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The Ultimate Roundup of Wooden Box Decorating Ideas!

A roundup of 25 wooden box decorating ideas year round plus a couple extra uses for one. A must see inspirational list of 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!

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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! 

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

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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!

wood box thanksgiving

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 an easy DIY Christmas decoration.  

Here are a few of my faves.

christmas wood box

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

christmas wood box decor

You could add a few little ornaments like Michelle Wooderson did here.

wood box stocking hanger

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

holiday wood box decoration

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)

christmas tree wood box diy

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

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

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.

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

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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!

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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.

Use it as a wine tote!

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Another cute DIY wood box from Little House of Four.

Use it at your bar to hold drink mixers with – think mint leaves, blueberries, olives, cucumbers, other herbs.  

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Check out this great idea from Beyond The Picket Fence.

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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