It’s not an overstatement to say that old and worn out wooden pallets or barn wood are home decor DIYer’s one true love! Building awesome pieces of furniture and decoration for your space, it totally takes the cake with that weathered texture and vintage appeal. And, putting old, otherwise not-so-usable pieces of wood not only gives an all new purpose to it, but also saves on the cost for the overall project. Here are 14 Rustic Barn Wood Projects Restoring the Oomph Factor Of Old Pieces of Wood!
1. DIY Farmhouse Message Board
Having pallets form its edges, this message board with a chicken wire backdrop lets you place little pictures, drawings or reminder notes on display, using decorative clips of your choice. Apart from the mentioned supplies, you will also need some wood glue or liquid nails to get going with the project.
DIY Details : seekinglavenderlane
2. DIY Scrap Wood Signs
Who wouldn’t adore cheerful scrap wood beachy signs that come in pastel hues and rustic textures? The word ‘Beach’ is crafted with the help of vinyl letters using Silhouette Cameo, while ‘City’ has been written by putting stenciling to great use. Tiny wood cut outs stuck to the sign add the final touches.
DIY Details : diypassion
3. Your Own Rustic Wall Ruler
Watch your little one grow while you keep a track of his or her increasing height – all with this super rustic wall ruler made all by yourself! A piece of wood extracted from an old barn door is sanded down, further marking the lines and numbers with a permanent marker. Make it last longer with a wax sealant.
DIY Details : paintedtherapy
4. DIY Pallet Wall Decoration
Can it get any better than a roughened up wooden pallet for a bunch of vintage-style planters hung on the wall, working up as the focal point of your living room? Mixed and matched plants are installed in a variety of mason jars and soup cans attached to the board with the help of handy house clamps.
DIY Details : followthesprinkles
5. DIY: Necklace Holder
The absolute star element of this flat piece of driftwood turned into a gorgeous necklace holder for the wall is those antique-looking knobs that hang all your chains and necklaces with utmost style! Going for a different design for each of the knobs adds so much drama to the overall appeal of the piece.
DIY Details : visiblymoved.blogspot
6. Rustic Barn Wood Projects : DIY Wooden Arrows
These DIY wooden arrows are your solution to that much needed pop of color you want to bring to a plain neutral wall around the house! The different tones and the weathered look sported by the arrows that can all be put together in no more than an hour totally makes them stand out.
DIY Details : little-brick-house.blogspot
7. Salvaged Barn Wood Sign
A little sanding comes into play to give this sign that worn out yet pleasant texture, while the word ‘Home’ stenciled on the board with the help of a silhouette is lovely enough to add a homespun essence to the whole space. Fleur de Lis painted in gold explains how even the most weathered of things can look rich all over again.
DIY Details : adventuresincreating.blogspot
8. Easy DIY Wood Signs
Whether you craft a cool ‘bath and towel’ label for your bathroom, add a farmhouse wall decor to the kitchen, or simply build rustic accents for the home – a piece of pallet having texts or graphics transferred onto its surface won’t fail to impress one and all!
DIY Details : salvagedinspirations
9. DIY Barn Wood Shelves
Witness a rightly balanced use of iron integrated into the making of these rustic wood shelves! The reclaimed pieces of old barn wood assembled with plumping materials, including black pipes, iron caps, and floor flanges give the shelves a man-cave-worthy industrial appeal.
DIY Details : chatfieldcourt
10. Junk Decor
Ranging from 3 gorgeous wall shelves made out of otherwise junky shadow boxes and some authentic barn boards to beautiful signs with stenciled letters – this guide has got you covered. Not to forget, a barn wood piece hung in the living room, sporting a lovely stenciled bible verse.
DIY Details : beauty4ashes-ellie.blogspot
11. Rustic Barn Wood Projects : Hanger Rack
A rectangular piece of barn wood with all its cracks and imperfection embraced with unbeatable grace gets an all-new functionality with a few hooks screwed to itself. You can use it to manage all those scarves and towels, or simply hang a bunch of some kitchen accessories you want to keep handy.
DIY Details : serendipitousromance.tumblr.
12. DIY Wooden Lamps
Nothing less than casting a magical spell on your space, this extraordinarily beautiful set of lamps glows in the dark with bulbs installed within mason jars. Reclaimed barn wood holds the connection to the bulbs, having the jars attached to the wood with their rims.
DIY Details : livediyideas
13. Barnwood Flower Box
Table centerpieces as stunning as this barnwood flower box, when accompanied with a few brightly glowing candles, don’t really call for any extra decor when getting your house ready for the festive season. You will need to get a saw, some nice wood glue and some clamps to assemble the cut boards into a box.
DIY Details : kellysmoonlight.blogspot
14. Barn Wood Coasters
A picture speaks a thousand words – and this inspiration by Simply Janelle Designs explains that putting these barn wood coasters together is so easy you don’t need any steps of construction to get it done. All it takes is to cut reclaimed wood into equal-sized pieces, and voila!
DIY Details : simplyjanelledesigns
From stunning artwork installations to earthy signs and labels for the walls, from super cool organizers to breathtaking shelves, barn wood can build it all. Forge the aforesaid ideas for rustic barn wood projects, or simply add your very own twists and turns to their construction to end up in an even more awe-inspiring piece of decor for your home!