Corky Wednesdays: corky crafts

Each Wednesday I’ve been discussing wine cork decorating ideas. This week I want to help you think outside of the box with these fun cork ideas…

Wine Cork Stamps!

Box of cork stamps coming along Journal Stamps
Cork Stamps

All you need is an oak wine cork, a marker, and a x-acto knife or razor blade.

Here’s a good tutorial on making a wine cork stamp: lil blue boo: Wine Cork Stamps

and here’s another good tutorial: The Sweet Spot: DIY cork stamps!

Corky Creatures!

Corks are also a great material for creating creatures!

Cork Snake sold on Etsy by Our Children’s Earth

Cork & Crochet Space Bug

A little crochet, buttons and corks make these cute guys!

Here’s a great tutorial for making these cork bugs! Camp Sunny Patch Session 4: Cork Bugs

Last year for my daughter’s first book report (on Verdi by Janell Cannon), we drilled, painted and created a green cork snake on a log.

You can find more fun ideas from The Crafty Crow: what you can make from corks, and I will see you next week with some more corky ideas!

Thanks, Bee

Comments (3)

LauraAugust 1st, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Great ideas! They also make great handles for rubber stamps carved out of erasers–I’ve made an alphabet set like this.

RachelAugust 2nd, 2012 at 3:22 pm

Cute ideas! I love the idea of the stamps.

Jamie "ChatterBlossom"August 4th, 2012 at 11:10 am

I love the stamp idea!!

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