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Friday, May 7, 2010

A little home made ViNo anyone?

   I made a hot pot  trivet using corks....fun, easy and looks cute too....
First I started off with three bags of corks purchased at Walmart for 3.00 each........
I lined them up the way I wanted the trivet to look and then I used my handy dandy hot glue gun and glued them together.  Took about 15 minutes and I have something unique and I can use it!

Home made wine by my father in law...he even has the cutest labels, and uses the best grapes from Upstate New York....good stuff, now I am a snob to other wines...which have sulfates (sp) in them....his wine is all organic, the abundant grape flavors are just fantastic!
Have a great weekend all my blogging buddies! Mike is off and we have parties to attend, soccer games, and movies planned.  See you On Monday! Have a wonderful Mother's day! Enjoy, relax, and pamper yourself, you deserve it!
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47 Comments:

Blogger Momma Fargo said...

Awesome! I love homeade vino. Dandelion wine is a fave! Love the trivet! You rock again!

May 6, 2010 at 4:13 PM  
Blogger Charlotte's Color Specialist said...

Bought corks? That's cheating :-)
I got my corks the old fashioned way - by drinking! Great idea. Now I know what to do with my bowls of corks. Thanks Deb!

May 6, 2010 at 4:35 PM  
Blogger Victoria said...

That is just too cute, I love it! I had no idea you could buy corks...especially at Walmart of all places.

I've heard that it's the sulfite in wine that gives people headaches. My best friend went to Italy and she said they had no wine headaches while they were there! Your FIL's labels are lovely. Have a fun weekend and I love your bar:)

May 6, 2010 at 4:40 PM  
Blogger Jemsmom said...

I just threw away a whole basket of corks when we moved!!! Between this awesome idea and Beth's at Stories of A to Z with her framed corks, I could kick myself in the bum!!!! Even in a big apothecary jar is just too cute. Aaaarrrgggghhhh! All this cleaning and purging does have its drawbacks! I would love a glass of that wine! When shall I be there???? :-)

Have a wonderful weekend and Happy Mother's Day to you!!!

May 6, 2010 at 4:51 PM  
Blogger Linda@Coastal Charm said...

I have just purchased some corks at Target...maybe I will give this a try...GREAT IDEA!

Blessings,
Linda

May 6, 2010 at 4:55 PM  
Blogger SparkleFarkle said...

The trivet is simply lovely! Although half the fun in making these could come from personally "acquiring" the corks (hic!), I'm glad to hear Walmart has them readily available for craft projects. Hot gluing could be oh so dangerous, when gunning under the influence. LOL!

May 6, 2010 at 5:04 PM  
Blogger Glenda/MidSouth said...

Cute idea! I did not know you could buy corks at WM ! Learn something new everyday. :D Enjoy your weekend & Happy Mother's Day!!

May 6, 2010 at 5:24 PM  
Blogger Pam @ diy Design Fanatic said...

It would have been a lot more fun to get corks from drinking all those bottles! lol! Cute idea!

May 6, 2010 at 5:24 PM  
Blogger linda said...

what a great craft and useful to so cute Deb i love your father in laws lables .Who would think you can buy corks i had a wreath made of corks a friend gave me along time ago wish i saved those dang corks:)

May 6, 2010 at 5:43 PM  
Blogger The Garden Bell said...

What...you bought corks.... You needed to drink a little char or cab don't you? Turned out cool. Does the glass really balance on it...

Kate

May 6, 2010 at 5:49 PM  
Blogger kim said...

Debbie, look how creative you are getting girl. Love it. I didn't know Wally World carried those. Send some of that good organic wine my way. Have a super weekend and a wonderful Mother's Day.

Love ya,

Kim

May 6, 2010 at 5:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a great idea Deb!! And the homemade wine looks good too, I could sure go for a glass right about now!! Have a wonderful Mothers Day! Martina

May 6, 2010 at 5:58 PM  
Blogger Sailing Simply said...

That's so funny! I have been thinking about doing a trivit w/my corks...let me know how yours holds out. I really like the sound of your FIL's wine! Even though I am a wine drinker I am allergic to sulphates...very red & rashy the more there is. I have to watch this with the wines I buy. Would love his! Check out my blog I just posted today..I've been looking forward to this one. Hope you have a wonderful Mother
s Day too!

May 6, 2010 at 7:14 PM  
Blogger Emily {Frilly Details} said...

What a fun idea! Love it :)

May 6, 2010 at 7:29 PM  
Blogger Nikki said...

Thats so cool!!! I love me some good wine!!!
Happy Mothers Day to you too!!!

May 6, 2010 at 8:11 PM  
Blogger Haverford House said...

Hi Debbie, love your wine cork trivet and I love your Pub room! I have a dinning room that is behind velvet ropes (nobody is allowed in)- I'd love to use that space more than a couple times a year! Have a great weekend and Happy Mother's Day! ~Marcy

May 6, 2010 at 8:21 PM  
Blogger Cathy said...

I just popped over to say HI and tell you I took a peek at your home tour and had the best time! I love your home and the way you decorate...it makes me smile!

Happy Thursday!
Cathy

May 6, 2010 at 8:41 PM  
Blogger carissa @ lowercase letters said...

what a great cork idea, love it!!! have a great weekend!

May 6, 2010 at 8:41 PM  
Blogger jeff campbell said...

Very crafty...love it...we are wine lovers here at our house...Peace and blessings

May 6, 2010 at 9:48 PM  
Blogger xinex said...

That's pretty neat, Debbie. Happy Mother's Day to you too!...Christine

May 6, 2010 at 10:17 PM  
Blogger Melissa Miller said...

Debbie that is precious! It looks so cute. Way to go girl! *Smiles*

May 6, 2010 at 11:18 PM  
Blogger Angie said...

Happy Mother's Day to you too!!!

May 6, 2010 at 11:25 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Very cute idea! Gotta love Wal~Mart! Wished I would have collected corks while in Sicily...:)

May 7, 2010 at 6:17 AM  
Blogger Aging Mommy said...

Great idea! Have a wonderful weekend and a very Happy Mothers Day!

May 7, 2010 at 8:52 AM  
Blogger Andy Porter said...

Cool idea! I'm liking the background of your blog! Very cute!

May 7, 2010 at 10:34 AM  
Blogger Matty said...

I wold never have imagined a use for them like this. What talent.

May 7, 2010 at 10:53 AM  
Blogger Queen Bug said...

Your blog is awesome... of course I will follow! I live in the Carolina's too! Glad to find another Carolina blogger! Happy hers Day!

May 7, 2010 at 11:01 AM  
Blogger Mumsy said...

That's very unique and whimsical, Debbie.

Have a wonderful Mother's Day.

May 7, 2010 at 1:08 PM  
Blogger Anita @ Far Above Rubies said...

Wow, I bet the wine is wonderful! How nice to have him making it. That is something to treasure! My grandfather used to make wine years ago and we would get a little sip sometimes!

Have a happy Mother's Day! I hope your guys are doing something really nice for you:-) You deserve it!

May 7, 2010 at 2:06 PM  
Blogger Kelle Dame said...

Have a wonderful Mother's Day! Great use of some wine knots! and Great way to recycle :)

PS So happy Im on your blog roll now! yay!

May 7, 2010 at 2:14 PM  
Blogger Bonnie said...

Too clever, Debbie!! I always see those corks in a package at Target and wonder what I could do with them besides putting them in a vase! Would be better if I had enough corks on my own without having to buy them!!!! Have a great weekend!

May 7, 2010 at 4:11 PM  
Blogger FLOWERSHOPGURL said...

Hi Debbie, I love it, that would be perfect on my bar. I may have to steal your idea. Thank you for sharing.
Hugz,
Kim

May 7, 2010 at 5:10 PM  
Blogger Marice said...

great great idea! :) Happy Mother's day to you Debbie! :) enjoy your day!

May 7, 2010 at 5:52 PM  
Blogger mrs. c said...

So cute,such a differnt idea! It looks so nice on your bar!

May 7, 2010 at 9:00 PM  
Blogger FabulousFashions4SensibleStyle said...

That is too cool! I am a wine fan and what a great idea!

I hope you have a Wonderful Weekend, Debbie!

Liesl :)

May 7, 2010 at 9:30 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Happy Mother's Day to you too, Debbie! Have a great weekend! :o)

May 8, 2010 at 12:08 AM  
Blogger Tawny said...

Okay, I thought that I was going to see your toes squishing some grapes in your gorgeous backyard! But your creativeness and ideas were worth it! Happy Mother's Day!

May 8, 2010 at 1:30 AM  
Blogger My name is PJ. said...

What a cute idea!!

May 8, 2010 at 7:17 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Love it!

My father makes homemade wine as well...with homemade labels (designed by my graphic designing blogging daughter) so I started to chuckle when I read that part.

Blessings to you!

May 8, 2010 at 9:35 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Thank you for your comment!!! You made me chuckle. And, trust me, I need all the laughs I can get!! :)

May 8, 2010 at 9:57 AM  
Blogger Feeling Just Right said...

Wow Deb- love the idea with the corks- very creative and authentic. Hope you have a great Mother's day!

A lot of love.

May 8, 2010 at 3:48 PM  
Blogger Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

What a cute idea. It works so perfect on your bar - which I'm so drooling over. And that tin ceiling is to die for. Have a wonderful Mother's Day.

May 8, 2010 at 7:34 PM  
Anonymous Unseen Rajasthan said...

This is so beautiful !! I really enjoyed the beautiful photos !!Great post !!Unseen Rajasthan

May 9, 2010 at 5:44 AM  
Blogger Heather @ Gerber Days said...

You always have the greatest ideas Debbie!

Thanks for grabbing my button, and I will absolutely grab yours as well. I'm an AVID reader of your blog! I seriously love it.

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

May 9, 2010 at 3:10 PM  
Blogger Beki - TheRustedChain said...

Adorable! Great job.

May 9, 2010 at 4:02 PM  
Blogger Holly said...

Happy Mother's Day. Love that cork trivet. I am so jealous you get organic homemade wine!

May 10, 2010 at 1:29 AM  
Blogger Joy @ Joy Of Desserts said...

Love it. Thanks for the Walmart tip, because that would be entirely too many bottles for us to drink, otherwise.

May 12, 2010 at 8:45 PM  

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