Who knew concrete and cement decor could be so, well, pretty? I didn’t know until I started making it myself. Another awesome aspect is the cost of these gifts–I calculated my cement tealight candle holders to be about 50 cents each. That’s $0.50 USD! So if you are looking for stunning, unique, easy-to-make, inexpensive gifts for the holiday season (or any season) roll up your sleeves and take a look.
Upcycle some wood shims! This wood shim wall art is made of ordinary 16-inch construction cedar wood shims glued together.
I’m back from vacation and ready to make more furniture and decor! Let’s get to it!
- 16 inch wood shims
- Titebond 3 (or another wood glue)
- four bar clamps (length depends the length of your shim wood art)
- polyurethane (or another finish)
The 16-inch cedar wood shims I used for this project commonly come in packages of 42 at home improvement stores. I bought four packages (168 total shims) at Menards, but I didn’t use all of these. After I opened the packages, I sorted them into “keepers” and “other.” My (more…)