Bamboo is a natural material and very abundant in Brazil, so it is easily found in places with tropical climate. The lightness of details and weight provide the production of various objects such as furniture, musical instruments, baskets, decorative accessories, lamps, bamboo crafts and even a structural complement in architecture.
Due to this flexibility and ease of handling, bamboo allows the execution of infinite craftsmanship. There are several ways to apply the DIY method with this material, after all it has style for all tastes!
To put it into practice it takes creativity and free time to develop beautiful pieces. You can even paint the bamboo to make the item look more interesting, or apply the varnish to ensure more gloss and durability to the piece.
O bamboo crafts is one of the activities for anyone looking to transform this rich material into a new and functional piece. Forget the idea that bamboo is just a decorative plant, it can be much more like a base of original and creative pieces.
60 bamboo craft ideas with photos and step by step
Check out the step-by-step tips on how to make bamboo crafts with the amazing ideas we selected below:
Picture 1 - Staircase of bamboo.
This piece is a trend in decoration, after all it can go anywhere in the house. Cut the bamboo of the desired size and attach the pieces to form the ladder, the wooden shelves lean on these levels throughout the furniture.
Picture 2 - Vertical garden of bamboo.
The bamboo was positioned side by side, forming the vertical panel for the PET bottles, which support the plants and flowers.
Picture 3 - Bamboo towel door.
The piece of bamboo was cut and sanded to receive the cut for the towel.
Picture 4 - Wind bell with bamboo.
Raise the piece with the trimmings you want by adjusting the height, design and size of the pendant.
Picture 5 - Bamboo candle door.
Ideal for decorating the dining table or sprucing up the space at a party.
Picture 6 - Bamboo mirror frame.
Image 7 - Mirror with bamboo.
Create a different design for your mirror using bamboo as a base. In the model above, the stems were painted in spray paint, to make up the desired style.
Picture 8 - The base of this piece is multifunctional!
The bbq porch door requires a longer stand, but can perfectly serve as support for kitchen utensils or a door pens. Give the touch of personality with a painting or some writing.
Picture 9 - Bamboo coffee table.
Picture 10 - The bamboo base served perfectly to fit the potted plants.
Image 11 - Created bamboo dumb.
Picture 12 - Children's bamboo balance.
Picture 13 - Bamboo shelf.
Image 14 - Bamboo soap dish.
Picture 15 - Create a bamboo frame to support the plant on the wall.
Picture 16 - Bamboo chair.
Image 17 - Modern bamboo slipper.
Image 18 - Build your Lego-style city with carved pieces of bamboo.
Picture 19 - Bamboo incense holder.
Picture 20 - Versatile bamboo furniture.
Picture 21 - Porta spices of bamboo.
Picture 22 - Make a headboard with thicker bamboo chunks!
This is a sustainable idea and turns the material into an original item into the room.
Picture 23 - Bamboo bench.
Picture 24 - Objects of bamboo.
In this proposal, the bamboo has gained perforations, which can form a design, and still let these entries stop creating a different effect on the pieces.
Picture 25 - Set of armchair and shelf in bamboo for the entrance hall.
Image 26 - Simple long bamboo bench.
Image 27 - Bamboo stools.
Image 28 - Bamboo low bench.
Give more comfort to the seat with a cushion on the top of the seat.
Picture 29 - Bamboo dog house.
Picture 30 - Cellular door of bamboo.
The hole should be well made to fit the cell, and the base straight to leave the piece firmly in the support.
Picture 31 - Bamboo candle holder.
Picture 32 - Make a bamboo frame for a photo panel.
The photo panel is something simple to perform, increment with a printed fabric and a frame made of bamboo.
Image 33 - Bamboo screen.
Image 34 - Bamboo table base.
Image 35 - Bamboo tray.
Image 36 - Decorative ladder made of bamboo.
Image 37 - The screens were structured by bamboo, but the closure with white fabric.
Picture 38 - Bamboo holder for pots.
Picture 39 - Embellish the wall with a bamboo panel.
Cut out a part of the bamboo and create a stylized vase for your plants to be charmingly arranged.
Image 40 - Bamboo can be a long vase for small flowers.
Image 41 - Bamboo napkin holder.
Cut a piece of bamboo in half to be the base and cut a wide cut into another piece of bamboo to accommodate the napkins.
Picture 42 - Bamboo shelves.
Picture 43 - Party decoration made with bamboo.
These holders can be made manually with bamboo, glass bottles and ribbons. The effect looks great on corridors on the outside to set the circulation.
Picture 44 - Leave your cozy corner with the natural source of bamboo.
With the aid of a bomb, the water keeps flowing throughout the day, and so leaves that relaxing noises of nature in the environment.
Image 45 - Bamboo vase.
Image 46 - Another source model, with stones and porcelain.
There are several models and styles of this piece that can be made according to the size available.
Picture 47 - Bamboo fruit bowl.
You can also make a trellis by joining the bamboos with thin pieces and randomly distributing them to the desired size.
Image 48 - Toilet with details in bamboo.
Picture 49 - Bamboo and crochet bench.
Picture 50 - Wafers in pumpkin shapes, witches and bats decorate the candy table even more.
Image 51 - The pumpkin can be the food container itself.
Image 52 - Meals for Halloween party.
Picture 53 - Drink for Halloween party.
Picture 54 - For those who love brightness, you can abuse the mixture of black and gold.
Image 55 - The white base can receive orange and black elements.
Image 56 - Halloween party souvenir.
Image 57 - Chic and elegant Halloween dinner.
Image 58 - The climate of terror present in every detail!
Image 59 - Make custom packaging for chocolates.
Image 60 - Modern prints can style the Halloween party!
Step by step how to make bamboo handicrafts
After these inspirations, put this technique into practice and turn the bamboo into beautiful items for you and your home. For this task follow the tutorials with the DIY projects that we selected:
Vertical Garden Bamboo - step by step
- Pieces of bamboo with medium thickness
- Treadmill or tape measure
- Stiletto or knife
How to make
- To start, cut the bamboos in the desired size so that they are proportional to the space available;
- Measure the distance of the bamboo pieces so they are even;
- Make moorings with the line in the meeting of the pieces in bamboo, forming a grid;
- Cut the lines and fix the plants to form the vertical garden effect.
Bamboo Wind Bell - step by step
- Small and thin bamboo pieces
- Wooden ring with a minimum diameter of 10cm
- Woolen yarn
- hot glue
- Perforated Coconut Seeds
How to make
- Wrap woolen yarn all over the ring;
- Glue coconut seed on bamboo with hot glue;
- In drilling the coconut seed insert a piece of woolen yarn again;
- Repeat this last step on all the bamboo pieces needed to close the ring diameter;
- Fix each of this composition with a knot in the ring, it is worth playing with different heights leaving the bamboo longer or shorter.