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The Ultimate Roundup of Wooden Box Decorating Ideas!

Ok, so I’m a little obsessed with wood boxes!  I love them and think you can use them in so many ways.  They are frugal and easy to make. I have been searching for wooden box decorating ideas on Pinterest, so, I thought I’d share my findings with you.  So here are 20 ways to decorate with a wood box year round.

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Take a look at my tutorial for building a wood box (here) and for making the burlap signs (here) so you change the look of the box every season!applying vinyl to burlap

Here is a roundup of my favorite wooden box decorating ideas!  Click on the pictures to go to their sites.

Off we go… decorations for every season…

Fall Wooden Box Decorating Ideas

~ Use the wood box to hold silverware for a dinner with guests.  You can set in on the table or in a buffet line.  Switch the burlap sign for other times of the year or don’t use one! uses for wood box

~Click here to check out this beautiful and simple fall wood box from Addicted 2 DIY.wood box fall

Check out this amazing fall box from Jenkins Kid Farm.

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~ Can you imagine your Thanksgiving table with this one from Far Above Rubies??  Gorgeous!

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~ Another beautiful idea from Stonegable.  Love the fall objects!  Click here to learn more about it.fall rustic wood box

~ I’m a huge fan of baby pumpkins!  Check out this idea here from 724 South House.fall rustic wood box decor

Winter Wooden Box Decorating Ideas

There are so many great ideas for the holidays.  A rustic wood box just adds a bit of charm to your table as a centerpiece or just as a decoration.  Here are a few of my faves.

~ I would love to have this on my Christmas table.  Click here to read about it at Far Above wood box

~You could add a few little ornaments and like Michelle Wooderson did wood box decor

~I love this idea from the Home Depot.  Make it into a stocking holder.  Brilliant!wood box stocking hanger

~  Love Poinsettas??  Click here for the bright and beautiful decoration from Andee Layne.  Easy and elegant!  (You can always make felt poinsettias from my tutorial here)holiday wood box decoration

~  Another easy and festive way to fill the wood box by The North End Loft.  Check out her site tree wood box diy

~  Have some pine cones??  Spray paint a few and add some greenery.  Beautiful!  My Hydrangea Home sells these here.wooden box decorating ideas

Spring Wooden Box Decorating Ideas

Onto Spring…think all different kinds of beautiful and bright spring flowers!

~ I used my DIY wooden box to create this beautiful cross Easter decor (tutorial found here!)wooden box decorating ideas

~ Tulips and some mason jars.  Easy and beautiful!  Check it out here by House by Hoff.wooden box decorating ideas

~Plant some of your favorite flowers in it!  (Sorry, connects to a bad link but I love the picture!)spring wood box decor

~ I absolutely love this Easter centerpiece by Migonis Home!  Check it out here.easter wood box diy

~  You can use it as a herb garden along with spring flowers!  Check this one out here from Pretty Handy Girl.spring wood box tutorial

~Another simple and eye-catching idea from French Country Cottage.  Check it out here.sjpring wood box decor

Summer Wooden Box Decorating Ideas

For summer, think warm colors and sunny plants.

~  I love the flowers in this beautiful centerpiece by Karin Lidbeck.  Click here to check out her site.summer wood box decor

~ I love the simplicity of this box from some of my favorite bloggers over at Shanty 2 Chic.  If you haven’t checked out their site, visit it here.wooden box decorating ideas

~ Hydrangeas are one of my favorite flowers!  Here is my mantel wood box painted with chalkboard paint.  Check it out here.wood box decor

This was my inspiration from Thrifty Decor Chic.wood box decor

~ This is a gorgeous centerpiece from a wedding but it would be easy to re-create!  Check it out here.summer diy wood box

~ Another amazing wedding centerpiece!!  Check out others at The Knot here.summer wood box

~  I love this one on Etsy with the succulents and candles.  Easy and beautiful!wood box

Other Ways to Use DIY Wooden Boxes

I found a couple other really cool things to do with wood boxes that I thought I’d share!  It can be used as a utensil cady like in these ones.

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Use mason jars to hold silverware and take from table to table! Check out the site here.

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Another cute DIY wood box from Little House of Four.

~  Use it as a wine tote!

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Check out this great idea from Beyond The Picket Fence.

~ Use it at your bar to hold drink mixers with – think mint leaves, blueberries, olives, cucumbers, other herbs.  For this one, I added chalkboard paper signs so my friend could write on what is in the mason jar.  Check out the tutorial here.

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~ Turn it sideways and use it as a shelf!wood box uses

I could go on forever but those are some of my favorites.  I will let you know what I decide to do with mine every season. How would you use one?

Thanks for stopping by!  If you’d like to save these ideas for later, you can Pin it now if you’d like!

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