When she found packages of cork strips at the dollar store, Angie from The Country Chic Cottage knew she’d scored something good.  With a little help from her kids, it took all of 20 minutes to turn that $1 worth of cork into a while pile of ornaments!  The rustic look is the perfect compliment for the kids’ decorative dots, and the speedy aspect of the project means you’ll be able to hold the attention of little ones all the way through.  [how to make cork Christmas ornaments]

Project estimate:

  • Cork strips, $1
  • Scissors, on hand
  • Paint, on hand
  • Paintbrush, on hand
  • Twine, on hand or $1

Total:  $1 and up