How to Make a Wine Cork Pumpkin
Wondering what to do with all those spare corks you have hanging around? Why not make a pumpkin to celebrate fall? You only need about 30 minutes and a few supplies and the result is an adorable table decoration you can enjoy year after year.
What You'll Need To Make A Wine Cork Pumpkin
- 25 recycled wine corks
- Orange acrylic paint
- Paint brush
- Hot glue gun
- Craft knife
- Green felt
- Jute twine
Dilute the paint with a bit of water and paint both ends of all but one cork. Allow to dry.
Arrange the corks in rows (4 on the bottom, then 5, then 6, then 5 and 4 on the top row) and hot glue them together. For best results, try to match up the corks so they're the same length in each row.
Take the one remaining cork and cut off part of it with the craft knife. Hot glue it on top as the stem.
Cut leaf shapes from the green felt and hot glue them on around the "stem."
Tie a short length of twine around the stem to resemble the vine.
Finished project measures approximately 5"H x 5"W x 1-3/4"D
Here are some of the supplies you need to make this project. We highly recommend the cordless hot glue gun. It's inexpensive and the detachable cord makes it really easy to work with.
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