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Give Old Wine Corks New Life With These 25 Super Simple Crafts

If there”s one thing that you should be saving after family dinners, parties, or any kind of get-together, it”s wine corks.

We tend to toss these little cylindrical goodies in the trash like they don”t even matter, but in reality, you can do a whole lot more with them than simply reseal your wine. After seeing the list of cool crafts below, you”ll see how versatile these little bits of cork truly are.

1. Magnets


Spice up your refrigerator”s face with these neat letter magnets.

2. Fire starters

Fire starters

Soaked in alcohol, these corks can get a campfire started in no time.

3. Drawer knobs

Drawer knobs

Get the instructions to make these here.

4. Vase


Ditch boring glass vases for these cork containers.

5. Lampshade


Imagine enjoying a nice glass of wine by the soft light of a cork-shaded lamp.

6. Embroidered necklace

Embroidered necklace

Upcycle those corks and turn them into awesome, embroidered jewelry.

7. Curtain


This wine cork curtain would be perfect for the entranceway to a wine cellar.

8. Photo board

Photo board

Post important notes or just photos of you and your friends drinking wine.

9. Glass labels

Glass labels

Perfect for parties, these cork glass labels are cute and useful.

10. Chandelier


It looks tough to make, but the results are obviously worth the effort.

11. Coasters


Show off your crafty side and keep your wooden tabletops clean with these cork coasters.

12. Key chains

Key chains

I drink wine and lose keys way too often not to give these a try.

13. iPhone stand

iPhone stand

You can make this iPhone stand, or just buy it here.

14. Herb garden labels

Herb garden labels

Never lose track of which plant is which with these cork garden labels.

15. USB drive

USB drive

Because techies love their DIY crafts, too.

16. Mulch


For the wine-loving gardener.

17. Basket


This wine cork basket is perfect for a picnic (especially if you”re bringing wine).

18. Tabletop


This is the perfect accent for a bar or countertop where wine and liquor are kept.

19. Decorative tiki statues

Decorative tiki statues

Add some flair to any room with these little guys.

20. Wine bottle stopper

Wine bottle stopper

This may seem obvious, but these stylish bottle stoppers are a great way to get more out of your old corks.

21. Jewelry organizer

Jewelry organizer

Keep your jewelry in order with this clever craft.

22. Birdhouse


The birds in your backyard will appreciate your love of wine.

23. Stamps


Make custom stamps by carving shapes into leftover corks.

24. Candles


Use old corks to create these chic candle holders.

25. Decorative wall art

Decorative wall art

Warm up a room with a cute DIY cork hanging.

See? There are tons of different and creative ways to use those old wine corks! Stop throwing away all that potential and start making some of these nifty cork crafts today.