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How to Make a Wooden Cross for Beautiful Decor

Learn how to make a wooden cross that can be used for so many things. A DIY Easter cross display makes a perfect centerpiece!

Hi Friends! I have done quite a few posts on my love for wood boxes. You can use them for so many things all year round. (Check out my post here on more ways to decorate with a wood box!)  

Easter is coming up in a few weeks so I decided to use my wood box centerpiece to display the true meaning of Easter. If you learn how to make a wooden cross you can use them for so many things. 

This is an easy and inexpensive DIY Easter cross decoration that you could put anywhere!

How to make a wooden cross

Supplies Needed for DIY Easter Cross Decor

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Make sure to check out my tutorial on how to build a DIY wooden box with burlap signs. 

I made burlap signs for every season and on the backside of one of them, I applied “He is Risen” with iron-on vinyl.  

Simply cut out heat transfer vinyl with a Cricut or other cutting machine and apply it.  You can check out my tutorial on applying vinyl to burlap by clicking here.

If you are a fan of burlap, you can also check out my posts on using burlap signs on glass blocks and making fabric crosses with burlap.

How to Make Wooden Crosses for Easter

Now, the only thing left to do is add the DIY crosses.  I found some sticks outside and tied them together with jute twine by wrapping it around where the sticks cross.  

So that the crosses stand up straight I put floral foam in the box first.

DIY Easter cross decoration tutorial

Then I just pushed the crosses into the foam.

How to make a wooden cross

Add moss and some rocks on top of the floral foam.

How to make a wooden cross

That’s it on how to make a wooden cross decoration.  Crazy easy, right??  

These would make great Easter centerpieces or mantel decor. Where would you put it?

How to make a wooden cross

It goes perfectly with my rustic Easter napkin ring holders and table decor.

rustic easter napkin rings
rustic easter napkin rings

Check out some of my other DIY easy Easter signs by clicking here and DIY basket here!

Add even more rustic Easter decor with this simple Easter twig tree found here!

Easter twig tree

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How to make a wooden cross

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!

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