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DIY Rope Swing

I started making these DIY Rope Swings about 15 years ago and decided that it would be great to do another one!! I am so excited to show you how to create this super fun project!

DIY Rope Swings

DIY Foiled Rope Swing

I started with a round wood table top from Home Depot. You can purchase the wood at Home Depot as well, or find something similar elsewhere.  I believe Home Depot makes these round wood table tops in a couple of different sizes. So you’ll have plenty to choose from.

Next, you need to drill a hole in the middle large enough for the size of rope you decide to use!

Now we can get to the fun creating part!

Basecoat the entire surface of your wood with bondago black. Once it’s dry, apply a layer of the foil adhesive to the top and side areas and allow it to dry for at least an hour.

Then I used our Just Diamonds Stencil to apply a fun diamond pattern with the Jaguar Gold metallic foil.

Once the top was complete with the Diamonds, I choose the Coy Cheetah Silver foil to foil the rest of the top surface area.  It’s fun to combine different foils together and you can choose any two foils for your project.  I also transferred the Jaguar Gold foil on the outside of the wood.

Make sure to use a good topcoat to protect your project. Our Modern Masters MasterClear is an exterior product with UV protection. Make sure to use this product or something similar!

Now, just add your rope, find a strong branch and enjoy some time just swinging like a kid again!

Xo, Jenn