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A Simple DIY To Tie Your Color Schemes Together!

When re-decorating a room, it can be difficult to tie all of the colors in one room together. Sure, you might have a few nice trow pillows, some decorative plates, and maybe a throw rug…but incorporating them into a seamless look can be a challenge for some of us (mainly me!). This idea is simple, straightforward, and really hard to mess up! Seriously, it’s so easy!

First, you’ll need a few supplies to get started. You will need a dowel rod to attach the yarn to, but you can use just about anything for this. You’ll need some colored yarn. Go to a fabric store and match yarn to the different things you need to blend together. This is the most important part – so bring swatches or take pictures to try and get as close as you can!

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Next, you’ll need to tie the threads onto the dowel rod and push them together tightly. They shouldn’t slip, so you have a few options here. You can cut the yarn all the same length and cut a design into the yarn after, or your can cut the yarn to the same length beforehand. The choice is up to you!

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Once you’ve tied the yarn onto the rod, push the yarn close together, making a seamless tapestry. Tie a piece of rope to each end to keep the yarn tight. This will now become your way to hang it onto the wall! Congratulations!

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Once you have got the hang of it, you can do this fairly quickly. I like to do this while I wait for the laundry to dry – usually while watching TV! It’s actually very therapeutic sometimes. These also make cute housewarming gifts! Keep it in mind the next time you find yourself in need of a pop of color or a last-minute gift!

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