Upcycled Wine Corks: 6 Absolute Corkers
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Upcycled Wine Corks: 6 Absolute Corkers

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Carl Shave Carl Shave | July 31, 2014

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  If you like to indulge in a nice drop of merlot or three every now and again – hang on to those corks. We love a good recycled DIY project here at Just Bad Credit. Getting crafty and frugal around the home is a great way to save a little extra while you hunt for mortgages with bad credit. So, to make something great and save a few pounds and pence along the way, get your glue and creativity at the ready and check out 6 absolutely corking projects to try at home!  

1. Protective Heat Mat

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Don’t splash out on extra accessories for the kitchen, instead, take a look at Sweet Paul’s excellent cork trivet tutorial and keep your surfaces nice and safe. This project is brilliantly simple, only requires superglue, looks great and takes next to no time.

2. Cork Coasters

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What’s the perfect DIY complement to a nice glass of wine? No, not a fancy cheese board, it’s these home made cork coasters. If you’ve got a glue gun handy, this tutorial from the clever clogs at heartmade is the perfect crafty project to get “stuck” into.

3. Corking Keyrings

Always misplacing your keys? Why spend your extra pennies on keyrings when you can make your very own DIY cork version? We think these pretty cork keyrings look lovely. Learn how to make yours with Cleverly Inspired’s tutorial.

4. Cork Letter Art

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Beautify your home, or make lovely gifts for your friends and family, with this fabulous tutorial from Growing Up Gardner. The whole project takes about an hour and doesn’t take much in the way of material. You’ll need glue, a letter base and a pen knife – and hey presto!

5. Wine Cork Pinboard

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Another brilliantly simple wine cork project, and this one will help to keep you organised! Simply glue your corks together on a wooden base, hang up and get pinning. It really couldn’t be easier!

6. Cork Jewellery Organiser

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Bid adieu to tangled bangles, necklaces and missing earrings – this clever cork organiser will keep all of your prettiest bits and pieces nice and neat. Jaybird’s tutorial is ever so easy and all you’ll need is an old photo frame (try your local charity shop for a cheapie), corks and glue.   Getting frugal and using a little DIY know how is great for saving up pounds and pence. But there’s a little bit more to arranging mortgages with bad credit than saving a few bob. And that’s where our team of skilled brokers can help. To learn more about arranging your mortgage, talk to our team on freephone 0800 9777840 today.

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