My kind of cork/Christmas tree [crafts]

I grabbed a few corks that I had recently pulled. Cut paperclips in half. Shoved half the clip into one end of the cork. Attached an ornament hanger.

Voila! My kind of cork tree. And Christmas tree!

Related: “Cork dork: Ten cool things to do with leftover wine corks

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8 Responses to “My kind of cork/Christmas tree [crafts]”

  1. Great idea, cheap, ecological and impossible to break one of those if it falls 🙂


  2. I’m sure there are some cute bottle ornaments somewhere so you could assemble a pretty special wine-y tree.

    And if you have any corks left over, you can turn them into earrings that make neat Xmas gifts. I made a great pair using Vinum Cellars corks that offer a “HUGE REWARD” for the pictured Richard Bruno and Chris Condos, described as “revolutionaries and winemakers.”

  3. Hmmmm…. I’m thinking I could drink even more and make garlands…

  4. A few years ago I bought Ommegang beer cork ornaments which are probably made as you described when I visited the brewery. I tried my hand at “crafting” a cork ornament after reading your post as well.

  5. Oh that Martha Stewart vibe must have rubbed off on you yesterday, so crafty!!!

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