Showing posts with label corks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label corks. Show all posts

5 Winter Upcycled Hacks

On: Sunday, December 1, 2013

Winter is a season of many things, the holidays coming in first and foremost among them for most of us, presenting us with nearly unlimited opportunities for useful and beautiful crafts and hacks for our homes, both inside and out.

Whether you're looking to create a festive atmosphere, or you simply want to get the very most out of some unused items when you've got the time to transform them during the chilliest months of year, check out these five winter upcycled hacks, for yourself and to gift:

1. Arm Warmers

Arm Warmers

Wine Corks into the Bulletin Board

On: Sunday, August 21, 2011

If I ever knew you could do so many useful and awesome things using wine corks, I would have never thrown away a single one!

Today's idea is fun and useful: create a Bulletin Board for your in-family communication or for your to-do list using wine corks!

You will need is glue, canvas to keep the whole thing today and about 40 wine corks! Super easy DIY!

Wine Corks into the Bulletin Board

Here are more fun DIY ideas with wine corks:  bath mat out of wine corks, wine cork serving tray, wine bottle corks armchair as well as one of these 3 eco-friendly DIY Christmas wreaths. Also, read about being an eco-friendly parent here. Get greener and more creative!

3 Eco-Friendly DIY Christmas Wreaths

On: Thursday, November 18, 2010

Christmas is approaching fast and you are likely to be already trying to figure out how to make this year's holidays frugal and eco-friendly while still fun.

We save money and we love our home, therefore we love our DIY life!

So here are three totally green and pretty easy-to-craft DIY projects for you to decorate your home on a budget:

Find the instructions here

Old Ties into the Christmas Wreath

I am sure you have plenty of those ties your husband or dad doesn't need any more. Why not turn them into the fun Christmas decoration?

Old Ties into the Christmas Wreath 

Holiday Greeting Cards into the Christmas Wreath

Recycle your friends' holiday greeting cards into holly leaves for this nice Christmas wreath! That's what I call putting good wished to real use!

holiday greeting cards Christmas wreath

Recycle Wine Corks into the Christmas Wreath

Holidays are so rich in wine, so this year you will know how to recycle them!

Wine Corks into the Christmas Wreath 

Pst, here are few more ideas to recycle festive wine corks: Champagne Cork Flash Drive Holder and Wine Cork Serving Tray


Oh and while you are still here, why not take this online test on how well you know Christmas!

Champagne Cork Flash Drive Holder

On: Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Champagne Cork Flash Drive Holder

Another way to put your champagne cork to good use: create a USB holder. Re-use two old objects to make a modern chic piece of hardware!

Wine Cork Serving Tray

On: Monday, October 12, 2009

Wine Cork Serving Tray

Do you drink much wine and stores the corks? Now you have a great idea to re-use them: a cool looking wine cork serving tray.
Just arrange the wine corks on the tray and place the clear Plexiglas cover over them. Everything stays in place without a messy gluing process.