Wine Cork Craft

Wine Cork Craft

Posted by DecoArt on Jun 23rd 2021

Don't throw them- throw them together! Reuse wine corks to make this fun craft using American Acrylics®.


    • Sharpie® marker
    • X-Acto® knife
    • masking tape
    • twine, jute, or string of choice
    • small flat brush
    • glue
    • wooden ring
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • wine bottle corks


    1. Gather the materials. You will need a wooden ring (any size) and wine bottle corks (bought or upcycled, as many as needed for size of wreath). Begin to plan out a design. TIP: Each flower takes seven corks, so plan accordingly. For the leaves of the flowers, cut the corks in half horizontally, as many as needed.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Begin to bring flowers together by applying glue on all sides of the middle cork. (You can use hot glue or E6000.) TIP: If using E6000 Glue, tape the shape together until dry.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Remove the tape. Paint the wooden ring with Bahama Blue using a 3/4" flat brush. Paint the tops of the cork flowers with Coral Shell and Scarlet using a small flat brush. Paint Citron Green onto the sliced corks in the shape of a leaf. Allow to dry. Apply second coats to the surfaces, if needed.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Using a green Sharpie marker, outline the leaf shapes to define the shape.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Glue the flowers and leaves to the wooden ring in your desired pattern. Allow to dry. (Optional: Add a colorful string, ribbon, or twine to the back of the wreath as a hanger.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. This is a fun and simple craft project for adults or children. It is a great way to use upcycled materials to make a cute summer decoration.
    12. Instruction #6