How to make a cork wreath for Christmas – tutorial and decoration tips
From all the ideas for unique Christmas decorations, we will show you how to make a cork wreath for Christmas. It may sound unusual but one thing is more than certain – your cork wreath will not remain unnoticed.
How to make a cork wreath for Christmas – list of the materials!
There is no need to wonder how to make a cork wreath for Christmas. It is a pretty easy craft project and you can choose the design as per your own imagination. Many craft stores offer sets that you can buy or if you are a wine lover you can gather the wine corks throughout the year and turn them into something original and beautiful. Here is a list of the materials that you need:
a wreath base- it can be found at most craft stores or you can cut cardboard or a styrofoam
Hot glue gun
Ribbons, ornaments or other embellishments
Cork wreath – step by step instructions
The instructions below will show you how to make a cork wreath for Christmas in just a few simple steps.
Step 1 – Get all the materials that you will need
Step 2 – Covering the wreath with wine cork side by side
Start covering the wreath placing the cork side by side. Make sure that you applied hot glue down the side of the cork so that it is firmly fixed to the base. Start from the center of the wreath base and go on until you cover the whole base. You may need to cut smaller pieces to complete each row without leaving blank space.
Step 3 -The layer of randomly glued wine corks.
Add a layer of randomly glued wine corks. Make sure they are firmly glued. You can choose which side of the cork to use. If your corks have a special design or a logo and you wish to display it, apply the glue on the opposite side.
Step 4 – Decorate the wreath with colorful ornaments.
Decorate the wreath. You can add a bow in red or green color, attach a poinsettia flower, pine cones, tree ornaments, etc. This is the moment when you can be really creative!