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Craft Your Own Cork Reindeer!

Craft Your Own Cork Reindeer!

Happy 14 of #PrelovedAdvent! Have you been popping the prosecco ready for the festive period yet? Don’t worry, we’re not here to judge, just give you an excuse to pop more and make the most of your corks! Here’s our guide to crafting your own adorable cork reindeer!

What you’ll need

  • 3 x corks
  • Googly Eyes
  • Glue
  • Twigs for antlers
  • Red bead
  • Optional: Ribbon

Craft your own cork reindeer

Step 1

Cut 1 cork into quarters, leave the other 2 intact

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Step 2

Take one of the intact corks and glue the quarters at an angle to the bottom (these are legs)

Reindeer-2

Step 3

Glue the final intact cork onto the body at an angle – this is the head

Reindeer-3

Step 4

Glue the goggly eyes on and the red bead for a nose

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Step 5

Make a small incision into the top of the head and stick in the antlers, adding glue to additional strength

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Step 6

If this is a Christmas tree decoration, attach the string and hang on your tree!

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And you’re done! Keep your eyes peeled on the advent calendar for the next craft and don’t forget to snap a pic and tag us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram 



Holly Fitzgerald

Holly Fitzgerald

Brand Marketing Manager

Holly looks after Preloved's online communities and the blog. Her natural habitat is cosied under a fluffy blanket, drinking earl grey tea with her two rescue cats, Kevin and Smaug. She is also often found in the depths of a vintage store.