Learn how to make DIY Cork Ornaments for an easy Christmas tree ornament. It is such a fun and easy Christmas craft and looks great.

Wine Cork Ornament hanging from tree.

DIY Cork Ornaments

If you are looking for simple and rustic homemade ornaments to make, these fun Wine Cork Snowmen will be a hit. Even if you don’t drink wine and don’t have an empty bottle of wine, corks are easy to come by. You can purchase corks at your local craft store.

They make an excellent base for a variety of crafts such as this cute little snowman. You can also use a champagne cork.

Not only are they darling hanging on the branches of your tree but they add just the right touch of whimsy to packages or wreaths.  It is also a fun project to do with the kids.

Just use a strong craft glue instead of hot glue and it is a perfect project for the kids to do alongside you. Everyone can create fun cork crafts to brighten the holiday season.

Supplies for ornaments.

Supplies for Wine Cork Ornaments DIY:

  • Wine Corks
  • small buttons
  • orange chenille stem
  • ribbon or fabric scrap
  • small twigs
  • black fine tipped paint pen
  • 1 large black button, 3 small black buttons
  • scissor or knife
  • hot glue gun/sticks

How to make Wine Cork Christmas Ornaments:

  • Step 1. Cut cork into 3 equal rounds.
Corks together ready to make ornament.
  • Step 2. Stack and glue cork pieces using a generous amount of hot glue to secure.
Corks in a row.

  • Step 3. Cut a ¼” piece of orange pipe cleaner and bend to form a carrot shape. Glue to the center of face.
  • Step 4. Add button details, wrap scrap of fabric or ribbon around neck-secure with glue.
  • Step 5. Cut limbs to about 1”- 1 ½” long glue onto sides.

Snowman ornament with buttons.
  • Step 6. Glue large buttons on top of the corks. Then add small buttons, gluing each one on top of the other.
  • Step 7. Finish off your snowman by adding eyes and a mouth to the front of the wine cork. Glue a small piece of ribbon or small loop of twine to the back of cork head for a hanger. You might also want to put the date on the back of your snowman ornament.
Ornament on tree.

Variations

  • Pom Poms can be used as a cute nose. You can also use very small pom poms for the snowman’s nose.
  • Glitter and rhinestones. Feel free to add some gold glitter or rhinestones to make the ornaments even more festive.
  • White paint is perfect for embellishments. It is optional but you can use white paint and a small paint brush to add embellishments.
  • Hanging Loop. You can use ribbon, yard, twine or anything you have to make the loop.

It is really that easy to make DIY Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments. I’m sure you have most of these items around the house. Create some of these cute ornaments for gifts as well.

Christmas wine cork crafts are really simple and inexpensive to create without hardly any extra cost.

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Print the instructions for Wine Cork Ornaments for Christmas:

DIY Wine Cork Ornament

Prep Time20 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Keyword: DIY Wine Cork Ornament
Yield: 1
Author: One Crazy Mom

Materials

  • Wine Corks
  • small buttons
  • orange chenille stem
  • ribbon or fabric scrap
  • small twigs
  • black fine tipped paint pen
  • 1 large black button 3 small black buttons
  • scissor or knife
  • hot glue gun/sticks

Instructions

  • Cut cork into 3 equal rounds.
  • Stack and glue cork pieces using a generous amount of hot glue to secure.
  • Cut a ¼” piece of orange pipe cleaner and bend to form a carrot shape, glue to center of face.
  • Add button details, wrap scrap of fabric or ribbon around neck-secure with glue.
  • Cut limbs to about 1”- 1 ½” long glue onto sides.
  • Glue large button onto top of corks, add small buttons, gluing each one on top of the other.
  • Finish off your snowman by adding eyes and a mouth. Glue a loop of ribbon to the back of cork head for a hanger.

Notes

It is really that easy to make!!! I’m sure you have most of these items around the house. Go ahead and plan to make some this week with the kids.

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