How to Decorate a Tray With Wine Corks

Here is an easy home project. I've seen a lot of nice decorations with corks, now I wanted to do my own.

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How to Decorate a Tray With Wine Corks
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You'll need a tray and a whole bunch of wine corks

You'll need a tray and a whole bunch of wine corks

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Cut the corks in halfs, using a sharp knife.

Cut the corks in halfs, using a sharp knife.

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Hold the cork tight, so it doesn't slip and you cut your finger off.. or something

Hold the cork tight, so it doesn't slip and you cut your finger off.. or something

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There. Two halfs. Make sure that pretty pictures or text is facing up, it's more decorative

There. Two halfs. Make sure that pretty pictures or text is facing up, it's more decorative

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See? Trees, castles and grapevines

See? Trees, castles and grapevines

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That was one...

That was one...

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Almost there...

Almost there...

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Done all of them!

Done all of them!

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Now, like a puzzle, make the bits fit in the bottom of your tray

Now, like a puzzle, make the bits fit in the bottom of your tray

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This took a while, but those corks are not very even...

This took a while, but those corks are not very even...

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A row might not get covered all the way, so fit the holes by the end with half a cork

A row might not get covered all the way, so fit the holes by the end with half a cork

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When you are done placing all the pieces, it's time to glue them

When you are done placing all the pieces, it's time to glue them

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I pushed the corks a bit and took one row at a time

I pushed the corks a bit and took one row at a time

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4 rows

4 rows

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10 rows!

10 rows!

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There. A decorative tray for almost anything. Note: My tray was quite good looking to begin with, if yours isn't a coat of paint can make wonders 😉

There. A decorative tray for almost anything. Note: My tray was quite good looking to begin with, if yours isn't a coat of paint can make wonders 😉

Supplies

1 Tray 
35 Wine corks 
1 Knife 
Glue 
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