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Topic: What do you do with 2000+ corks and a glue gun?? Trivets of course!  (Read 1552 times)
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« on: January 12, 2011 06:21:14 PM »

I don't suppose this is so much "reconstructing" as it is "re-purposing" but I feel it's pretty close to the same thing.
Anyways, I needed to make some last minute Christmas gifts for the bf's grandparents (both sides). My mom had bought this giant bag filled with corks (she estimates around 2500) from Goodwill and while I visited this holiday we sorted them and came up with this nifty project.
These are the three that I made:

And I also made this which will either be used as a trivet or as art we hang on the walls:

my mom picked up the wooden candle holder (I guess? it's flat on the inside) and it fit a bunch of corks perfectly!

I had a lot of fun making these
Thanks so much for looking Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2011 08:30:19 PM »

i Love that!

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« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2011 12:01:00 PM »

They are pretty.

« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2011 07:33:51 AM »

Nice! =]  My mom also bought me a unruly amount of corks too.  Hahaha, what up with moms these days.

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