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    Wine Corks

    We celebrated our Christmas this past Sunday so I have some time to myself. Yay! I'm still cleaning up and taking dishes and glasses downstairs. There were some empty bottles of wine, which means I have some more wine corks! I went to put them where I've been storing them and was floored to see how many I have!! I've been saving them for a while with no particular idea of what to do with them. Well the time has come to either use them in something or toss them out! But I have NO idea what to do with them. I know quilters enjoy a glass of wine now and then, so I'm wondering if anyone has any ideas for me.

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    I have seen them put together to form heat proof hot pads. I have also seen then put onto wreaths and decorated with artificial grapes. If you google using wine corks for crafts you will probably get lots of ideas.

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    There have been ads on CL , someone looking for them.

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    go to pinterest and you'll find lots of ideas ..... If you can't use them, there are lots of people who would make good use of them. I wish I lived nearby, I could certainly use more.
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    I think I have about 15 corks up on a shelf. They are from the bottles of wine we have drank in the past 10 years.
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    I have a trivet made from cork, glued onto an acrylic base and 4 corks cut in half and glued on for the 'feet'. I've also seen bulletin boards made from cork. Just a couple of ideas. . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by hopetoquilt View Post
    That was a great resource, thanks!

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    Use them for tree trunks for mini knitted Christmas trees. I want to make some for next Christmas.

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    My husband has made several trivets out of corks. He's made coasters too. I've seen cork boards also. Pinterest has lots of ideas.

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