If you’re looking for DIY wood projects that are not only cheap but super easy to do, then I can assure you that you’re in for one elegant surprise. A fantastic way to add a little creativity or classy look to a boring room without it costing you a fortune, then I’ve got good news for you. Don’t worry though, it definitely won’t be as hard as my new wooden desk!
Recently, we ended up buying a (stunning) new desk for my room but wow, it definitely wasn’t an easy job! We spent four hours straight trying to figure out how to assemble the desk (since there were zero written instructions) and when we were just about to finish, the stand wasn’t matching up to the rest of the desk! Now, I hope you can picture my utter disappointment and horror at that time.
Luckily enough, we pushed through and everything came together.
Since I dipped my toes into the diy wood projects, I can’t stop. I love how satisfying it is when you look at your hard work and realize, WOW I MADE THAT!
DIY Wood Projects You’ll Fall In Love With
1. Hanging Planter
This gorgeous baby is a great way if you looking to get started in planting your very own herb garden. You can have a variety of different types of herbs on each level that is ideal for a plain or open wall space.
A peek at what you will need: Pine boards, rope, zip ties, drill, circular saw and diagonal pliers
2. Wooden Picture Holder
This diy wooden picture holder is a perfect way to add a little something extra to your desk decor. However, I’d prefer using this as a memo holder of things that need to be done. Definitely a cute idea!
A peek at what you will need: wooden cubes, spray paint, small pegs, and hardware glue.
3. Color Block Wood Planter
Speaking of cute accessories for your desk decor, this color block planters are amazing! It’s a great way to add a little color to your day and it’s surprisingly very easy diy wood projects. All you have to do is take a piece of tape and stick it diagonally across one side of the planter and apply your chosen paint. Once the paint dries, remove the tape.
A peek at what you will need: Wooden block planters, blue painter tape, acrylic multi-surface paint, succulents, and sponge brushes.
If you’re looking for a simple way to add detail to a table, then this rustic farmhouse inspired decor is perfect for you. It’s rather to simple to make and won’t make your table look cluttered in any way. I love how this particular one came out and it’s definitely worth coping!
A peek at what you will need: Wood, miter saw, Kreg jug, tape measure, jig screws, drill, and drawer pulls.
5. Driftwood Seahorse
How awesome does this look! It may be a little time consuming but it’s a fantastic way to make your home or office decor look much better. Looks hard to make yourself right? Guess what? It’s not. Yup, all it takes is sketching and cutting out the shape on paper and just gluing the pieces together after you’ve laid them out.
A peek at what you will need: driftwood, stiff cardboard, hot glue gun, utility knife.
6. Crate Shelves
I’m always on the lookout for ways to store all my stuff since it keeps multiplying (no kidding) and these crate shelves do just that. It’s a great way to gain more storage and brighten up a room in a simple yet subtle manner.
A peek at what you will need: small wood crates, spray paint, command picture hanging strips.
7. Wood Mat
Forget those carpet mats that eventually wear out within a month or so and check out this awesome wooden man that successfully keeps dirt and mud out of your house while it’s super cheap and damn easy to make!
A peek at what you will need: wood stakes, sisal rope, Hex Nuts.
8. Bath Tub Tray
We all need that me time after a stressful day and what better way to relax than a lovely hot soak with a book or an iPad on a tray? This tutorial shows you how to make the best bathtub tray that won’t cost you a fortune.
A peek at what you will need: Cotton rope, knobs, miter saw, oil-based Minwax Polyurethane.
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