A few months ago on Pinterest I found some monograms made from wine corks. Amazing. It was like my dream. Monograms and wine corks, together?! Naturally I needed to recreate this myself. It turned out pretty cute!
I wanted to hang it on my door, but I don’t know how it’ll hold up – i’m afraid that I won’t be able to stop it from hitting the door again and again when it opens and closes. I will test it out and let you know where its final spot ends up being.
Here’s the tutorial if you want to recreate one for your home!
Start with a wooden letter. I got one from Michael’s for about $3.
I used some craft paint to paint the letter a color closer to cork.
Then I looked through my corks, found the broken ones, and cut a few manually to be different shapes, textures, etc.
The I started playing around with where I would place each cork. Here I was trying to respect the curve of the letter.
I used Aleene’s Tacky Glue to stick the corks onto the letter.
I made sure to wipe off excess glue with my fingernail.
Here’s a cork I cut in half.
and these two I was trying to fit together on the curve.
Use just a little glue – not too much.
And that’s it! We’re done!