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Make Your Own Hula Hoop Dreamcatcher

Cassie has been doing some redecorating and with her new color palette, she wanted something earthy and textural to display on her wall above her bed. “A friend of mine who has amazing style and happens to live in town has been my sounding board through this whole project,” she writes. And what did her friend suggest? Hanging a big…

Jemima Wyman Transforms War Into Hoopful Peace

Jemima Wyman is an Australian artist and her latest artwork for the Liverpool Biennial, Collective Coverings, Communal Skin, explores camouflage fabric as a material with symbolic links to violence and conflict. Using donated second-hand camouflage and hunting t-shirts she’s weaved the material on hula-hoop looms transforming objects of conflict into playful objects of comfort. All of the pieces will be…

Hooping Goes Green With Recycled Plastic Hoops

Sherry Guice joins the Hooping.org team this week with one ground breaking story.] by Sherry Guice As I look around my home, I see pounds and pounds of plastic in the form of hoops. Some decorated with colorful tapes, some sitting bare as skeletal remains. Sitting on the floor are boxes of supplies; tapes, tools, connectors and little pieces of…

Hula Hoop Holiday Wreath Making

You may remember some of our previous hula hoop craft projects including a holiday wreath with tree branches and a holiday wreath of faux wrapped gifts. This year, we have an even shinier holiday wreath for you, courtesy of Stephanie at cre8ive designs: a holiday wreath made of Christmas ornaments. The concept is similar to the other holiday wreaths we…

How to Recycle Hoola Hoop Tubing

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn helps us keep our hoops out of landfills.] by Lara Eastburn “There is an end to everything,” wrote Chaucer, “to good things as well.” Alas, even our beloved hoops won’t last forever. It can be hard to accept when our favorite circular companion has reached the end of its usefulness. A hoop that is tattered and beat…

Make a Hula Hoop Rug

You may remember when we told you how to make a rug using your hula hoop last year. Now the Once Upon a Family blog has some tips to improve upon the original Disney Family Fun instructions as well as helpful step by step photos. If you still haven’t tried this DIY craft project, autumn is the perfect time to…