10 ways to upcycle rope for inexpensive home decor

Rope is natural, easy to work with and inexpensive, so what better material to bring into your home to use for decorating? You can find old rope on beaches and in old barns. Or buy it in bulk at the hardware store and have it on hand for projects when needed.

Here are eight cool ways to upcycle and repurpose rope - all of which can be DIY'd pretty easily. In fact, I'll start with an easy one of my own...

IKEA lamp hack with rope and spray paint - click for tutorial

IKEA lamp hack with rope and spray paint - click for tutorial

hanging rope lamps by Amanda Nisbet - click for source

hanging rope lamps by Amanda Nisbet - click for source

rope shelves via RH Baby and Child

rope shelves via RH Baby and Child

West Elm rope handles

West Elm rope handles

Rope curtain rings via Remodelista

Rope curtain rings via Remodelista

rope candle holder - click for source

rope candle holder - click for source

rope mat - click for source

rope mat - click for source

rope placemat from Pottery Barn

rope placemat from Pottery Barn

Repurposed can planter wrapped in jute rope - click for full post

Repurposed can planter wrapped in jute rope - click for full post

rope nesting bowls DIY via Brit & Co. 

rope nesting bowls DIY via Brit & Co. 

Kelly Anderson

Refreshed Designs

A re-designer focused on natural, sustainable and holistic design.