I’ve gone to the craft store on many an occasion and passed by the flat cork. I’ve wondered, what does anyone do with cork besides make a corkboard? It turns out there are a lot of projects to make with cork including gifts, decor and even jewelry. I hope you enjoy this cork mousepad as much as I do, which combines cork with one of my other favorite crafting themes, moustaches. They just make me laugh! For more interesting cork craft ideas, continue through the jump.
Silhouette Necklaces 1 of 11Cork is painted and cut into fun shapes before being added to necklace chains.
Find out how to do it yourself at Happy Together
Woven Tray 2 of 11Make an old tray interesting with the addition of a woven cork bottom.
Find the how-to at Design*Sponge
Pocketbook 3 of 11This fun clutch is an old wallet covered in woven strips of cork - the strips were carefully hot glued to the outside.
Learn how it was made at What I Wore
Fun Frames 4 of 11Thin sheets of cork can serve as the surface for a lightweight, magnetic frame.
See how to make it at U Create
Cork Trivets 5 of 11If you make these trivets with bulk cork from the craft store, make sure that it is thick enough to keep the heat from the counter (use at least 1/4").
Get the instructions at Under the Sycamore
Lamp Base 6 of 11Covering a lamp base with cork is easy, just make sure that you cut carefully and use plenty of hot glue.
See how it was done at Design*Sponge
Pet Containers 7 of 11Spray paint used cans and add cork with an animal cutout - the paint shows through and makes a fun storage container.
Find the instructions at The 3 R's Blog
Message Box 8 of 11Super thin cork can be glued to cardboard, cut and tied at the corners to make a practical message box.
Get the how-to at The Embellished Nest
Cork Polarioid 9 of 11This cork Polaroid is actually a special card given to a husband by a wife, and commemorates a special memory between the two.
Visit the post at Ruthi Auda
Cork Canoes 10 of 11Older children will love painting and cutting the cork for their canoes; adults can help by hot glueing together.
Find the instructions at Apartment Therapy
Cork Stamps 11 of 11These are wine corks, but you can use the same technique to create stamps from the thick sheets at the craft store.
Get the step-by-step at The Sweet Spot
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