Top 5 uses for Hemp Cord

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Hemp cord is often used in many everyday craft projects. Unlike cotton which has short fibers, hemp has long fibers, making it very sturdy and a great alternative to cotton. Hemp cord is available in a number of different colors and sizes. Durable, all natural and strong, hemp cord is also quite affordable. Here are the top 5 uses for hemp cord — and in no particular order.

 Jewelry

Hemp Jewelry

Hemp jewelry is stylish and appeals on its level of naturalism. It is made with the popular hemp cord. The bracelets and necklaces are created with a trendy look for the teens and college crowd. It is very easy to work with making it an all time favorite for crafters.

Macrame

Macramé

Macramé is created by tying knots together to make useful items such as belts and plant hangers to name a few. Hemp cord is great for macramé and it’s easy to use because it holds knots securely. Novice to experienced macramé artists uses hemp cord for their projects.

 

Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking

Hemp cord is used in scrapbooking. Adding hemp cord as adornments to the pages really set the pages apart. Use hemp paper together with hemp cord to make your own photo album or journal.

 

hemp tags 

Embellishments

Adding hemp cord to any craft project can give it a natural look. For example, tie a bow of hemp cord around a filled mason jar to make it look rustic or a gift to give it that extra something special.

 

String Art

String Art

Hemp cord is wonderful for making Spirelli string art. Spirelli string art is created by winding the hemp cord around a die cut shape and pegs. Spirelli string crafts can be used as embellishments for scrapbooking, cards and most any other craft project. Since hemp cord comes in a variety of colors the possibilities of design or endless. String art can utilize pegs place in a design on a board. Then, twine is strung tightly around the pegs to form artwork. Colored twine can create unique and interesting pieces.

Where to Purchase

You can buy hemp cord from the Hemptique.com. Check out all the different colors and weights we have to offer. Need more personalized help? Call our office at 760-602-4864

 

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