10 Amazing Antler Crafts You Can DIY

Updated: Sep. 15, 2023

Whether you found some shed antlers on your walk through the woods or purchased them online, there are many creative things you can do with them!

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It doesn’t get much simpler than this. Hang a pair of antlers on the wall above a small red ornament and a pair of sunglasses. Voilá! Instant holiday decor.

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Fall Centerpiece With Antlers

Create an unusual fall centerpiece that will wow your guests by tucking a bouquet of real or faux flowers between a pair of antlers.

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Jeweled Antler Decoration

Jazz up a piece of antler by painting it shiny silver or gold (or applying silver or gold leaf) and wrapping strings of faux pearls and rhinestones around it. Tuck it on a shelf to add a little rustic glam to your space. If you use super glue for this project and accidentally get some where you don’t want it, here are 25 ways to remove it!

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Inspiration Sign

If you have some barn wood and antlers, then this project is for you. You can create a rustic inspirational sign—spelling out a phrase that has meaning to you (maybe “Eat” for the kitchen or “Laugh” for the family room—it’s up to you!) with bits and pieces of antler. Here are 20 creative ways to use barn wood in your home.

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Antler Wreath

Move over faux wreaths! It’s time to DIY your own rustic wreath, combining ferns, flowers, twine and antlers for an eye-catching accessory on your front door. For more living wreath inspiration, check out these 15 ideas.

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Christmas Window Decor

Adorn a doorway or window (indoors or out) with a natural touch of holiday spirit. You can bring together remnants of a pine tree, holly, antlers and more.

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Antler Jewelry Holder

Display your jewelry while keeping it organized on this antler jewelry holder. Paint it a pretty color like pink with a brush of gold. Hang the rack with twine and add on your necklaces, bracelets and rings. You could also create this built-in jewelry cabinet.

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Use a small pair of antlers to tie together a homey holiday vignette that includes candles, fresh-cut pine boughs on a cloth that protects the table.

If you’ve had a mishap on a wooden table in the past, here’s how to refinish it.

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Fall Antler Bouquet

Gather up some maple leaves and antlers to create a rustic, vibrant and unique fall bouquet that will help get you in the spirit of the season.

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Antler Macramé Wall Hanging

Are you a little bit country? How about a little bit boho? Combine your tastes by creating this funky-chic macramé wall hanging for your living space. Macramé may be the millennial DIY of the moment, but it dates back centuries!

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