Wall hangings are a fun and easy way to add some interest to a wall as they usually have more texture than a flat art print and don’t even need framing! I’ve searched up some cute DIYs and patterns to try and many are free, quick and/or easy to make.
I wish I could crochet so that I could make one of these adorable frog wall hangings from Stitch by Fay as it would be sure to cheer me up every time I passed it! The basic pattern is free or you can buy a more detailed premium pattern for a small fee.
Chica outlet have a lot of cute and colourful wall hanging crochet patterns, which are available to download via Love Crafts. This rainbow is my favourite but there’s also a mermaid, fox, alpaca and even designs for Halloween & Christmas.
Macrame owls are a 70s classic that’s back on trend and this pattern by Honalee Studio is the cutest one I’ve seen! It looks well worth the small cost as it includes extensive instructions and step by photos but there’s loads of other variations around if you’d prefer a free pattern or video tutorial.
While this cross stitch wall hanging tutorial by Crafting Cheerfully is Christmas-themed, I love the colours and style so much I had to include it. It uses knitting yarn on plastic canvas so you could easily adapt it to use any simple cross stitch pattern, or even designs for pixel art or perler beads.
This Felt Toucan Wall Hanging by Lia Griffith is so striking and I love the mix of colourful felt and simple wood. The full tutorial and templates are for paid members only but again, it’s something you could use as inspiration. Create your own design or mix together pieces from other felt tutorials.
A pin banner is simple to make and a great way to display pins or badges. This tutorial at Frankie is a super easy starting point and you can even use glue if you can’t sew. Make it even more kawaii with your choice of colours, trims and embellishments.
If you enjoy making pom poms, it’s easy to string some together for a hanging garland. Try a few strings hanging vertically along a dowel. Or take it to the next level by making pom pom flowers using this tutorial at Hobbycraft.
For more ideas with yarn, Craft Campus has a video with 7 Woolen Wall Hangings to try and they’re all so colourful. I might have to have a go at the rainbow.
Nive Crafts shares 10 Quick Easy Paper Wall Hanging Ideas with flowers that would be great for the current season. You could even swap in some origami flowers.
And if you’re off to the beach soon, pick up some pretty shells and try these Seashell wall hanging craft ideas by DiY BiGBooM.
Marceline is the co-founder and editor of Super Cute Kawaii and the author of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii. She lives by the seaside in Scotland in a flat full of kawaii, creating cute character goods as Asking For Trouble, working on endless craft projects and playing Nintendo.