Is your house in serious need of a style update? Don’t worry, you don’t need to break the bank to make your home look sophisticated, stylish and expensive. I made you an overview of a few great DIY home decor projects using upcycled wood that will have your guests green with envy over your sense of style and your contribution to living sustainable!
If you happen to have a nice tree log or another piece of pretty wood lying around you can make this beautiful hanging planter. Saw slices, sand them down (or not to keep it looking a little more rough and authentic) and add some rope. Find the complete tutorial at The Summery Umbrella.
Two-tier produce stand
Doesn’t this two-tier wood stand look amazing? You can put it in the kitchen and store your produce in there. Or put it in the bathroom and put your towels in it, or your kids’ toys in the playroom. There are so many different uses for this awesome piece of furniture. Find out who designed it and the tutorial to make it yourself at Kendall Jackson.
Turn leftover planks into a letter. You can follow the Remodelaholic tutorial and make it a hanging planter for in your garden, or you could use it to add some flowers to your living room.
Working with Pallets
There are some great books with even more great upcycled wood projects using pallets for example. Check out some of them here!
Reclaimed Wood Shelves
Use reclaimed wood to build yourself some beautiful shelves. If you want them to be this dark, but the wood you have is lighter you can always use some wood oil treatment to make them darker. Read the entire tutorial at Vintage Home Love.
Wooden Mason Jar Lamp
Isn’t this a luxurious looking lamp? And it is basically just wood and mason jars. Find out how you can make this at Brandi Sawyer’s blog.
Popsicle Stick Shelves
This is such a great and creative idea, and I think it looks soooo good! You can save all the popsicle sticks from the popsicles you eat, or you can just order a bunch of them here. You can also test out some different shapes if you like. Read the full tutorial at Make & Do Crew.