Wondering what to do with all those leftover scrap pieces from your last project? Scrap wood can be used in a wide variety of crafts. From shelves to birdhouses, the only limit to the products you can craft from scrap wood is only limited by your imagination. To help you get inspired, we have put together some of the most inventive, creative and original projects you can make using scrap wood. Enjoy and don’t forget to share!
1. Rustic Wall Sconce
Simple in design, yet elegant in appearance, these rustic wall sconces are the perfect holders to display lights, candles, or whatever else you want to give a beautiful stand in your house.
DIY instructions: Mountain Modern Life
2. Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
These super cute wooden pumpkins are great for Fall and Halloween decorations.
DIY instructions: Garden Matter
3. Faux-Marble Bookends
Use contact paper and wood scraps to make these adorable DIY bookends.
DIY instructions: PMQ For Two
4. Magnetic Key Holder
Tired of misplacing your keys? Turn some scrap wood into a minimalist magnetic key holder!
DIY instructions: Creating with KLC
5. Scrap Wood Wall Art
With a variety of scrap wood you can build this DIY beautiful wall art in just a few hours.
DIY instructions: FixThisBuildThat
6. Raised Plate Shelf
This raised plate shelf is a super easy way to turn scrap wood into something simple and functional for your kitchen!
DIY instructions: By Brittany Goldwyn
7. Plant Stand on Wheels
Move those heavy planter pots around with ease with this DIY.
DIY instructions: Bigger Than The Three of Us
8. Leather Hanging Shelf
Create this easy hanging shelf with a little bit of leather and some scrap wood!
DIY instructions: Brepurposed
9. Tabletop with 2x4s
Build a simple tabletop from 2×4 lumber. The trio of wood stains make it truly one-of-a-kind!
DIY instructions: Bob Vila
10. Serving Tray
Scrap wood and wrapping paper is all you need to create this serving tray. Perfect for entertaining or to have breakfast on!
DIY instructions: Our House Now a Home