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Easy DIY Pincushion Made from Wine Corks

Cork crafts are trendy and inexpensive to make – in this tutorial, Amy shows you how to create an easy DIY pincushion using wine corks.

Cork Crafts: Make an Easy Pincushion

I co-hosted an Etsy Craft Party in my hometown last month and made these fun cork pincushions as part of our table decor. It was such a fun and easy project, I couldn’t resist sharing it with all of you, too! Find out the secret to making this super-quick project in the steps below!

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The secret tool here is a hot glue gun–and corks, of course. Mine came already colored, but I’ve seen online that you can dye them in batches using clothing dye.

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Pick which cork you want in the middle, and begin gluing the rest of the corks around it–it’ll look like a pretty cork flower when you’re done!

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Press the corks together tightly as you add on new ones and let the glue cool. It’s a good idea to set them on a flat surface while you do this, so the bottom of your pincushion will stand evenly (the top might be a bit wonky, but that only makes it cuter).

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Once you’re done, just add your pins. This would make a great base for a wire photo holder, too!

Find more upcycled craft ideas on my blog, Maker Mama, and visit me on Facebook and Instagram to see what I’m up to day-to-day!

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Evie Sophia {Domestic Whimsy}

Wednesday 30th of July 2014

So so clever and fun!!

Jennifer @ Geek Chic Mama

Friday 25th of July 2014

Cute and easy! Love it!