Creating rustic home décor crafts for your living room can be easy and fun. Rustic home décor looks are very popular right now, and this style can be emulated inexpensively with these crafts. This article will provide you with detailed supply lists and thorough instructions for completing rustic home décor crafts for your living room.
Natural themed centerpieces that incorporate candles are an excellent way to add rustic charm to your home décor. For this craft you will need twigs, raffia, printing shears, hot glue, hot glue sticks, and candles. Choosing candles for this craft is fun because you can use a variety of candles in different sizes, diameters, and lengths. Pillar candles, candlesticks, and votives add a nice variety to this home décor craft.
Start this craft by gathering all of the candles together. Then tie them into a large bunch using the raffia. Tie it tightly to prevent them from slipping. You can also tie it along the length of the group a few times. Then cut three strands of raffia or twine and braid them into a long rope. Lay the braid flat on the table.
Start about 5 inches in from the end of the braid and glue a stick across to it make a + sign. Continue gluing sticks until a long stick mat has formed. When the mat is long enough to wrap around the candles you can stop adding twigs. Remember to clip the ends of the twigs with the pruning shears to make a straight edge along the bottom of the mat. When the twigs are all securely in place wrap the mat around the candles and tie the raffia in a bow. This rustic centerpiece is a unique addition to your living room décor.
Leaf Print Wall Art
Another fun rustic themed home décor craft is leaf print wall art. For this simple craft all you will need is a brown paper bag, various leaves, an ink pad in natural colors, scissors, and a frame. Start by cutting the brown paper bag into a sheet that fits well inside the picture frame.
Then use the leaves and ink pad to make prints on the paper. Simply press the leaves onto the ink pad and gently remove them. Lay them on the place you would like to make the print and rub lightly over the entire surface of the leaf. When the first prints have dried, you can make overlapping prints in different colors for a fun effect.
These rustic home décor crafts will make a lovely addition to any home. Rustic themed home décor is a wonderful way to change the atmosphere of your living room. So try these home décor crafts today.