Ah yes, the versatile rope. From cowboys to sailors, everybody knows the importance and many uses of our friend the rope. Ropes can be nautical. Ropes can be rustic. With a simple crafting rope, you can make fun outdoor decorations, fashionable bracelets, and simple dog toys.
There are so many different styles and colors, that you can hardly find two ropes that are exactly the same. Each DIY rope craft in this collection will inspire you to think outside the box when it comes to creating with ropes.
Whether it be spring, summer, fall, or winter, there are tons of crafts with rope that you can make to spruce up the home. Take it from me, these crafts using rope are “knot” as hard as you think (Hello? Is this thing on?).
To demonstrate my love for all things ropey, I have written a poem to commemorate one of our favorite craft inspirations. (Clears throat.)
“An Ode to the Rope”
When someone hands me a string,
I sigh at such a thing.
But I regain my hope
When I am handed a rope.
With ropes, we can climb mountains
Or erect buildings and fountains.
Knots are also important in life
For they unite a man with a wife.
But with these rope crafts for home décor,
You will see ropes can do these things and more.
In all seriousness, these rope crafts ideas are wonderful, no matter what your age, style, or crafting experience. If you want to start preparing for the holiday season, you can make a Mirror Christmas Box. If outdoor lounging is more your style, create a DIY Hammock Chair and relax in the roped lap of luxury. We can’t wait to see how ropes will inspire us next!
16 Rope Crafts Ideas
- Rope and Can Bird Feeder
- How to Crochet a Bracelet
- Fleece Tug Rope
- Clothesline Rope Bow Necklace
- Blue and Turquoise Spiral Rope
- Mirror Christmas Box
- DIY Hammock Chair
- Rope-Wrapped Terracotta Planters
- DIY Rope Writing
- Rope and Button Wreath
- Finger Knit Jump Rope
- Pastel Rope Bracelet
- Rope Handbag
- Rope and Crystal Cuff
- Copper and Rope Bangle Bracelet
- Celtic Knot Rope and Chain Necklace
If you’re into nautical ropes and knots, you won’t want to miss our blog post Set Sail in Style with 11 Nautical Necklace Patterns