15 Junk Silver Spoon and Flatware Crafts


Repurposing old stuff can be so much fun and chic!  Here are several tutorials on how to turn junk silver like silver spoon and flatware into amazing homemade gifts and DIY decor!  Some of the flatware crafts include spoon hooks, a sunburst mirror, place card holders, jewelry, wind chime and artwork.

Flatware Pieces

Flatware Pieces

1.  Spoon Hooks ~ These spoon hooks are not only darling, but functional.  Learn how to bend the spoon back into a ladle to hang on the wall.

Junk Silverware

2.  How to Make a Fork Bracelet ~ Learn how to bend an old fork into a trendy cuff bracelet.  There’s a video tutorial to teach you how.

Fork Ring Jewelry
3.  Fork Ring Jewelry Tutorial ~ There are so many fun uses for this great tutorial.  You could use this as a craft activity for a class or youth group.  Or you could also make a sentimental gift for a new bride or parent having an anniversary using one of their wedding silverware.

Junk Silverware

4.  Silverware Brooch ~ Instead of a flower brooch make mom a beautiful brooch from silverware and shirt buttons.

Silver Spoon

Junk Silver Spoon

5.  Colored Spoons Tutorial ~ Jazz up your old silverware with some fun festive paint.  All you need is painter’s tape and spray paint.

6.  Hammered Spoon Place Cards ~ A unique and creative way to create place cards.  And, double as party favors.  The hammered look is fabulous!

Fork Napkin Rings
7.  Vintage Fork Napkin Rings ~ Transform old forks and spoons into beautiful napkin rings.  You can personalize the napkin rings with a metal stamp set and give away as party favors or simply hand stamp them for everyday use.

Junk Silver

Junk Silverware
8.  How to Make a Silverware Lamp ~ Add some whimsy to your life with this silverware lamp shade.  If you don’t have old or mismatched silverware to use hit up garage sales or thrift stores.

Silverware Wind Chime

9.  Silverware Wind Chime ~ Who would have thought that bending forks would be make perfect hangers.  The mixture of beads and old silverware is phenomenal!  I can hear it now, chiming in the wind.

Junk Silverware
10.  Hand Stamped Plant Markers ~ Flatten old silverware and hand stamp them to make fantastic plant markers.

Old Stuff

11.  Fork Place Card Holder ~ Learn how to bend a fork to hold and display place cards, business cards and greeting cards.  If you don’t want to bend the fork you can stand it up in a vase using the same functionality.

Old Stuff

Junk Silver

12.  Starburst Mirror ~ Have some extra silverware around?  Why not make it into a fabulous wall decor piece?

Old Stuff

13.  Silverware Artwork ~ Modern meets vintage with this beautiful way to display old or mismatched silverware.  This entire project is up cycled and free.  An old frame and silverware were spray painted and adhered to upholstery fabric.

Junk Flatware
14.  Silverware Wall Art {diy art} ~ This is such a simple inexpensive way to create some art for your dining room or kitchen!  Mount silverware on frames for instant whimsy.  Click the link for the full tutorial!

Key and Kitchen Utensil Hooks

15.  Silverware Hooks ~ Turn old flatware into functional hooks that are perfect for hanging keys, kitchen utensils or even jackets.


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  1. I really liked what I seen on your web site very much . I sure would like to see more things that you do? It makes me wish that could what you do. I am not that strong to bend them like you. Thank for sharing them with me.

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