How to make a rustic bulletin board out of wine corks

Easily make a small rustic bulletin board with a few boards and wine corks. It’s a fast and very satisfying project to make!

Wine cork wall art Decorate your dinning room or kitchen and use it as a small bulletin board to keep notes, Easy DIY Makes a nice gift | wall decoration for the kitchen or dining room. Small board easy to carry oneself with wine corks

Since I finished the Splatoon Halloween costume for my son in late October, I have somewhat neglected my blog and kind of been MIA! The truth is that I have worked hard to prepare my first Christmas market. As you can see, Nelidesign got a little table right there. I can now check this off of my bucket list! Been there, done that! Check!

Wine cork wall art Decorate your dinning room or kitchen and use it as a small bulletin board to keep notes, Easy DIY Makes a nice gift | wall decoration for the kitchen or dining room. Small board easy to carry oneself with wine corks

For the occasion, I made a lot of things and one of them was a small bulletin board with wine corks (you might notice that the theme of my booth turned around wine a lot!) Today I’ll show you how to make them.

Now, I hear you say: “But Natalie, you won’t sell any if you show people how to make them!”

My goal is mainly to encourage people to make “projects for a busy life.” The Christmas market was mostly an excuse for me to meet them and talk to them.

On the other hand, some digital projects I also made for the occasion will soon be sold in Nelidesign’s Boutique. So stay tuned for that! If you don’t want to miss it, sign up! I plan on making a special discount for Nelidesign’s VIP!

Wine cork bulletin board

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You will need :

  • Wood boards 3/4″ thick (I recycled some pallet wood)
  • Saw
  • Kreg Jig   (I own the Kreg jig K5 and it’s so easy to use. You can see the post on the bench that I made for my daughter’s bedroom)
  • Screw 1-1 / 4″  for Kreg Jig
  • Drill
  • DecoArt  chalk acrylic (I used the color “primitive”)
  • paint brush
  • hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
  • Screws and metal wire to hang pictures
  • and obviously, wine corks!

How to make it

Cut pieces of wood to 3 to 4 inches wide (or use leftovers from other projects!). They don’t even need to be exactly the same width. As mentioned, I used wood from an old pallet.

Wine cork wall art Decorate your dinning room or kitchen and use it as a small bulletin board to keep notes, Easy DIY Makes a nice gift | wall decoration for the kitchen or dining room. Small board easy to carry oneself with wine corks

Then, with the Kreg Jig, I drilled 2 holes per board, except on the last one. If you don’t have this tool, you can screw the boards on a vertical piece of wood to hold them together. You could even use a wood stick you use to mix the paint!

Wine cork wall art Decorate your dinning room or kitchen and use it as a small bulletin board to keep notes, Easy DIY Makes a nice gift | wall decoration for the kitchen or dining room. Small board easy to carry oneself with wine corks

I then attached the metal wire with screws.

Wine cork wall art Decorate your dinning room or kitchen and use it as a small bulletin board to keep notes, Easy DIY Makes a nice gift | wall decoration for the kitchen or dining room. Small board easy to carry oneself with wine corks

I applied a light coat of paint. The idea is to see the flaws of the wood through the paint, so you don’t need to put a lot of paint on the brush. Once everything dry, I glued the wine corks with hot glue.

Wine cork wall art Decorate your dinning room or kitchen and use it as a small bulletin board to keep notes, Easy DIY Makes a nice gift | wall decoration for the kitchen or dining room. Small board easy to carry oneself with wine corks

And voilà!

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16 thoughts on “How to make a rustic bulletin board out of wine corks

  1. Natalie congratulations on your first show! I bet you sold out because all of your projects are fantastic. Now put the wine glass down and make some more great projects like this one! 😉

  2. This is such a fun project! My mom drinks wine like nobody’s business and I make her save all the corks for me. I have a HUGE container of them just waiting to be DIY’d. Thanks for the inspiration 🙂

    Marly

  3. What a cute project! My FIL wants a wine cork wreath, so we’ve been collecting our corks for a while. This would be a fun project to go along with the wreath. Thanks so much for sharing at the #happynowlinkup!

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