09 Sep 2020

Crafted from a handful of easy to source components, these lively bookends are gorgeous to look at and easy to make too. You can use any Resene testpots you fancy to complement or contrast with your surrounding decor.

You will need:


Driftwood Bookends (pair) Unavailable Love this. Beautiful pair of handcrafted driftwood bookends. A great present, and will look lovely on any bookshelf or mantle piece! Each is approximately 20cm tall - exact measurements can be provided on request. Shipping & delivery. May 25, 2020 - Original Driftwood Art by Shed Load Of Krafts Let your joy burst forth 🌸 This scene has been loving hand crafted using reclaimed wood, sea glass, natural moss and other reclaimed materials. Each house colour has been inspired by beautiful blossom trees and spring! One house has been painted pale green and the other pink and white. Each house features a thatched effect roof. May 20, 2017 - Explore Paula Ford's board 'Decorating with Driftwood', followed by 179 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about driftwood, driftwood crafts, driftwood projects.

  • 270mm of 115mm x 18mm untreated pine
  • Saw
  • Sandpaper
  • Clamps
  • Wood glue
  • Electric drill, drill bit and countersink
  • 4 screws
  • Resene Quick Dry waterborne primer undercoat
  • Selection of driftwood
  • Resene testpot brush or small craft brushes
  • Resene testpots in colours of your choice – Fleur used Resene Coast, Resene Bowie, Resene Torea Bay, Resene Cleopatra, Resene Smitten and Resene Green House

Step 1 Cut your pine into two lengths – 150mm and 120mm. Sand any rough edges smooth then wipe away dust with a clean, dry cloth

Bookends crafted from two chunks of bleached driftwood set in curved resin. MATERIAL: Driftwood./Resin DIMENSIONS: 5.5”L x 3.5”W x 7”H SOLD AS: Set of 2.Natural variations in this material may occur. Lead TimePlease allow 1-2 weeks to ship out and receive tracking.This item is excluded from sale events and not availab. Driftwood Blue Capistrano Mission Wood Vintage Decor Corbel You will love these carefully designed corbels You will love these carefully designed corbels made to reflect aged, antique and rustic beauty. They are constructed of quality hardwood, made to last.

Step 2 Use two clamps to hold the wood together, with the shorter length on the bottom and the longer length standing up. Pre-drill two holes for the screws. Make sure you use a countersink so that the screws sit flush with the wood.

Step 3 Prime the wood with a coat of Resene Quick Dry waterborne primer undercoat.

Step 4 Paint the wood with Resene Coast in two coats, waiting for the first coat to dry before applying the second coat.

Step 5 Use a saw to cut the driftwood into short lengths that range from approximately 55mm to 170mm. Make sure that the cut ends are flat so that the wood will stand upright on its cut end.

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Step 6 Divide the driftwood into six groups. Paint the remaining pieces using Resene testpots in your choice of colours – Fleur used Resene Bowie, Resene Torea Bay, Resene Cleopatra, Resene Smitten and Resene Green House. You may also choose to leave some pieces of driftwood unpainted as Fleur did.

Driftwood Bookends Ideas

Step 7 Use wood glue to adhere the flat ends of your driftwood to the base of the bookends. Work from longest to shortest as you get towards the end of the base.

Just like that you’ve handmade a pair of stunning bookends that will have your bookcase ready for its Instagram debut! Fleur used Resene Coast, Resene Bowie, Resene Torea Bay, Resene Cleopatra, Resene Smitten and Resene Green House on the bookends. Wall in Resene Lynchpin.

Driftwood Bookends Wood

project and images Fleur Thorpe

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