Hello friends and thanks for stopping by! I’m so excited to finally have a place to share all of my favorite DIY tutorials! Today, I’m bringing you one that I get questions about all the time. It’s a pretty basic project, but it makes a huge impact on a space, especially if you are going for a farmhouse look.
I recently posted about my love for decorating with windows and all of my window ideas in my home. You can check it out here.
In that post, I shared how I decided to hang a window as a room divider. I first thought it was a pretty crazy idea but then realized I like crazy ideas. Sometimes those ideas are exactly what a space needs. It ended up being the perfect little addition to my hallway and a way to decorate behind my couch. Double win!!
So, here is what you need to get started with this project:
- 4 eye bolts
- Wire that will support the weight of your window
- Measuring Tape
Screw the bolts into the window evenly on each side. Repeat this step by screwing the bolts into the ceiling. I have wood beams above this space so it made it easier to secure the ceiling bolts. You have to measure the distance between your bolts on the window and on the ceiling in order for them to match up.
Wrap your wire securely around the eyes of the bolts. Make sure the wire supports the weight of your window. I wrapped mine lots of times to safely secure it.
Continue to wrap wire on all four bolts until it is safely secure. I used a level on the top of the window in order to make sure it was hanging level on each side. If you measured it correctly then it should hang perfectly. This part is a little tricky. I played around with the wire until I got it perfect.
That’s it. It instantly added so much character and charm to my space!! LOVE!!
A hanging window is a great backdrop to a couch when you don’t have a wall to decorate. Here is the other side of the window.
Well, that is my hanging window tutorial, and I highly recommend you trying this project out if your space allows for it. I hope I answered all of your questions. I would love to chat with you about this project so don’t be shy! Let me know what you think!