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Create a Rustic Ambiance With These 14 Driftwood Projects

Driftwood has a rustic appeal like no other! It has the ability to fit into both country styled homes as well as modern ones. If you are looking at your home, thinking “This could do with some rustic spirit,” you’ve come to the right place! Here are 14 driftwood projects that will contribute to creating a true rustic ambient inside your living space!

1. Candle Holder

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A classic, right? It is no good to have a scented candle if the candle holder doesn’t look the part! This coastal driftwood candle holder by Live Creatively Inspired has just the dreamy energy you will need to relax! Run yourself a hot bath, light a candle and unwind!

 2. Driftwood Picture Frame

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If you are in need of a creative way to frame your pictures look no further! This Fictitious has come up with a way to use driftwood as a picture frame and holy guacamole, it looks amazing! The tribal look will surely inspire you to insert some pictures of your own tribe of great friends!

 3. Driftwood Jewelry Organizer

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This jewelry organizer will always keep your favorite pieces on display! No more lost necklaces and wasting minutes looking for the right one (then wasting additional minutes untangling it). Can Can Dancer will give you the tutorial for this amazing and practical driftwood jewelry organizer that will make your accessorizing hella easier!

 4. Driftwood Wall Garden

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We should all have some greenery inside of our homes! If you’re tight on space, have toddlers who would eat the plants or are just clumsy and don’t want to trip over the planters, Nest is here with a great idea for a driftwood wall garden! It gives you a chance to keep some greens floating in the middle of your wall and save you a lot of trouble!

 5. Driftwood Chandelier

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Chandeliers are one of our all-time favorites but they can be incredibly expensive; especially if you have an eye on a rustic one! But Swell may just save the day with this driftwood chandelier that is not only affordable but so simple to make you’ll have it all set up and hung in a couple of hours! It’s almost an offense not to give this one a try!

 6. Driftwood Star

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This driftwood star is a lovely way to include some driftwood décor into your home without going all-out. Even when you keep it subtle, driftwood has a way of working its magic. Find the instructions at The Handmade Home, then put it in a room that needs some coziness!

 7. Driftwood Lamp


This has got to be the easiest lamp upgrade we’ve ever seen! You know that feeling when you’re looking for the ideal lamp but none of them fit your style? Good news! You can buy a cheap and boring lamp only to transform it into this unique driftwood lamp, following the instructions by Sweet Something Designs.

 8. Driftwood Floating Shelf

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Floating shelves are incredibly popular due to their simplicity and minimalism. They are a great alternative for big cupboards that take a lot of space! Save up on some room and make this driftwood floating shelf that will forever change the way you look at shelves! Lotts & Lots will give you more details!

 9. Driftwood Rack

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Similar to the jewelry organizer mentioned above, this driftwood rack will turn your mess into order! Forget the piles of towels that are hung randomly all over your bathroom. It’s time for them to finally get their assigned place on your new driftwood towel rack you can make with Sustain My Craft Habit’s help!

10. Driftwood Mirror

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If we told you that you can have a sunburst mirror for only 3$ would you believe us? We won’t hold it against you if the answer is no! We too found it hard to believe until we came across this gem by City Farmhouse! The only thing better than an almost-free sunburst mirror is a driftwood sunburst mirror!

11. Driftwood Vase

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There is an abundance of DIY vases out there, but only very few are made from natural materials. If you want your flowers to have a home provided by Mother Nature, go with this driftwood vase! You’ll find the how-to at Simplicity in the South!

 12. Driftwood Wreath


December is that special time of the year when we all become wreath lovers! Skip the traditional wreaths and opt for this driftwood one instead! Alisa Burke will show you how and we can assure you that it is going to be the most innovative wreath on the block! Take the liberty of decorating it with Christmas ornaments!

 13. Driftwood Photo Display

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You can always use a photo display or two to showcase your latest adventure in candid photographs! It will serve as a big source of inspiration! Speaking of which, head over to Morning Creativity and get inspired to make this minimalist driftwood photo display!

 14. Driftwood Candle Holder Centerpiece

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Make this driftwood candle holder centerpiece just in time for the holiday festivities! If you are lucky enough to live someplace warm you can use this centerpiece to light up your table when you’re enjoying the cool evenings outside! It’s Overflowing shares the making-of!