Reclaimed Wood Project: DIY Wooden Arrows

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Reclaimed wood... it's ahhh-mazing!

The weathering, the tones, the character of it all...


...and in my case, FREE!

My grandmomma has an old torn down building on her property, and after asking for permission to get my hands on some, I loaded up! I mean, FREE WOOD people! C'mon... can't pass that up.


My living room was in desperate need of some warmth and I was tired of staring at bare walls.

A little before shot...

Now, I have plans upon plans for this room...chances are if you spot an area that seems like it's missing something, I've already got plans for it.

But that little spot of wall between the armoire and the back patio door, well I hadn't come up with an idea that I was in love with. Yet.

Until I thought of the arrows. I had seen them done in all different shapes, sizes, styles... and all super adorable.

And I LOVE arrows.

They are simple and charming... and just make me happy :)

This project was ridiculously easy. It took us only around an hour to complete, from start to finish.

I love projects like that!

It adds an extra element of interest to this room!

Aren't those different tones just breathtaking? Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside :)

If you want to add interest, warmth and texture to any room... these babies will definitely do it!


  1. Another great project, Amanda! I love them and am very jealous of your free reclaimed wood. That is awesome.

  2. Amanda!

    Thanks so much for linking up to the party! LOVE your arrows! Just pinned it to the BHG board!

    Happy day friend!

  3. Ahh!! Thank you so much, Karianne!!

  4. Those are GORGEOUS!! I love that style! :)

  5. I love the whole look!! What color are your walls? Thanks :)

    1. Thanks so much, Tarah!! It's called 'Dove's Cry' by Valspar :)

  6. Amanda,

    I couldn't find an e-mail to contact I'm leaving a comment! I would love to feature this project on my Saturday feature Thistlekeeping! Would it be okay to use one picture and link back to you?


    1. Hey Karianne! I wasn't sure if you saw my comment... I just realized I didn't reply directly to your comment =\ so sorry about that!

  7. Hey Karianne!

    Absolutely!! Thank you so much!!

  8. Just found this on pinterest and I am definitely going to try and recreate it. Thank you for the idea and for sharing. It is absokutely stunning. So fresh and clean and it adds so much warmth. Your whole room is gorgeous. LOVE your style.

  9. Thank you Taylor! I would love to see your recreation!

  10. I LOVE this! I'm having my husband make these for me next weekend! So simple, but a great statement piece. Thanks for sharing.

  11. Love the arrows! Would you mind sharing the dimensions of your arrows? Thanks so much!

  12. Had to come back and let you know we finished our arrows and LOVE THEM!! Thank you so much. I posted about it and linked back to you for idea credit. Thanks again.

  13. LOVE the whole room!!! What are the dimensions of your arrows? Thanks for sharing!!! Im sending this anonymous because I don't know how else to! Linda!

  14. Where are the couches from? I love them!!

  15. Where are your pouffs from I love them!!

  16. love them! What was the angle on your cuts, if you don't mind sharing?

  17. What are the dimensions of your arrows? The angles? Would love your size arrows!

  18. Love the arrows! Where did you get the pouf in your photo? It is exactly what I have been looking for. Thanks!

  19. These are great! What size did they end up being?

  20. I love this idea too, my first thought was picture frame corners if you can't find reclaimed wood and age it how ever you want!

  21. Love the arrows! And where are those gorgeous couches from??

  22. Love the arrows!! Wondering if you wouldn't mind sharing your dimensions used and the angle you used to cut them as well?? Can't wait to complete them!

  23. Love this idea! Going to Pin! And the rug in this room is beautiful too! Any info about it? Thanks so much for inspiration!

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  25. I absolutely adore these! Pinned!

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  27. I love the arrows and the whole room! What color are your walls?

  28. What are the dimensions of your arrows?

  29. What are the dimensions of your arrows?

  30. Hello, where is the tutorial for these arrows? I don't see it on this page.


  31. Love the arrows! Can you please tell me their dimensions? Thank you!! :)

  32. Please post the dimensions for the arrows.

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  35. I love your decor! What color paint is in your living room? I love the clean neutral color.

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  37. So cute. What a great accent. I am sharing this to Pinterest.

  38. I am planning on making this, this weekend! I scored some FREE old wood and I'm ready to start! I know I can make the arrows to fit my space but can you tell me what the angle is that you used for the point? Is it a 45 degree cut to make the point of the arrow? Thanks!!!!

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