Bamboo is a natural material and is very common in Brazil, so it is easy to find in places with tropical climates. The lightness of details and weight allows the creation of various objects such as furniture, musical instruments, baskets, decorative accessories, lamps, bamboo crafts and even a structural addition in architecture.
Because of this flexibility and ease of use, bamboo enables the execution of infinite craftsmanship. There are several ways to use the DIY method with this material, after all, there is style for everyone!
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 give the piece more shine and durability.
O bamboo crafting is one of the activities for anyone who wants 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 for making bamboo with the great ideas we picked below:
Image 1 – stairs made of bamboo.
This piece is a trend in decoration, after all, it can go anywhere in the house. Cut the bamboo of the size you want and attach the pieces to form the ladder, the wooden shelves slope at these levels in the furniture.
Photo 2 – Vertical garden made of bamboo.
The bamboo lay next to each other and formed the vertical plate for the PET bottles that carry the plants and flowers.
Photo 3 – Bamboo towel door.
The piece of bamboo was cut and sanded to make the cut for the towel.
Image 4 – Wind bell with bamboo.
Elevate the piece with the embellishments you want by adjusting the height, design, and size of the pendant.
Picture 5 – Bamboo candle door.
Great for decorating the dining table or freshening up the space at a party.
Picture 6 – Bamboo mirror frame.
Image 7 – Mirror with bamboo.
Image 8 – The basis of this piece is multifunctional!
The bbq porch door requires a longer stand, but can serve perfectly as a support for kitchen utensils or a door pegs. Give your personality personality with a painting or writing.
Image 9 – Bamboo coffee table.
Picture 10 – The bamboo base served perfectly to fit the potted plants.
Image 11 – Creates bamboo stupid.
Image 12 – Bamboo baby scales.
Image 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 shoe.
Image 18 – Build your city Lego style with carved bamboo pieces.
Image 19 – Incense holder made of bamboo.
Image 20 – Versatile bamboo furniture.
Image 21 – Porta spices made from bamboo.
Picture 22 – Make a headboard with thicker pieces of bamboo!
This is a sustainable idea and makes the material an original object in the room.
Image 23 – Bamboo bench.
Picture 24 – Objects made of bamboo.
In this proposal, the bamboo has been given perforations that can form a design, and yet these entries let create a different effect on the pieces.
Photo 25 – Armchair and shelf made of bamboo for the entrance hall.
Picture 26 – Simple long bamboo bench.
Image 27 – Bamboo stool.
Image 28 – Low bamboo bench.
Make the seat more comfortable with a cushion on the top of the seat.
Picture 29 – Bamboo dog house.
Picture 30 – Cell door made of bamboo.
The hole should fit snugly on the cell and the base should be straight to keep the part firmly in the bracket.
Image 31 – Candle holder made of bamboo.
Picture 32 – Make a bamboo frame for a photo panel.
The photo panel is easy to use, with a printed fabric and a frame made of bamboo.
Picture 33 – Bamboo screen.
Picture 34 – Bamboo table base.
Image 35 – Bamboo bowl.
Picture 36 – Decorative ladder made of bamboo.
Picture 37 – The canvases were structured with bamboo, the closure with white fabric.
Image 38 – Bamboo holder for pots.
Image 39 – Beautify the wall with a bamboo panel.
Cut out part of the bamboo and create a stylized vase in which your plants are 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 in another piece of bamboo to accommodate the napkins.
Image 42 – Bamboo shelves.
Picture 43 – Party decoration made of bamboo.
These holders can be made manually using bamboo, glass bottles, and ribbons. The effect looks fantastic on the corridors on the outside to adjust the circulation.
Photo 44 – Leave your cozy corner with the natural bamboo source.
With the help of a bomb, the water flows throughout the day, leaving relaxing sounds of nature in the area.
Image 45 – Bamboo vase.
Picture 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.
Figure 47 – Bamboo fruit bowl.
You can also make a grid by connecting the bamboos with thin pieces and randomly distributing them to the size you want.
Picture 48 – Toilet with details made of bamboo.
Image 49 – Bamboo and crochet bench.
Picture 50 – Waffles in pumpkin shapes, witches and bats decorate the candy table even more.
Picture 51 – The pumpkin can be the food container itself.
Image 52 – Meals for Halloween party.
Figure 53 – Drink for Halloween party.
Picture 54 – For those who love brightness, you can abuse the mix of black and gold.
Image 55 – The white base can contain orange and black elements.
Picture 56 – Halloween party souvenir.
Picture 57 – Chic and elegant Halloween dinner.
Picture 58 – The climate of terror is present in every detail!
Image 59 – Create custom packaging for chocolates.
Picture 60 – Modern prints can make the Halloween party!
Step by step how to do bamboo handicrafts
After these inspirations, put this technique into practice and turn the bamboo into beautiful objects for you and your home. For this task, follow the tutorials with the DIY projects we selected:
Vertical Garden Bamboo – step by step
- Medium thickness pieces of bamboo
- Treadmill or tape measure
- Stiletto or knife
How to do …
- To start, cut the bamboos the size you want so that they are proportional to the space available;
- Measure the distance between the bamboo pieces so that they are even;
- Make fastening with the line in meeting the pieces in bamboo, forming a lattice;
- Cut the lines and pin the plants in place to create the vertical garden effect.
Bamboo Wind Bell – step by step
- Small and thin pieces of bamboo
- Wooden ring with a minimum diameter of 10 cm
- Wool yarn
- hot glue
- Perforated coconut seeds
How to do …
- Wrap woolen thread all over the ring;
- Glue coconut seeds to bamboo with hot glue;
- When drilling the coconut seeds, insert a piece of woolen thread again;
- Repeat this last step on all the pieces of bamboo needed to close the ring diameter.
- Fix each of these compositions with a knot in the ring, it is worth playing with different heights so that the bamboo is longer or shorter.