20 Uses for Hula Hoops


(Original story published on Thursday July 30th, 2015 on HGTV.ca.)

Hula hoops are totally underrated, but that’s about to change. From gorgeous wedding decor to whimsy outdoor hideaways, we have 20 DIY projects with hula hoops coming your way

hula hoops wedding sign
Wedding Sign
Create a gorgeous sign for your special day with a hula hoop embellished with flowers and a bunting banner.
Image Courtesy of Style Me Pretty.

hula hoops wedding photo album
Wedding Photo Display
Looking for a creative way to display the photos of the happy couple? Use a hula hoop to make this stunning photo collage.
Image Courtesy of Wedding Chicks.

hula hoops wedding light
Wedding Chandelier
Create a gorgeous chandelier for any glamorous event with a hula hoop, foliage, and a few strands of mini lights.
Image Courtesy of The Knot.

hula hoops string of lights
Dangling Light Chandelier
For another chandelier option, opt for no foliage, and go a little heavier with the lights.
Image Courtesy of Hative.

hula hoops floral decor
Floral Hoop Decor
Update any outdoor scene with flower-coated loops made out of hula hops. They make the perfect backdrop to a fancy fete or garden party.
Image Courtesy of Style Me Pretty.

hula hoops birthday sign
Birthday Banner
Use a hula hoop to make a creative birthday sign for the next bash. All you need is some colourful ribbon, pompoms and a bunting banner.
Image Courtesy of Facebook.com/AlDiLa Events.

hula hoops fabric chandelier
Party Chandelier
Lend a bohemian-chic charm to your living quarters with a standout chandelier made out of a hula hoop and strips of white fabric.
Image Courtesy of From Lovers with Love.

hula hoops red fabric chandelier
Party Chandelier
Or, go for a more festive look and create a bright version, perfect for outdoor summer affairs.
Image Courtesy of Paizoumemazi.

hula hoops blue tent
Play Canopy
Give your kids’ rooms a fantasy-like element by making a play canopy out of a hula hoop and gorgeous fabric.
Image Courtesy of Ever Broke.

hula hoops tent
Bedroom Nook
Or, make a more enclosed version, with heavier fabric and a discreet opening.
Image Courtesy of Brit.

hula hoops outdoor tent
Outdoor Hideout
Help your kiddies stay cool in hot hot summer heat with these adorable outdoor hideouts made out of hula hoops and draped sheets.
Image Courtesy of Alanna George.

hula hoops dream catcher decor
Dream Catcher
Update your backyard scene with a fun, feather-adorned dream catcher made out of a hula hoop.
Image Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.

hula hoops dream catcher
Dream Catcher
Or, go the colourful, hippie-chic route and create a vibrant version instead.
Image Courtesy of Twenty Three Twenty Three.

hula hoops chair
Add a flower-child element to your space with this woven swing made out of a hula hoop.
Image Courtesy of A Little Claireification.

hula hoops rug
Practice your weaving skills while making a colourful update for your home, with this eclectic rug featuring a hula hoop.
Image Courtesy of Flax and Twine.

hula hoops bubbles
Big Bubbles
Make the biggest bubbles you – and your kids – have ever seen by filling up a kiddie pool with bubble solution and using a hula hoop as the stencil.
Image Courtesy of Positively Splendid.

hula hoops craft
Craft Time
Get crafty and practice your weaving skills with this colourfully woven hula hoop decor piece.
Image Courtesy of Sisters Guild.

hula hoops game
Obstacle Course
What obstacle course would be complete without a hula hoop component?
Image Courtesy of Martha Stewart.

hula hoops protect garden
Protect Garden
Protect your garden from pests and other creatures by using hula hoops to form a shielded barrier.
Image Courtesy of No Dig Vegetable Garden.

hula hoops halloween
Bat Scene
Looking to give your home a spooky update for Halloween? Create this cool bat scene using hula hoops as the frame.
Image Courtesy of Porjati.


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    December 18, 2016 at 4:18 pm

    Just wanted to say I love these ideas! They are the coolest! Thank you for sharing. I will be trying some of them for sure. ?

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