Easy To Craft Wall Hangings For Homes With Personality

Empty walls are boring. They lack character and they’re not nearly as exciting as those decorated with wallpaper, decals or anything from framed photos to artisanal ornaments made with yarn or repurposed materials. Wall hanging decorations form a special category which is the focus of today’s list of inspiring projects.

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A lot of wall hangings involve the use of yarn. This is a very versatile resource with lots and lots of different uses. We’ll start with something easy: this yarn tassel wall hanging featured by DIYs. To make something like this you need white, yellow and navy blue yarn, a wooden dowel, two metal rings and scissors. If you don’t like the colors you can choose others.

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There’s also this lovely yarn wall hanging design which we also found on DIYs. For this project you’ll need two brass hoops of two different sizes. You’ll also need some string, scissors and various types of yarn in any colors you like. The idea is to tie pieces of yarn around the two rings and to display them together.

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When you’re working with yarn you can always improvise and get creative. For example, you can use fabric dye to color the yarn if you want to create an ombre design like the one we found on DIYs. As before, the project is simple and the supplies required are easy to procure. They include cotton yarn, dye, a bowl, some string, a wooden dowel and a book.

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Of course, yarn is just one of the things you can use if you want to make custom wall hangings. Another idea is to use leather. The goal is to create something similar to or inspired by the design featured by Abeautifulmess. If you’d like to replicate the design, you’ll need tan tooling leather,adhesive sheets, gold foil sheets and a few other things. Check out the details and adapt the project to make it your own.

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Another very versatile resource that you can use when creating custom decorations for your home is air-dry clay. You can shape it into lots of beautiful and cool things, including clay wall hangings like the ones shown on diys. For this project you’ll also need spray paint if you’d like to add some color to your ornaments.

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Three dowels and some neon cord…that’s all you need to make a wall-hanging magazine holder just like the one on DIYs. The rack can hold three magazines which double as decorations for the wall, in a way similar to posters. The beauty of this project lies in its simplicity and the fact that it can be done in only a few minutes.

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Potted plants and herbs are pretty common in interior design, often used as decorations on shelves or displayed directly on walls. They add color and freshness to spaces and they can form indoor gardens like this one on myfrenchtwist. The pots are displayed here with the help of handmade macrame holders. Check out the step-by-step tutorial to find out how to make them for your own wall garden.

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Minimalism is a trait that defines a lot of contemporary interiors. Of course, just because a space is designed in this manner doesn’t mean it lacks ornaments and decorations. It simply means that the overall decor is simple and defined by clean lines and a lack of unnecessary details. If you’d like to display something on your walls, you just need to be careful not to go overboard. Maybe this minimalist wall hanging could look nice there.

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This raindrop wall hanging is also simple-looking and pretty easy to put together. Let’s see what you’d need: some felt, trimmed branch, some cotton twine (embroidery thread would do too), a piece of cardstock and a big sharp needle. Chances are you already have most of the things and you could improvise for the missing ones.

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Add a fresh vibe to your home with a nature-inspired wall hanging decoration. It’s a project that would look particularly nice in the bedroom. It’s simple and all you need to complete it is some string, brass spray paint, three wooden dowels, some twigs and a drill. It would be nice to have climbing plants that you could train to grow on the dowels.

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Chalkboards are fun. Kids love them and they’re also pretty cool to play with as an adult. A large one can be a bit difficult to integrate into a space so you’d have better chances with a mini chalkboard wall hanging. You can make one using a tray, some chalkboard paint and a scrabble tile holder so you can safely keep the chalk pieces close at hand.

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We’ll come back to yarn for a moment to show you how you can make a woven wall hanging decoration. You need yarn is at least two different colors, a cardboard rectangle, a wooden dowel, scissors and a ruler. First you’ll need to build a loom and that’ actually pretty easy. Then comes the fun part: the weaving. You can combine the colors however you want to create eye-catching patterns.

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Flowers are a great source of inspiration when it comes to everything related to wall decor. Real flowers are rarely used. Silk flowers, on the other hand, are better suited for projects like this one. For this floral wall hanging decoration you’ll need about 30 flowers as well as some white tulle and some branches painted white.

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Not all wall hangings are meant to be purely decorative. Some can be practical too. One example is this coffee mug holder which could look charming in the kitchen. Before you do anything else, decide what type of mugs you want to display and how many you want to use so you can figure out how big the tray needs to be.

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A wall-mounted key holder is another cool idea for a decoration and accessory. There’s a really nice and also quite simple design idea on theeffortlesschic. The main thing you need for it is a piece of wood. A live-edge slab would look nice but don’t limit yourself to one idea. In addition to the wood you’ll also need nails or hooks, some acrylic paint, wooden beads, nylon rope and double-sided mounting tape.

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A set of hanging terrariums is a wonderful idea for a project. The planters featured on abeautifulmess look really chic and stylish. They look so cool in fact that it’s surprising to find out they’re handcrafted. You can make some just as great using plastic fish bowls, white marble rock chips, brass chain, wooden circles, white paint, small clamps and glue.

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These hanging basket planters featured on akailochiclife are also exquisite and easy to craft too. Here’s what you need for the project: some Fryken Ikea baskets, 20 gauge gold jewelry wire, pliers and faux greenery. You can fill them with succulents, hanging plants or any other type of greenery you prefer.

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Whenever there’s wall that needs to be decorated somehow, frames are among the first things that come to mind. You can frame pretty much anything but let’s stick to posters and prints for now. Print the images that you want to display (you can pick a theme or just select some photos that you like) and craft some frames for them out of balsa wood. The project is described on homeyohmy.

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Speaking of photos and ways to frame and display them on walls, homeyohmy offers one more inspiring idea: a modern wall hanging that involves some yarn, gold rings, a hole punch and some glue. You’ll also need a printer and some photo paper.

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For the hanging wooden planter project featured on thesurznickcommonroom you can either use real plants or faux ones. In addition to these, you’ll also need some geometric wooden planters, some rope, a drill, cup hooks and some moss. If you decide to go with real plants, pick a type that’s resilient and doesn’t require to be watered frequently.

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If you like to work with paper and cardboard, we have a project that you might enjoy. We found it on dekotopia. It’s a geometric wall hanging decoration which you can personalize in lots of different ways, starting with the size and shape of the modules as well as their color.

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This nautical-themed wall piece is cute and charming and it’s also something that you could put together yourself in only a few minutes. All you’d need is a frame or shadow box, a large starfish, chalk paint, burlap fabric and a hot glue gun. Of course, this is just a suggestion. Feel free to use it as a source of inspiration for other beach-themed crafts. {found on pastelsandmacarons}.

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Change the ambiance and the decor in your home based on the season, the views or the occasion. For example, you can put up themed wall hangings around Christmas, Easter and other holidays. Check out foxtailandmoss for an idea that involves evergreens and copper pipes. Add some fairy lights as well for a bohemian and festive look. Hang it with fishing wire to make it look like it’s floating.