Wood home decoration ideas are perfect for anyone who wants a cozy cottage feel in their living space. Wood décor is easy to find and easy to maintain, so why not create an interior design that is chic, yet charming? Bring in some vintage accents, and you have a delightful looking living space that features all of your wood home decoration ideas and creations. The best thing about wood décor is that if you are handy, you can easily create your own decorations to place in your home. The designs do not have to be intricately carved; just create something that fits the current décor in your living space.
45+ Wooden Decorations to Make your Home Feel Cozier
Wood can be used several different ways in your home. It can be placed on the wall to create a shelf for your books, or it can be cut into a lovely welcome sign that is placed on the wall right in the main entrance way. In this gallery you will see some great wood home decoration ideas, but some of them stand out more than the rest. One that is of particular interest is the votive candle holders that were crafted from narrow logs. Another that would be simply gorgeous in any home is the clock on the wall that is crafted from several different-sized cuts of wood. Enjoy the other ideas as you explore this gallery, and let us know what you think about the wood home decorations.
1. Double Distressed Wooden Plank Centerpiece Base
Create an amazing centerpiece display in your dining room with this large and distressed wooden plank base. Featuring a trendy distressed white-wash finish, the patina of these planks adds character to your tall candle holders. Stack your favorite seasonal fruits or lay out long-stemmed flowers for more natural charm.
2. Night Walk in the Woods Framed Art
Those old and broken picture frames have been given a second chance at life with a newly crafted twig art creation. A few twigs from the backyard or woods can be spray painted any color then inserted into an empty decorative frame to make this new piece of wall art.
3. Rustic Wooden Beam Shelf Trio
Add some storage solutions to your home that show off some appealing style with these rustic wooden beam shelves. They are sturdy enough to hold anything you might need to store on a shelf while maintaining a quality design that brings a rustic flair into your room. Arranged together or apart, these wooden shelves will look amazing on your wall.
4. Dark Vintage Wooden Blanket Ladder
Gorgeous dark wood warms the room in the craftsmanship of this blanket ladder. It’s a small piece of furniture that shows off a large amount of character. Propped up against the wall, it looks beautiful even when it’s empty. This is a perfect gift for someone who has it all because everyone can always use a place to store their blankets and throws.
5. Gray and White Shakespeare Poetic Love Sign
Hang this gray and white wooden sign in your master bedroom to infuse some Shakespearian poetic words into your love nest. The delicate font used in scripting the verse adds a subtle romance to the room. Crawl into bed each night with a heartfelt warmth from the charming language of this wooden sign.
6. Decorative Wooden Circle Round Mirror
In a variety of sizes from large to small, these wooden circles give a completely new look to this plain round mirror. Hanging on the wall, it looks perfect above the mantel or over a dresser in the bedroom. The mix of rustic wood with the sleekness of a mirror creates a nice contrast for a modern design.
7. Unique Bamboo Sticks Modern Lamp Shade
Incorporate some sustainable bamboo into your home decor with this modern style lamp shade. All around the bulb, this shade showcases simple sticks of bamboo placed just far enough apart to allow a soft glow to fill the room. It looks great in the home office or on a side table in the living room.
8. Nostalgic Bean Sack Turned Hanging Banner
Add loads of style to your farmhouse kitchen with bean sack wall decor. Used as a medium-sized banner piece, this wall art looks good on an existing white shiplap wall. Find an old sack and convert it into one incredible repurposed wall decoration that blends right into the food-filled kitchen of your home.
9. Decorative Mixed Wood Letter Square
Rest this family initial on the mantel to add some texture and character to your row of cherished pictures. The mixed hues of wood make a dramatic design element for any style of home. Give this to a new couple as part of their wedding shower gift or place one in each bedroom of your home to personalize the space.
10. Decoupaged Fresh Flowers Wood Bin
Add some decorative storage to your home with this decoupaged wooden bin. Setting at the entryway of your home, it makes a great hub for all of your keys, sunglasses, and essentials that you need to get out the door. In your kitchen, you could use it to hold all of your incoming mail.
11. Scrap Wood Wrapped Flower Vase
Hang on to those scrap pieces of wood from your latest project to create this unique and natural flower vase wrap. It gives your plain glass jar a fast upgrade and infuses some country and nature-loving flair into your decor. Secured with twine, this vase wrap has lots of charm for your fresh bouquet of flowers.
12. Large Rustic Barnwood Floor Mirror
Everyone needs a floor mirror to make sure their outfit is on-point. Why not make your mirror a gorgeous part of your decor at the same time? With this rustic wooden framed floor mirror, you get the best of both worlds. Lean this against the corner of your master bedroom to check yourself from head to toe before heading out the door.
13. Oblong Hexagon Interwoven Wooden Wall Art
Unique hand-crafted wall art brings loads of texture, character, and charm into your home. This oblong hexagon features interesting pieces of wood varieties laid out in an intricate pattern to create this masterfully artistic expression. It’s a great DIY project for using up all of the leftover trim pieces while creating a very appealing home decoration.
14. Turquoise Painted Wood Magazine Rack
Bring a splash of color into your warm and inviting living space with this bold turquoise painted magazine rack. An ideal flea market flip, this old wooden magazine rack gets a new coat of paint and a fresh chance at life. For a more modern user, this rack can be a great space for housing your tablet or laptop which is easily within reach from the couch making working from home a breeze.
15. Creamy White Traditional Wooden Lantern
Create these traditional lanterns from wood and slap a thick coat of creamy white paint to make an on-trend and useful decorative lantern. These would be fabulous Christmas gifts and they can be set off with a festive and vibrant plaid or polka dot bow. Host a paint party where all of your friends can make some memories and craft this cute lantern too!
16. Rustic Wood Slab Gather Sign
Gather your friends and family around the table in your rustic farmhouse dining room and enjoy a home-cooked meal together. This wooden slab sign shows off loads of character in its rough edges and running grain lines throughout. Hang it over the doorway or above the kitchen window to welcome everyone who shares a seat at your table.
17. Western Wood and Horseshoe Votive Display
Even if you aren’t wearing spurs, this western horseshoe candle display needs to be lassoed onto your coffee table. Each end features a set of legs crafted from a real horseshoe and the rough chunk of wood serves as a rustic way to showcase a set of five votive candles for adding a little warm glow to your living room.
18. Barnwood Backdrop Quilt Wall Display
Need a new way to display your cherished miniature quilt? Create this simple backdrop that perfectly frames your quilter’s masterpiece with some barn wood pieces. Choose the stain that matches the rest of your home’s pieces and you will instantly have the perfect custom look for showing off your favorite square decoration!
19. Pretty Petals Hand Painted Board
Spruce up your home for the warmer months ahead with this decorative wooden board featuring hand-painted flowers. With an earthy and natural wood background, your painted pink, yellow, and blue flowers nearly pop off the board to give your home some maintenance-free flower accents. Stand this up besides your front door to give your porch a little touch of summer fun and greet all of your fair-weather friends.
20. Chalkboard and Wood Decoration Hanging Sign
The gorgeous grains and knots in this wooden sign add loads of character to your home. With a chalkboard-painted insert, you have the freedom to customize to your liking. Spell out your last name or share a special mantra with all the members of your home as you create a personalized wooden sign that makes a great addition to your home decor.
21. This is Us Modern Farmhouse Sign
A little wood and a whole lot of love create this sweet and cute little sign. Focus on the ones who matter most as you hang this little sign in your home. Add it to a plain wall or mix it into a large gallery wall design. The inclusion of sprigs of greenery completes the design in a heartfelt way.
22. Woodsy Room Divider that Resembles a Sliding Door
This room divider makes use of large, rough-edged planks cut from logs. These planks are cleverly joined together so that it looks like they were cut from a huge tree. The wooden divider is placed on a rolling door frame like a closet door so it can be easily moved from place to place.
23. A Luminescent Centerpiece with Tea Light Accents
Gorgeous driftwood makes this tea light candle holder special. The wood is laid on its side and tea light sized holes are drilled in it. This would be an easy project for anyone who is handy with power tools. Its dramatic looks would make it a fitting focal point for any living room.
24. Hallow End Table with a Glass Surface
This interesting end table uses an old hollow log as its base. A light is placed near the bottom, illuminating the table and providing a nice accent to any room. The glass surface allows the light to shine up and through the table. This table will be a conversation piece for you and your guests.
25. Chalkboard in a Splice of Log
This cute chalkboard sign is made from a slice of log. The center of the slice is painted with chalkboard paint. The slice is hung easily from the front door with twine. It would be fun to be able to change the message on the chalkboard sign whenever you liked.
26. Corner Bookcase for a Hobbit Hole
An old log with no bark provides the support for this unique corner bookshelf. The wood is cut in a diamond shape to maximize space. Each shelf is able to hold a lot of heavy books. The bookshelf provides a quirky focal point to any living room or bedroom.
27. Tall and Narrow Wood Home Decor
This tall and narrow mirror is made of reclaimed wood. It is freestanding and leans in the corner of a bedroom. The rustic wood brings a touch of the country into the bedroom. The exposed nail heads give the mirror a homemade look. Vases with dried plants stand in front of the mirror.
28. Three Tiered Shelf with White Birch Legs
Birch logs are used in this unique shelf for a natural look. The corner supports are made of thicker logs, while the back is crisscrossed with smaller branches. This would keep books and other items from falling out through the back. This shelf would be great in a room with other wild touches, or by itself for a modern and understated look.
29. Hallowed Out Wooden Vase
This vase is made from a slice of hollow log with a glass insert to hold the flowers. The texture and color of the hollow log provide a nice contrast to the freshness of the flowers. This vase would look great with any style of décor, but would blend in nicely with other rustic wood touches.
30. Log Cabin Inspired Coat Rack
Slices of wood that vary in size make up the background of this coat rack. The irregular circles of wood give the coat rack a varied texture. A simple wooden plank stained in a dark brown holds old-fashioned coat hooks. This is a practical home accent that brings a touch of woodsy style into your environment.
31. A Light from the Forest
This nautical inspired lamp is made of a small log fixed to a square board. Thick rope is wrapped around the log to conceal the electric wiring for the lamp. An exposed bulb in a unique shelf gives the lamp an old fashioned feeling. This lamp is perfect to bring a rustic touch to your room, whether it is woodsy or ocean themed.
32. Family Name in a Wooden Style
Make wall letters with layered sticks. This is a simple project, and the materials can be found outdoors if you live in an area with enough trees. Lay the twigs across a backing board cut into the shape of the letter you wish to make and trim them to the right length.
33. Hardwood Coasters for your Drink
These simple wooden coasters make a pretty accent to any coffee table. Finished with a gorgeous wood stain and polished to remove any rough edges, these coasters are as refined as they are natural. Leave them out for your guests to use and enjoy their pretty colors while your furniture is protected from stains.
34. Dangling Wood Home Décor from a Sturdy Log
This rustic light fixture is made of an irregular log with the bark removed. Old fashioned exposed light bulbs are hung from the log using ropes. The ropes are wrapped around the log, giving the light fixture an interesting texture. The rope conceals the electrical wiring used to light the bulbs.
35. Tree of Light and Hope
This showy light fixture is made of a beautifully twisted bush. Electrical wires are wound around the branches to conceal them. Exposed globe lights glow in the branches, creating beautiful light and shadows. This light fixture makes a stunning accent to any living room or dining room.
36. Rustic Wood Home Decoration with a Homely Feel
This wooden desk is made from a plank with irregular edges. Some of the bark is left on for a textural element. The desk is accented by a simple, modern lamp. This desk draws the eye and makes an eye catching accent to an otherwise minimalist room. The desk combines form with function, making a peaceful place to get work done.
37. Log Enclosed Mirror that the Light Runs Through
A mirror is framed with irregular wood planks for a natural look. The curves on each plank echo each other, making the mirror an artistic accent to any room. The contrast between the rough wood and the smooth glass make this mirror visually interesting. It looks nice in an all-white room to let it stand out.
38. Bamboo Inspired Coffee Table on Wheels
This ingenious wheeled coffee table is made of birch logs stood up on their ends and bonded together. The look resembles a stand of bamboo. This coffee table has a fun and fresh look. It would go nicely with rustic home décor as well as with a more modern room, as pictured.
39. Tree Ornament of a Wooden Heart
This adorable heart is made from slices of sticks glued together. An easy project for any woodworker to make at home, this would be great for a wedding decoration. It would also work nicely as a Christmas tree ornament or as a rustic Valentine’s gift. Try hanging it up with a length of twine.
40. Votive Holders for your Woodland Haven
These log votive holders create a charming accent to any room. The bark is left on the logs for a natural touch. The colors and textures of the moss and lichens look pretty against the rough bark. These logs are cut in three lengths for an arrangement with different levels.
41. A Wooden Herb Garden of Love
These cute wall hangers hold little Mason jars with growing herbs. The log slices are labeled with the names of the herbs. It would look nice to paint the names on, or you could engrave them for a pretty touch. The top of each log slice is sanded down for a smooth surface. This would be a great accent for any farmhouse kitchen.
42. Elegantly Sliced Wood Slab Wall Clock
This clock face is made of varying slices of wood. The wood slices are in a pleasing arrangement from small to large. The clock is done in blonde, unstained wood for easy reading of the time. The clock itself is minimalist with only the hour, minute, and second hands.
43. Aged Oak Hardwood End Table
A simple slice cut from an oak log makes this sturdy table. The bark is left on for texture and color. The top of the table is sanded flat, making a smooth surface for roses in bud vases. The wood gives a warm color and appealing texture to this table.
44. Rustic Sink with Heartwood Character
This stunning vanity is made from oak tree heartwood. The vanity is hung from the wall with sturdy metal chains. The sink is set right in the middle of the wood, with modern style plumbing fixtures contrasting with the rustic nature of the vanity itself. This vanity is unique and would make a standout accent to your bathroom.
45. Wooden Headboard and Night Stand Combination
This simple plywood headboard has a nightstand built in for convenience and style. The plywood is stained and varnished to dress it up, and the top is cut in irregular curves to echo natural wood slices. A light fixture is wired into the headboard for nighttime convenience.
46. Entry Shelves of Love and Laughter
These shelves for the entryway are displaying calendar blocks, carved wooden spheres, and inspiring lettered signs. These shelves are easy for an experienced woodworker to construct, with vertical planks on the back of the shelf and horizontal shelves holding the items on display. The shelf is stained and finished for a casual look.
47. A Beechwood Table Under the Stars
This beechwood table is carved from a naturally fallen log. The table has a natural shape and texture that can’t be duplicated. It is softly sanded for a smooth texture. The top is leveled off for a flat surface to place vases. Over the table, there is a whimsical display of metal starfish.
48. Wooden Trough Centerpiece for an Outdoor Table
This trough centerpiece holds succulents and white candles. This would be easy to put together, or it could be reclaimed from an older or vintage piece. The wood is stained and varnished nicely for a polished look that contrasts with the distressed surface of the table.
49. Hallow Totem Style Book Shelves
These unique bookshelves are carved from logs. The bark is removed from the outside for a smooth texture. Shelves are cut directly into the log itself and sanded to a flat finish. The shelves can hold oversized coffee table books or other large items. These bookcases have the look of totem poles.
50. Slab Where the Flowers Dwell
This reclaimed driftwood wall hanger holds a lovely little glass bud vase. Simply select a container and attach a metal ring hanger to the wood. The rough wood looks nice behind the soft texture and bright colors of the flowers in the vase. These would make nice accents on an all-white wall.
51. Kitchen Shelves of Ancient Glory
Kitchen shelves are constructed from slabs of natural, burled wood and hung on the wall. The edges are textured and sanded, making smooth, interesting curves. These open shelves are perfect for displaying handmade pottery and other artistically pleasing items. Their curves and lines make a gorgeous accent to your kitchen.
52. Wood Embellished Mirror on the Wall
This simple round mirror is accented with rings of slabs cut from small twigs and branches. This style calls log cabins to mind. The sanded and varnished wood makes this mirror look put together. With its intricate pattern of wooden circles, it makes a great contrast to a modern and minimalist room.
53. Rustic Picture Frames of Wood
These little rustic twig frames are easy to make at home. Brush a premade wooden picture frame with brown paint. Cut twigs to match the length and width of your frame. Arrange them on the frame in a log cabin shape, crisscrossing the ends. Secure the sticks with glue as you go. When the frame is finished, add accents of moss and silk flowers.