Wine Cork Pumpkin DIY

Make a creative Wine Cork Pumpkin DIY using recycled wine corks. If you don’t drink wine, you can ask your friends to save theirs, or you can pick some up at the craft store. This little pumpkin can be used year after year in your fall decor.

finished wine cork pumpkin

I couldn’t wait to share this adorable wine cork pumpkin DIY. We all love a good upcycled craft and this one couldn’t be easier. Just gather some wine corks and fire up the glue gun to make this little cutie. You can leave it a natural color, or paint it. I finished it off with a pretty grateful stencil. Use your creativity and most of all, have fun! 

If you have visited the blog before, you may have seen my Wine Cork Christmas Tree DIY I’m seeing more wine cork crafts in my future!

Are you ready to see the easy steps to make this pumpkin? Let’s get to it! 

SUPPLIES needed for Wine Cork Pumpkin DIY

All the supplies needed can be found HERE in my Amazon Shop!

bag of wine corks

How to make a Wine Cork Pumpkin DIY

Gather your wine corks. Hot glue the wine corks together trying to choose similar size corks so they will line up properly. 

gluing corks for pumpkin

Continue to hot glue wine corks together in a row of four for the bottom of the pumpkin. 

wine corks glued together

Hot glue the second row with five wine corks and six wine corks for the third row. Next, you want to hot glue each row together. Be sure to put pressure on the pumpkin for a minute or two until the glue is secure. 
 
glued wine corks for pumpkin
 
 
My pumpkin has five rows. I used five wine corks for the fifth row and four wine corks for the final sixth row. Again hold the pumpkin together to secure the glue. 

painting pumpkin orange

Next up use your chip brush to paint a light coat of orange paint on the pumpkin. 

transfering stencil to pumpkin

 

Wine Cork Pumpkin DIY

To really make this pumpkin stand out, I added the word grateful to the front of the pumpkin with a stencil and a sharpie paint pen. 

using sharpie on wine corks

Finish it off by gluing a wine cork to the top of the pumpkin to represent the stem. 

Wine Cork Pumpkin DIY angled

Add a couple of faux leaves to the top and this little pumpkin is complete! 

wine cork pumpkin on mantel

Doesn’t it look just adorable? And to think this started out as with a bag of wine corks. Now that I’ve made a pumpkin and a tree, what do you think about a snowflake for winter? What idea do you have for a wine cork craft?

Wine Cork Pumpkin DIY

Here are just a few ways you can decorate with your gnome wreath. Of course, hanging it on your front door is the obvious choice, but here are a few more ideas.

  • Add it to a tray with other fall pieces for a pretty fall vignette.   
  • Place it in your kitchen window, or on a mantel.
  • It makes a perfect shelf sitter for a tiered tray.

step by step video tutorial

If you want to see the exact step-by-step process, be sure to check out this video tutorial below over on my YouTube Channel!         

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Wine Cork Pumpkin DIY

Gather some wine corks and make the cutest wine cork pumpkin DIY with this easy tutorial.
Keyword: fall crafts, wine cork pumpkin DIY, wine corks

Equipment

Materials

  • Wine Corks
  • Faux Leaves
  • Grateful Stencil
  • Sharpie Paint Pen

Instructions

  • Hot glue the wine corks together trying to choose similar size corks.
  • Hot glue the second row with five wine corks and six wine corks for the third row.
  • Hot glue each row together. 
  • Glue five wine corks for the fifth row and four wine corks for the final sixth row. 
  •  Paint a light coat of orange paint on the pumpkin.
  • Stencil grateful on the front of the pumpkin with a stencil and sharpie.  
  • Glue a wine cork to the top of the pumpkin along with a couple of faux leaves.  

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