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25+ Cutting Board Upcycling/Repurposing Projects


Photo collage of old cutting boardsCutting boards are one of my favorite finds at the thrift shops and at garage sales! 

Here is a round up of my cutting board projects from over the years!  Click on the links in the paragraph under the photo to view the tutorials.

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Photo of cutting board spring decor with bunny & metal container

Some of my cutting board projects become holiday decor like this spring cutting board with Hobby Lobby metal drawer.

Photo of round painted & stenciled cutting board with round feet

There are two round cutting board risers in this project post, and they were both upcycled twice!

Photo of cutting board herb sign

This herb dryer cutting board sign has a masonry nail on the bottom to hold my faux dried herbs!

Photo of grain sack stripe cutting board riser

This cutting board already had feet so it was easy to transform it into a grain sack cutting board riser.

Photo of saw shaped cutting board repurposed as a Christmas tree farm sign

Finding a saw shaped cutting board at Goodwill resulted in this saw cutting board Christmas sign one Christmas.

Photo of an apple cider cutting board sign

I didn't paint this one, I just stenciled the bare wood on this cutting board apple cider sign.

Photo of cutting board Halloween decor

Cutting boards resemble pumpkins.  Or at least I thought so when I made these Halloween cutting board pumpkins.

Photo of a cutting board wall hook display

This cutting board wall hooks project was featured in Country Sampler Farmhouse Style magazine recently.

Photo of a fish shaped cutting board with hanging hook

Another figural cutting board find became this fish cutting board wall hook.

Photo of Valentine's decor made with a cutting board

This Valentine's Day cutting board decor piece can be filled with flowers or candy.

Photo of Christmas decor made with a cutting board

mini cutting board Christmas decor piece was created with a small galvanized box and a buffalo check stencil.

Photo of a wooden tag sign made from a cutting board

This board's shape reminded me of a tag, so I repurposed it as a cutting board tag sign.

Photo of a cutting board riser with square dowel legs

Square dowels were added to this painted cutting board riser as legs.

Photo of a cutting board riser with square legs

More square dowels were used for this stenciled cutting board with legs.

Photo of Valentine's day decor made with a cutting board

Another Valentine's Day cutting board decor piece with a heart cutout box.

Photo of a cutting board kitchen wall pocket

This cutting board wall pocket can hold faux greenery, Christmas greenery, cookbooks or even kitchen utensils.

Photo of a Christmas cutting board card holder

A Christmas tree shaped cutting board Christmas card holder. 

Photo of a grain sack stripe cutting board shelf

This post has four cutting board makeovers, including this grain sack stripe shelf.

Photo of a DIY cutting board chalkboard

I think cutting board chalkboards would make a great gift idea!

Photo of a cutting board wall decor piece

small cutting board with biscuit cutter.  The biscuit cutter holds a faux plant and a tag.

Photo of a cutting board wall shelf

This cutting board shelf was my favorite cutting board project for quite a while.

Photo of a cutting board clipboard

A bulldog clip transformed this old cutting board into a cutting board clipboard.

Photo of a cutting board wall display with barn wood wall hooks

This old barn wood cutting board display still hangs on my kitchen wall!

I hope you enjoyed my cutting board project roundup!

Thanks for reading my blog, Carlene

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Here is a very inexpensive item that was born out of necessity.

Before you get too excited about the price of $5 for a large 

cutting board, please notice the word "faux". "Faux" if a fancy

French word that means "fake". This cutting board is fake wood

AND cannot be "cut" upon BUT if you want a decorative

cutting board to just look pretty, this project is for you. 

My "necessity" is that although I love having a television in

the kitchen, I hate the way it looks on the counter.

In contemplating about how I could cover it up, I thought

 about  the lovely antique cutting boards that I have seen in

 other kitchens leaning against the backsplash. Hmmmm...

I have seen large reproduction cutting boards at Hobby Lobby

and Michael's but even with a coupon they would be $50-

$60 and I don't think they are the right size to cover up the T.V.

I don't have any woodworking skills or tools to make my own

from scrap lumber like I have seen done in some tutorials.

I have made faux wooden signs with foam insulation sheets

and from foam core so I decided to try that technique to make

a faux wooden cutting board to somewhat hide the T.V. 

Here is how you will spend your $5 at the Dollar Tree to make it...

$3 for 3 foam core sheets

$1 for 1 roll of wood-patterned shelf covering

$1 for glue 

(if you want the board to be darker than the shelf covering

you will need some craft paint...maybe you already have that)

In the planning stages, I thought I would need a full sheet of

the foam core so I could slip it up under the top cabinet and

brace it from above so it would not lean on the t.v. 

In actuality, the t.v. was sturdy enough to have the board(s) 

lean up against it without harm or tipping over backwards.

 That meant that I could make faux cutting board large 

enough to cover the t.v. but small enough to look realistic. 

My plan from the beginning was to have at least two other real

wooden boards in front of the faux board to "fool the eye".

On Amazon I found a good size pizza board for $20 and a

smaller cutting board for $12.50. To me this was easier than

scouring stores for other cutting boards or finding someone

 to make them. I planned on painting/antiquing them.

After looking a images of large antique wooden cutting boards

online, I decided on this basic shape for my faux cutting board. 
You could make a faux cutting board any size or shape you want. 

I decided to round the corners. You could use a round plate as

a guide to help make them uniform. I had a simple protractor. 

Once I got a shape I liked on one board, I traced it on the other 

two boards. You would not HAVE to use more than one board

but it helps to make the faux cutting board have more 

dimension. Also, the single core board sometimes has a slight

bow to it and the other boards help to keep each other straight. 

You can use a kitchen steak knife to cut the foam core board.

If you have a craft knife with a sharp blade, your cuts will be

cleaner. I found that I got less jagged cuts by making 3 passes:

First cut: cut through the paper on top of the foam core

Second cut: cut into the foam core

Third cut: turn the board over and following the cut lines

that should be showing through, cut from the back

Your cutting board pattern may be perfectly symmetrical on 

both sides...mine was NOT. I had to do some "fine tuning" with

the craft knife to get all three pieces matching by holding the 

 boards up to each other and shaving some more. Even then, 

there were some slight differences between left and right.

When you start to glue don't do like me and not know which

sides of the boards match. Next time I would write something

on each board to tell me what side was front or back, etc.

I glued one of the foam core boards wrong. When they were dry

I had to do more shaving with the craft knife to even them up. 

Put the glued boards in an out of the way place and put some

stuff with weight on top of them to help bond them together.

Here is the thickness of three foam core boards after the glue dries.

I had another foam core board I could have added to make it

thicker but I was tired of cutting by then. If you are not lazy

(like me) and want it thicker, add another board. 

This next step is one you could skip...putting wood shelf 

paper on the BACK of the cutting board.

To cover the back of the faux cutting board roll out the wood

shelf paper long enough to cover the board. Trace around the

board and cut close to the tracing line. You do not want 

overhang on this side of the board.

Start with the non-handle side of the board and apply the 

wood shelf paper to the board slowly rolling the printed 

non-stick side away and smoothing the sticky side of the 

shelf paper down on the board as you go.

Here is the backside of the faux cutting board...

...trim the wood shelf paper as close as you can to the edge. 

On the "good" side of the faux cutting board, you are going to

want overhang so you can wrap the shelf paper around the 

edges and on to the back to secure everything. My faux board

was 16" wide...the shelf paper was 18" wide. If you want a

faux cutting board wider than 16", you could add another

row of shelf paper lengthwise to cover the edges. 

I was nervous about getting the shelf paper on the board

straight and having equidistant overhang so I put the shelf

paper face down, peeled off the printed paper layer and placed

the board on top of the sticky side to monitor the placement. 

Time to pull the overhang to the backside to secure the

shelf paper and cover the edges. You will have extra shelf

paper at the corners whether you have rounded or square ones.

Clip off the excess shelf paper with scissors but leave enough 

to be able to stick to the backside of the board. 

At the end where the handle is, cut the shelf paper to be able to

cover the edges but still have enough width to stick to the back.

Cut the shelf paper at an angle where the handle meets the 

board to be able to smooth it down. You will have a blank space.

Cut a small piece of  wood shelf paper long enough to bridge

 the gap but not too wide then stick it on to cover the board.

Smooth the edges and corners as much as you can to the back.

I ended up with some "dog ears" that I needed to glue down.



You may like your faux wooden cutting board just fine in

the color that the shelf paper is in.


 I wanted mine to look more like an antique so I painted it with

watered down craft paint.  Here are the basic brown colors that 

thought would help me achieve that look. 

The two lighter colors of brown did not help to "age" the wood. 

I would skip buying them in hindsight....too light...get a black instead.  

If you use too much water, the paint will bead up on the wood

shelf paper. You don't want to cover the wood elements with

too thick craft paint however. In the real antique cutting

board images I studied, the edges and the handles were darker

 than the center of the board so I tried to mimic that look. 

Painting the board in progress

Probably I could have stained the real wood cutting boards

that are my decoys but I don't know the ramifications of real

stain on boards that might accidentally have food on them in

the future when I am dead so I just used craft paints on them. 

I was not getting enough darkness on the boards so I added 

some black acrylic paint to the mix.

If you want to make several faux boards to stack up against

each other you could do that and skip the real wood ones.

Here is the large faux wooden cutting board with its 

"finished for now" paint job. I added some "cut" marks with

a tiny paintbrush to cover some wrinkles in the shelf paper and

other places to (hopefully) add faux knife marks authenticity. 
You can google "antique bread board images" to get more ideas
 on how to paint your board to make it look old.

The new pizza board got some "cuts" too to add faux age. 

The main thing I did to the smaller new wood board was to

leave the center lighter than the edges and the handle. 

The smallest board is one that we got in a gift basket. It has

aged pretty well on its own. I added paint to the "cuts" it already

has so they would show up better. I know odd numbers in a 

display are better but I just like this tiny cutting board in the mix. 

Tom Kat thinks it is crazy to cover the t.v. 'cause it is almost 

always on when I am in the kitchen but when "company is 

coming" I want to be able to hide it. 

In reality, most of the time the boards will "live" on the other

 side of the kitchen away from any heat or grease splatters. 

Here is the foursome of cutting boards NOT being used to hide the t.v.

Would you like this look in your kitchen? 

How would YOU use an inexpensive faux wooden cutting board? 

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mini cutting board fall sign


Hobby Lobby is one of my favorite stores. If you have followed me for long AT ALL, you already know this! Well, in their fall section this year, I found the CUTEST mini cutting boards for just $2 (that was with the 50% off)! I bought several, because I knew they would be perfect for lots of things, and I am LOVING what I did with it for fall!

It was very easy…and it truly didn’t take long at all! Let your creativity run wild with this one! That is what I tried to do!

So, I decided to put the word FALL across the 4 cutting boards, but I didn’t go BUY anything that I didn’t already have. SO, I went through my craft stash and got creative.

This is what I came up with!

I had 2 L’s in different styles, but I didn’t have an F or an A.

I decided to make my own A and F, using Dollar Tree rope and sticks!

I glued each of the letters to the mini boards!

After that, I decided to wrap some twine around the top part of the cutting board to give it some extra pizzaz!

Once I had the little boards like I wanted them, I glued them onto my board that I also found at Hobby Lobby a while back! Here is a good picture of it.

This sign was 50% off $8.99! So only $4.50!

Once they were arranged, I decided to add a couple of Walmart picks to each side, to add some extra fall beauty.

The stems looked real cheesy, and I thought they needed to show to get them to lay correctly, so I wrapped them in twine so that they would look more appealing!

That is literally ALL I did, y’all…but LOOK at how super cute it turned out! I am in loooooove.

What do you think?! How CUTE did this turn out?! You can make these with any wording and for any season! You can even do them for year round!


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