Nature is a popular inspiration for interior design. It is also an economical approach to home decor, since many nature-inspired DIY decor projects include supplies you can gather from the ground. Twigs are a great example of a natural craft supply, offering many great decor ideas that won’t break your budget. These five DIY decor tutorials will show you how to decorate your home using twigs and branches.
Starburst Twig Wreath Project Tutorial
This starburst twig wreath tutorial from The Painted Hive is quick, easy, and high-impact. While it is perfect for displaying during the holiday season, it would also fit into rustic or cottage-style decor throughout the year. You may even have all of the supplies for this project on hand, making it completely free!
Twig and Button Snowflakes Project Tutorial
Transition from fall into winter by turning bare twigs and odd buttons into twig and button snowflakes with a tutorial from Dollar Store Crafts. The project uses buttons as joints to hold together the snowflake’s twig structure. To hang the finished snowflakes, tie a length of fishing wire to one of the snowflake’s arms and use it to suspend the snowflake so it appears to be falling.
Twig Flower Arrangement Project Tutorial
The twig flower arrangement tutorial from 2 Little Hooligans is a whimsical way to bring nature indoors, and since the flowers are painted, you can easily customize the project to match any decor. Theyt would make an excellent centerpiece for a holiday meal or a wedding reception. The flowers would also be a nice touch for a little girl’s fairy-themed bedroom.
Branch Drawer Pulls Project Tutorial
As a blog post at Addicted 2 Decorating shows that twig-inspired drawer pulls are popular, not to mention expensive! Save loads of money with their branch drawer pull tutorial that shows you how to make your own at a fraction of the cost. Leave the branches in their natural state for a rustic look, or give them a couple of coats of paint for a more polished look.
Twig Photo Display Project Tutorial
Looking for a creative way to display family photos? Make a play on the term “family tree” with this twig photo display tutorial from The Bird’s Papaya. The inexpensive idea couples small picture frames and a wall-mounted tree branch to create a unique photo arrangement.