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Some may call it creepy. I call it cool. Making wall hooks that look like hands is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, but didn’t know how. I’ve seen similar items in fancy design stores…but they cost way to much!

With a little creative thinking and the help of DecoArt Americana Premium Acrylic Paints, I was able to bring my vision to life! Americana Premium Acrylic Paints are designed to be mixed so you can create your perfect shade…literally! I mixed the paints to create skin tones for each wooden hand. The thickness of these paints offers amazing coverage so you don’t have to add layer over layer before your project is complete!

Watch below to see just how I made these wooden hand hooks. Make sure to watch through the end to see how easily they can be mounted to the wall!

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24 thoughts on “How to Make Hand Hooks

  1. Hello Amber! I saw you in BH&G Magazine for the first time yesterday and
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    Matt Kester

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  8. Hand hooks are easy to make and can be made out of just about anything. You can use old tin cans, plastic containers, or anything you have around the house.
    You will need a sewing needle heardle and some thread to create your hand hook. Simply poke the tip of the needle into the container and then wrap some thread around it so that it forms a loop. Then tie a knot in the end, and you’re all set! You can now use these tools as you would any other sewing needle. Hand hooks are fun and easy to make, so why not give it a try?

  9. This is an exciting and creative DIY project! Your choice to use DecoArt Americana Premium acrylic paints to create the skin tones of each wooden hand is impressive, and their superior finish really saves a lot of effort. The concept of creating wall hooks that resemble hands is unique and seems like a fun way to add a personal touch to your home decor. The fact that you provided a video tutorial is very helpful and appreciated. I look forward to trying to make this project myself!

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