16 Macrame Projects to DIY This Summer
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16 Macrame Projects to DIY This Summer

Good news, crafty ladies! Macrame is back and in a big, big way. Macrame, the art of knotting cords and rope together, was a huge hit back in the ’70s with DIY-ers. Now, modern macrame is sleek, chic and way cooler than its hippie counterpart. We’ve gathered 16 projects for you to try your hand at, and we know that you’ll love getting knotty with some rope and cords when you tackle these tutorials.

1. Macrame Wall Hanging: Create a wall hanging in any color of your choice to add an interesting touch of texture to your decor. (via Brit + Co)

2. Straight Knot Necklace: Bring the bright colors of summer into your wardrobe with this easy straight knot necklace. It’s the perfect DIY — simple, inexpensive and fabulous. (via Shirley’s Wardrobe)

3. Macrame Balloons: Whip up some sweet party decorations with this tutorial. Your patio or porch will look awesome adorned with these balloon creations. (via You Are My Fave)

4. Knotted Chevron Headband: Turn a friendship bracelet into a hot headband. We think this will be a great accessory to pull out on bad hair days or to add a pop of pattern to your outfit. (via How Did You Make This)

5. DIY Anthropologie Dip-Dyed Necklace: This Anthro knock off necklace can be dip-dyed in any combo of colors. It’s a great gift option for the other crafty ladies in your life who appreciate homemade treasures. (via Encourage Fashion)

6. Friendship Bracelet Watch: Bring back some summer camp memories by making your own friendship bracelet watch. It’s super cute and definitely one-of-a-kind. (via Dream a Little Bigger)

7. Project Lamp: Upgrade the standard IKEA lamp cord with a simple macrame stitch to make your lighting extra chic. (via Rennes)

8. Macrame Lawn Chair: Give an old lawn chair a new lease on life. It’s an awesome way to upcycle and add some personality to your outdoor furniture. (via Deuce Cities Henhouse)

9. Macrame Curtain: Unsure of whether to hang blinds or curtains? Get the best of both worlds with this macrame curtain DIY. It’s the perfect project to cover your closet, a window or doorway. (via A Beautiful Mess)

10. Macrame Bracelet: We are obsessed with this gorgeous arm candy. By incorporating a charm or gem of your choice, they’re sure to be unique and personal. (via HonestlyWTF)

11. Macrame Wall Hanging: Looking to switch up your wall art? Try this trendy wall hanging. It’s customizable to your space and is a fun way to add a 3D element to your decor. (via A Pair and A Spare)

12. Chevron Ring: We think this would be an ideal project for a rainy day. And you don’t need many materials beyond some yarn and thread. (via The Cheese Thief)

13. Square Knot String & Hexnut Bracelet: Rock some serious hardware with this bracelet. It’s a fabulous way to keep the metallic trend alive throughout the summer. (via Minieco)

14. Plant Hanger: Bust out your twist braid skills from your friendship bracelet days and DIY a fun plant hanger. (via A Little Birdy Blog)

15. Feather and Charm Wall Hanging: Another gorgeous wall hanging DIY to consider. This one boasts a more whimsical vibe by including wood, charms and feathers. (via Free People)

16. Roped Macrame Necklace: Create this funky statement necklace with a bit of chain and six different kinds of cord. It’s the perfect accessory for hitting up some festivals this summer. (via A Pair and A Spare)

Have you tried macrame before? Which of these projects are you excited to tackle? Share your tips and plans with us in the comments below or on Facebook.