Today we will talk about practical ways to decorate vases, bowls and other containers using only ropes made from the hemp plant. This fiber was used for navigation ropes and also for the production of fabrics as early as the 5th century BC. due to its great resistance and softness.
Hemp ropes to decorate containers
If we still do not have the hemp ropes, we can find them in different types of establishments, for example in haberdasheries or rope stores . We will also need transparent glue or white glue, in addition to the vases and bottles that we have chosen for this craft.
Wrapped bottles with hemp rope o
To line a vase with the hemp cords just impregnate it with enough glue using a brush and then surround it using the cords. We can also apply some type of varnish as a final touch so that the ropes are well secured and achieve a more beautiful and durable finish.
Square glass jar with handle
We can also create ornaments with the strings by braiding them or making knotted nets. In some of the images we can see great cases with handle to carry bottles or jars, ornaments very original as well as practical since these wonderful crafts encourage us to recycle the packaging.
Bottle decorated with hemp rope
Another option would be to use hemp fabrics. They are porous and bring a very retro look to our ornaments. If we cut thick strips and stick them on the vases or bottles, these will serve as a protective cover in case of blows and also prevent the containers from slipping out of our hands when we catch them.
Decorating containers with hemp rope
We encourage you to improvise and create a personal design ornament using old ropes and packaging. Used jars can be converted into beautiful pots for bath salts, wine bottles will be fantastic vases or ingenious candelabra ... craft very simple and ecological that will benefit everyone, take ideas and get down to work.
Aged bottle with hemp loop
Vase wrapped with hemp rope
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Red made with hemp rope