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49 Super Wire Hanger Crafts
Finding wire coat hanger crafts was more difficult than I anticipated. My search was for wire hanger crafts which included tutorials along with a great photo of the craft, The name of the site where you will find the craft project is highlighted so when you click on the name you will be taken directly to the site and the project page.
To make the wire hanger mouse shown above, go to this House Mouse page.
1. Eddie Ross Wreath
This beautiful wreath is made using a wire coat hanger and Christmas balls. For the instructions, go to Eddie Ross
2. Mesh Ribbon Wreath
You don't need to purchase a wire wreath shape to make a mesh ribbon wreath. Just shape a wire coat hanger and follow the directions at Chica and Jo to apply the mesh ribbon.
3. Daddy Long Legs
I don't like daddy-long-legs crawling on my wall, but I do love this one. I can't wait to make one. Find the directions for this project at Crafts 'n Coffee.
4. Baseball Wreath
Make this beautiful baseball wreath by going This Mama Loves for the tutorial.
5. Wire Coat Hanger Chandelier
This is a really cool chandelier. The instructions can be found on the Nifty Thrifty Things site.
6. Jingle Bells Wreath
Make a jingle bell wreath like this one by using the instructions given at Lulubelle Handicrafts.
7. Diaper Wreath
Isn't this wreath just too cute for words? And to think it is made with diapers. What new mother wouldn't love this.. Go to Creative Baby Shower Ideas if you'd like to find out how to make one.
Help the kids make butterflies, using the instructions from the San Diego Zoo Kids site.
9. Elegant Tissue Wreath
This is an elegant wreath that only needs a change of ribbon color to be the exact wreath for your home. Go to Craft Elf for the directions.
You can find a bunch of really great wire coat hanger crafts in the Miscellaneous Projects Gallery on the Kids & Glitter blog. Besides the scarecrow, you'll also find a puppy, a cat, turtle, turkey, chick, bunny and a pumpkin. All easy and fun to do projects. Patterns and directions are included with all.
11. Easter Fabric Wreath
With so many beautiful Easter fabrics to choose from, you'll be able to find one perfect to make a wreath like this with. Go to Piggy Giggles for the directions.
12. Snow Mobile
I like the looks of this project and I also like the idea of making snowflakes for a mobile. A nice project whose directions are at House Tweaking.
13. Fall Leaf Wreath
Collect fall leaves or buy them, either way the results will be a beautiful fall wreath. Find the directions for this project at Infarrantly Creative.
14. Gorgeous Garden Art
Definitely a project to make your own garden art. Go to J. Goode Designs for the instructions.
15. Clothes Pin Bag
If you are like me, you enjoy hanging clothes outside when the weather is nice. This clothes pin bag, made using a wire hanger and a jeans leg, will keep your clothes pins clean and handy. For the tutorial to make this bag, go to Glory’s Garden.
16. Felted Wool Trees
I have never attempted felting wool yet, but I may need to try this project. The trees are very pretty. Go to PRETTY PRUDENT to see how to make them.
17. Scarf Hanger
What a great and useful idea. This is shown using a plastic coat hanger, but I'm sure a wire hanger would work also. Maybe cover the wire with yarn or fabric first. Find the tutorial for this project at out at Everyday Dishes.
18. Yarn Dog
This is a very old craft project that I remember doing when I was first married. I didn't have the directions, but found this site when seaching on Google. It has great and precise directions for this cute yarn dog. For the directions, go to Wildcats Playground.
19. Tin Can Luminaries
A great idea for a patio or garden party. Change the colors and use for different seasons. Great project. Find the directions for this project at Natural Mommie.
20. Herb Swag
I can only imagine the wonderful aroma of an herb swag. To make this project, go to Learn 2 Grow.
21. Lavender Wreath
If you are blessed to have your own lavender growing in the garden, this will be a great wreath project for you. You'll find the instructions for making this lavender wreath at Garden Therapy.
22. Bottle Candle Lamp
This looks like a great conversation starter. Make one of these for the bar area of your den and see how many comments you get. The directions on how to make it can be found at Instructables.
23. Felt Flowers
Little kids would be very able to make this bouquet for Mom or Dad. Find the instructions at Alphamom.
24. Heart Two Heart
Although there aren't really any directions given at Awe of Small for this heart wreath, there are some very good photos, so you won't have a problem knowing how to make it. Notice that there is a larger heart outside the flower enhanced heart.
25. Halloween Ghost
Here's another cute project to make with the kids to decorate your home or classroom. Go to Craft Elf to get the instructions.
26. Spider Wreath
Make this really cool looking Halloween spider wreath by finding the directions at Craftbits.com.
27. Burlap Wreath
This is such a pretty wreath and I think it could be used for many seasons by just changing the embellishments on the wreath. Go to Crafty Chic Mommy for the tutorial to help you make the wreath.
28. Sunburst Mirror
Make your own sunburst mirror using wire hangers!! Find all the directions at Love Create Celebrate.
29. How to Make a Wire Hanger Book Holder
30. Fairy Wings
Little girls would love to flit around wearing these cute fairy wings. They would be a perfect birthday theme. Go to Mommy Blessings to see how to make them.
31. Redneck Christmas Tree
When you have limited space, or no space for setting up a Christmas tree, this is a perfect solution. A wall tree..find the tutorial at eHow .
32. Little Bit of Love
This outstanding craft project by Craftberry Bush is so beautiful and meaningful that it will be a welcomed gift. Of course, you'll want one for yourself also.
33. Fruit Mobile
This would be a nice project to use while discussing the value of fruits in our diets. Go to Enchanted Learning to learn more about this project.
34. Garden Trellis
To make a garden trellis for yourself, follow the tutorial that you'll find at Tool Girl. I think that this trellis could be made freestanding by attaching the trellis to lengths of rebar or pvc pipe.
35. Santa Ornament
This is a project that I want to do this coming Christmas season. It's a paper mache Santa ornament that is really cute. For instructions on how to make this Santa, go to The Crafty Conundrum.
36. Trick or Treat Wreath
An easy and attractive yarn wreath using halloween favors as picks. To make a wreath like this, go to Purple Kitty.
37. Slipper and Mitten Dryer
This little do-dad would come in handy when you have wet shoes or mittens. They show how to make it at Instructables.
38. Hanging Jar Lantern
These would be the perfect decoration for a patio party. I love them. Go to All Free Crafts for the instructions on making them.
39. Porch Light Decoration
This is definitely one of the Christmas decorations that I'll be making this year. This is such a simple idea that I'm surprised we haven't seen it before. See how to make this porch light decoration by going to the In My Own Style site.
40. Halloween Tree
I've been searching for some time to find a tree for ornaments for the different holidays, and this is exactly what I was looking for. This will be perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving and I'll paint one white to use for Christmas and Easter. Go to Ric Rac Rabbit to find out how it is made.
41. Wrapping Paper Wreath
The directions for this wreath suggest using used wrapping paper to make this wreath. It is a very lovely wreath. Go to Instructables for the instructions.
42. Shoe Hangers
This is really a neat way to keep your sandals or thongs off the floor and easily available. See how the wire coat hangers are used to make these shoe hangers by going to the Epbot site.
43. Tied Ribbon Wreath
I realize that you may not really need any directions for making this ribbon tied wreath, but I thought just the picture would give you an idea for a nice spring wreath. Go to The Gilbertson Family to see how this is made.
44. Snowflake Ornament
You'll want to make a bunch of these snowflakes when you see how easy they are to make. Imagine using the flat backed gems instead of buttons on some of them. You'll find the instructions for making these snowflakes at Shanty 2Chic. Imagine using other flat backed items also, like coins or sea glass.
45. Easter Egg Wreath
Start saving the tp rolls so that you'll have plenty of them to make wreaths with the kids. Find the instructions for making this Easter wreath at Make & Do.
46. Scroll Wire Wall Art
The place to go for the tutorial to make this beautiful wall is Beth's Lemonade.
47. Huge Bubbles Wand
When you want to make huge bubbles, you need a huge bubble wand. You can find out how to make a huge bubbles wand by going to Think Crafts! for the tutorial.
48. Wire and Pantyhose Sculpture
Wire coat hanger and pantyhose sculpture would be a great classroom project. See how this project is done by going to the Dali's Moustache site.
49. Book Ends
You never know when you might need some bookends in a hurry, and you can find out how to make some using wire coat hangers at Don’t Eat The Paste. The site shows how to prepare and bend the bookends.
© 2011 Loraine Brummer