Wine corks are small enough that you could save up a bunch over time without them taking up too much extra space or adding a lot of clutter.
Plus, there are so many things to do with the small bottle stoppers that turn out incredible.
When you see these 10 ways to use wine corks, you’re going to wish you actually had more available than you probably do!
So, better drink up!
1. Place mat or hot pad
It depend which you want to use it for, but it works as either. Corks are the perfect material to protect surfaces from hot dishes, but they are also attractive enough to serve as a place mat in the center of the table. Find out more here.
2. Shadow box
This requires little to know work on your part, and it’s a great way to keep collecting. Fill the box with corks from special bottles, or any bottle, it’s up to you. This is a fun way to store up corks until you’re ready to make something else, then you can empty it and start over again! Find out more here.
Adding character to a table was never easier. Think about how cool it would be to have a table filled with fond memories -- not to mention it looks stunning. Find out more here.
These are the types of magnets you want on your fridge. They look a lot better than the one you got on the last road trip, and you can also tack papers to them! Find out more here.
5. Dresser knobs
This would work great for the buffet holding your glassware in the dining room. It sticks with the food theme without going too over the top -- and the champagne corks are the perfect shape for it! Plus, corks are a lot cheaper than regular drawer pulls. Find out more here.
6. Cork board
It makes perfect sense that you would use a cork to make a cork board. Never buy one of the overpriced boards again when you can gather up all you need to make one yourself. Find out more here.
Corks are great for holding liquids (obviously), so why not use it for a vase? It looks so beautiful with the flowers, and it’s a great alternative to the standard glass vase you have five of. Find out more here.
These cork spiked balls are replicas of a designer home decoration sold at top dollar. It is ridiculously easy to make and would look good in any room of the house. Find out more here.
Although this might be the most surprising way to use a cork, it’s also one of the coolest. With a couple of designs and a hook, the cork is ready to be worn in the cutest way! Find out more here.
10. Jewelry holder
If wearing your corks isn’t really your style, you can always use them to store your jewelry. This ombre cork jewelry organizer is so simple to make and would look great in any girl’s room. Find out more here.