Before you throw out that old rope, there may be some ways to reuse it. We all know that using an item as many times as possible will end up saving you tons of money, and also help keep the planet green. So get the biggest bang for your buck with these ten do it yourself projects with some rope!
Rope Ottoman Using a Tire
Get nautical with this super easy DIY tutorial. You only need two supplies with this: rope (of course!) and an old tire. After you’re done you can kick back and put your feet up on this nice ottoman. It can also serve as a chair outside and is incredibly durable so it will last the elements.
Rope Panel Wall
This room divider is simply mesmerizing… and to think it’s just made of some rope! You can separate a large room to make a transparent walled off office, living room or dining room area.
What’s great about this design is that it gives you just enough privacy and separation, yet you’re still connected to the rest of the building.
Image Source: http://www.the-brick-house.com/2011/05/rope-wall/
Uplift your existing bland lampshade with this easy to do DIY project! You can take any type of lampshade and add this rope veneer for a very modern yet beach style and relaxing home. This rope design compliments any glassware and plants you may have, and is a great use of some old rope.
DIY Rope Coasters
Want to make a gift that looks expensive and creative, but without the paying the cost for it? Well here it is! Make these coasters made of rope to place your drinks. They make excellent birthday, Christmas, and other holiday presents.
Pottery Barn Inspired Rope Wrapped Chandelier
This chandelier is as simple to make as it looks! Just wrap some rope or string around any chandelier you may have. This style is very in right now and compliments any dining room setting.
Wall Decals Made of Rope
Use rope in ways you’ve never thought of before! Take some glue and set your rope to spell out your favorite words right on the wall as a piece of art.
Nautical Tied Bookends
The nautical look is very trendy. You’re going to love this craft! Tie some rope up in this intricate pattern to hold your books in place, or use it as a doorstop.
Image Source: http://heartmainehome.blogspot.it/2012/04/monkey-fist-rope-knot-home-decor-diy.html
Dock Inspired Railing For Stairs
Bring the dock home with you with this dock inspired look. With the metal latches that are placed on docks to tie boats up to, the rope is wrapped around that and attached to the wooden frame. How simple and beautiful!
Centerpiece Rope Bowl
Get the designer look for this. Basically, all you do is wrap some rope around a round objects and secure it in place with a hot glue gun. Check out the rest of the instructions online and bring it to life!
DIY Simple Rope Towel Rack
Get this bohemian, chic look. All it takes is some hooks to apply the rope, and of course your recycled piece of rope. It’s great for a bathroom or a rustic looking room.
Image Source: http://scraphacker.com/diy-rope/