DIY Best Ruler Yardsticks Ideas

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DIY best ruler yardsticks ideas has ideas using old rulers and old yardsticks to create useful projects and crafts. Who knew you can be creative with it. You can use vintage yardsticks and old rulers to make crafts for home. Check out these best ideas to use scales that you have collected.

Ruler Yardsticks Crafts

Hence, make these extraordinary DIY Projects and Crafts. As I was looking for fun ways to use back to school supplies to make projects I found these ideas. Also these ideas utilize rulers, scales or yardsticks to decorate and organize.


DIY best ruler yardsticks ideas

Let check out these:

DIY best ruler yardsticks ideas

meter sticks ruler tray

Decorative Tray

Use meter sticks to turn a tray into a decorative accent! Sometimes gluing some sticks in a frame may look simple but looks beautiful.

DIY crates using yardsticks

Ruler Crate

A genius use of ruler sticks for organization with style.
ruler clipboards back to school teacher's gift

Yardsticks Clipboards

Back to school Teacher’s gift Yardsticks clipboards. Such a wonderful Gift Idea.
diy ruler sticks box organizer

Ruler Box Organizer

This one does not come with a tutorial. But it looks fairly easy to make.

DIY buffet table

DIY yardsticks buffet

Buffet table transformation with yardsticks

This Buffet Table uses long rulers for design.

DIY ruler holder

Paint brush holder recycled using ruler

Cut a yardstick and glue on recycle tin can to keep paint brushes, pens, pencils and more.

yardsticks stairway

Use old meter sticks

Use meter sticks to revamp your staircase. I love how the staircase to this office looks! I also like the industrial and creative look of this project.

ruler wall mirror diy yardsticks

Yardstick Wall Mirror

(Whistles!) A master piece of it’s kind! You may display this at the entrance or living space. Anywhere this gorgeous piece will speak volume!

diy yardsticks lamp

Ruler Lamp

Stack yardsticks around a bulb source to make this lamp.
vintage yardsticks ideas

Ruler Frame

Cute frame border with distressed yardsticks to make a vintage photo frame.

diy ruler yardsticks side table

Yardsticks table

I love the use of ruler on this outdoor table.
diy ruler scale lamp blog project

Yardsticks hanging lamp

Layer a lamp shade to make DIY Ruler Hanging Lamp.
diy ruler clip art display rail blog

Clip art rail

Beautiful use of yardstick with clothespins to make an art display. Also use it to display important papers and bills. You may also like to display timetables and schedules.
vintage ruler scale coat rack blog

Use as a coat rack

Simply screw on a few hooks and knobs of your choice! You may also hang kitchen accessories or bathroom accessories in respective spaces.
diy ruler wreath scale wreath blog project

Ruler Wreath

Love this idea for back to school projects. Hence, this can be great for a teacher or class project as well.
mini yard stick shelf organizer

Mini Shelf

Make a small shelf using yardstick or ruler scale. Also you can use it to hold small items like these sewing accessories.

ruler photo display organizer yardstick

Ruler Photo Display Organizer

Glue sides of rulers. Use it to display papers and holiday cards. You may also use it to display photos. Genius!

yardstick wooden table top side table

Ruler Table

Another beautiful yardstick table.

I am excited to make DIY Ruler or Yardstick projects at home. Also because these DIY best ruler yardsticks ideas have inspired me. What about you? Which one do you like the most?

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  1. Brooke says:

    I love these ideas!! So cute! Just shared to fb 🙂

  2. Dr Sonia S V says:

    WOW awesome collection Hani!

  3. Lisa says:

    Ahhh! I love these! My husband makes fun of me b/c I;'m kind of obsessed with my yard stick and I pull it out for the most random things. These are great!

  4. Katie Drane says:

    I'm so glad that I'm following you! I have never seen so many clever projects created with rulers. Awesome! Found you on Sundae Scoop:)

  5. Catarina Ek says:

    These are great projects, absolutely love them… almost a bit dissappointed that I didnt see this post before I finished my dresser makeovers yesterday… it will have to be inspiration for next time.

  6. Rachel says:

    I want one of each! Overkill? lol
    Found you on Practically functional.


  7. Randi says:

    Found you through Bloom Designs link party: LOVE THESE!

  8. Jessi @ Practically Functional says:

    Great ideas, thanks for the roundup! And thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  9. suzyq says:

    WOw – what a great post – some of those are absolutely amazing!
    Thanks for sharing –

  10. kala says:

    Loved the ideasss..These rulers remembers me my school days :)Love to see u back at my space.
    Don't miss to visit my FB page and will be waiting for new like for the page 🙂

  11. Lisa says:

    Oh i've gotta start saving those old rulers now that I see now and then! Great ideas! Lisa

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