What’s organic, modern and trendy? Rope! It’s perfect for accenting accessories or for seating indoors or out. Modern macramé is youthful and classic.

Lighting trimmed and woven from rope is a great alternative for more traditional materials like metal and glass. Kravet’s Jurupa pendant features an intricately woven shade created from core rattan and natural rope. The 15” shade makes it a perfect size for suspending over a bedside table or pairing two together for island pendants.

Kravet’s Jurupa pendant
Kravet’s Jurupa pendant.

Mercana’s Amberg is an industrial, globe-style chandelier featuring a metal orb wrapped in natural rope. The rope softens the hard look of metal resulting in a beachy vibe perfect for casual dining spaces.

Mercana’s Amberg
Mercana’s Amberg.

Speaking of dining spaces, Essentials For Living’s Costa Dining Chairs are constructed with a wood frame and solid mahogany legs. A white and taupe colored rope is tightly woven around the frame delivering a nautical look. A distressed natural gray finish on the wood compliments this transitional style.

Essentials For Living’s Costa Dining Chairs
Essentials For Living’s Costa Dining Chairs.

Designed for the outdoors, the Loom dining chairs are too pretty to keep outside. The rich platinum colored, 100% Olefin rope is woven on an aluminum frame with solid gray teak legs. It is also available in black from Essentials For Living. Essentials offers a complete outdoor living suite featuring a sofa, side chairs and ottomans.

Loom dining chairs
Loom Dining Chairs

Jump on this fun trend without busting your budget. A wide array of accessories, baskets, wall art and mirrors are available to compliment any style decor.

woven baskets
Woven baskets.

One of my personal favorites are baskets. They come in almost any size, shape and color combinations you need to update your existing décor. Baskets are so functional. From storying magazines to corralling throws and kid’s toys you can always find a spot for one or two stylish rope baskets.

roped framed mirror
Roped framed mirror.

Renew your bathroom style by hanging a framed mirror, trimmed in rope, over your existing mirror. This is a great DIY project. If you already have a wooden framed mirror, use your glue gun and trim the frame with a row or two of rope from your hardware store. Attach another length of rope to the sides of the frame with a couple of eye-screws to create a hanger. A wooden drawer-pull makes a perfect hook.

Howard Elliott Collection’s Glass Bulb Terrarium
Howard Elliott Collection’s Glass Bulb Terrarium.

Create a charming garden of succulents by planting them in Howard Elliott Collection’s Glass Bulb Terrarium. This simple clear glass shape provides a contemporary flare to nature’s little treasures. It can be set on a shelf or hung from its natural rope handle.

A quick design trick with tons of style, simply fill a tray or bowl with rope balls from Mercana. Sold in a set of 3, 6” balls. If your glue gun is still out try your hand at wrapping plan Styrofoam balls of varying sizes in neutral tones of rope. For a little more modern décor, try using various colors of nylon roping.

With the Fall entertaining season just around the corner consider accenting some of your current tin accessories like trays and buckets as well as clear glass candleholders with a little roping. It doesn’t take much to get roped in on this fun trend.