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DIY driftwood mobile.

diy driftwood mobile

I have yet to post the nursery belonging to our new arrival, but in the meantime I thought I’d show you the nature-inspired mobile I made for the room for right around $10!

Last summer I collected a few cool pieces of driftwood from my friend’s lake house knowing eventually I’d find a way to incorporate them into my home, one way or another. Fast forward to the fall when I found out I was expecting and diligently began collecting nursery inspiration via Pinterest.

I loved the idea of featuring bits of nature throughout the room and knew the driftwood would finally come in handy!

Here are some of the ideas I had in mind:

nature-inspired mobilesDIY nature-inspired mobiles

Sources: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7

I knew right away which of my driftwood pieces I wanted to use, so the first step was hanging it from the ceiling. I did so using ceiling hook anchors and clear fishing line. The next step was figuring out what I wanted to hang from it! I originally thought I’d do a mix of feathers and fabric snippets, but then I came across this wind chime from Hobby Lobby for 50% off (so $8) that featured metal leaves which I thought would be a perfect fit for the look I was after. I took the leaves off the wind chime and hung them from the driftwood with some twine I had on hand.

DIY driftwood mobile

DIY driftwood mobile

Voila – DIY driftwood mobile! Being that the driftwood was free and I already had the twine + fishing line, the only cost was the wind chime and ceiling anchors, bringing the total cost to just over $10.

DIY driftwood mobile

DIY driftwood mobile

On the topic of driftwood, a few of my other favorite DIYs include towel holder, clothes holder, candleholder, curtain rod.

Stay tuned for the full nursery tour soon! (see a few sneak peeks on my Instagram or Facebook)

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