The last Italian restaurant we went to, there was a wine cork wreath - something similar to this one - by the host's desk. That gave me an idea to make my own, but I wanted to do something different that could be used different ways...
Posted by ginger On Saturday, August 22, 2009
Ceiling medallion from hardware store
Spray paint (I used a textured brown paint)
Wine corks - this one used about 65
Hot glue gun, hot glue sticks
Cork trivet (if you like)
Spray paint the ceiling medallion:
for sale on eBay, too.
Apply wine corks to the medallion's center using hot glue:
Here it can be used as a wreath:
...or you could hot glue a cork trivet (those are available anywhere from Target to chef's shops) to the back. Lying flat with a glass bowl or plate in the center, it could hold grapes, or part of a cheese course at a supper party. You could also hang it on a wall and make it into a message board: