DIY Wood Bead Wall Hanging

Level of difficulty:  Beginner

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Add a natural, floral touch to your home decor with this beaded wall hanging! Macrame cord and wooden beads combine with artificial flowers for a springtime vibe. A subtle ombre effect adds the final touch!

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What You'll Need:

Let's Do This!

 

Step 1:

A)    Wrap a piece of tape around the end of the cord. Note: This will make it easier to thread the cord through the wood beads.

B)    Follow the pattern on the template to thread the cord through the small loop of wood beads.

C)    Be sure to leave about 12" of cord on each end of the loop.

D)    Cut the cord to complete the small loop of beads.

 

 

Step 2:

A)    Wrap a piece of tape around the end of the cord.

B)    Follow the pattern on the template to thread the cord through the medium loop of wood beads.

C)    Be sure to leave about 12" of cord on each end of the loop.

D)    Cut the cord to complete the medium loop of beads.

 

Step 3:

A)    Wrap a piece of tape around the end of the cord.

B)    Follow the pattern on the template to thread the cord through the large loop of wood beads.

C)    Be sure to leave about 12" of cord on each end of the loop.

D)    Cut the cord to complete the large loop of beads.

 

Step 4:

A)    Tie each strand to the dowel to create the three loops.

B)    Tie the ends of the small loop together to create the hanger.

C)    Tie the ends of the medium loop together at the same point.

D)    Tie the ends of the large strand together, also at the same point. Trim all the ends above the knots.

 

Step 5:

A)    Tie a knot to secure the end of a new piece of cord.

B)    Wrap the new cord around the knots to hide them.

C)    Tie off the cord and trim the excess.

D)    Your completed hanger should look like this.

 

Step 6:

A)    Apply watercolor to the beads, if desired. Let dry.

 

Step 7:

A)    Adhere artificial flowers to the dowel, if desired.

woodbead_wallhanging_template

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woodbead_wallhanging_template.pdf
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