How to make a wine cork christmas tree

Upcycle wine corks into a charming ornament for your Christmas tree. Simply glue the corks together in a Christmas tree shape and screw in a small eye hook at the top, where you can thread a ribbon for hanging. For an extra pop of color and pattern, glue circles of festive scrapbook paper to the ends of the corks.

How do you make a wine cork ornament?

Quote from video: And you take another one and you use your knife and slice it you can do it in half or you can make it a little a little smaller because you have the head.

How do you make a Christmas wine cork wreath?

Quote from video: Once you start to add the corks. When. It comes to hanging the wreath I like to use a thin cotton rope which I'll tie onto one end leave a little slack.

What tree is used to make wine corks?

Cork Oak Tree

The Cork Oak Tree is found in the Mediterranean (Spain and Portugal.) Laws dictate that a tree must grow for 25-34 years before the first harvest. This is done by a person called an extractor and it is done in a special way to make sure the tree can continue to grow and produce more cork.

What’s the best way to cut wine corks?

Bring a pot of water to a boil.

  1. Place corks in a steamer pan or metal colander and let them steam for about 15 minutes.
  2. Remove the cork with care- it will be hot- and place on a cutting board.
  3. Use a serrated knife or, preferably, a hacksaw to cut the cork in half, slices, or designs.