How to Make a DIY Macrame Leaf/Feather (Using a Dollar Tree Mophead)

Make this adorable and easy to make DIY Macrame Leaf/Feather with a Dollar Tree mophead! It is such a pretty craft, and you can make several to really make a statement. Quick and easy crafts are the best!

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This DIY macrame leaf/feather is such a fun craft, and totally on trend. Who else is happy that macrame crafts are back and better than ever? They have a really cool boho vibe that I just love. If you like boho style too, check out this embroidery hoop wreath I made HERE.

Let’s get to this macrame leaf so you can make your own!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE a DIY Macrame Leaf/Feather

 

HOW TO MAKE A DIY Macrame Leaf/Feather

macrame leaf

step by step instructions

  1. Cut out shape from a cardboard box using the FREE MACRAME LEAF/FEATHER TEMPLATE here.
  2. Next, remove mop head from plastic piece using a wire snipper. 
  3. Take a mop head strand and tie a knot at the top.
  4. Using this piece as your base, add knots going down the center alternating sides.
  5. Trim excess mop strings using the template as a guide.
  6. Taking the comb, gently brush out the mop head strings and trim excess on the sides once more. Add wooden beads if desired!

Watch entire DIY STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL VIDEO below or catch it on YouTube HERE:

you tube video with macrame

DIY Macrame Leaf/Feather 

Next up, attach a string of wood beads to the center of the leaf using simple twine. This really gives it a BOHO look and adds extra dimension.

beads added to macrame leaf

You can trim the edges of the mop head to get the leaf shape we are going for.

macrame leaf on door

NEXT…

Tie a simple knot at the end for hanging. To add even more interest, attach another string of wood beads to the top of the leaf. This is perfect for hanging on a door, lamp, wherever you want a sweet little touch of decor. 

close up of finished macrame leaf

that’s it!

Finish it off with a fun tassel and your BOHO macrame leaf/feather is complete. You can see how to make homemade tassels HERE.

macrame leaf on table

What do you think? Isn’t it so pretty? You can choose to hang it, or place it on a table or bookshelf. I bet these would even be cute as a keychain in a smaller size. And, you can’t beat the price!

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Macrame Leaf/Feather Boho Decor

Make this adorable and easy to make DIY Macrame Leaf/Feather with a Dollar Tree mophead! It is such a pretty craft, and you can make several to really make a statement. Quick and easy crafts are the best!

Equipment

  • wire snips
  • comb
  • scissors

Materials

  • 1 Mop Head Dollar Tree
  • Wooden Beads
  • Twine

Instructions

  • Cut out shape from a cardboard box using the FREE MACRAME LEAF/FEATHER TEMPLATE below.
  • Next, remove mop head from plastic piece using a wire snipper.
  • Take a mop head strand and tie a knot at the top.
  • Using this piece as your base, add knots going down the center alternating sides.
  • Trim excess mop strings using the template as a guide.
  • Taking the comb, gently brush out the mop head strings and trim excess on the sides once more. Add wooden beads if desired!

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