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From DIY wall art to DIY rustic furniture, there are plenty of cheap and easy DIY rustic home decor ideas to choose from.

Give your home a cozy, country look on a budget with these DIY projects.  There are rustic decor ideas for every part of your home including your bedroom, dining room, bathroom, kitchen, living room, and much more. Whether you are looking for DIY home accents or furnishings, there are tons of rustic style ideas for inspiration. Using natural elements like wood and a neutral color palette will help you add a rustic look to your home. Also, you can find rustic pieces and vintage items at thrift stores, and flea markets in addition to repurposing items like pallets. These rustic design ideas will also go great with farmhouse decor.

Bathroom Ideas

Toilet Paper Holder and Shelf 

Toilet Paper Holder and Shelf from DIY Showoff

Rope Towel Holder (Source Unknown)
rope + 2 eye hooks + wood board + wood stain

Rustic Towel Holder home decor idea

Rustic Towel Holder (source unknown)

DIY Side Vanity Storage Unit 

DIY Side Vanity Storage Unit from HomeEdit

Mason Jar Pallet Organizer

Mason Jar Pallet Organizer (source unknown)

Bathroom Towel Holder

Bathroom Towel Holder (Source Unknown)

Cardboard Box Basket rustic home decor idea

Cardboard Box Basket from Elizabeth Joan Designs

Rope Bathroom Organizer

Rope Bathroom Organizer (Source Unknown)
bathroom tumbler + rope + glue gun

Rope Trash Can 

Rope Trash Can from Two It Yourself

Toilet Paper Holder basket

Toilet Paper Holder (Source Unknown)
seagrass basket + wood dowel + craft knife

rustic Pallet Bathroom Art home decor idea

Rustic Pallet Bathroom Art (Source Unknown)

Over the Sink wood Shelf

Over the Sink Shelf (Source Unknown)
This is just a wood cd rack-mounted horizontally to the wall.
You can find one at the thrift store for cheap
or you could easily build one out of pallet wood.

Rustic Bath Caddy

Rustic Bath Caddy from eHow

DIY Flush Sign

Flush Sign from Cherished Bliss

Framed Wood Bathroom Mirror

Framed Bathroom Mirror from Cherished Bliss

Rustic Bathroom wall home decor Signs

Rustic Bathroom Signs (Source Unknown)

Kitchen Rustic Home Decor Ideas

Pallet Pantry wall rustic home decor sign

Pallet Pantry Sign from Funky Junk Interiors

Coffee Plank rustic wall home decor Sign

Coffee Plank Sign from Funky Junk Interiors

wall mounted wood plank Coffee Rack rustic home decor idea

Coffee Rack (Source Unknown)
hooks + wood boards + stain (optional) + hanging hardware (anchors & screws)

Vintage Pantry Labels

Vintage Pantry Labels from The Country Chic Cottage

weekly Rustic Menu Board home decor idea

Rustic Menu Board (Source Unknown)
vinyl letter stickers + wood board + wood stain + hinge clips + index cards

Kitchen cooking utensil mason jar holder rustic home decor idea

Kitchen Utensil Holder (Source Unknown)

Rustic Wall Rack for Knives

Rustic Wall Rack for Knives from eHow

Rake Wine Rack

Rake Wine Rack (Source Unknown)

pallet wood Wine Glass Holder

Rustic Wine Glass Holder (Source Unknown)

rustic Pallet Wine Rack home decor

Pallet Wine Rack from Hometalk

Cooking Utensil Rake Rack

Cooking Utensil Rake Rack (Source Unknown)
small hooks + old rake + wood board + wood stain

Twine Cabinet Handles rustic home decor idea

Twine Cabinet Handles (source unknown)

rustic Rope Place mat home decor idea

Rope Placement (or coaster) from City Farmhouse

Rope Serving Platter

Rope Serving Platter from Tikkido

Natural Branch Coasters rustic home decor idea

Natural Branch Coasters from Garden Therapy

DIY Rustic Furniture

Rustic Wooden Headboard

Wooden Headboard from Live Your Goals

Pallet Coffee Table

Pallet Coffee Table from DIY Projects

$15 Rustic Nightstand 

$15 Crate Nightstand from Simply Real Style

Pallet End Table

Pallet End Table from Instructables

rustic sofa table home decor idea

DIY Sofa Table from Worthing Court

DIY Rustic Bench for the Entryway

DIY Rustic Bench for the Entryway from Shanty 2 Chic

Small Hairpin Style Stool 

Small Hairpin Style Stool from Mountain Modern Life

DIY Rustic Fireplace Mantel decor

DIY Fireplace Mantel from Lovely Inc.

rustic side table

DIY Side Table (with plans) from The Handyman’s Daughter

Storage & Organization Ideas

Rustic Crate Corner Shelf Unit home decor idea

Crate Corner Shelf Unit (Source Unknown)
wood crates + wood stain

DIY Crate Bookshelf

DIY Crate Bookshelf from Tara Michelle Interiors

Simple Ledge wooden Shelf rustic home decor idea

Simple Ledge Shelf from Christina’s Adventures

bathroom Ladder Storage

Ladder Storage (Source Unknown)
ladder + wood stain + baskets + fabric (for basket lining)

DIY Floating Shelves rustic home decor

DIY Floating Shelves from Thrifty and Chic

Rustic Shadow Box Shelves home decor idea

Rustic Shadow Box Shelves from Beauty 4 Ashes

rustic Floating Corner Shelves home decor idea for small spaces

Floating Corner Shelves (Source Unknown)
Here is a tutorial for a similar project

Rustic wood block Shelves

Rustic Display Shelves (Source Unknown)
wood post + keyhole hanger and screws

rustic Rolling Wood Crate home decor storage idea

Rolling Wood Crate from Liz Marie

Wood Mail Sorter

Rustic Mail Sorter from Fox Hollow Cottage

Rustic Mail Holder decor idea for the home

Rustic Mail Holder (Source Unknown)

Wire Basket Organizer

Wire Basket Organizer (source unknown)

Rustic Ladder Shelf home decor idea

Rustic Ladder Shelf (Source Unknown)
wood boards + stain and sealant + wood screws + rope + wall hook

Magazine Holder Basket

Magazine Holder Basket from The Art of Doing Stuff

Pallet Floating Bookshelf rustic home decor

Pallet Floating Bookshelf from Jenna Burger

Wood Jewelry Holder

Driftwood Jewelry Holder from Visibly Moved

DIY Hanging caddy rustic home decor idea

DIY Hanging Storage from At the Walker House

Small Crate Bookcase

Small Crate Bookcase (Source Unknown)

rustic pallet wood coat rack home decor idea

DIY Rustic Coat Rack (Source Unknown)

rustic Branch Coat Rack home decor idea

Branch Coat Rack from Steven and Chris

Tiered Pallet Wood Bathroom Shelf

Tiered Bathroom Shelf (Source unknown)

Lighting Rustic Home Decor Ideas

Mason Jar Wall Lanterns rustic home decor

Mason Jar Wall Lanterns from A Southern Fairy Tale

DIY Rustic Mason Jar Scones wall home decor

DIY Mason Jar Scones from Shelterness

Rustic Rope Lamp

Rope Lamp (Source Unknown)
rope + hot glue gun + thrift store lamp

DIY Corbel Sconce Light

DIY Corbel Sconce Light Fixture from Shanty 2 Chic

Rustic Twig Lamp Shade home decor

Rustic Twig Lamp Shade from The Shabby Creek Cottage

DIY Wood Lantern

DIY Wood Lantern from 100 Things 2 Do

DIY Chalk Paint Candlesticks rustic home decor

DIY Chalk Paint Candlesticks from Sarah Joy

rustic Mason Jar Candle Scone wall decor idea

Mason Jar Candle Scone (Source Unknown)
white acrylic paint + small chain + hook + mason jars + votive candles

Twine Lanterns

Twine Lanterns from Splash of Something

Pallet Lantern rustic wall art home decor idea

Pallet Lantern (Source Unknown)
natural stain + hook + lantern + tealight candles

DIY Mason Jar Chandelier rustic home decor

DIY Mason Jar Chandelier from Sober Julie

Wooden Candle Wall Shelf

Candle Wall Shelf (Source Unknown)
All you need is various sized pillar candles

rustic Twig Candleholder home decor idea

Twig Candle (Source Unknown)
twigs + candle holder + small pillar candle + glue gun
You can get the candleholder and pillar candle at Dollar Tree

Clothespin Candles

Clothespin Candles from A Smith of All Trades

Birch Wood Candle Holders

Birch Wood Candle Holders from Oleander + Palm

rustic Pallet Wood Candle wall Sconces home decor

Pallet Candle Sconces from Amanda Katherine
(Tutorial no longer available)

 Wall Art and Tabletop Art

Wood Slice Mirror rustic home decor

Wood Slice Mirror (Source Unknown)

Wood Framed Mirror 

Wood Framed Mirror from The Wood Grain Cottage

Rustic home decor Laundry Wall Signs

Rustic Laundry Wall Signs (Source Unknown)

Rustic Laundry Wall home Decor

Rustic Laundry Wall Decor (Source Unknown)
large stencils + white paint + wood stains + various-sized wood boards +
mason jar  + clothespins + twine + glue gun + wall hanging hardware

Keep The Change mason jar wall art Sign

Keep The Change Sign (Source Unknown)
small wood board + stain + stencils + acrylic paint + mason jar + hose clamp + screws

Wood Photo Clipboard

DIY Photo Clipboard from Love Grows Wild

Wood Block Picture Frame

Wood Block Picture Frame (Source Unknown)

Twig Picture Frame 

Twig Picture Frame from HGTV.com

rustic Stick Letter Art home decor

Stick Letter Art (source unknown)

DIY Wooden Arrows

DIY Wooden Arrows from Little Brick House

Reclaimed Wood Rope Sign

Reclaimed Rope Sign from Funky Junk Interiors

Pallet Picture Frames

Pallet Picture Frames from Southern Rivals

Pallet Wall Clock rustic home decor

Pallet Wall Clock (Source Unknown)
clock parts (take apart a thrift store clock) + numbers + white paint

Florals & Planters

rustic Hanging Wire Baskets home decor idea

Hanging Wire Baskets from Thrifty and Chic

DIY Twig Vase 

DIY Twig Vase from Iowa Girl Eats

Rustic Succulent Pots 

Rustic Succulent Pots from Pink When

Paint Stick Basket 

Paint Stick Basket from Build Basic

Home Sweet Home rustic home decor sign

Home Sweet Home Sign (Source Unknown)

Rustic Mason Jar Vase with Flowers

Rustic Mason Jar Flowers (Source Unknown)

Rustic Wood Planter home decor idea

Wood Planter from Make Life Lovely

Other Rustic Home Decor Ideas

rustic Wooden Welcome Sign home decor for Front Porch

Wooden Welcome Sign for Front Porch (source unknown)

DIY Rustic Corbel 

DIY Corbel from Shanty 2 Chic

Twine Light Bulb Pears

Twine Light Bulb Pears from Sweet Society

DIY Rustic Sailboat home decor

Sailboat Decoration from House of Hawthornes

Rustic Note Board

Hanging Note Board from Southern Whim

DIY Wood Curtain Rods

Wood Curtain Rods from Maison De Pax

DIY Rustic Pet Bed 

DIY Pet Bed from Shanty 2 Chic

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