Wood Crafts

Whether you’re just starting out with crafting or more experienced, we have wood craft ideas for you! We have the perfect wood crafts for everything from home décor to planters and even great gift ideas. Browse all our DIY wood crafts below to find the one to suit you. Click on any project image for detailed instructions, tips and supply lists.

Image Transfer Technique Using Tattoo Paper

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As I shared in my photo to wood transfer tutorial, I enjoy transferring images to other surfaces to create personalized projects.  The technique I shared in that tutorial does have a bit of a learning curve, so while you practice to master that technique, here’s a simpler process you can try:  use printable tattoo paper to make your own image transfer! While this product is designed and marketed to be used with the Silhouette cutting machine, you can use the {Read More}

Peg Doll People with the “New” Washi Tape!

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Today I have a 5 minute craft that is perfect for kids AND adults.  Bet you can’t stop at just 1 or 2 of these cute peg doll people.  You will have to make a handful! Supplies needed to make your own peg doll people: Floral Tape in various colors (I used pink, peach and green, but it comes in a variety — even metallics!) Peg Dolls (I used the girls, but there are boys too!) Watercolor Pencils, Markers or Paint {Read More}

Sequined Resin DIY Tray

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I love adding a little bit of sparkle and shine to my fall decor, and I’ve had an obsession with trinket trays and dishes lately.  I just LOVE the small size, and all the possibilities for embellishing them!  Today I’m going to show you how to use jewelry resin to line a sparkly sequined DIY tray.  This is a really versatile handmade gift idea, or addition to your holiday decor, and can be made in any color scheme with your favorite {Read More}

Make Your Own Simple & Pretty Fall Banner

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Hello Friends and Hello Fall! I’ve been so inspired by the fall banners I have seen on my Pinterest feed that I decided to make my own.  It was pretty easy  with the help of some pre-cut wood banners! Want to make a pretty fall banner of your own? It only takes a few steps! Supplies needed to make your own fall banner: Unfinished Wooden Banner Set Silhouette Machine (you can also use stencils or these fun chipboard letters) Silhouette Adhesive Kraft {Read More}

Spectrum Noir Tutorial: How To Stain Wood Using Markers

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Spectrum Noir alcohol ink markers blend so beautifully on paper that I thought it would be fun to try them out on wood in this Spectrum Noir tutorial! The result is a custom, vibrantly stained project that was really fun to create! Here is all you need to give this Spectrum Noir tutorial a go! Spectrum Noir tutorial for wood staining supplies: Spectrum Noir (Alcohol Ink) Markers, in a variety of colors Spectrum Noir Blender Pen (or cotton swabs, and {Read More}

Jumbo Clothespin DIY Mail Sorter

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There is nothing that my little ones like to do more than “check the mail.” They watch for the mailman- and usually fight over who gets to go out and grab the mail, and bring it into the house. I am not sure why this is such a fun event for them- considering most of what we get on a daily basis is boring- bills, bank statements and junky business flyers. A lot of times the mail gets gathered by {Read More}

A Home for the Birds ::: DIY Birdhouse City

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After creating the little Gingerbread House Nightlight for Christmas in July, I was hooked on the meditative painting of little birdhouses.  I decided to use my gingerbread house as the jumping off point and create a whole DIY birdhouse city. Consumer Crafts has a whole line of adorable little wooden crafts and a variety of little birdhouses in particular.  I chose my favorites, but you should check out the whole selection HERE.  If you are looking for houses in particular {Read More}

How to Make a Doll Bed Without Tools

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When I was a kid, I would have loved to know how to make a doll bed for each one of my dolls! It’s small, simple, and sweet. What girl (or boy!) wouldn’t love it? As a mom, however, I love that it’s super easy to put together and I don’t need any heavy machinery or tools to finish it. Total win for both the little and big girl in me! Today, I’m going to show you how to make {Read More}

DIY Gingerbread House & Birdhouse In One

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I love this little DIY gingerbread house project for Christmas in July because it works now as a birdhouse AND it works later as a darling little flickering nightlight for Christmas.  I plan to do a whole little bird city with all the houses Consumer Crafts has available (See them all HERE).  Wouldn’t it be fun to have a birdhouse painting party with a bunch of friends or neighborhood children? It is a wonderful way to get out of the {Read More}