Simple Furniture Decoration Idea, Bungee Cord Turns Entryway Bench into Bright Centerpiece

entryway bench decorated with bungee cord

Simple furniture decoration project transforms wooden entryway bench


Furniture decoration with a bungee cord is an ingeniously clever idea, perfect for simple, easy to make and very attractive DIY projects. Inexpensive ways of furniture decoration transform wood furniture pieces into unique centerpieces and bright home decorations that add a splash of color and a unique design to outdoor rooms or interior decorating.

Bungee cords are a great materials for DIY furniture decoration. Ropes and cords are easy-to-find adornments that help convert everyday items into fashionable home furnishings that showcase your personal style. Great for outdoor furniture and room furniture decoration, ropes and cords offer a versatile idea to play with.

Select a bungee cord that looks decorative. Tribal looks with hand-knotted appeal are ultra-hip. Tap into your wild side and punch up a plain seat with tactile shapes formed from a cord. Secure cords to  the bench. Fold each cord in half, loop it around a slat, pull both ends through loop and knot dangling ends.

Entryway bench decorated with green bungee cords

Colorful furniture decoration with a bungee cord in checkerboard pattern

Continue adding cords, alternating colors, until you create a square or rectangle in accordance with your decorating design.

Create more squares in a checkerboard pattern. This is a simple and quick way of wood furniture decoration that allows to experiment with colors and patterns, designing eye-catching, one-of-a-kind furniture for your home.

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Simple furniture decoration project transforms wooden entryway bench

  by Ena Russ   
  last updated: 08.02.2013