wine cork message 1Cheers! 

Don’t you love finding messages in unexpected places?

wine cork messages 2See the irony in my photo?  Expression: put a cork in it?!  Can’t stop, won’t stop… or so the lyrics go.

I collected corks during our Napa visit last year with the help of supportive friends.  I have been experimenting with projects to create a little something for each one of our travel mates.  Perhaps this symbol of love?

IMG_2156 IMG_2141                      Or maybe I will make them something to honor our time together?IMG_2327 IMG_2340 IMG_2330To create the cork heart, use a glue gun or tacky glue to connect the corks in the desired shape.  I re-enforced the back with extra glue.

I love that the clock and cork height were a near perfect match!  I simply attached the corks to the rim of a $7 clock I picked up at Target.

  What clever things have you created with corks?

We are still buried in white.

yellow balloon Which leaves me longing for lush color.


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IMG_0131 IMG_0280 IMG_0780IMG_0458Our mission in Napa was to shower a friend with love on her birthday.   These corks represent so many moments during our time together.  Now back to creating cork gifts….

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