Pretty Wreath from Fallen Tree

East Coast Creative wood slice before

Jess of East Coast Creative lost a few trees to Hurricane Sandy.  With a big pile of wood in her backyard, Jess has been racking her brains trying to think of a way to use it up.

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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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Wooden Curtain Rods

towel bars to curtain rods

Debbie from Painted Therapy wanted a way to hang her curtains without spending a fortune on curtain rods. Since she doesn’t even pull her curtains closed, Debbie found that wooden towel bars were perfect for the job and could easily be customized to her purpose.

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Chair Back Chalkboard

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Jeanette from Homa Style found this wooden chair back while rummaging around the dump. I really love the unique shape! After shuffling the chair back around the garage for sometime, Jeanette decided it was time to actually do something with it.

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Reclaimed Fence Wood Planter

windows and more[3]

Gail from My Repurposed Life brought home a sweet little stash of goodies after visiting her daughter and son-in-law in Nashville. Shutters, windows, fence posts… Ooolala! When entrusted to sustain some succulents until she could get them to her daughter, Gail turned to those old fence posts to create a rustic planter. She even repurposed {…Read More…}

Shutter Slat Beverage Tags

shutter slat beverage tags

Gail from My Repurposed Life had some slats leftover after upcycling a shutter into a magazine rack. Luckily, she held onto those bad boys because they were the perfect width to be turned into Ballard-inspired beverage tags. Gail had enough slats to make four different sets of beverage tags. From chalkboard to stenciled to stained, {…Read More…}

Planked Wood Wall Sign

cedar planks to wall art

Kim from seven thirty three got these cedar boards from her dad after they had been sitting in his closet for twenty whole years. They were leftover from a closet renovation, and it looks like their rainy day finally arrived! Kim attached the planks with wood glue to form her sign and then created her {…Read More…}

Barnwood Media Tower

pile of old wood

Brooke from Killer B Designs couldn’t help but get excited when she got her hands on a bunch of old wood from a broken ranch fence. The grayed boards were perfect for building a rustic media tower and only required the purchase of a few 1x2s for a frame. Brooke says, “The best part about {…Read More…}