Wine Cork Mushroom Christmas Ornament: up-cycle an old sparkling wine cork to make a Christmas ornament with craft paint, book pages, and glitter.
Can you guess what we made our magical little fairy mushroom Christmas ornaments out of? It’s an up-cycled sparkling wine cork. So you’ll have fun making this project -one way or another. 😉
I’m joining in with the Seasonal Simplicity Christmas Series today, so be sure to check out all the amazing Christmas ornaments with links at the end of this post.
For me it’s not Christmas without a few crafts, and this is a really simple one. I had collected these corks awhile ago, thinking I might use them in a fairy garden as mushrooms and forgotten about them. When I found them in my craft stash the other day and thought how cute they would be as Christmas ornaments.
I think including mushrooms as Christmas ornaments is more of a European thing… I always see them on Instagram accounts from there and love them. Also every Christmas at Ikea but they’re always red…not my favourite colour. So making them is the perfect way to create them any colour you like.
These were really easy to make and used things I had around the house. They are adorable. I love a Scandinavian inspired Chrsitmas look. And part of that look is always bringing the outside in. So I’ve got them sitting with some logs, pinecones and greens. These are the perfect magical element to add in. And when I get my tree up, I may add them there as well.
- sparkling wine corks
- white craft paint
- old books
- mod podge
- small eye hooks
How To Make a Wine Cork Mushroom Christmas Ornament:
Begin by painting the whole cork white and letting it dry.
Next, pull out some pages from and old book and cut them into small strips.
Paint the top of the cork with mod podge, and then decoupage the book page strips on to the top of the cork. Paint another coat of mod podge on top.
While the mod podge is still wet, dip the top of the cork into glitter.
After the mushroom is fully dry, screw one of the eye hooks into the top for hanging on your Christmas tree, or leave it as is to place on a stump.
This little craft was so easy to put together. It would be a great one to do with kids. You could also use different colours. These would be really cute in pastels, or if your a fan of the traditional red that would be cute too. You could add polka dots with paint to the top as well.
With a magical Mushroom Christmas Ornament, life really is a party!
More Christmas Ornament Inspiration
Welcome to the second week of the Seasonal Simplicity Christmas Series! Today a group of my blogging friends and I are sharing our DIY Christmas Ornament projects to help inspire you to get crafty for the upcoming holiday season. Click on the links below each image to be taken directly to the different posts!
DIY Christmas Light Tree Ornaments at The Happy Housie
Handmade Ornaments from Free Printables at The Handmade Home
DIY Dollar Store Christmas Tree Ornament at Craftberry Bush
Twig Christmas Tree Ornament at The Turquoise Home
Farmhouse Christmas Sign Ornaments at Tatertots and Jello
Stocking Ornament at Love Create Celebrate
DIY Kid Friendly Christmas Ornaments at Jenna Kate at Home
Wood Bead Christmas Garland at So Much Better With Age
Reindeer Handmade Christmas Ornament Clean & Scentsible
DIY Christmas Ornament at My 100 Year Old Home
Easy Christmas Ornament DIY at Happy Happy Nester
Frosted Pear Tree Ornaments at Sincerely, Marie Designs
Elegant Embroidery Hoop Ornaments at All Things With Purpose
Homemade Christmas Ornament at Seeking Lavender Lane
Easy Wood Bead Christmas Ornaments at Cherished Bliss
DIY Hand Painted Floral Christmas Ornaments at The DIY Mommy
Black and White Ornaments at Taryn Whiteaker
DIY Reindeer Vintage Car Christmas Ornament at Cassie Bustamante
Photo Block Christmas Ornament at Amber Tysl
Melted Crayon Ornaments at Modern Glam
Wine Cork Mushroom Christmas Ornaments at Life is a Party
Cinnamon Stick and Orange Slice Ornaments at A Pretty Life
Easy DIY Reversible Christmas Ornaments at She Gave it a Go
DIY Mason Jar Snow Globe Ornament at Lolly Jane