Saturday, November 12, 2011

Wine Cork Ornaments

Last week,  I started making new Christmas ornaments.  These cute little snowmen are made from wine corks. It is not my  original idea, I want to credit Shade Tree Carvings on Etsy, her idea  inspired me to make these. 
  
 I painted the corks with a light coat of white paint.  The hats are made from paper and I attached the heads to the bodies with a toothpick, leaving space to tie on a scarf.  
To hang them on the tree I glued a small clothespin to the back of the body. 
 
This is how they started.  I have been saving corks for a few years now and I have my friends saving  them for me as well.  There are a lot of creative ideas out there for using corks.  I really like this one.
 
Thanks for visiting!

10 comments:

Kim~HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs said...

Very cute :)

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Adorable!

Miss Debbie said...

Snowmen are my favorites and these are really cue!

steviewren said...

Cute idea! I always like seeing what kind of crafting you are doing.

steviewren said...

Popping back in to wish you a happy Thanksgiving! Hope you and your family have a wonderful day.

Anonymous said...

What did you use to make the hats?

sue : ) said...

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bonniegetchell said...

Hey! I'm sorry to do this through a comment, but I can't find your email address listed anywhere. I'm a writer over at Crafting a Green World and I'm already planning several Christmas round-ups for next month!

I saw this post and I wanted to highlight it in one of the round-up posts I'm putting together. Would you give me permission to showcase your project? I just need your permission to use one photo. I will link to your post, share a short description, and give you a proper photo credit. Let me know if this interests you! :)

Thanks!
-Bonnie @ Crafting a Green World
www.craftingagreenworld.com

Anonymous said...

What are the heads? A cut cork?

Lauren L. said...

Just made some of these with my daughter... We always have a great time making ornaments for Christmas. This was definitely a favorite! We added a coat of glitter paint over the white coat.... AMAZING!!