SECTIONS
What would you like to know?
Share this Story
/

8 DIY projects you can make using leftover hardware

As the Content Editor for Porch.com, Mady writes about interior design and decorating, home remodeling, and loves scouring Pinterest for the best DIY projects. You can find her work on ForbesLife, PopSugar, Huffington Post, Money, Seattl...

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

From old pieces of tile and scraps of wood to metal pieces and curtain rods, we all have a few extra hardware pieces sitting around the home. Dig out your trash and create a little piece of gold that only your home will hold.

Take a look at these eight "out of the box" DIY projects that Porch.com rounded up!

1. DIY jewelry organizer

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

Image: The Happy Housie

Give your necklaces, bracelets and earrings a place to hang with a DIY jewelry organizer. A piece of plywood, cabinet knobs and pulls and decorative wallpaper make up this chic DIY.

2. DIY marbled tile tray

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

Image: Setting for Four

This re-purposed cabinet hardware and gray marbled tile DIY tray is the perfect pretty display for your jewelry, nail polish or perfume.

3. Coffee bar mug hanger

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

Image: Simply Grove

For a quick and creative way to display items in a small kitchen, try making this DIY mug wall hanger with hooks.

4. Re-purposed message center

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

Image: My Creative Days

Make a message center for your home to keep track of your to-do list, the time and your keys. This DIY was built from an old board with chalkboard paint, a burlap corkboard, drawer pulls, hooks and decorative nails.

5. Rustic chandelier

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

Image: What Meegan Makes

Chandeliers are a beautiful way to add a touch of elegance to your home. With one 2x4-foot board, drawer pulls and knobs, hooks and a few vintage crystals, you can DIY your own rustic chandelier.

6. DIY kids' art center

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

Image: Christina's Adventures

This perfectly imperfect DIY consists of stained framed wood, black chalkboard paint, rose gold knobs and an IKEA Lack table to create a kids' art center.

7. DIY curtain rod

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

Image: My Fabuless Life

Three supplies and 10 minutes later, you can make your own custom curtain rod with dowels, pipe straps and decorative knobs!

8. Barn doors

Turn old scraps of wood and leftover hardware into beautiful decor

Image: My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Maximize your space by making barn doors for your laundry room! Large white doors and rustic pulls on a track will keep your doors conveniently sliding from left to right for easy access.

Other DIY articles

Sweet and simple DIY heart pillow
Easy DIY dog treats that your pup will love
DIY the face cream that makes models glow

Tagged in
Comments
Follow Us

SheKnows Media ‐ Beauty and Style

Hot
New in Living
Close

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!