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
11. Colorful Wood Block Candle Holders
Turn your scrap wood pieces into a set of colorful candle towers that are perfect for your home or to give as gifts!
DIY instructions: Mark Montano
12. Phone Charging Station
Create a sleek phone charging station to hide those wires. All you need is a scrap piece of wood and 15 minutes of your time.
DIY instructions: Home Made by Carmona
13. Rustic Handing Art Using Scrap Wood
Turn your favorite print or graphic into rustic art in 15 minutes!
DIY instructions: A Shade of Teal
Building your own simple birdhouse is a great way to attract birdlife to your garden.
Source: Pallet Furniture DIY
15. Heart Art
Perfect not only for Valentine’s Day but all year long!
DIY instructions: Remodelando la Casa
16. Wood Clip Boards
Make these wood clipboards to display your favorite art, printable, or Christmas cards!
DIY instructions: Old House to New Home
17. Scrap Wood Wreath
Add style to your home by building this easy rustic scrap wood wreath.
DIY instructions: Finding Home Farms
18. House Number Plaque
Show off your home address in style by building this simple display for the front of your house.
DIY instructions: A Turtle’s Life for Me
19. Rustic Scrap Wood Lanterns
Add a little rustic charm to your front porch or home decor with these easy rustic wood lanterns.
DIY instructions: The House of Wood
20. Scrap Wood Vase
Add an alluring touch on your mantel or bookshelf with this beautiful and rustic wood vase.
DIY instructions: Shanty 2 Chic