Make Wind Chimes (20 DIY tutorials)

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Make wind chimes (wind bells). 20 DIY tutorials to help you make wind chimes you like.


Wind chimes (or wind bells) plays a soothing music when it’s windy. There are all sorts of beautiful wind chimes you can find much about everywhere, but isn’t it fun to make one yourself. And with things you can find around the house. It makes a beautiful statement as a garden decoration. And painting it can be a fun kid’s activity as well. So, let’s get started:


Make Wind Chimes (Wind bells)




Let’s start this round-up to make wind chimes with:

Seashells, pencils, bamboo sticks, tin cans, pots and even silverware.



Stain glass wind chime.

Please let me know if you find the source!



I am all eyes for this wind chime.

Just look at those beautiful bead colors. And the blossoms in the background. So dreamy!

(another unknown source).



Make a wind bell with seashells from the beach hunt.

Seashore wind chime



What an artistic use of pencils!

Colorful Fun Pencil Chime


Paint the bamboo sticks. And enjoy a fun evening with your kids staying creatively active.

Bamboo Wind Chime via michele mademe


Recycle your old silverware into a wind chime.

Silverware Wind Chime


Recycle old tin cans into a musical DIY project.

Tin Cans Wind Chime. unknown source


How cute is this idea!

Flower pot wind chime



Are your kids grown out of the xylophone age? Reuse it. You can also spray paint it to match your decor.

Xylophone Wind Chime



Recycled wind chime

(from tin can lids).


Make a soundless windchime using paper.

Village style paper wind chime


Another take on seashells wind chime.

Sea shells wind chime


Super adorable wind chime. Make wind chime with seaglass pebbles and wood stick.

Seaglass pebbles wind chime

Make wind chime with copper tubes.

White Acorn wind chime

(summer wedding decoration).


Use cooking utensils to DIY wind chime for the Kitchen.
Cook up some musical sounds
Use old jewelry pieces to make wind bells.

Earrings to wind bell


I hope you enjoyed these creative ideas to make wind chimes.


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These are updated regularly whenever I find unique ideas.
Please note some sources were missing. If you come across the original source please leave a comment for us to add.

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  1. Dr Sonia S V says:

    Awesome post Hani– I love this– something so do-able and beautiful Thank You for sharing all the lovely ideas

  2. HGK says:

    Great collection and so many wonderful ideas! Thanks for this post 🙂

  3. Michelle says:

    Great roundup, love the fork and spoon chimes!

  4. Danni Baird @ Silo Hill Farm says:

    Thank you for sharing this and just in time for summer's on the deck! Now I'm thinking about how to make one!

  5. 4you-withlove says:

    LOVE all these ideas…I especially like the “cooking” one! 😀

  6. Meredith says:

    I LOVE the utensil wind chimes! 🙂 Perfect for outside a kitchen window–thanks 🙂

  7. Anonymous says:

    the bamboo windchime must make the loveliest sound!! thank you

  8. Amy says:

    Thanks for sharing this inspiration, now I really want to make some wind chimes!
    I have nominated you for the versatile blogger award, for more information see my blog post!

  9. Janelle says:

    These are all such fabulous ideas!

  10. Linda says:

    some of these look like such fun! Like the pencils and the cans. Linda

  11. Angie Ramirez says:

    Wow.. I'm inspired! Thanks for sharing Hani!


  12. Polkadot-pretties says:

    Thank you for linking up this fabulous project!!!
    This week’s Linky Party is up!!!! I hope you will stop by an link up another lovely project..
    Claire x

  13. Debbie says:

    What a great collection! I’ll have to try a few of these, I love wind chimes. I made one last year out of old keys my husband hoards…I love it and can’t wait to hang it again. Looking forward to making some other cool ones this spring. Pinning this!
    Debbie 🙂

  14. Sherrye says:

    I have the chime with strands of beads, bought it from Collections Etc. a year or two ago. Very pretty hanging in a window, but not for outdoor use. The strands tangle easily and are very hard to untangle.

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