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Fling: Corky Details

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Thank you: A special thank you to Jenny of sugarshellandbutterknife for nominating Brave New Home for the Liebster Blog Award!

fling  (flng) noun: a short period of unrestrained pursuit of one’s wishes or desires.

Cork is a great sustainable resource.  I particularly love how natural and no-fuss it is.  I recently used a cork board to display my son’s art and it sort of reminded me of how versatile the stuff is.  Super easy to cut and paint on!

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I am seriously smitten with cork desks.  They are just so handsome and unique.  I think I just might have to start saving for one.

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Dark cork is particularly sophisticated (anyone else recognize this image from Domino mag?  Me too!).

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Cork is an obvious choice for kitchen related goods for its absorbancy.

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Here are my ideas of what I’d do with a roll of cork:

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That’s just cork rolled around an empty can!

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Do you use cork in your home?  Have you found any other interesting uses for it?

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Author: Jennifer @ Brave New Home

Hi! I'm Jennifer from Brave New Home (www.bravenewhome.com). I blog about overcoming fear and transforming a house into a home one DIY project at a time.

6 thoughts on “Fling: Corky Details

  1. Love the coasters and the can wrap! I want to line a couple of my interior kitchen cabinet doors with cork for a place to hide all my reminders and coupons.

  2. Cork is definitely so versatile…and I’m really in love with how it looks when painted with bright colors or white. I have a hankering to try my hand at some cork coasters one of these days. Now I just need to get my hands on a roll of cork! Thanks for the inspiration, Jennifer.

  3. I have some cork place mats from IKEA that I love. Cork is fresh and modern, yet perfectly at home in a MCM house. I would really love to re-do my kitchen floors in cork but I don’t think that’s happening anytime soon.

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