Want to learn how to decorate your home with sticks? Here is my best advice!
A big hurdle that many people face when decorating their home is cost. Even small decor items can add up. Shopping second hand can help, but it can still be pricey.
But do you know what is free and widely available no matter where you live?
It might sound strange, but I am really excited to share with you today how to decorate your home with sticks.
How to decorate your home on a budget with sticks and branches
There are a lot of benefits to decorating your home with sticks.
- Sticks add a natural element to any space
- Most of the time sticks will be neutral colors and go with any type of decor
- However, you can always paint or embellish sticks
- Sticks can add height and interest to an otherwise flat space
- Sticks are naturally going to have interesting texture
- You can gather sticks for free
- It is easy to work with sticks – you don’t need any special tools
I am still obsessed with our DIY coffee table made from branches!
We have a vase of sticks on the side table in our bedroom. It adds much needed height to the styling of that space.
You'll need a lot of similarly sized sticks to make this simple starburst mirror.
I hung a branch on the wall and hung stockings from it for Christmas!
We used a combination of wood slices and branches to make this gorgeous cupcake display.
These are so popular! Here is how to make your own rustic stick Christmas tree.
Adding sticks to a planter gives it an instant tropical feel.
You can use sticks and fabric to create these decorative sail boats.
I used some interesting sticks to create this candelabra
Have a beautiful branch you want to showcase? Here's how to turn it into an air plant planter.
All you need is a few branches to make this rustic picture frame
It is fun and easy to make a stick starburst. I stuck this one on top of a Christmas tree!
It is actually really easy to make a Christmas tree topper Angel from sticks!
In this post we made several desk accessories using larger log type limbs
If you have a ton of small pieces of sticks, you can easily glue them together to create a wreath.
How do you dry out branches to use in your home?
Your best bet for drying out sticks or branches is to bring them indoors. This will allow them to acclimate to your home’s air. They will dry out naturally over time.
Do I need to disinfect sticks before bringing them inside?
Be sure to clear every stick of loose debris and dirt. Leaves and flowers will die and fall off, so I usually remove those first.
I have never sanitized sticks, but this is the process that we use to clean and sanitize spanish moss.
Would you use sticks in your decor?
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