10 Functional (and Stylish) Things You Can Make with Shed Antlers

Deer shed their rack after mating season each fall. Starting in late December and carrying on through about April (depending on where you live) you'll start finding shed antlers out in the woods. Depending on their size and condition, shed deer antlers can make some really cool home decor. With that in mind, here are a few ideas of how to turn them into stylish accents for your home.

Rustic Light Fixture

Example of an antler chandelier

Antlers + industrial lighting = winning. For a bold centerpiece, arrange shed antlers into a chandelier.

If that's too much, try these rustic light fixtures available on Etsy. They're just gorgeous.

Christmas Wreath

This Christmas wreath is the perfect way to bring a little country to the holiday.

Dream Catchers

Curtain Tiebacks

They make genius curtain tiebacks like these.

Antler Cross

Antlers on a cross like this one are a beautiful country tribute to faith.

Towel Rack

They don't call them a "rack" for nothing!

Coat Hooks

They're perfect for holding up your coats and hats.

Jewelry Display

The natural points are a great place to drape your necklaces and bracelets.

Wine Rack

The stylishly rustic way to store your booze on the wall.

Stocking Hangers

Rudolph approves of these stocking hangers.

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