12 neat ways to completely transform boring wood blinds

Are you wooden blinds looking a little drab? Wipe off the dust and repurpose them into something beautiful.
We've rounded up 12 neat ways to transform your old wood blinds into something that you'll love. When you're done with these projects, you won't even be able to tell they were originally blinds! Alright, let's get started!
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1. Starburst mirror
This idea takes boring blinds and transforms them into something seriously eye catching!
2. Rustic wood letters
We love the idea of upcycling your old blinds and a wooden pallet to create a rustic letter (or letters!). Make one using the first letter of your last name, or make one for each member of your family! The tutorial can be found on Remodelaholic.
3. Wall hanging
Turn your old blinds into art! They make a perfect canvas for an ombre background because you can paint each blind a different color. Use this tutorial from A Girl and a Glue Gun for inspiration, but you can make the painting entirely your own.
4. Wooden crate
Turn those blinds that are collecting dust into something useful! Home Talk walks you through the simple steps to turn your blinds into a wooden crate.
5. Light fixture
No matter how beautiful your wooden blinds looked when you first installed them, we be they'd look better turned into this orb-like light fixture from Natalme.
6. Picture frame
We love this idea from Domestic Imperfection where old blinds are turned into an inexpensive but classy picture frame.
7. DIY Roman shades
If you're sick of your current blinds, but need a window covering, transform your borking blinds into sleek and sophisticated Roman shades with the help of this video tutorial from Better Homes and Gardens.
8. Nail polish marbling wall art
We never would have guessed this painting was created using nail polish and old blinds! Surprise! Learn how to do this yourself with this tutorial at Mom in Music City.
9. Faux board and batten
Mom in Music City shows us how to add a little interest to your kitchen backsplash with a faux board and batten treatment using old blinds.
10. Wood art
This stunning project from Shanty 2 Chic is inspiring us to transform our old blinds. We love the rustic yet modern look. How about you?!
11. DIY flag
Well isn't this just the cutest flag you've ever seen?! Take a little burlap, some white fabric and old blinds, and you got yourself a patriotic yet chic wall hanging.
12. Garden Trellis
Repurpose those old wood blinds and create a garden trellis for your plants that grow vertically, like tomatoes. What a great wait to get more life out of those old blinds - literally!
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