Make a Rustic Utensil Holder

Create this beautiful outdoor-inspired utensil holder for your next get together.

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Rustic Utensil Holder

This rustic woodland-inspired way to tote and organize utensils is perfect for all of your outdoor entertaining.

Gather Your Supplies

For this project you will need: a cross-section of wood/ a thick tree branch/ 3 Mason jars/ saw/ spray paint/ drill/ scissors/ garden twine/ strong weather proof adhesive/ ruler/ hot glue gun/ 3 inch flat head screw and washer/ screw driver/ cordage/ newspaper to protect your work space

Add Color

Spread out newspaper to protect your surface and spray paint the mason jars. Apply two coats of paint and allow to them to dry.

Find the Middle

With a ruler, locate the center of the wooden slice. Drill a hole all the way through.

Make the Handle

Cut the stick for the center to a length of eight inches.

Loop Hole

Drill through the top of the stick to add the cordage.

Add the Tie

String the cordage through the hole and tie it off in a knot like so.

Pilot Hole

Drill a pilot hole into the bottom of the branch.

Attach the Handle

Thread the screw through the washer and just through the wood slice until you can see the tip of the screw.

Finish the Handle

Place the pilot hole on the branch to the tip of the screw. Then continue screwing the screw into the branch until it sits flush with the wood slice.

Glue the Twine

Glue the twine around the top rim of the mason jar.

Wrap it Around

Continue to glue the twine in place like so until you have reached the top. Snip off the end and glue it into place.

Glue in Place

Put a bit of glue on the bottom of the jar.

Finishing Touches

Place the jars with glue onto the wooden slice. Allow to completely dry prior to use.

Versatile and Functional

When ready for use, fill with utensils. You can also try using this holder as a centerpiece filled with fresh flowers.