Sometimes rustic decorating can also be a little whimsical and fun. That is the look I was going for when I made a centerpiece for our cabin. Since cabin or cottage style tends to be a little more eclectic, I wanted my centerpiece to reflect that. So, instead of just putting birch branches in a
You can pretty much make anything, attach a hanger to it, and call it wall art. Whenever I get a creative streak, my first go to is to make something for the wall. There are no rules and you can just have fun. That is how my DIY bird wall art came to be. I
It all started from a walk down a two track. What I saw made me think twice about my walking habits. In fact, I was downright fearful. I needed something to carry, to keep me from certain danger. A big stick would probably do the trick. And that was the beginning of my DIY walking
One of my favorite rustic craft projects is making birch candle holders. When I first started seeing these in rustic home interior stores, I thought they would be fairly simple to make. If you have the right tools, the rustic candle holders really are a breeze to make. And, since birch bark looks so clean
Have you ever wanted to spell out a word on a DIY sign only to be disappointed by your handwriting? Although stencils are always an option, there is another rustic way. Simply spell out your word using small twigs or branches. All you have to do with DIY twig letters is to cut up some
The other day I was looking at my bulletin board and realized that it could use a little more style. For one, the thumbtacks, on my board, were just standard and plain. It's funny how even the smallest of details can make a difference with what inspires you. Since your everyday standard thumbtacks don't really
Flower pots come in all shapes and sizes and some were never intentionally made to be flower pots at all. Pretty much anything that can hold dirt can do the job. I wanted to design a flower pot for the Spring season and came up with an easy idea using a couple of repurposed items.
My favorite DIY projects are those that incorporate natural materials or are upcycled in some way. This DIY clock has a little of both. A rustic tree slice makes up the base of the clock. And, the face of the clock is upcycled from an old CD. I was even able to upcycle a little
If you are married to a deer hunter or are a hunter yourself, forget about hanging your trophies on the wall! Instead, use the antlers for some fun craft projects. Obviously, you wouldn't do this with a big trophy buck. But for those smaller deer, the antlers are perfect for projects. I happen to be
Have you ever noticed how often wood slices are used in rustic decorating? Whether big or small, wood slices add a touch of natural rustic that is hard to compete with. Since there are so many things to do with them, I thought I would put together this collection of fun and easy projects. To
This collection of rock crafts is all about using them in home decor. See examples of cabinet knobs, photo holders, a birdhouse and more.
Check out the rustic twig and branch furniture ideas that you can make with your tree trimmings. Make chairs and tables for indoors or outside.