10 Projects Using Branches

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A big thanks to Babble for gathering this bundle of branch DIYs for us to share! A note to crafty moms: a lot of these projects are kid-friendly and affordable!

Craft # 1: Branch Candle Holder

Difficulty: Easy

Kid-friendly? YES!

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Materials:

  • candle holder with flat sides (any size)
  • craft adhesive– multi-purpose for wood and glass surfaces
  • garden pruners
  • dry tree or shrub branches

Craft # 2: Coat Rack

Difficulty: Moderate

Kid-friendly? Not so much :(

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Materials:

  • Branches with strong sections of wood that are no smaller than ¾” in diameter
  • Bypass pruners / pruning saw
  • Cedar plank or other raw, natural wood
  • Drill / screwdriver
  • Wood screws
  • White latex paint

Craft # 3: Artsy Fartsy Branch Frame

Difficulty: Easy

Kid-friendly? Not so much :(

Branches Materials:

  • Long branches
  • Spray paint
  • Picture frame of choice
  • Staple gun
  • Frame hanging hardware

Craft # 4: Clothes Rack

Difficulty: Moderate

Kid-friendly? Not so much :(

Branches Materials:

  • branch
  • paint
  • metal wires
  • hooks

Craft # 5: Jewelry Tree

Difficulty: Easy

Kid-friendly? Not so much :(

Branches Materials:

  • Branch
  • Wood for base
  • Drill for base
  • Wood glue
  • Primer
  • Spray Paint
  • Mirror
  • Rubber sealant

Craft # 6: Classy Coffee Table

Difficulty: Easy

Kid-friendly: Hey, if you can get them excited about making a wood box you are an awesome parent!

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Materials:

  • Wood box,
  • paint it,
  • hot glue
  • Twigs (length of the box)
  • Wooden discs (multi-sized)

*Note: the tutorial is in Dutch, but the pictures make the DIY really self-explanatory

Craft # 7: Easy Peasy Towel Rack

Difficulty: Easy

Kid-friendly: Sure. They’ll be super excited to make a towel rack.

Materials:

  • A branch
  • Existing shelf

All you need is a place to slide the branch above the sink, no tools required! Of course if you don’t already have a shelf, you can add two curtain rod holders to the wall and place the branch on them to achieve the same effect.

Craft # 8: Branch Chandelier

Difficulty: Hard (only due to the parts involved)

Kid-friendly: Nope, sorry!

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Materials:

Craft # 9: Twig Mirror

Difficulty: Easy

Kid-friendly? A word of caution with the glue gun, otherwise this could be a great project to do with older kiddos!

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Materials:

  • Branches
  • A round piece of wood
  • Circular mirror (smaller than wooden circle)
  • Hot glue

Craft # 10: Rainbow Wreath

Difficulty: Easy

Kid-friendly? YES!

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Materials:

  • Grapevine wreath
  • Embroidery floss-12 to 14 colors -I used 2 or 3 shades of each color of the rainbow
  • Scissors
  • Tacky glue
  • Curved needle
  • Eraser

Tip: Try different colours that reflect the season or upcoming holiday for a festive and inexpensive project that you can do year-round!

Love,

Your friends at Flower Blog

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