Wood Heart DIY Wind Chimes

These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall instead of from the eaves of your porch. It looks beautiful inside or out!

These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porch. It looks beautiful inside or out. It’s made from a wood slat plaque you can buy online or a variety of stores. You will need a fine saw of some type to cut the heart out. We used a dremel with a hard sanding disk end which worked great. You can adapt this in size, color etc. Makes a wonderful gift too! If you’re looking for other wood ideas check out our Sweetheart Branch DIY Gifts for Couples and our  Wood Slice DIY Room Decor : Inspirational Words .

Supplies

  • Wooden Plank Plaque We used a 12″ size. If you go smaller adjust the size of your chimes. Can also be found at craft stores and Walmart.
  • Wind Chime Tubes Come in a variety of colors and sizes.
  • Fine fishing line or sturdy string to tie the tubes on. Fishing line is tricky to tie but doable. Any fine plastic or nylon thread should work.
  • Wood Hearts Size of choice.
  • Hot glue
  • Paint or stain for hearts.
  • Hand sander or sand paper
  • Detail hand saw or Dremel with sanding disk for cutting heart out

Heart Pattern Download

Three sizes of hearts in pdf format.

These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Instructions for DIY Wind Chimes

Gather the supplies needed.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Print out our free heart patterns and choose the size that works best or make your own.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Trace a heart onto the slat box, making sure to keep about a 1.5″ border on the sides. These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

It’s now ready to cut.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

We used a dremel with a hard sanding tool disk to cut out the heart but other types of saws can work.
These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Cut out the heart.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Lightly sand the inside edge of the heart shape.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Tie the fishing line or nylon thread onto each tube for hanging.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Line up the tubes in the order of placement.
These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Using a hot glue gun glue each hanging tube in place.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Paint or stain the wood heart shapes to add to the front.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Decide where you want to place the hearts and glue them on using a hot glue gun.
These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Allowing them to stick up over the opening gives a nice effect.These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall  instead of from the eaves on your porc

Add some heavy string and the DIY wind chimes are ready to hang!
These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall instead of from the eaves of your porch. It looks beautiful inside or out!

It makes a beautiful indoor wall hanging also.

These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall instead of from the eaves of your porch. It looks beautiful inside or out!

 

These unique farmhouse style DIY wind chimes can be hung on a wall instead of from the eaves of your porch. It looks beautiful inside or out!

 

One Comment

  1. Linda A

    I love this, can’t wait to make it, any idea where I would find these chimes ?
    Thanks very much for all your Awesome posts, I also Love the wall hanging Christmas tree…
    will be making this soon..
    Thank you, Linda

    Reply

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