If you are looking to decorate your home with unique, functional, eco-friendly and sustainable furnishings, reclaimed wood furniture is the way to go.
Making things out of “repurposed” wood – that is, old wood from barns and outbuildings, pallets and aged lumber piles is a big trend right now. These reclaimed wood pieces have incredible textures and patterns and are perfect for all kinds of home improvement and DIY projects. Below, you will find 15 DIY projects you can easily do using reclaimed wood and basic household tools.
Don’t forget to let me know which project is your favorite and which one you’re going to build with your reclaimed wood.
1. Barn Wood Planter Box
This barn wood planter box can add rustic charm to any setting. Not only perfect for plants but would also be suitable for holding other goodies. (Tutorial: Shanty 2 Chic)
2. Rustic Bathroom Storage
Add style and storage to your bathroom by building an easy rustic bathroom shelf. (Tutorial: Mountain Modern Life)
3. Reclaimed Barn Wood Art
Want to make a statement with your walls? Try adding a piece of reclaimed wood art. (Tutorial: Hazel + Gold Designs)
4. Console Table
Transform a rustic piece of barn wood into a trendy and functional hairpin leg console table that will highlight any area it is placed in. (Tutorial: Sustain My Craft Habit)
5. Blanket Ladder
This leaning blanket ladder is perfect for storing and keeping blankets tidy in a decorative way. (Tutorial: Seeking Lavender Lane)
6. Pallet Headboard
No bed is complete without a headboard and a rustic headboard will give your bedroom a comfortable and cozy, country look. (Tutorial: Rice Designs)
7. Barn Wood Wine Rack
With this rustic wine rack in your home, you will have just what you need to easily find your favorite beverages. (Tutorial: I Spy DIY)
8. Coat Rack
This rustic decor piece will complement any entryway, bathroom, bedroom or closet. (Tutorial: The Wood Grain Cottage)