DIY Wood Photo Holder for Grandparents

Grandparents day is coming soon and what the heck do you get the grandparents? I mean, they usually have everything. I created this fun and easy to make wood photo holder that has a rustic feel that you can use as a gift for the grandparent! I gave this one to my mom for her birthday actually. I used a Basswood Country Slab from Walnut Hollow to create this DIY photo holder for grandparents – it's super easy!

Grandkids Wood Slab Photo Display by Jennifer Priest of hydrangeahippo COLLAGE

 Basswood Country Slabs from Walnut Hollow are perfect for creating charming, rustic home decor items like this grandkids themed photo holder.  This project comes together in about 30 minutes and can be customized for any occasion or subject, from grandkids to a memo center to photos of your wedding!

Grandkids Wood Slab Photo Display by Jennifer Priest of hydrangeahippo 3

To create this project, gather the following supplies:



Other Supplies:

  • Water
  • Cotton Swabs (for cleanup)
  • Wire Tools
  • Hammer
  • Steel Bench Block (Sandbag optional)

Here's how to assemble this wood photo holder:

Wasn't that fun? I don't know the next time I will buy another memo of photo holder given that these are so easy and affordable to create…

Grandkids Wood Slab Photo Display by Jennifer Priest of hydrangeahippo 2

Who would you make a custom photo holder for?

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Jennifer Priest is a 20+ year designer in the arts & crafts industry and home DIYer with a passion for creativity. An Army veteran raised on a ranch, from her experience, she shares smart DIY projects that save money and fun craft ideas that anyone can make. Besides blogging, Jennifer is a Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, Hypnosis, and MER, and coaches other online entrepreneurs on money mindset, business, and living an intentional life. When not blogging, Jennifer is having adventures in the wilderness, on road trips, playing with her cats, and making paleo food.

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One Comment

  1. CLEVER photo holder, not too large & UNIQUE. Love the half slice of tree with natural bark used for the sturdy base as well as the heart-shaped wire photo holders. Also can easily change photos also. THANKS for sharing.

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