12 ways to upcycle rope for inexpensive home decor

Rope and jute is natural, easy to work with and inexpensive, and it’s a great material to use when upcycling everyday stuff you have in your home into beautiful and functional pieces.

Here are eight cool ways to upcycle and repurpose rope (and sometimes other junk cluttering up your home) - all of which can be DIY'd pretty easily.

In fact, I'll start with an easy one of my own... the IKEA rope hack below.

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

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

Rope curtain rings via Remodelista

Rope curtain rings via Remodelista

rope candle holder - click for source

rope candle holder - click for source

rope placemat from Pottery Barn

rope placemat from Pottery Barn

West Elm rope handles

West Elm rope handles

rope shelves via RH Baby and Child

rope shelves via RH Baby and Child

rope planter using laundry basket - click for tutorial

rope planter using laundry basket - click for tutorial

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.

cardboard box rope basket DIY via HomeTalk

cardboard box rope basket DIY via HomeTalk