Feeling “board” and wishing a fun DIY “WOOD” come along? I’ve got you covered! These woodcraft ideas and tutorials will add so much rustic and modern aesthetic flair to your house while still being cheap, easy to make, and fun to do! Take a look at some of the best ideas for the year!
I also have free printables and templates like our free sunflower templates that you could print and stick to your wood craft! Whether you’re getting in shape for the new year and would benefit from this meal planner, or are just interested in some new crafts and activities to do with your kids, you will absolutely love these. Check them out at the end of this post!
Here are the ones I found:
Metallic and Wood Pencil Holder
Source: Purely Katie
There’s nothing more fun than DIY woodworking, especially once you become accustomed to it! You will definitely enjoy creating this metallic wood pencil holder with a pre-made wooden house block. It’s easy, it will look so unique in a work or home office
Wooden Tic Tac Toe Craft
Source: Ginger Snap Crafts
Are you running out of ways to engage your kids in fun games and activities? Worry no more! Grab your tools and some wood and make this magnificent tic tac toe board. They will have so much fun with this one!
Cheap and Easy Wall Art Using Wood Shims
Source: Amber Oliver
Unique wall art can MAKE a home, but it can also break the bank and be quite expensive. This tutorial solves that problem! Find some wood shims and create your own pattern or use some inspo from this tutorial! Some measuring, cutting and fitting together, and you’ve got yourself unique wall art!
Easy DIY Lazy Susan for Board Games
Source: Refashionably Late
Have a board game that you’ve enjoyed playing since you were a child? If you do, then you know that it can get tricky to turn the board around without moving all the pieces and forgetting where they are. This tutorial shows you how to create a lazy Susan board, which you can use to turn your board game around. So handy, don’t you think? Sand off those wood pieces and get to work!
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DIY Wood Block Gnomes
Source: Ruffles & Rainboots
Loving the gnome trend but starting to feel like they all look the same? Worry no more! This tutorial shows you how to create the easiest wood-block gnomes ever. They are not only simple to make but also incredibly unique. And the best part is that you’ll need about twenty minutes to make them. Gnome-tastic!
Simple Wood Frame For Canvas
Source: unOriginal Mom
Farmhouse-style signs just have something that others don’t, wouldn’t you agree? With four pieces of wood for the frame and a canvas where your message can be displayed, you can create your very own! Follow all the steps to see how to prep your wood and fit the frame and speak your farmhouse truth!
Wood Lantern Centerpieces Free Plans
Source: Jaime Costiglio
Free plans for wood lantern centerpieces? Sign me up! These wood lanterns can make for wonderful centerpieces, decor for your walls, garden, or any event space. I am obsessed with this tutorial!
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DIY Wooden Herringbone Tray
Source: Crafted By The Hunts
Wooden trays add a special touch to every home, whether you use them to serve your drinks or to display some decorations. This DIY wooden tray has a herringbone pattern and you will instantly fall in love with it! I love how unique this is, and it serves such a great purpose, too!
Heat Transfer Vinyl On Wood Craft
Source: The Country Chic Cottage
Would you like to add a little message to your favorite wood crafts? This tutorial shows you how to do just that! Following the steps, you’ll learn how to add heat transfer on wood easily and quickly. Choose what you want to say and check out the project!
DIY Chunky Wood Flag Project
Source: Megan Plus Five
When Independence Day rolls around, I always wish I had more decor to show my love. Thank goodness that’s no longer a problem with this simple DIY project! This chunky wood flag SCREAMS land of the free and home of the brave and I am obsessed! Plus, you can customize it to fit any other country, too!
Championship Beer Pong Craft
Source: 100 Things 2 Do
A woodcraft project that you or your kids can play with? How exciting! Following this tutorial and you will be able to make some basketball beer pong (or orange juice pong) hoops. Cut the wood, grab those red cups, and let’s play!
DIY Stained Wood Tray
Source: How to Nest for Less
Stained wood trays can look so luxurious and quite frankly “bad and boujee” if done right! This tutorial shows you how to make a stained wood tray with handles. So, grab some wood stained in a color of your choice, apply those hardware handles, and voila – you got yourself a chic wood tray!
DIY Scrap Wood Wall Art
Source: Abbotts At Home
If you enjoy doing woodcraft projects, get ready to be amazed at this one! Creating wall art with scrap wood is cheap and easy. You can even choose your pattern, and the aesthetic of this on your wall will be everything!
Small DIY Wood Planter Box Craft
Source: The Crazy Craft Lady
Woodcrafts with wood shims are the best, and you will find out why when you see this tutorial! They aren’t expensive, they are so easy to work with, and this will organize your pots so perfectly! Check out this wood planter box in seven quick steps
DIY Sliding Perpetual Calendar
Source: Thrifty & Chic
Sliding perpetual calendars are SO useful, but it can be hard to find the perfect one that is not only cheap but fits your home well. Get ready to be amazed because this DIY woodworking project will solve both of those problems!
Christmas Tree From Scrap Wood
Source: A Girl & A Glue Gun
Do you want to add some custom Christmas decorations to your home this year, but don’t want to spend a ton of money? Let’s do some wood crafting! This tutorial shows you how to create a wooden Christmas tree that is both modern, unique, and so pretty to look at! You can even paint and decorate the pieces of wood in any way you want! UH-mazing!
Painted Wood Blocks & Sculptures
Source: Artful Parent
If you love woodcraft projects, then you have come to the right place! With this tutorial, you’ll easily create some wood sculptures. With just three simple steps you will be absolutely amazed at the turnout of this DIY!
Pallet Wood Heart Home Decor
Source: Lolly Jane
Feel the LOVE with this awesome DIY! Check out this pallet heart and make your own. This is the perfect home decoration or housewarming gift. You can add a personal touch by decorating it in any way you choose
Wooden House Number Sign Craft
Source: A Crafted Passion
I am obsessed with unique house number signs, and this tutorial will help you create one that is modern, detailed, and so aesthetically pleasing! Using wood shims and 10 steps you will have an absolutely perfect address for everyone to see. Talk about curb-side appeal!
DIY Wooden Cell Phone Stand
Source: Alyssa & Carla
Do you enjoy FaceTime but hate having to hold up your phone the whole time? This DIY will take care of that! Grab some wood tiles, glue, and enjoy FaceTime like never before with an awesome phone stand!
DIY Planked American Flag
Source: Maison de Pax
Show just how much you love your country through this amazing DIY planked American flag! Decide how big you want to make it, trim those cedar planks, stain them, and follow the tutorial to see how to put it all together. Hang it up and enjoy!
Wooden Candy Corn Craft Tutorial
Source: Housewives of Riverton
If you want to keep your kids busy for a whole afternoon, then this DIY woodcraft project is just right for you! Grab some wood, make the shape, and draw some lines so that your kids know where to paint to make some awesome candy corn. I love this one!
Homemade Wooden DIY Stacker Toys
Source: Mama Megan Allysa
Woodcrafts are all the rage! They save money, don’t take up much time, and look SO good! But how about those crafts that serve an actual purpose other than decor? This stacker game will show you just what I mean!
DIY Wooden Blanket Ladder Only
Source: Gathered In The Kitchen
I am constantly stumbling on those perfect wooden blanket ladders on Pinterest but I have always thought it would be too complicated to build on my own. I was so wrong because it’s incredibly easy! With this tutorial, you finish it in about 30 minutes, in five easy steps. And the best part is that it costs only just $4! WOW!
DIY Wood Magnetic Frames
Source: Build & Create Home
Let’s create some wood frames where you can put your favorite art! You don’t need a lot of tools or supplies and the final result of this DIY will look flawless. Is there a better combination for the perfect project? I definitely don’t think so!
DIY Wood Pallet Shelf For Flowers
Source: Lehman Lane
Let’s add some warmth and brightness to your flower shelves with a wood pallet shelf like this one! While it’s very simple, it’s decorative and easy to do following this detailed tutorial. You don’t even need to dismantle the whole pallet; you just need a small part of it. This is such a good idea!
DIY Scrap Wood Christmas Trees
Source: Love & Renovations
Everyone has some scrap wood just lying around in the garage. Time to use it and open up some storage space! Gather all the supplies you need and easily create some awesome Christmas tree decorations! These trees have a rustic flair, and you can even make each tree a different color for an added unique touch. Love it!
Sweet Summertime Watermelon Sign
Source: Find it, Make it, Love it
Summer is finally here and it’s time to celebrate! There’s no better way to do that than by creating a wood watermelon sign. You need only four supplies and about an hour’s worth of time. SO, WATER-you waiting for?
DIY Wood Birdhouses
Source: A Crafty Spoonful
If your yard has been lacking some warm decor, then this tutorial is the one for you! Create a wood bird house out of scraps to spice up the yard! This tutorial comes with various designs and shapes to choose from that will make each so unique. This is such a fun project for you and your family!
DIY Wooden Candle Centerpiece
Source: The Sweetest Occasion
Scented candles are the best way to unwind and relax after a long day at work, and having a centerpiece for your candles adds such an aesthetic touch and is just what you need! Check out the tutorial to see how to make yours
DIY Scrap Wood Easter Bunny
Source: Kippi at Home
Grab those scrap pieces of wood and create the perfect Easter decoration! What I love so much about this DIY easter bunny, is that it can be decorated in any way you want. Add some pom-poms, buttons, and beads! Once you’re done, you’ll want to put it where everyone can see it!
DIY Vertical Plant Hanger
Source: The Inspiration Board
Have a lot of plants at home but not enough space to fit them all? Why not build a vertical plant hanger like this one? It’s stylish, decorative, and the perfect display for your small potted plants!
DIY Pallet Wood Letter
Source: Dream Design DIY
Do you want to put a specific letter as a decor in your home? find some wood, cut it, put it together, and you’re good to go! Hang this DIY around the house to show off your creative efforts
DIY Wooden Heart Valentines Day Art
Source: Liz Marie Blog
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show someone how much you love them with homemade gifts. If you are looking for a unique gift for that special person, this tutorial shows you how to create a lovely wooden heart. Let’s spread some love!
DIY Toy Wooden Houses
Source: Inspire my Play
Wooden houses that make great decorations but are also being used as toys your kids can play with? YES PLEASE! Check out this tutorial to learn more
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How to Build DIY Wooden Lanterns
Source: Charleston Crafted
Do you have some weird-looking empty space on your shelves? Let’s fix that! These wooden lanterns are the perfect project if you want to get creative. They won’t cost you much and will look amazing anywhere you put them!
Woodworking Project for Kids
Source: Frugal Fun 4 Boys
Are you out of ideas for DIY projects with your kids? Let’s do some woodworking! This tutorial is incredibly easy and stunning! You won’t even need precise sizes of wood as random is okay for this one. Create a robot with your little ones and enjoy that quality time!
DIY Pallet Pumpkin Trio
Source: The Handymans Daughter
Making Halloween decorations doesn’t have to be difficult and expensive and this tutorial proves just that! With this DIY project, you won’t have to spend money on pumpkins that will rot. Now you can have a pallet pumpkin trio that you can use year after year after year!
How To Make Farmhouse Style Wooden Stars
Source: Queen Bee of Honey Dos
Christmas decorations can get PRICY, and let’s be honest… it’s a waste once you see how easily you can make your own decor like this one! You will love this wooden star, and it’s so versatile so you could place it anywhere from a porch to a kitchen to a wall. Love it!
I knew you WOOD find what you were looking for here! There are so many great ideas for decor, multi-purpose wood crafts and items, and more to choose from in this list! Make sure you don’t forget to check out my free printables. Enjoy!
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