Making your own DIY yarn wall decor is a super easy and inexpensive way to decorate your bedroom, dorm room or small apartment living room.
Do it yourself wall hangings don’t take many supplies and are the perfect way to decorate your boho walls with DIY boho decor.
While some of the gorgeous boho wall decor ideas you see online seem super time consuming and complex, DIY yarn wall hanging projects are actually easy yet so impressive.
Many DIY yarn wall decor ideas only take just one or two balls of yarn and you can then make your own boho wall decor for under $10!
Starting with an easy boho yarn wall hanging is a great place to start and with practice, maybe you’ll want to even make your own woven yarn wall hanging, DIY wall tapestry or DIY boho macrame wall hanging.
Here’s our favorite DIY yarn wall hanging ideas that are also perfect yarn wall hanging tutorials for beginners! We’ve also included a handful of our favorite woven wall hanging kits to make this even easier on you.
WHAT IS A YARN WALL HANGING?
Maybe you’ve heard of yarn wall hangings but aren’t totally certain on what they even are. Or maybe you’re unsure of the differences between a yarn wall hanging and the macrame wall hangings that are also super popular?
A yarn wall hanging is a type of wall decor that’s simply made out of craft store type yarn. It can be made with one type of yarn or even many different colors. You can even add beads or you can dip dye a yarn wall hanging if you’d prefer to change the color.
Woven yarn wall hangings are another variation of DIY yarn wall hangings, but instead of making simple hand-made knots for your project, you’re weaving part of your project with a small weaving loom.
Macrame wall hangings are also very popular boho wall decor ideas. Macrame wall hangings are a TYPE OF wall hanging but instead of being made from basic craft yarn, they are made from a cord type of rope made of cotton, jute, hemp, twine, leather or yarn.
DIY YARN WALL HANGING
~ 8 Awesome DIY Projects! ~
#1 DIP DYED WALL HANGING
This is a super simple dip dyed yarn wall hanging idea that has been one of the most popular projects with our readers! All you need is one kind of basic yarn, you only need to learn one type of knot, a dowel and then you can dip your yarn wall hanging the color of your choice.
The video instructions for making this super simple and cute DIY yarn wall hanging make this project even easier.
#2 DIY TEXTURED WALL HANGING
The neutral colors of gray and cream in this DIY yarn wall decor project by Burkatron will work with just about any boho room.
I love how easy the project is but also really love the simple yet sophisticated look. This would be perfect for your Scandinanian style living room too!
#3 Wall Hanging with Tassels
Grace Belle’s DIY yarn wall hanging is just adorable with the cute DIY handmade tassels.
#4 Wall Hanging with Hoops
This stylish wall hanging with hoops by the clever craft blog Harlow & Thistle add a modern and unique spin to the DIY wall hanging!
The two metal hoops can be purchased at the craft store, embroidery hoops would also work with this project.
#5 DIY Gold Dipped Wall Hanging
Here’s another DIY wall hanging idea that’multi-colored, you can find the full DIY wall hanging tutorial over at Oleander and Palm. What’s super fun about this project is that you use gold spray paint instead of the dip dyed technique!
#6 Woven Yarn Wall Hanging with Tassels
For a multi layered boho yarn wall hanging, Mollie Makes has a fun and bright DIY wall hanging idea that you’ll just love!
This does involve a little bit of weaving, but she gives super clear instructions that work well for beginners too.
#7 DIY No Weave Wall Hanging
Here’s a super fun faux weaving project by Bre Purposed that at first seems challenging but is actually pretty easy! The secret is you start your woven yarn wall hanging with a an inexpensive woven rug, cut it and add fun yarn accents!
How clever is that?
#8 WOVEN YARN WALL HANGING
Here’s a stunning woven wall hanging tutorial by A Beautiful Mess if you’re ready for more advanced projects!
We really love the two-tone colors and fringe.
HOW TO DYE YOUR YARN WALL HANGINGS
Have you been wondering how to dye yarn wall hangings or make a cute ombre wall hanging with multiple colors?
If you already have a DIY yarn wall hanging idea in mind but are just trying to get more info, this yarn wall hanging tutorial does a great job explaining how to take your boho wall art and turn it into a DIY ombre wall hanging.
WOVEN WALL HANGINGS FOR SALE
Have you ever had good intentions to make a really awesome craft project and then looking at your schedule haven’t yet found the time to make the DIY yarn wall hanging of your dreams yet?
While making your own DIY wall hanging is a fun and satisfying project, sometimes when we’re in a rush, simply buying a boho wall hanging can be easier. Or maybe you just want to have both, which we can completely understand!!
✅ This boho wall hanging won the Amazon Choice award! For being less than $20, it’s a pretty tempting decision.
✅ This is the wall hanging we just bought for Madi’s room and we are absolutely in love with it! Not only does it make the perfect boho wall decor, it’s also a top Amazon choice, is wider than the others we’ve found, and we love the boho beading across the top.
If you love the wider length like we do but would prefer a boho wall hanging that’s a little narrower and just as cute, this is boho wall hanging macrame will be perfect.
Or maybe you’d prefer a macrame dip-dyed ombre wall hanging? This one is gorgeous in two-toned green!
YARN WALL HANGING KITS
While you of course can go to the craft store and purchase the items needed to make any of the DIY wall hanging projects listed above, sometimes isn’t it just easier to buy a woven wall hanging kit? You’re still making your own do it yourself wall hangings, but most likely in an easier way.
If the real reason you want to buy a wall hanging kit is because you don’t want to leave the house, shhh, don’t worry because your secret’s with us!
Here’s 4 yarn wall hanging kits if you want to get started with beginning woven yarn wall hangings! These yarn wall hanging kits are also great for teens and college age students too.
One is actually a beginning macrame kit, if that’s a type of DIY wall hanging you’d prefer to make instead of weaving.
Woven wall hanging kits are a fantastic way to get started with weaving since they come with the loom and all of the supplies you need to get started.
A bright colored yarn weaving kit by Brit & Co
Wool Couture Company has a fabulous kit for anyone looking to get started with weaving your own wall hangings! They also have a wide variety of high-quality wool in stock if you prefer that over acrylic craft store yarns. You can get more info at their Etsy shop.
A beginner’s wall hanging kit that is a great project for teens too!
We’d love to hear about your DIY yarn wall hanging project! Please post below or on the Pinterest pin. If you have other favorite yarn wall hanging tutorials, we’d love to learn about those too. XOXO, Jen & Madi
Enjoy Canvas says
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Bette Daoust says
I am totally inspired by these wall hangings! They are perfect for my macrame projects. I particularly love the gold dipped wall hanging. thanks for the inspiration and ideas – I absolutely love your posts!