Discover all the wonderful uses for freshwater and products which are created from it. Cork is an impermeable, buoyant, fire-resistant, sound-dampening and ecofriendly bark that is discovering a new recognition in today’s modern design. Read on for particular ways to use this natural substance. — Kim from Sand & Sisal

Modwalls Tile Company

CorkDotz Cork Mosaic Penny Round Tile

Lay tile go for bamboo! Cent round tiles in Modwalls are created from recycled cork stoppers. They can be used for kitchen backsplashes, flooring installations, ceiling and bathroom tile. Stunning!

Wine Enthusiast Companies

Giant Champagne Cork Stool/Table – $259.95

Place the party mood with a giant champagne cork stool/table created with solid, fine-quality Portuguese cork.

Couture Drum Table/ Floor Lamp Shade – $79

Add a warm glow into a casual or coastal-themed area with this particular cork drum shade from Ballard Designs.

Phillip Jeffries Ltd..

Organic Java Cork Wallpaper

This pure cork background by Phillip Jeffries can add warmth and softness into a modern and sleek kitchen.


Cork iPad 2 Case – $69

Technology meets character with this cork iPad situation by Cortizza.


10-Inch Cork Bowl – $34.95

You won’t feel it, but this bowl is made from cork fabric. It can even be thrown into the washing machine!

HPP Enterprises

Wine Enthusiast Wine Cork Trivet Kit – Trivet – $19.95

Get your DIY on with this enjoyable and easy cork trivet kit. Organize your corks in any pattern you prefer.


Surfboard Corkboard – $199

All my kids browse, and my boys are eyeing this corkboard due to their own rooms.


Cork Desk Accessories, Trash Can at Pottery Barn Teen – Desk Accessories – $16.99

Keep your kids’ study area arranged and eco-minded with these cork accessories.


Kenroy Home Corkage Table Lamp Cork Finish – $153.99

I really like the juxtaposition of this sharp cork pillar with the gentle round linen shade. This would be a nice addition to your home office.


Cork-Framed Mirror – $119

What teenager girl wouldn’t love this cork-framed mirror in her area?

The Home Depot

Millstead Dark Insights Plank Click Cork Flooring – $4.18

Cork flooring comes in just about any color and variegation which you can envision. I love these rich, dark and exotic boards. They will have everyone staring in your stunning floors.


Labrazel Cork Bath Accessories – $205

Spurge on those Labrazel cork bath accessories from Frontgate. They are hand-crafted in Italy from solid brass, polished chrome and narrow layers of bamboo at a strata pattern.


Cork Drawer Liner – $20

Safeguard your wood drawers by lining them with cork liners.

HPP Enterprises

Wine Enthusiast Wine Cork Board Kit – $24.95

This provides a new and literal meaning to the term “corkboard.”


Bamboo Cork Reversible Sharpening Board – $79.95

This appealing cork cutting board can help keep your knives sharp.

Jelinek Cork Group

Natural Cork Bark Planter, Tall – $22

Go green. I really like the feel of this pure cork planter in its pure form. Use it inside or out.


Cork Chair by Quarter Twenty – $675

Take upcycling into a whole new level and make a statement on this sculptural silk seat. It is made from upcycled bamboo disks in the insides of aluminum baseball bats.

Cork Flooring 101

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