5 Clever Ways to Reuse Wine Corks

If you are a wine drinker, then you are going to want to start keeping those wine corks! Hopefully these 5 clever ways to reuse wine corks will inspire you to get creative.

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1. DIY Wine Cork Key Chain

Things You'll Need

  • wine cork

  • metal eye screw

  • key ring

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Step 1

Screw metal eye screw into cork.

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Step 2

Add key ring and keys to the metal eye screw.

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How cute is that? It only takes a couple of minutes, and you'll have the cutest key chain on the block.

2. DIY Wine Cork Board

Things You'll Need

  • wine corks

  • a wooden board

  • hot glue gun or strong adhesive

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Step 1

Hot glue wine corks onto the board. You can glue them in a pattern or just glue them on randomly.

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Step 2

Allow the glue to set and dry.

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Your can hang or prop your wine cork board and use thumb tacks to add notes, business cards, photos or whatever you like! You can make your cork board as big or as small as you like.

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3. DIY Wine Cork Coaster

Things You'll Need

  • 8 wine corks

  • hot glue or strong adhesive

Step 1

Glue two wine corks together. Repeat until you have 4 sets of two wine corks glued together.

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Step 2

Glue sets together so they form a square. For a cute pattern, glue wrong ends together as seen below.

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You can make these individually or make a set to use around your home. These also make great housewarming gifts!

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4. DIY Wine Cork Trivet

Things You'll Need

  • 32 wine corks

  • hot glue or strong adhesive

Step 1

Make 4 of the coasters as shown above.

Step 2

Glue the coasters together to form a larger square shape.

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These wine cork trivets will protect your kitchen surfaces from heat and also make a great hostess gift!

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5. DIY Wine Cork Magnets

Things You'll Need

  • wine corks

  • magnets

  • hot glue or strong adhesive

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Step 1

Hot glue a magnet to the back of each wine cork.

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Use these cute wine cork magnets to hang your favorite pictures, artwork, notes and more to your refrigerator or any metal surface.

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These 5 projects using wine corks are so easy and fun to make!