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HOW TO: Make Stamps Out Of Wine Bottle Corks

Posted By Jennie Lyon On January 25, 2013 @ 12:00 pm In craft,diy kids crafts,green gifts,green holiday ideas for kids,green kids,how-to | No Comments


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Step #1: Gather Your Supplies

  • wine bottle corks
  • craft knife
  • pencil
  • cutting mat

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Step #2: Create Your Design

Decide what designs you would like your cork stamps to have, then draw them on the end of each cork with a pencil.

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Step #3: Start Cutting

Using your craft knife, start to cut your design out of the cork, being very careful while cutting – this should be an adults only part of the project.

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Step #4: Try Them Out

Once you have finished cutting out the stamp designs, test them out to make sure that they stamp evenly. If they don’t, cut them until they sit flush.

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Step 5: Wrap Them Up and Give Them Away, Or Save Them For Rainy Day Play!

Use kitchen twine to wrap them up with a new soy ink pad and stack of blank recycled cards to give away as a thoughtful homemade gift… or keep the set for your tots to play with as they wish!


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