Every once in a while, we find something stashed away in our crafting room that makes us start thinking about how much fun it could be to use and all the different ways in which we could get creative with it. The latest thing we stumbled upon was a roll of rope! That’s how we found ourselves looking up all different rope based crafts and DIY projects to bookmark for later.
Just in case you love the idea of making creative things from rope just as much as we did, if not more, here are 15 of the very best designs that we’ve come across so far!
1. DIY no-sew rope basket
Are you the kind of person who finds that you can never have enough small storage bins around your house because they’ll always be filled? Then we think you just might get along fantastically with this fantastic rope bucket tutorial featured on
2. Woven rope floor mat
Perhaps you’re feeling up to a bit of a challenge and you’d like to try your hand at making something truly lovely? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how
3. Trampoline to swing bed
When we said “feeling up for a challenge”, did you have something much larger in mind? In that case, we’d absolutely encourage you to take a look at this massive upcycling project that shows you step by step how to turn this old trampoline into a fantastic suspended patio bed.
4. Coastal rope stair railing
Are you actually convinced that rope would be the perfect thing to complement the decor style in your house and you’ve been looking for a DIY statement piece for a while now? In that case, we think you’ll be pretty intrigued by this coastal inspired rope railing outlined in detail on
5. Macrame hoop hammock chair
Does the idea of a hammock appeal to you but you don’t have a yard and your apartment is small? Then perhaps you’d get along a little better with this similarly knotted macrame rope hoop chair outlined step by step on
6. Tire and rope pouf chair
Here’s another fantastic statement piece that will have you both working with rope and upcycling old things! We love this clear, concise guide from
7. Knotted rope heel straps
Do you actually love the look of rope so much that you’re pretty convinced you’d like to wear it? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how
8. 10-minute rope curtain rod
Whether you’re putting the curtain by your window, around your bed, or somewhere to divide a room, hanging it with a length of rope rather than a rod is a great way to give the place a slightly more rustic feel!
9. Rope and pulley light
Are you feeling both very crafty and very confident in your handiness skills, so you’d like to make a bit of impressive decor? Well, if rustic and vintage inspired themes are your aesthetic of choice, we’d urge you to take a look at how
10. Anthropologie inspired DIY embellished rope bracelets
Were you such a huge fan of the rope strapped heels that you think you’d like to make yourself another matching accessory to go with them as well? Then, particularly if you love mimicking brand name things in a DIY way, we think you’ll really enjoy the way
11. DIY rope curtain tie-backs
Perhaps we caught your attention with the mention of rope and curtains but the curtains you have in mind are actually already hung up by your main windows? Then try adding a rope accent instead! We adore the way
12. Rope basket from a dollar store trash can
Just in case you loved the idea we showed you earlier for making a rope basket but you’d rather have one with hard sides than soft, here’s the alternative you’ve been looking for! We love the way
13. DIY rope wrapped chandelier
Did you really love the idea of using rope to create some kind of statement lighting fixture but you’re just not sure the pulley idea we showed you earlier is manageable? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how this fantastic rope wrapped chandelier was made! See it in more detail on