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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 Sixteen: Holy Cow!

photo of a cork crafts made from corks a life-size cow covered in recycled corks

  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. This is hands-down the best use of wine corks Wine Harlots have seen.  The cork cow is named Ms. […]

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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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Put a Cork in It! – Part Fourteen: A Place for a Vase

a photo of a vase filled with 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. This was sent to us by our friend Dezel at My Vine Spot.  He uses spent corks in vases […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Thirteen: Call Me Names

name place holder made with 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.  C’mon!  How cute are these place card holders?  A perfect touch for your next wine dinner.  The wine cork place […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Twelve: Have You Seen My Keys?

photo of a cork craft project 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. Wine Harlots are kinda grooving on this one, CorKey, a keychain using a recycled wine cork from RePlayGround, a […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Eleven: Table It

table with recycled corks art craft 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. Here’s a great idea for an end table.  Find a beautiful planter urn, fill it with wine corks and […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Ten: Sit on It

chair made of wine corks - recycled cork art craft 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. Here’s a photo of a chair that Cal Ford saw in a walking tour in old Lyon, France in […]

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Put a Cork in It! – Part Nine: Not for Kids Bulletin Board

cork-board bulletin board recycled cork art craft 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. This idea came from reader Dan Ting, who was stricken with H1N1 last winter, bored to death at home […]

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