Driftwood Pineapple Pallet Wall Art

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Grab your extra driftwood and make this unique Driftwood Pineapple Pallet Wall Art. The simplicity of it is so beautiful. This project is one of many in my DIY home decor collection.

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Over the last few years, I have been collecting bags of driftwood. Most of them I found in unique gift shops on vacation. Now I have so much I need to start using it. Today I am going to use some of my stash to make some fun Pineapple Driftwood Pallet  Wall Art!

Pineapples are still going strong this year and I just love them. Check out my Geometric Painted Pineapple I made for my dining room out of a fun thrift store cutting board.  I really like the rustic beachy look of driftwood, so marring these two trends will make for some very interesting home decor. Let me show you how to make one!

Driftwood Pineapple Pallet Wall Art

Supplies:

Driftwood Pallet Art

Instructions:

The pallets come in a natural wood state. I decided it needed to have a more rustic feel so I “whitewashed” the raw wood. Instead of white, I used blue!

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To “whitewash” just use acrylic paint and water it down. It becomes almost like a stain instead of covering the wood. The blue came more than fabulous, almost like a watercolor.

Dip the paint brush in a cup of water, knock off excess water and dip it into the blue paint. Swirl it around to make the paint thin and just brush it on the wood. Use a paper towel to rub it into the wood and remove access water. Let the wood dry.

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Start laying out your driftwood pieces in the shape of a pineapple. It is like doing a puzzle, getting each piece of driftwood to fit just right. Use a hammer, pliers, garden shears or just snap the wood pieces in half with your fingers to make smaller shaped pieces.

Measure to make sure your pineapple is centered on the pallet. Once you have your shape set up, hot glue all the pieces on the wood. I started with the outside edge and worked my way inside so I would not lose the shape of the pineapple.

This came out so great! Even better than I had imagined. I think the blue wash makes the driftwood pop! Super easy craft and so cool! I love the nautical feel driftwood gives to home decor.

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Driftwood Pineapple Wall Art

LOVE IT PIN IT!

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10 Comments

  1. 4.18.18
    Shirley said:

    Such a fun way to use driftwood. I always enjoy seeing the many ways folks use driftwood in home decor. Very creative.

  2. 4.16.18

    Love this project. I love the idea of the pineapple since it is a sign of welcome. Plus it looks so great.

  3. 2.18.17
    Dana McCurdy said:

    My daughter is obsessing about pineapples right now. This is another adorable way to capture that love. Thanks for sharing.

    • 2.20.17
      Kim said:

      Glad she liked it. It is one of my favorite wall art pieces.
      Kim

  4. 8.29.16

    Such a fun and easy DIY. I always see those pallets at the craft stores and can’t bring myself to buy them. But now I think I have a reason to! Coming to you from Awe-Inspired Bloggers Pinterest board!

    • 8.30.16
      Kim said:

      Ha I know right, I had mine for almost a year and couldn’t figure out what I wanted todo with it. lol! Thanks for stopping by!
      Kim

  5. 8.24.16
    Emily said:

    This is such a cool idea for using driftwood! And the blue “white washing” looks so neat!

  6. 8.22.16

    This is adorable and looks easy to make, I love it! Thanks for sharing this with us at Totally Terrific Tuesday! Hope to see you back to this weeks party!

  7. 8.21.16
    Danielle said:

    That is such a cute idea! Love how it turned out! Stopping over from Merry Monday. :)

  8. 8.16.16

    Love the texture that these broken pieces of driftwood give! When I first saw the post, I thought the project used wine corks :)