5 Wine CorkCrafts for Happy Hour With Girlfriends


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Place Card Holders

If you or one of your girlfriends is hosting a sit-down dinner event coming up, why not get the girls together to help make some crafty place card holders? Wine cork card holders are fun and easy craft to make with a group and the dinner or wedding guests can take them home as a keepsake. You'll need enough corks to cover all of the guests, and some sharp knives, both straight edged and serrated. The first step is to cut your cork in half so it will have a straight edge to sit on. Sometimes it's easier to score it with a straight edged knife and switch to a serrated edge for the sawing. Then, holding it strategically so you don't slice your fingers, make a cut across the top length of the cork, only going about halfway through. This will provide a slot for the place card to sit.

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