If you are a crafter and have lots of bits and pieces in that leftovers pile, then these wine cork charms will be right up your alley. All they require are a few tools and some jewelry supplies and you can personalize each and every one of them.
You could use a theme, and hang all kinds of things from these altered corks. You could use dog tags, or old jewelry. That is something that is fun to do. I have gone to many thrift stores and actually bought boxes of old costume jewelry just to alter and take apart and use the beads and trinkets.
You could wrap them in ribbon, or if you are an artist you could paint a scene on them, or simply paint them. As you can see in the video, below there are all kinds of things you can do to create these altered corks. Once done they can be ornaments to hang from anywhere.
You could use a Christmas theme and make them into beautiful Christmas Ornaments.
Altered Corks - Wine Cork Charms
It is amazing just how creative you can get with a wine cork. This is the ultimate in upcycling as cork is an easy material to work with.
You can get many of the supplies online if you don't have any corks or charms. These could be sold as ornaments to hang anywhere.
I love this assortment of charms that can be used for any crafts. This supply would be good to have when you need just that little extra detail added to anything you make.
But they are perfect for these wine cork charms, or also known as altered corks. Just click on the picture or title link to find out just how affordable these supplies can be if ordering online.
wine cork Christmas ornaments too!
These ornaments can be marketed any time of the year, but you can make some gorgeous Christmas wine cork ornaments that can be make in quantity and yet are really still a "one of a kind". These would be a good way to use up your leftover holiday supplies, and make some money. Check out the video below.
There is a lot of things you can do to that plain old wine cork. So next time you open that bottle of wine, keep the cork, you just never know, it might be the next money maker at your craft show.
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