I can't help but feel nostalgic at the sight of rulers and yardsticks. They evoke pleasant memories of elementary school, my dad's workspace in the garage, and helping my mom with projects around the house. If you're a fan of vintage-inspired or Americana-themed decor, you'll like these diy ideas for repurposing rulers and yard sticks as decorative elements around the home.
A pendant shade made from seven cut yardsticks.
Rulers used as drawer pulls.
A wooden tray lined with pieces of vintage yard sticks.
A motley collection of yard sticks adhered to stair risers.
A thrift store buffet adorned with vintage yard sticks.
A vintage-style kitchen backsplash made from yardsticks.
A medicine cabinet makeover with a yardstick frame.
An impressive undertaking of creating a mirror frame from hundreds (234 to be precise) of wooden rulers.
A coat rack made from old yard sticks.