8 DIY rainbow wall hangings to make for the nursery

How to make a rope rainbow wall hanging | Mum's Grapevine

Rainbows are having a moment, and rightly so – they’re symbolic, beautiful and colourful, and the latest rainbow trend to hit nurseries is rope rainbow wall hangings. And the best part is, you can make them yourself.

For a basic rope rainbow wall hanging you’ll need thick rope, thread or yarn, wire, cotton and ribbon. However, there are a few variations, including making a giant version using pool noodles! Once you’ve got the hang of how to make one, all you need is time (they do take a bit of patience) and inspiration.

So, here are 8 DIY rope rainbow nursery wall hangings to make

Ombre wonder

DIY rainbow rope wall hanging Pure Sweet Joy

The best thing about making one of these wall hangings yourself is that you can tailor the colours to suit your bub’s nursery. This ombre version is a stunner. (via Pure Sweet Joy)

Pom pom fun

Macrame Rainbow Wall hanging The Craftaholic Witch

Adding embellishments to the finished rainbow is very much encouraged! Pom poms are an adorable addition. (via The Craftaholic Witch)

A giant among rainbows

Giant rope nursery wall hanging

This magnificent version is made from pool noodles covered in yarn and makes a huge statement. (via A Beautiful Mess)

Simply sweet

Simple DIY rope rainbow

There’s no need to make your rainbow complicated, just four colours and arches are simply divine. (via The Chirping Moms)

Sunshine on a cloudy day

Pom pom and rope rainbow wall hanging

Adding an adorable pom pom cloud to the rainbow means bringing some sunshine into the nursery. (via This Blessed House)

All the colours

Macrame rope rainbow wall hanging

If bright and bold colours take centre stage in your nursery, go for all the colours of the rainbow! (via A Little Bit Funky)

Earthy tones

DIY rainbow nursery decoration

With a generous splash of on-trend mustard this earth-toned rainbow is a modern nursery must-have. (via Pitter Pattern)

For non-DIY-lovers

Rainbow rope wall hanging Paul and Paula

Big Rainbow Wall Hanging ($103.21): If you’re less crafty and more spendy, there are plenty of talented folk whipping up these gorgeous creations on Etsy.


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