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Dress Your Home In These Stunning Modern Macramé Décor

We’ve compiled some of our favorite modern macramé—from the usual wall décor to the more practical applications like yoga strap, plant pot holders, and even pet hammocks!


Have you been seeing these beautifully woven pieces on your feed lately? If you’ve been wondering what these are, they are called "macramé."



Indeed, as more people spend time and resources into beautifying their homes because of the pandemic, there has been a resurgence of different kinds of design and aesthetics. What was before seen as a purely hipster or indie aesthetic, modern macramé has finally found a way to innovate itself from being a 1970s relic into having a trendy Nordic appeal.



Historically, decorative macramé dates back to the 13th century, where Arab weavers would use decorative knots to finish off their towels, veils, and shawls. It then continued to spread to Europe, arriving in England in the late 17th century, where it said that Queen Mary herself taught macramé weaving classes to her ladies-in-waiting.


Nowadays, macramé continues to appear in various forms and shapes, made from cotton twine, linen, jute, yarn, or hemp cords. Transcending its historical roots in towels and scarves, many of them are now appearing as home décor.


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What’s special about macramé is that it is 100 percent handmade, born from the passion and creativity of its weaver. This makes every piece extra special. Just look at the dainty touch it adds to any space, making an otherwise flat and rigid canvass turn into something more homey and inviting.


We’ve been spending a lot of time browsing through Instagram shops offering woven macramé design, and we’ve compiled some of our favorites—from the usual wall décor to the more practical uses of macramé like yoga strap, plant pot holders, and even pet hammocks! Check out the gallery below!


Featured Instagram stores: @handmade.junessejani @simplesentimentsph @makramawallhanging @knottingelle @macrame_ph @habit_made