Three Sisterz said...

OOh! You are right Lorie! How cute!

Hanna said...

Hi there! Love your blog and your ideas. I love those pillow case tunics in your shop! I am your newest follower:) You can find me at www.bouffeebambini.blogspot.com

allison @ itstoilegood.blogspot.com said...

Love this! Have A LOT of corks sitting in a bowl just waiting for a cute transformation such as this! Working on another cork for the basket one glass at a time tonight!! Thanks for the great idea!

ann @ my life as prose. said...

i love it! i use my corks to decorate too! :) usually in a mason jar or something like that :) love the idea of a wreath :)

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

love love love love this!

Flannery @ Three Sisterz said...

THanks everybody!

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

I'm back again to say that I love this so much I featured it on my blog today :)
hope that is ok and come check it out when you have a moment!

Jenny
www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

nannykim said...

Great idea--I will have to save more corks!

nannykim said...

Great idea--I will have to save more corks!

Flannery @ Three Sisterz said...

Thanks Jenny!! We're thrilled to be featured on your blog.

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

I have the biggest box of corks just waiting for a project....i saw a wreath with the corks facing the other way (outwards) but i like this better...this is my next project!!

Flannery @ Three Sisterz said...

Patti-Definitely either email us a picture or post it to our FB fan group. We'd love to see it!

Lori said...

Me likey. I have lotsa corks too. I made a cork wreath once, but not nearly as cool as this. Going to try your ornaments. Thanks!

Unknown said...

i need to save my corks! come on over and link up to MMM :)

Flannery @ Three Sisterz said...

Thanks!! We just linked to your MMM.

Amanda @ Little House on the Corner said...

Just saw your project linked up to the Sunday Showcase party.

This is WAY cool! I have a bunch of corks in a vase in our kitchen - probably enough to make a wreath! But I don't know if mine would look as good as yours!

Allison said...

WOOT!! Thanks for linking up, my Three Sisterz friends! http://vintagepollyanna.blogspot.com/2010/11/tell-me-tuesday-link-party-1.html

Unknown said...

Very nice! Love it! I also have a lot of corks floating around, and this is probably going to be the next project I try! thanks for linking up!