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Scrap wood decor

A few days ago we talked about eco-trend in decoration. Today we bring you some ideas to do your own eco decoration using scrap wood.

This material could be used for almost everything and in a lot of different decoration styles. We can buy wood or use old furniture, pallets or other kind of wood to do it. In this blog, we always prefer to use recycled materials because it is a way to decorate your home with a lot of style at the same time you are being environmentally friendly.

Do you want to start with these DIY projects? Keep reading.

DIY projects with scrap wood

The first idea is using scrap wood for making wall decorations. In this case it is very easy to make this project fit the style of our home because we can do it with the colors we prefer. We have selected 4 basic projects:

  1. Christmas decor. We can use this material to make decoration for our exterior as it is very resistant. It is a way to decorate your house in Christmas without buying that cheap ornaments that look so tasteless
  2. Wall composition. You can create a wall composition like the one below. You can choose your favorite pictures, colors or patters. With some imagination you can have awesome results
  3. Words decor. Decorating with words and letters is so trendy nowadays. You can use this technique to put some words that remind you good moments or to put your names… there are endless possibilities!
  4. Pictures. You can take your favorite pictures and transfer them to the piece of wood, how? With Mod podge photo transfer
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Instead of using just pieces of wood and decorating them, you can use them to put some candle holders. This looks really well in Christmas and makes your home feel warm in winter.

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The last idea for decorating your walls is creating a shelf like the one below. Original, don’t you think so? You have to take the pieces of wood, paint them in black and then fix them to the wall forming a branch.

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You can use this material to decorate your hall. If you have a low budget, you can make the projects below. With the clothes rack and the shoerack you will have a furnished hall with a very personal style, as you have made it yourself

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For the most sophisticated places, here we have some ideas to put your favorite plants or flowers. There are a lot of different possibilities, some easy ideas for starters and other ones more difficult, like the plant hanger, for DIY experts.

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If you want to decorate your garden with this technique, paint some pieces of scrap wood and make a little fence for your plants. If you paint the wood in brilliant colors the result will be even better.

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That was all for today. As you see, we have a lot of ways to recycle the things that we don’t use anymore. And we also have a lot of ways to create our decorating and saving some money at the same time we make our home look unique.

If you have already created some projects like the ones we have brought you here, share them with us.

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Eva Osuna

Marketing student based in Madrid. Passionate of languages and handcrafting. Interested in design, arts, fashion and communication. Tavelling and food lover.

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