Have you guys heard of the saying, “Everything old is new again”? Wood has not escaped that particular cliché though that saying applies to music and fashion style, too. You can do a lot of things with wood burning tools: style your home with rustic touch or decorate wooden items like regular old wooden spoons. They make a great handmade presents for special occasions.
Now that Christmas is fast approaching, we’re all psyched about what gifts we could give to our friends and family. If you are up for a challenge or you want to try something new, these DIY projects are perfect for you! On that note, we have rounded up 15 DIY wood burned creations that you can make with your friends plus kids could help with the design ideas, too!
So go and grab your etching tool and let’s get started.
1. DIY Wood Burned Sign
2. DIY Wood Burned Popsicle Sticks Bracelets
3. DIY Wood Burned Doll Blocks
Spice up the doll house with a touch of rustic DIY wood burned doll blocks! Ask your kids to help design each block. Try this great non-toxic way to decorate wood toys via Made by Joel.
4. Wood Burned Boxes
This beautiful little box can be a gift or even used to store your gift! This is truly a wood burning art. Check out the tutorial at Alisa Burke.
5. DIY Twig Earrings
Be fashionable with these unique DIY post earrings using only twigs. Get creative with simple supplies! See the tutorial at Alisa Burke.
6. Wood Burned Blocks
Create a whimsical little city with these unique wood burned blocks. This inexpensive DIY project is a sure winner to your kids! See the tutorial via Alisa Burke.
7. DIY Wooden Garden Markers
8. DIY Wood Burned Buttons
These colorful little collection of handmade buttons are fun and make a beautiful accent on your outfit. A cute little wood craft you can try. Check out the how-to via Alisa Burke.
9. Secret Log Box
Turn a little bit of wood into a lovely gift box or use it as a place to stash any of your tiny treasures . This is a great upcycling idea. Make your own secret hidey box with these easy step-by-step instructions at Brooklyn Limestone.
10. DIY Color-coded Chopping Boards
Avoid cross contaminating your food and food poisoning by making these DIY color-coded cutting boards! They’re attractive and fun to make. A great use of wood burning! See tutorial at Dream A Little Bigger.
11. DIY Burned Spoons
Display these crafty DIY wood burned spoons on your cupboard or use them as a gift! Check out how to make one at CherishedBliss.com.
12. DIY Wood Burned Heart Key Chains
These little tokens of love are so easy to make, customizable, and sweet as can be. (Plus, it’s inexpensive!) A great gift idea perfect for anyone. Get the tutorial at Design Mom.
13. DIY Wood Burned Coasters
Personalize and get crafty with your wood coasters by wood burning them. You can sketch with pencil first or you can free-hand your design! Check out the full tutorial at Lisa Loves John.
14. Wood Christmas Ornaments
You’ll absolutely like the charm of this simple DIY project. It’s simple, fast and unique. Make your own rustic Christmas ornament via Crafts Unleashed.
15. DIY Driftwood Hearts
Create wooden sweet notes for your special someone with these adorable do-it-yourself craft! Driftwood is perfect for wood burning because they’re soft. See the tutorial plus some wood burning basics at Lil Blue Boo.