DIY Tassel Wall Hanging Decor

Wall decor can either make or break a space, but it doesn't have to break the bank! Follow this simple tutorial to make a beautiful DIY tassel wall hanging with just a few budget-friendly materials. If you are looking for a quick, easy and fun DIY home decor idea, this is the perfect weekend project for you.

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Things You'll Need

  • Yarn

  • Scissors

  • (1) 24" wooden dowel

  • (1) 18" wooden dowel

  • Wire snips (optional)

  • Hot glue gun + hot glue sticks

  • Gold wire (optional)

  • Small piece of cardboard or scrap wood as DIY template (optional)

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Step 1: Form Tassels

Wrap yarn around a piece of scrap wood or cardboard about 15-20 times. Using a piece of cardboard or wood as a DIY template will ensure your tassels are the same length throughout your piece.

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Take a shorter piece of yarn and slip it under the rest. Then pull it up towards the top of the wood piece and tie a knot.

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(Image: Rachel Metz)

Cut the bottom yarn ends to open up the tassel.

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Step 2: Add Gold Detailing

Cut off a small piece of gold wire using wire snips. This golden detail is optional but it does luxe it up a bit.

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Loop the wire through where the existing tie is and close the wire into a small circle.

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Turn the knot inside the tassel to hide it.

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Step 3: Finish Tassels

Wrap an excess piece of yarn around the bundle towards to top to finish the tassel. Then trim the bottom pieces until even.

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(Image: Rachel Metz)

Repeat these steps to create as many tassels as you'd like.

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Tip

Using a skinnier yarn makes the piece look more elegant.

Step 4: String Tassels Together

Place the small dowel horizontally above the large dowel and space them out. Place tassels how you'd like them to drape between the two dowels.

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Feed a string of yarn through the wire loops of the top layer of tassels. Then repeat on the bottom layer of tassels.

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(Image: Rachel Metz)

Step 5: Secure Dowels Together

Remove the strings of tassels and drape a string of yarn vertically over each end of the laid out dowels. Then tie the yarn onto the ends of each dowel.

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(Image: Rachel Metz)

Tie the yarn together at the top to create a place to hang the piece.

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Step 6: Add Tassels

Tie each strand of tassels to its corresponding dowel, and add a dab of glue at the ends to secure.

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(Image: Rachel Metz)

Hang and enjoy! All in all, this project took roughly an hour with no interruptions.

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(Image: Rachel Metz)
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