The Ultimate 15 DIY Wood Projects

In the age of Pinterest, it’s so much easier to be inspired to create anything and everything. DIY hacks are a brilliant way to save money and let your artistic side out, so grab some paint and wood and you’ll surprise yourself what you can achieve.

 1. Create your Own Necklace Holder

 Are you heading to the beach soon? If so pick up a piece of driftwood to take home. Then buy some quirky knobs and hooks to screw into the wood so that you can then hang your necklaces and bracelets.

 2. Tree Table

 For an organic yet quirky looking table, collect twigs and use a hot glue gun to stick them to the side of a cube shaped table, so it’ll give the effect that the table is made from twigs.

 3. Create a Personalised Cutting Board

 Engraving your cutting board is a sweet way to add a personal touch to your kitchen. It also makes for a nice wedding or house-warming gift. If you want a professional finish with an authentic look, then get a board from Engraved Cutting Board.

 4. Create your Own Coasters

 Buy or cut some slices of birch wood, then paint them whichever colours you fancy to create your own unique coasters.

5. Paint your Wooden Kitchen Utensils

 This is an easy and underrated way to add some fun to your kitchen. Simply paint the handles of your kitchen utensils in bright colours.

6. Wood Mirror

Create a quirky mirror by gluing together pieces of circularly shaped wood, and then use a hot glue gun to stick circular mirrors on top of most of the pieces of wood.

 7. Create a beaded Necklace

 Paint and decorate wooden beads with your favourite colours. Then feed some string through the beads to finish off your necklace.

 8. Pallet Top Desk

 Firstly find a pallet that you can use, then remove the legs from an old table and attach the pallet board to them. The finished effect is a natural yet stunning desk.

 9. Wood Transfer Photos

 Buy some pieces of light coloured wood and pick your most cherished photos. Then print your photo using a laser printer on thin paper. Cover your photo in PVA and then carefully lay it on the wood and leave for 8 hours. Lastly, wash off the paper. Engrave the wood for to add another layer of interest to the photo.

10. Wooden Pencil Holder

 Find or cut yourself a chunk of wood, grab a drill and create some pencil-sized holes for a cool pencil holder.

 11. Log Clock

 Cut a slice from a log and attach hands and a clock mechanism for a rustic looking wall feature.

12.  Tree Stump Table

Make ultimate use out of a tree stump by polishing it and screwing in some legs for your very own tree stump table.

 13. Make a Bungee Cord Organizer

Drill two holes in a plank of wood so you can feed through a piece of bungee cord across the piece of wood. Now you can hang your scarves, sunglasses and ties.

 14. Customize a Wooden Plant Pot

Spruce up your wooden plant pot by painting it, use glitter or even beads to add some personality to the room.

15. Create Wooden Tins

Wrap your coffee tins in wood grain shelf paper to create a cool, rustic look.

If you’re a fan of the authentic, fun and quirky aesthetic, then let yourself be inspired to create your own customized household bits and bobs. Your home is sure to be the envy of all your family and friends.

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