How To Upcycle Corks Into Santa Decorations


Maggy from Red Ted Art (introduced by Party Delights) demonstrates how to upcycle corks into very cute little Santa decorations for your tree.  This is a great festive upcycling project for the kids!

There’s also a couple of other craft projects involving pine cones and little pom pom balls and also lollipop sticks and buttons being turned into a cute star decoration.

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The materials and equipment that you’ll need to make your upcycled cork Santa’s are shown below.

Materials
  • Cork
  • Red paint
  • Red felt
  • Cotton wool
  • Ribbon
  • Pine Cones (project 2)
  • Thread (project 2)
  • Mini pompoms (project 2)
  • Lollipop sticks (project 3)
  • Buttons (project 3)
  • White Paint (project 3)
Equipment
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Glass jar
  • Pen
  • PVA / tacky glue
  • Coffee stirrer
  • Black marker pen
  • Red marker pen
Did You Know?

2.65 billion Christmas cards are sold each year in the United States, that could fill a football field 10 stories high. If each American sent one card less, 50,000 cubic yards of paper can be saved ( Use Less Stuff ). Every year 200,000 trees will be cut down to make holiday cards.

courtesy of: 1st-ecofriendlyplanet.com

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