25 Creative Ways to Use Driftwood

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Each piece of driftwood is unique, so you can’t always decide what you’re going to make before you find the driftwood. It’s less predictable, which makes the art more spontaneous. Nevertheless, here are inspiring ideas to get you started.

1. Coasters – made from Icelandic driftwood
via Railis

Driftwood coaster. Icelandic driftwood.

Railis

2. Boats – little and big
via Yalos

driftwood boats "peg-sail " with a sail from genuine parchment on a clothespin and "evil eye" glassbead

Yalos

via Gifts & Stars

The Tortuga - Driftwood Boat

GiftsandStars

3. Buttons
via Seagypsy’s

Handmade Drift Wood Buttons, Three 1.5 inch Natural Drfitwood Wooden Buttons

Seagypsys

4. Lamp stands
via Lightsculptures by Toko-Pa

Oliphant: Modern and Rustic Lightsculpture (Fine Art Lamp) with Driftwood base

lightsculpture

via Gifts & Stars

Sea Light - Tea Light Candle Holder - Soldered Limpet Shells, Metal, Driftwood

GiftsandStars

5. Candle holders
via Palm Tree Soda

Candleholder Driftwood 2 tier

PalmTreeSoda

6. Frames for mirrors, pictures, paintings, chalkboards…
via Orange Door Cottage Designs

DRIFTWOOD MIRROR

orangedoorcottage

via Ela Lake Designs

Home Decor Acrylic Painting with Driftwood Frame Fabulous Nautical / Beach House Wall Hanging

ElaLakeDesign

7. Wind chimes – made with upcycled wine goblets
via The Eclectic Edge

Teal Bottoms Up 2 - Wine Goblet Windchimes on Driftwood Branch

wearetheedge

8. Wreathes
via Ammoudia

Driftwood Wreath Centerpiece with white silk cocoons, crystals, vintage lace, blue flowers

AMMOUDIA

9. Necklaces
via Gx2 Homegrown

Driftwood Necklace, blue, white and grey patterns

Gx2homegrown

via Jeanie Deans

natural driftwood and silver rings necklace

JeanieDeans

10. Jewelry and key holders
via Tanja Sova

Manly Driftwood Clarinet Jewelry Holder - Key Rack - Kitchen Rag Organize

tanjasova

11. Wine racks
via JCDD

Rustic driftwood wine rack

JCDD

12. Wall hangings or baby mobiles
via Gifts & Stars

Driftwood Cloud with Vintage Crystal Raindrops - Wall Hanging

GiftsandStars

via in seasun

Driftwood Shell Hanging Sculpture

InSeaSun

13. Cabinets
via Nautilus Driftwood Design

Oak Driftwood Cabinet

holmsie

14. Animal sculptures – like a seahorse
via Tidal Creations

Natural Driftwood Seahorse - Small

TidalCreations

15. Or a Trojan horse

via Tokolosh

Trojan Horse created with Driftwood

Tokolosh

16. Hoop art

via Yalos

driftwood octopus embroidery hoop art

Yalos

17. Wood carvings
via Fae Factory

Tree Nymph Sculpture (a wood carving and art doll in clay combo)

faefactory

18. Keychains
via Gifts & Stars

Steampunk Driftwood Keychain / Bag Ring

GiftsandStars

19. Furniture for tiny people
via Landscapes In Miniature

Miniature Beach Drinks - Driftwood with Pitcher of Iced Tea with Lemon & two Wee Glasse

LandscapesNMiniature

20. Sailboat earrings
via Yalos

driftwood sailboat earrings with genuine parchment

Yalos

21. Wall clocks
via Churnbox

Beautiful Driftwood Wooden Wall Clock - Beachcomber

Churnbox

22. Spools for yarn, etc.
via Si Chihuahua

Set of 10 Faux Suede Driftwood Spools

SiChihuahua

23. Board games
via Two Dumpster Divers

Checkers Game Board Tray- Reclaimed driftwood repurposed tray

TwoDumpsterDivers

24. Birdhouses
via In The Shade Studio

Driftwood Birdhouse

InTheShadeStudio

25. Important signs – e.g., for your nursery or library
via The Whittle House

Reclaimed Beach Wood Nursery Sign "SHHH..."

thewhittlehouse

 

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