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12 Reclaimed Wood Problems & How to Fix Them

Reclaimed wood is a hot trend in household décor nowadays. And with good reason. This unique building material glows with a special aged patina. Wood cut from fully mature trees, as was the practice…

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14 Beautiful Tree Branch Crafts

Spring is here, and in a lot of places that means blustery days. Have those spring winds felled some tree branches in your neighborhood? Harvest some of that fallen lumber and get crafty! We've got 14…

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16 Beautiful Ways to Use Reclaimed Wood

Do you have some scrap wood lying around from a previous project, or some discarded wood that you couldn't leave by the side of the road? Check out these beautiful wood craft ideas! There's something…

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Build Your Own Sustainable Christmas Tree

Have you ever considered building your own Christmas tree? Here are a few ideas for creating a festive substitute, utilizing reclaimed wood. Above: The PossibiliTree is designed by architect Richar…

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Make A Potting Shed Out of Scraps

Drive west across San Francisco as far as possible, nearly to the ocean; you can see the water from the end of the block. In the foggy Outer Sunset surfer district, restaurant owners Dave Muller and…

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Wooden Shelving That Adds Rustic Appeal

More than cabin worthy, here's proof that some lengths of salvaged wood and brackets mounts can make great shelving displays. Here are four examples; for more ideas, visit Remodelista. Above: Recla…

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Organic Accents: Branches Used As Decor

Recently admired in several compelling interiors, we are drawn to these bare branches' functioning as home accessories. Here are a few ideas on how it might work in your living space. Above: A hang…

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DIY: Hairpin Leg Bench

Angela Ferdig of Kriselkeeper created a beautiful bench inspired by the Nakashima table in Steal This Look: Julianne Moore's West Village Living Room on Remodelista. Her version was much more affordab…

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DIY: Simple Headboard Ideas

These interesting DIY headboards have us on the hunt for unique ways to add dimension and character to our beds. Fun and simple design ideas for a great project and good night's sleep! Above and be…

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DIY: Instant Wood Christmas Trees

A couple of ideas for creating DIY Christmas tree substitutes, both utilizing reclaimed wood. Above: Ingrid Jansen's The (Christmas) Trees are crafted of six different reclaimed wooden planks; €25 …

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