12 Awesome Things to Make with a Hula Hoop

12 Awesome Things to Make with a Hula Hoop

Hula Hoops aren’t just for exercise. There are so many fun things you can make with them! DIY lighting, wedding decor, play tents, dream catchers and more! Here’s 12 out-of-the-box ways to get creative with a hula hoop.

1. Kid’s Play Canopy Tent

Kid's Play Canopy Tent

Turn a hula hoop, rope, and two shower curtains into a bright and cheery play canopy tent for your kid. (Tutorial via Making Lemonade)

2. Hula Hoop Chandelier

Hula Hoop Chandelier

Great DIY project that could be used for a wedding, a party or just to have around the house. It’s super easy and oh so romantic! (Tutorial via Sarah with an H)

3. Hula Hoop Sprinkler

Hula Hoop Sprinkler

Make this wonderful DIY hula hoop sprinkler to cool off your kids and yourself on those hot summer days! (Tutorial via PBJstories)

4. Gnome Playhouse

Gnome Playhouse

With hula hoops and a few other inexpensive items you can create this playhouse that looks like a tree stump! (Tutorial via Apartment Therapy)

5. Hoop Wall Decor

Hoop Wall Decor

Break up your white walls with this inexpensive and easy DIY Hoop Wall Decor! Just use a hula hoop and some ribbon! (Tutorial via Drawn to DIY)

6. Hula Hoop Rag Rug

Hula Hoop Rag Rug

Upcycle a hula hoop and some old T-shirts into a hula hoop rag rug that’s pretty and practical! (Tutorial via AllParenting)

7. Hoop Light Wall Feature

Hoop Light Wall Feature

Brighten up your living room with this easy-to-make stylish Christmas light decoration. (Tutorial via Tesco Living)

8. Chandelier Shade

Chandelier Shade

This is a perfect solution for those who want to cover an old chandelier. (Tutorial via Burlap & Denim)

9. Hanging Fabric Ribbon Hoop

Hanging Fabric Ribbon Hoop

This would be a really fun addition to a birthday party or other seasonal party with friends and family. (Tutorial via Oh Happy Day)

10. Dreamcatcher


If you want to create a truly unique (and oversized) dreamcatcher, a hula hoop is the perfect base. (Tutorial via Twentythree)

11. Baby Activity Gym

Baby Activity Gym Mat

Create a baby activity gym/mobile using hula hoops, some fabric, a glue gun, and soft stuffed toys. (Tutorial via Thoughts and Thimbles)

12. Giant Christmas Wreath

Giant Christmas Wreath

Make a traditional Christmas wreath by covering your hoop with greenery and baubles. (Tutorial via Stylish Settings)

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