So, after a couple of years making these macrame wall hangings, my hands are really suffering. To give them a break, I've started using this new, soft, unstructured cord. And I'm liking it!
In order to give the hanging bulk and dimension, I added layers upon layers. The look is different than my other designs: a softer, more romantic feel with a definite Boho vibe.
One of our bamboo rods that I've been saving for the perfect piece made the perfect rod. It has a lot of interesting bulges and rings.
The hanging doesn't have a name yet - I give all my hangings names and I'm taking suggestions. If you review my other macrame pieces, you'll notice there's a theme to the names.
Here's the good news: See if you can come up with an idea that fits and leave it in the comments below. If I choose your name, you win one of these Boho tapestries!
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Summer's winding down, sigh, and it won't be long before kids are heading back to school.
While Boho-Style is trending for weddings and nurseries, Bohemian decor is also hot for dorm rooms. And nothing speaks Boho like macrame. This small macrame hanging, "Mindfulness", is very popular for dorm room decorating.
Featuring a V-pattern of open, alternating square knots in 3mm 100% cotton braided macrame cord, the hanging is mounted to one of our bamboo rods. "Mindfulness" is available on my Etsy shop and can be ship directly to a gift recipient with a note.
If you're heading back to school or know someone who is, this modern macrame hanging adds lots of Bohemian flair to dorm walls.
Local Wedding Uses New Design
Leslie (of Leslie Vega Design) was kind enough to send me photos of her wedding. She used "Romantica", my newest macrame wedding design, for an area she set aside for photos. The venue, on Lake Sante Fe in Melrose Florida, was stunning and so was Leslie.
"Romantica" is now available on my Etsy shop and is already getting favorite-ed and orders are coming in. The simple yet elegant design allows for easy customizing, and the affordable price makes it a great choice for budgets. Several can be hung at different locations or a big one creates a significant splash.
Good job, Leslie, and thanks for sharing!
Macrame Wedding Decor Addition
With the wedding season growing close, I've been working on different macrame ceremony backdrops for my Etsy shop. Pictured above is a large macrame hanging I finished this weekend. The pattern I used is a longer, wider, straight-edged version of "Harmony".
What I like about this hanging is it easily allows for size customization to fit the circumstance. And it transfers readily to home decor. I've placed the macrame hanging above a console table here, but it could just as easily be used as a headboard, above a couch, or as a window covering.
So often, macrame wedding backdrops look like they're basically made for one-time use, to be thrown away after the ceremony. No so with this hanging. I build my pieces out of the highest quality cord available and put a lot of attention into the detail, creating a family heirloom to keep, use, and hand down.
The pattern for this straight "Harmony" is filled with medallions, rosettes, braids and diamonds. These design elements take a lot of time and require straight, tight knotting, but I think it's worth it. If you're using this piece in your wedding ceremony, you certainly want a rich looking tapestry befitting the occasion! Once it transfers to the home, the extra attention to detail and the quality materials will never no out of style.
If you like my new creation, then "like" and share below! Visit my Etsy shop to see more macrame wedding decorations. Thanks for stopping by and your comments are welcome below.