Sometimes all you need to do is a simple DIY project to change up an area of your home, and that’s exactly what I decided to do with the macrame table runner I received for Christmas from my wonderful sister-in-law’s and brother-in-law. I was drooling over that thing for quite some time and was over the moon excited when they gave it to me! Only problem is, our current table is a square so the table runner doesn’t work for it quite so well, so I decided to hang it on our living room wall. When I originally hung it up I had it on this wooden cross stitch frame that I used for my homemade advent calendar this past Christmas, which was fine but it didn’t hang the best on it. So I decided to grab a couple things from Michaels and make it look a bit more asthetically pleasing.
S U P P L I E S :
- string, in the colour and thickness of your choice
- a wooden dowel
- macramé table runner (or another piece you’d like to hang)
- a nail
Hanging this macramé piece on our wall was super simple and took about 5 minutes to do.
The first thing to do is decide where you want to hang this piece so you know how much string you’ll need to cut. Then put that nail in it’s place.
Second, cut your piece of string to the length you’ll need (I always do it longer because it’s easier to trim then add more). I also decided to layer three pieces to make it stronger and thicker, more of a statement since it’s a cool cooper colour.
Third, tie both ends tightly to either side of your wooden dowel and trim any extra string you have. Then fold your macramé piece and hang it over the wooden dowel (so it’s been folded twice now) and hang up your new art piece!
Macramé Wall Art : Anthropologie
Floor Lamp : Ikea
Wooden Dowl : Michaels
String : Michaels