Yarn is a great material for various types of crafts, from crocheting and stitching to weaving and making tassels. If you have some colorful yarn at hand, why not make this summer more vivacious with a couple of home décor crafts? I promise, you’ll love these ideas!
Boho-inspired weavings are easier to create than you might think. Once you know the basics of creating a loom over a flower pot you are just an afternoon craft session away from creating your own woven hanging planter.
Cacti are amazing and cute plants, they are symbolic for summer as they remind us of deserts where summer is all year round. String wall art pieces are one of the hottest trends for décor now, so let’s combine both these things in one and make a cool cacti string art piece!
In case you’re one of those people that like to switch up their spring and summer decor with minimal commitment and investment, this one’s for you! That said, you do have to enjoy a little crafty elbow grease, but you’ll love all the possibilities of this DIY pegboard wall art. All you need is just a pegboard and some colorful yarn, so just grab them and read the tutorial.
Need a simple and colorful rug for summer? This rug was made on a hula hoop loom, using an old t-shirt for the warp and a massively huge ball of finger knitting. It looks boho and fun, you may also leave the rug on the hoop and use it as a wall art for a boho-inspired space.
These crochet desktop nesting baskets are made with yarn, which is a bulky, jersey-knit tube yarn. The bulky yarn makes these baskets work up quickly so they would make an awesome last minute housewarming or even baby nursery gift! Just pack them with a candle or some small baby essentials and they double as a gift basket as well.
Use up those leftover yarn balls to create a set of beautifully colorful crochet coasters. These are very easy to make and there’s a video tutorial included! There are many colors and the print reminds of a starfish, which is great for the current beach season.
Love boho décor? Then you’ll be head over heels about this craft! It’s a gorgeous boho chic decoration of yarn and embroidery hoops, it won’t take much time and will be a stunning decoration for a boho inspired space. Rock the colors you like and have fun!
Summer is the time of seaside vacations, and what can be more natural then rocking coastal-inspired décor at home? Crochet some coastal coasters in traditional colors: cream, blue and grey, and add navy if you want – the tutorial is pretty simple.
A mandala is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the universe. In common use, “mandala” has become a generic term for any diagram, chart or geometric pattern that represents the cosmos metaphysically or symbolically; a microcosm of the universe. Make your own cosmos of colorful yarn – crochet your own mini mandala following the tutorial.
This wall art is an abstract piece with colorful yarn, looks unique and creative. The finished wall hanging is about 46x70cm and the author used a 10mm hook to crochet the fabric. But you can easily change the size to bigger or smaller by increasing or decreasing the number of stitches and rows. Read the tutorial to make one!