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Pay Tribute to Your Favorite Board Game with These Clever Scrabble Tile Crafts

If Scrabble is your favorite board game, you can play tribute to your obsession by repurposing old Scrabble tiles in unique ways. From picture frames to jewelry, there’s no limit to the number of ways to get creative with Scrabble tiles.

Scrabble tile coasters

Scrabble Coasters

Scrabble coasters made from a series of four letter words are a popular DIY project. Simply Darrling has a great tutorial to help you get started.

Wine charms

Scrabble Wine Charms

Never mix up your drinks again with these cute Scrabble wine charms. Learn how to make them over at Living Like Kings.

Craft stick garden markers

Plant Markers

Organize your herb garden with these stylish plant markers made from painted craft sticks and old Scrabble tiles. You can find the instructions over at eHow.

How to make scrabble magnets

Scrabble Refrigerator Magnets

Instead of making words from your toddler’s set of plastic refrigerator magnets, try building your vocabulary with this Scrabble refrigerator magnet set. Visit Say Yes for the details.

Dishwasher magnet

Dishwasher Magnet

If you’re sick and tired of family members putting dirty dishes next to clean ones, this Scrabble tile magnet solves the problem for good. Learn more at Pink Skyline.

Teacher gift penpaint

Scrabble Teacher Gift

Clothespin magnets decorated with Scrabble titles become a thoughtful teacher gift in this DIY from Pen and Paint.

Scrabble frames

Scrabble Picture Frames

If you have game boards as well as Scrabble tiles, make picture frames by spelling out a favorite word or phrase and adding a clip for a photo display. Visit Alkemie to learn more.


Scrabble Style Family Tree

Even if you’re not the least bit interested in genealogy, you’ll love this easy family tree project that uses Scrabble tiles to make personalized wall art. Learn more at Our Kids Mom.

Scrabble tabels

Scrabble Kitchen Labels

Organize your kitchen, or any other clutter-prone spot in your home, with labels made from Scrabble tiles. With such a stylish way to indicate where items go, you’ll lose your messy tendencies for good. Photo courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens.

Napkinring place

Scrabble Napkin Rings

Update old napkin rings with Scrabble tiles. These make excellent party favors, especially if you have each guest’s initial for their napkin ring.  Brit + Co has the details.


Scrabble Name Necklace

If your name is fairly short, use Scrabble tiles to create a special name necklace. Running on Happiness shows you how.


Scrabble Cuff Links

Scrabble cuff links are a wonderful DIY gift idea for the male Scrabble enthusiast in your life. Find the tutorial over at Hello Wonderful.

Let it snow scrabble tile ornament

Christmas Tree Ornament

Use scrabble tiles and faux snow to make this adorable Christmas ornament. Crafts by Amanda shows you how.

Diy scrabble tile grapevine wreath christmas ornaments

Scrabble Wreath Ornament

Add Scrabble tiles to tiny grapevine wreaths in this easy Christmas ornament project. (If you don’t want to make Christmas ornaments, you can simply use a larger wreath and spell out your last name or a favorite saying.) Learn more at An Oregon Cottage.

Scrabble centerpiece

Scrabble Centerpiece

The bride-to-be can make a simple table centerpiece by combining Scrabble tiles with old books and a small clear bud vase with a single flower. Visit Deer Pearl Flowers for more literary inspired wedding decor ideas.

Wedding cake

Scrabble Wedding Cake Topper

Take the Scrabble wedding theme to a new level with a whimsical cake topper spelling out your new last name.  The Knot has more Scrabble themed wedding ideas.

Scrabble jar

Scrabble Bookends

Finally, once you’ve used up all the “good” letters on other projects, fill a large jar with the leftovers to use as a bookend. (If necessary, weight the inside down with marbles or heavy stones.) Photo via Pinterest.

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  1. OH my goodness I stopped immediately and went to my scrabble letter jar and pulled out “Our Story” and put it in front of our electric photo frame. Thank you for the idea!

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