Perfect for Thanksgiving: a Reclaimed Wood Table Runner

Vintage News Junkie scrap wood before

Over at Vintage News Junkie, Candace shares a project that is perfect for creating a lovely table arrangement for your holiday dinners.  It all started with a big bucket of scrap wood.

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DIY Outdoor Chandelier from Repurposed Objects

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Marcy blogs at Day 2 Day Supermom.  Admittedly, she has a “thing” for Mason jars.  So when she saw an outdoor chandelier on Pinterest made from canning jars, she knew she had to make one of her own.  After all, Marcy had plenty of empty Mason jars, and it wasn’t hard to scavenge a nice looking piece of wood from her husband’s project pile.

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Scrap Wood Desk Organizer

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When Melissa, The Happier Homemaker, was challenged to create a desktop organizer from upcycled or recycled items, she went straight to the pile of scrap wood she’s got leftover from craft projects.

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“Vintage” Pharmacy Sign from Old Wood

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After having her kids and husband home for a week over Christmas break, Karin from Art is Beauty was itching to do a project.  It had to be a quick one while the rest of the crew was sledding, so she grabbed some old scrap wood and went to work.

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Patio Bench from a Pallet

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Aubrey at Project Lovegood tells us that she “was determined to make our apartment balcony be a place to chill, eat outside, play some cards and read a good book.”  One of the projects that she worked on to accomplish that was making a comfy bench from pallet wood.

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DIY Scrap Wood Wall

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Brittany, known on her blog as the Pretty Handy Girl, had a pile of pallets and wood scraps lying around in her workshop.  She also had a blank wall in the bonus room/art studio that she’s renovating at her house.  Brittany figured out how to use up all that extra wood to turn a blank wall into a gorgeous focal point.

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Wooden “Boo” Blocks

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After completing some decorative woodwork above her mantel, Andrea from Funsize Creations, found herself with a ton of leftover wood. Her husband was ready to throw it all away, but Andrea was holding onto all that precious wood with a vice grip.

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Scrap Wood Wall Art

scrap wood wall art

Instead of living with a bunch of blank walls staring at her, Ashley from Design Build Love has found ways to create her own wall art for much less than store-bought prices. For one such project, Ashley upcycled a pile of scrap wood that had been sitting in her garage.

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