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Creative Uses for Cork in Your Home Interiors

Entry #2056, January 29, 2012

 

Corks are everywhere in your kitchen and flooring to your home office. It can be your bulletin board, pencil holder and other office essentials made of cork. This type of material is popular because it’s durable, lightweight and less maintenance. Corks don’t need to be painted. It has a natural neatness and beauty. This material is not just for office but also for the home.

Creative Uses for Cork in Your Home’s Interiors

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Creative cork backsplash idea

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Corks can make a difference in your home. Aside from aesthetics, you can also lean on its functionality. These are vital features that anyone would like to have for their home items. Corks are used for do-it-yourself projects because they are easy to cut and shape according to the blueprint. Here are some of the creative uses of cork in your home:

Cork flooring

The best thing with cork flooring is its safety. The cork is basically fire-resistant and will only react if very high temperature is present. Another great feature is its comfort. Corks act as cushion underfoot while walking or running. It provides a natural warmth and noise absorber. The durability of cork flooring is superb. It resists abrasions and cracks better than other materials.

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Use cork as a room divider

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Cork Vases

This is a great decorative item at home. Cork vases will bring out the natural looks of your interior plant or flowers. Best of all, these vases can also serve as a mini bulletin vase board. You can pin a paper message on the vase easily without damaging its looks. Cork vases can extend the life of your plants by absorbing moisture.

cork floor planks

Try these cork floor planks for your home

Image via: Home Completions

Cork boards

Well, there’s no doubt that cork boards are so important in the office and at home. You place all important reminders like your monthly bills, letters, incoming family events or assigned tasks for each family member. This piece of board can save you from having problems brought about by forgetting. You can also place your greetings if someone at home is celebrating his or her birthday.

Corks are environment-friendly. It is a renewable material and all natural. Take a closer look at these cork materials you can use at home and see the difference.

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