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Capturing Memories: Cork Memory Box Decor

by Holly Wade

Capturing Memories: Cork Memory Box Decor

Years ago, my boyfriend and I decided to begin collecting corks from special moments in our lives and writing short notes on them to remember the occasions. There came a point when we realized we had to actually DO something with all of the corks we were collecting, so I started moving them to a plain shadow box that has (until now) remained untouched. Finally, it was time to show off these memories we'd made! Our DIY cork memory box contains corks from big milestones, special occasions and holidays over the past few years and sits proudly on a bookshelf to remind us of the things we've celebrated together. Best of all, it's easy to make yourself! 

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Attention All Winos: Start Saving Your Corks

by DIY Maven

Attention All Winos: Start Saving Your Corks

By my calculations, you’d have to drain 256 bottles of wine to accumulate enough corks to make this funky bulletin board (kit on sale for $19.95) available at Wine Enthusiast.

However, you could easily skip the kit, find (or, better yet, make) an appropriate frame, attach a thin plywood or MDF back and there ya go.

Also available are kits to make a trivet, serving tray and message center.

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