Boo-tiful Halloween Wall Art

Boo-tiful Halloween Wall Art
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If you haven’t met The Happier Homemaker then you have been missing out on my sweet friend Melissa! I’m so pleased to have Melissa as the focus of today’s Feature Friday. She has a super easy and cute Halloween Wall Art project for us today, a DIY Boo Raffia Wall Hanging. Welcome Melissa!
Melissa The Happier HomemakerDIY BOO raffia wall hanging

Hi there Sand and Sisal readers! I’m Melissa and I blog at The Happier Homemaker, where I share easy and frugal DIY projects, decors, and recipes.

I have been a huge fan of Kim’s for years and as a Virginia Beach native I love seeing her pictures of my hometown and getting my fix for coastal decor every time I stop by her blog! I was so excited when she asked me to share a post with you {there may have been a squeal} and I hope you love this simple fall DIY wall hanging as much as I do!


unfinished wood letters
raffia bundle
floral wire
hot glue
acrylic paint

paint wooden letters

Paint your wooden letters black-I used three coats of Satin paint applied with a foam brush. Allow the paint to dry thoroughly between coats.

When completely dry lay your letters out on your work surface. Separate your raffia into four bundles-two smaller bundles of approximately 7 strands of raffia and two larger bundles of approximately 12 strands.

tie raffia around letters

Lay a small bundle of raffia vertically underneath the spot where the “B” and “O” letters will join and tie a bow being sure to keep the letters exactly as you’d like them to hang. Repeat between the two “O”s.

braided raffia

Take a large bundle of raffia and loop it around the top center of the “B” where you’d like it to hang. Combine the two “tails” of raffia and then divide into three sections and braid for 3-4 inches. Tie remaining ends in a firm knot.

floral wire hanger Cut 4″ of floral wire and loop into the back of your raffia knot. Leaving enough of a loop to use as a hanger, twist the floral wire on itself to secure the loop and trim any remaining ends.

raffia bow

Use your last large raffia bundle to tie a bow. Turn your hanging over to the front and use hot glue to secure the bow to the front of the knot.

close up raffia bow

That’s it! Talk about an easy project, right?

DIY BOO raffia wall hanging

If you’re looking for more easy ideas for fall hop on over and check out some of my other recent posts:

happier homemaker fall collage

Autumn Mantel | Fall Chalkboard Art | Fall Cleaning Checklist | Wood Leaf Centerpiece | DIY Corn Hole Game

And you can find me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram!

Thank you Kim for letting me guest post on your amazing blog!

Be sure to stop by The Happier Homemaker and check out all of Melissa’s beautiful projects! 


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  1. Cute! And super easy…I like it!

  2. Super cute and simple!! Love it!!

  3. This is so cute… and easy peasy!! This is a project I might actually have time to do!!

  4. Where did you find the wood letters? They look nice and light!

  5. I saw something like this pinned on Pinterest and made one two weeks ago. I loved how it turned out!

  6. Melissa–this is so so cute and looks easy enough for me and my niece to do:)
    Kim–You smart lady for getting Melissa over here. I’m signing up for your email list now:)
    Thanks ladies!! Di

  7. That is so darling!! We don’t do a lot of Halloween decor but this one is sweet and won’t scare my kiddos. LOL! Great job Melissa!

  8. I love rafia! This is making think of potential projects for other seasons, too…like “JOY” for Christmas! Thanks for the inspiration, Ms. Melissa!

  9. Melissa, I love this! I already ran to the craft store and found some large chipboard letters in the dollar bins to make this with my son after school! Thanks for the great idea!

  10. I love a good, simple craft … and this one makes such a huge impact. I usually don’t do much Halloween decorating, but I would love to do this! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!!

  11. So cute, Melissa! I haven’t done anything, but this would be quick and easy, I think!

  12. Thats amazing! I love this for the FALL! So So Creative! Thanks for the great idea! You can do it for almost any holiday! Thanks Maria

  13. Love Melissa’s blog and this is an awesome DIY. Love easy peasy projects that look awesome!
    Jamie @

  14. So cute Melissa! Love it. Pinning!