Day 5: DIY Cork Coasters

Welcome to Day 5 of my 12 Days of Christmas.

Today’s project is a set of DIY cork coasters.

cork coaster

A unique coaster is a great, simple way to give your house an extra dash of personality.

If you’re a wine drinker, bottles accumulate quickly, so save the corks for these easy DIY coasters or you can buy them in stores that sell  wine making kits.

This is a fun craft that also protects your glassware and tabletops!

You only need three items to make these coasters. Corks, glue and ribbon. Each coaster will take 8 corks. You’ll want to make more than one coaster at a time to create a set, so shoot for 16 corks before you get started.

Glue the corks together in pairs and then glue them together in a pattern, like this…

cork coaster 2


Use the hot glue gun to attach a ribbon of your choice around the cork.

Let them dry completely and enjoy your stylish coasters!

coater 3

Another simple, easy, DIY project that would also make a great gift.

DIY cork coasters – It’s A Wandaful Thing!

If you are just tuning in to this post now – here are the links to Day 1-4

Day 1 – Mini Hat Christmas Ornaments

Day 2 – Twig & Ribbon Ornament

Day 3 – CD Candle Holder

Day 4 – Puzzle Piece Wreath & Ornament





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