Free Home Decor: 9 Ways to Use Found Wood to Decorate

towel rack driftwood

I love this Driftwood Towel or Coat Rack ($30) from Drifty Gems, and it got me thinking about all the beautiful ways we can use found wood in our home decor -- and if you DIY these ideas, they're FREE! Free good design! Wonderful.

Whether it's using a piece of driftwood, a wood plank, a pretty tree branch or an old pallet, with a little creativity, many leftover or found wooden wonders can add some warmth and charm to your home.

Check out our nine natural home decor ideas.


From jewelry storage and display shelving to dish storage and decorative pieces, here are nine creative ways to use found wood to make good design.

bathroom wood towel rack

Wood Plank Towel Rack Base (via west elm)

driftwood display shelf bedroom

Driftwood Shelf (via Perfectly Imperfect)

wood bowl

Found Wood Bowl by Shari Altman (via previous post)

kitchen pallet dish rack

Pallet Dish Rack, Reclaimed Wood Cupboard Doors (design by Katrin Arens, via Remodelista)

tree decor

Tree Branch Decor (from Lerkenfeldt Photography)

driftwood curtain rod chair

Driftwood Curtain Rod (via Real Simple magazine)

tree branch chandelier bedroom bed

Tree Branch Chandelier (from light locations via Bliss)

driftwood jewelry rack

Drift Away Necklace Rack ($34) at Fourth Floor Home

Is wood an important material in your home decor? Ever used found wood?


Images top to bottom via Drifty Gems, Fourth Floor Home, Perfectly Imperfect, west elm, Shari Altman, Jordi Canosa, Lerkenfeldt Photography, Real Simple, and light locations

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