How Do You Hang Ornaments on Fishing Line?

Hanging ornaments on fishing line is a unique and creative way to display decorations in any home. It can be used to create a whimsical look, from hanging ornaments on the walls, to making an outdoor chandelier.

While the concept is relatively simple, there are still a few steps that you should take in order to ensure that your decorations stay put.

Gather Your Supplies

To hang your ornaments on fishing line you will need:

  • Fishing line
  • Ornaments of various sizes and shapes
  • Scissors
  • A needle with an eye large enough for the fishing line to fit through

Cut & Tie the Fishing Line

The length of fishing line that you need will depend on the size of your area and how many ornaments you are planning on hanging. Once you have determined how much you need, cut it and tie one end around something sturdy like a hook in the wall. Make sure it’s secure so that it doesn’t come loose while hanging your decorations.

Thread The Ornaments onto The Fishing Line

Once you have secured one end of the fishing line, thread each ornament onto it using the needle. Depending on the shape and size of your ornaments, you may need to adjust them slightly so that they hang evenly along the line and don’t get tangled up.

Hang & Enjoy!

Once all of your ornaments are threaded onto the fishing line, hang it up in your desired area and enjoy! You can always add more decorations if needed and rearrange them however you’d like.


Hanging ornaments on fishing line is a great way to create unique decorations for any home. It’s easy to do once you have all of your supplies together and takes very little time to complete.

With just a few steps, you can quickly create an eye-catching display with minimal effort!

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Lindsay Collins