And you thought the fun only started when you popped that cork! Now you can upcycle all your months of hard partying (…er…work) by reusing all your old corks as wine glass charms for your guests! A Charmed Life has a wonderful tutorial (with pictures!!) on their website that will guide you through how to create these little jewels. Their final product is pictured above. So, remember, when you open your next bottle for a party, you are technically saving the environment. You rock.
Imagine having 30 kids that constantly are looking to you for six hours a day for 180 days every year. No, you are not part of the Duggar family, you are a teacher. One of those hard working, under appreciated breed of men and women that day in and day out give it their all to better our future, one child at a time. Every year in May, Teacher Appreciation Day comes around. Here are some ideas that let your child’s teacher know they are doing a great job.
- ‘Thanks for Helping me Grow’ Flower Pot (with tutorial!)
- Crayon Monogram (with tutorial!)
- Pencil Vase (with tutorial!)
Also, if you can read this, don’t forget to thank a teacher!!
Ever put your glass down at a party never to find it again? Problem no more! The blog Just Short of Crazy and MollyO came up with a stellar way to literally mark your own glass. Chalkboard paint on the bottom on the glasses allows guests to create their own moniker for their glass. Although wine glasses were only highlighted, this can be most likely be painted on a beer mug, champagne glass, etc. Much more sophisticated than the red plastic cup and a permanent marker. Your guests will love it.