In the wake of hurricane Florence, we’ve all noticed so many beautiful fallen trees all over town. In the midst of such destruction, lets make something beautiful! Here are a handful of creative ways to upcycle fallen trees, logs and branches:
Side Table: Just cut and lacquer for an easy side table.
Planter: Hollow out a log and make a gorgeous self-contained garden.
Garden Path: Use sliced wood instead of stone for a defined garden path.
Staircase Handrail: Use a rustic branch in place of a handrail for a natural look.
Tree Branch Gazebo: provide cover in your outside entertaining area with a canopy of tree branches.
Raised Flower Bed: Use natural branches to block in a garden or flower bed.
Tree Branch Ladder: Use branches for a rustic ladder.
Carved Seating: If you’ve got a large tree and some serious chainsaw skills, carve some seating.
Branch Coat Hanger: A few rustic branches make a great coat hanger.
Drink Coasters: small branches cut nicely into drink coasters.
Bird Feeder: a small log makes an easy cut out birdfeeder.
Stools: a simple cut and you have a rustic dining stool.
Bed Frame: while not the simplest of projects, intact branches make a really cool bed frame.
Garment Rack: A simple branch makes an effortless garment rack.
Clock: a simple slice of a log and you have the base of a clock.
Wood Ornaments: Thinly sliced branches provide an endless amount of creativity.
Shelf Brackets: intact branches make great shelf brackets.
Candles: Small branches make great rustic candles.
Christmas Tree Craft: String lots of small branches together and you have a crafty Christmas tree.
Resources: viralnova.com and livingvintageco.com