Need some cool ideas for your patio? I simply love making special things to make my patio more inviting, and wind chimes are one of my all time favorite additions, especially when I realized how creative you could get with DIY ones. Made from all sorts of fun and repurposed items, these chimes will both sound and look lovely. Check out the step by step tutorials to learn how to make some awesome DIY wind chimes for your porch or patio today!
House of Joyful Noise shows you how to transform tiny terra cotta pots into cheery music for your garden. These Terra Cotta Pot Wind Chimes are an easy adult craft idea. Add various sizes of pots, wood beads, and twine to make music in your garden come alive. Anyone can make an easy and whimsical wind chime, even if you’re not that crafty. Check out the tutorial post so you can start on your own flower pot wind chime.
Add some wind chimes to your backyard or garden and bring some soothing sounds into your natural environment with this DIY Ceramic Copper Wind Chimes from Poppy Talk. I can’t get over how pretty and classy it looks. And lately I’ve been seeing so much gorgeous pottery popping up in sweet shops, making appearances in Instagram pictures, and gracing the homes of some inspiring folks. So I think I might have to re-create this one!
Faux pearl strands, twine, and a variety of antique keys make an incredible rustic, yet elegant wind chime. This chime will probably be much quieter than other projects, but will sway in the breeze just beautifully. Use an embroidery hoop to create the top of the chime. This is an incredibly easy project that shouldn’t take you more than a few hours.
Beaded wind chime. Isn’t this pretty? Look at the lovely beads! Add an ounce of sparkle to the garden with this beautiful beaded wind chime. What a perfect excuse to get out my bead supply and make something I’ll enjoy seeing out my window every day. Now, where to look for a driftwood because I can’t wait to try this out.
This is a fabulous idea especially if you live near the sea. I’m not particularly handy, but I do have lots of seashells collected over a lifetime so I can probably try making this to invite positive energy into the house. I’m hoping that the soft clinking sound will attract hummingbirds too. Because, yes, it’s migration time again.
The keys and charms on this Steampunk Wind Chime make a beautiful and delicate chime, not too loud and just perfect for adding ambiance to an otherwise delightful spring day. Let your history and your interest sparkle in the sun in delightfully steampunky fashion, and welcome spring your way.
Mason jar crafts are incredibly popular, and for good reason. This chime utilizes old pieces of costume jewelry and a mason jar cut in half. This project is a little more difficult and time consuming, as you’ll need to cut and sand the edge of the mason jar in addition to adding small holes to hang your chimes from. You can check out the complete tutorial from Saved By Love Creations.
Very clever and wonderful idea. What wonderful looking wind chimes and how pretty they are hanging in the flower garden and a fabulous was to use old spindles. And I’m looking forward to following along with this challenge because the drill and Palm sander are the only power tools this girl is comfortable with at this point.
Wow, look at how gorgeous this project turned out! If you’re thinking of adding some embellishments to your outdoor space, then, this Driftwood wind chime from Twin Dragon fly Designs is sure to be right up your alley. It is super easy to create, you probably already have all the materials in your house. So, scrounge up your beads and twine and get started on this awesome DIY.
This simple chime made with copper tubes looks very similar to a wind chime that you can buy in the store. This project is a little trickier, and takes a bit more time and skill, but is worth it! The sound a copper wind chime makes is just gorgeous, not to mention soothing.