“Give Thanks” Thanksgiving Door Tags

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If you are looking for a great alternative to a wreath for your front door this fall, Jaime from That’s My Letter has you covered! Jaime utilized Ballard’s beverage tag design to create decorative door tags with a Thanksgiving message. Of course these would be adorable for any holiday, and they only require a couple […Read More]

Chalkboard Tombstones for a Spooky Porch

DIY Chalkboard tombstone inspired by Pottery Barn

I know we all agree with Jamison from Rogue Engineer when he says, “Decorating for the holidays is always fun, but who wants to spend $120 on a set of chalkboard tombstones from Pottery Barn?!?” Jamison instead made his own spooky yard décor using all the scrap wood he had lying in the garage. He […Read More]

Scrap Wood American Flag Wall Art

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After a friend mentioned how much she loved the a wooden American flag from Pottery Barn, Bridget from Windgate Lane decided to surprise her with a DIY version. Bridget says, “It was fairly easy and definitely cheaper, coming in around $20! Some scrap wood, liquid nails, and paint, and this lovely was ready to go! […Read More]

Spell It Out This Valentine’s with Wood “I Love You” Blocks

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What better way to say I love you this Valentine’s Day than with wooden blocks that spell it out? Shelly of Dolen Diaries created her own set using using wood scraps. I love the combination of the rustic unfinished box and girlie pink painted cubes. Shelly says, “I absolutely adore these! Shh…don’t tell Pottery Barn but I actually like mine better. So sweet, simple, and a little romantic…just what Cupid called for!.

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DIY Jewelry Stand from Scrap Wood

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Jaime from That’s My Letter shows how you can turn scrap wood and a couple of dowels into an adorable personalized jewelry stand. I love the addition of the crystal knob and beads for a timeless and classy look. This would make a wonderful gift for a special little lady in your life!

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Painted Wooden Halloween Signs

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Not wanting to be left out of the Halloween decorating fun in her neighborhood, Lorraine from South Meets Southwest whipped up a few spooky signs to welcome trick-or-treaters to her house. Lorraine saved money by using wood from Home Depot’s scrap pile and paint she already had, making the grand total for all three signs $1.50! Lorraine says, “We might be the last house on our block to decorate for Halloween, but I am just glad I finished these signs before the first trick-or-treater arrived!”

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Geometric Pieced Wood Wall Art

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For only “$15 and an afternoon of work,” Ashley from Shanty 2 Chic created a stunning piece of wooden art for her wall. I love how this pallet style art combines modern and rustic with the geometric design, natural wood grain, and distressed edges. Talk about a great scrap buster project if you’ve got some extra plywood and boards in your garage.

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Rustic Wood Chalkboard Sign

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While rummaging through her scrap wood pile, Shawna from Dakota Creek Chic found a piece of wood she had previously tested with a gray wash stain. She immediately knew it would be perfect for turning into a chalkboard sign like one she’d spied online. This project was the best kind for Shawna – absolutely free! She says, “This could be useful in so many ways, messages to the mailman, asking guests to use a different door. The possibilities are endless!”

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