I have been planning to make a huge wall clock for our living for quite a while now. I already bought the clock pieces and have them sitting in a box, ready for action. The problem is, I’m having trouble visualizing the back of the clock, and figuring out how heavy it will be with our rental house’s plaster walls. They crumble when we add anything with serious weight. My initial plan was to make a wood plank clock, about three feet in diameter, but I’m afraid it will be too heavy.
That’s when my husband suggested driftwood! Now I’ve switched gears from making a clock, to all the cool ways I could use driftwood to decorate our home. After a couple hours of aimlessly perusing Pinterest, I figured I should share some of my favorite finds. Here they are!
1. Driftwood Towel Rack
Jane and Sonja have a great post about how they made this driftwood towel rack. It’s so simpler and I love the combination of organic elements with sleek metal hangers.
2. Star Driftwood Wall Art
Lindsey from the Pleated Poppy has a simple tutorial on how to make your own Pottery Barn inspired star wall art. Hers is so lightweight, she can hang it from a removable command hook!
3. Driftwood Log Candleholders
Julie for Redhead Can Decorate made these cute driftwood log candleholders. She took hers a step farther and painted it an american flag, but I’m a sucker for the all-natural ones. Follow her tutorial on her blog.
4. Driftwood Wall Shelf
5. White-washed Driftwood Chandelier
6. Driftwood Stairs Hand Rail
So next time you are on the beach and find a piece of discarded driftwood, maybe you’ll be inspired to create your own home gift!