We started collecting wine corks when we lived in San Francisco. Our frequent trips to Napa turned us into wine lovers. I used to keep them in a glass jug on the counter as decoration. Then that jug turned into 2 and well, then we just looked like alcoholics. So I put them away. Really, its been like 5 years of collecting, so its not a ton, but it sure does look like it.
I saw these cute cork monograms on Pinterest and decided to give it a shot.
First, I just cut a W with an exacto knife out of cardboard.
Then, I started hot gluing corks onto the cardboard. I knew this was going on top of my cabinet as decoration, so I used all the cheapo corks.
Being stuck on the couch has made me try way too many crafty things, but I’m totally having fun. Just wait until you see Cooper’s Halloween costume! Eeek!
good idea!! i have so many jars and pots full of corks, I could probably spell my entire name out.
….*burp* jk lol
Rachel McPhillips says
SO cute!! I want to do this for my dad and step mom for Christmas.
I love pinterest! If you want to add me as a friend (and I'll add you) my name is Carrie779 on there or carrie at carriespear dot com. I am new to following your blog! Love the cork idea!
Simply Mily says
OMG i pinned this on my pinterest too!!I've been dying to try this and add it in the bar area =)
What an awesome idea! I have a ton of corks myself (from Napa too, ha!) and need something to do with them!
Ooo I love that!! My husband and I keep all our wine corks in a vase, and we ran out of room too! There are a lot of two buck chuck ones in our collection haha.
Love this, So cute! I might have to give it a shot, although we don't drink wine so I'll have to buy corks, eek!
Lexie Loo, Little Lily, and Dylan Too! says
That's a cute idea!
That turned out very well!
Gulley Gang says
Wow, I love this. We don't drink much wine, but we have started our own collection as well. When we get enough, I'll have to try this. Thanks for sharing!!!!