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Put a Cork in It! :: Anthropologie Cork Knife Set

kitchen knives with cork handles and rough hewn wood bark box

  In the kitchen of the Wine Harlots imaginary Wee House, with the cork flooring, cork wreath and cork trivet, to continue the crazy craving for cork, we have the Anthropologie Cork Knife set ($398 USD), with the handles encased in cork and presented in a rustic bark box.  

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Put a Cork in It! :: Wine Cork Surfboards

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Wine Harlots love wine, but we are also enchanted by the creativity and ingenuity of artisans who use the waste products of wine — corks and bottles — and then reimagine and craft them into purposeful, beautiful and useful items. RichPeopleThings, a social enterprise located in the Murcia wine region in Spain, has created stunning […]

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Put a Cork in It! :: Shoe Lust

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In the continuing series Put a Cork in it! we look at cool and crafty uses for corks and cork products. The Wine Harlots love of wine is legendary, and having the girl-gene-DNA, our love of pretty shoes is hardwired. French sole-master Christian Louboutin has created a snake-print stiletto out of cork. Available at Neiman-Marcus for $625 […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Fifteen: Trivet. Not Trivial.

photo of a cork triviet made from recycled corks, a great cork craft art project

  Wine Harlots drink a lot of wine, and have a dilemma.  Not about the wine consumption, but what to do with all the cork closures.  Join us while we find uses for the leftover corks. What would a round-up of craft ideas for wine corks be without a trivet?  Of course, our suggestion is […]

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