DIY Rustic Wooden Box Centerpiece – Tutorial

DIY Rustic Wooden Box Centerpiece - Tutorial

Make a beautiful rustic wooden box centerpiece for your Christmas table. It’s fun to make and easier than it sounds! 😉

DIY Rustic Wooden Box - Tutorial
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The rustic wooden box Christmas table centerpiece is the 24th project of my Advent Calendar

You’ll need:

  • scrap wood, such as pine, spruce etc.
  • hand saw
  • fine wood rasp
  • sandpaper
  • hammer
  • nails
  • black tea
  • DIY iron liquor

DIY Rustic Wooden Box - Tutorial

Using a hand saw, cut the wood into 5 pieces. The scrap wood doesn’t have to be flat, and the saw cuts don’t have to be perfectly straight – it adds to the rustic charm of the wooden box! 😀

smooth wood with sandpaper by hand

Smooth the wood with a fine wood rasp and sandpaper.

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Now nail the 5 pieces of wood together (it’s not necessary to glue them together first).

DIY Wooden Box Christmas Table Centerpiece

Stain the wood with DIY iron liquor.

diy wooden box christmas table centerpiece

Fill the wooden box with mason jars, candles, pinecones, moss, greenery, red berries, rosehips and orange peel stars.

DIY Wood Box Centerpiece - Tutorial
Finished wooden box Christmas table centerpiece

diy christmas table centerpiece candles

Now light the candles and enjoy your DIY wooden box. Merry Christmas! 😀

DIY Rustic Wooden Box Centerpiece - Tutorial

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