12 Original Ideas Of Dream Catchers

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As I said before, I love, love, love, dream catchers. I own a few, in more forms than what you are used to, a phone case and a tattoo, beside your usual. I also made one and wrote a tutorial for it here. I’m always happy to find new ideas for original dream catchers, and I’m really itching to make some myself. Most of them look like they’re a piece of cake to make, but I’m sore the pro have a few secrets down their sleeves.


The dream catchers originate from Ojibwe people, and their ancient legends. “Storytellers speak of the Spider Woman, known as Asibikaashi; she took care of the children and the people on the land. Eventually, the Ojibwe Nation spread to the corners of North America and it became difficult for Asibikaashi to reach all the children. So the mothers and grandmothers would weave magical webs for the children, using willow hoops and sinew, or cordage made from plants. The dreamcatchers would filter out all bad dreams and only allow good thoughts to enter our mind. Once the sun rises, all bad dreams just disappear.” – according to Wikipedia.

The good thing about making your own dream catcher is that you don’t always need a circle to make it, they can get caught in anything as long as you believe in them, your bad dreams will vanish. And you don’t need feathers either, to make the long tails, just add a few beads and colorful ribbons and it’s gonna look fabulous. So here are some unusual dream catchers, or just original ideas on how to make them, and some tutorials too. If you like dream catchers as much as I do, you’ll enjoy these ones.

1. CD/Vinyl Dream Catcher

Dream catcher CD
Photo credit: homesthetics
This looks neat and easy to make, if you have what you need. Can’t wait to try it myself.

2. Triangle Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Triangle
Photo credit: forestlore
Now THIS is something that looks easy, but I think it will be a bit hard to make a web on it. I just have to try it to test my theory.

3. Doily Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Doily
This is as easy as it could get if you have a doily. And here you have a tutorial on how to do it.

4. Heart Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Heart
This would’ve worked great as a Valentine’s Day gift. And here are the steps you need to follow to make one.

5. Moon Dream Catcher

Dream catcher Moon
Photo credit: Etsy
Oh this something I NEED to have, or make. It’s so gorgeous I am considering to even buy one if I can’t make one.

6. Yin Yang Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Yin Yang
Photo credit: Cost21
This looks so zen and I bet it makes any bedroom look calm and serene.

7. Mobile Dream Catcher

Dream catcher Mobile
Photo credit: Etsy
This would be perfect for kids rooms, but to be honest I would love one in my room too. And I love the fact that you can hang it over your bed and dreams will really catch into it.

8. Wreath Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Wreath
Photo credit: Etsy
A very stylish wreath and it’s even cooler because it is good at catching dreams too. Also, it is great if you want to gift it to someone.

9. Deer Antler Dream Catcher

Dream catcher Deer Antler
Photo credit: Etsy
This sure is an unique dream catcher. You don’t usually have deer antlers just laying around, but I’m sure you can work this with a tree branch as well, and I bet it will look as good as this one.

10. Owl Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Owl
Photo credit: feelmyvibesss
Ok, this is pretty cool. I love everything about this. Can’t wait to try and make one on my own, and I’ll let you know how it turns out.

11. Diamond Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Diamond
Photo credit: mindsoulanddreams
This unique diamond dream catcher also has a gem stone in the middle, and if you choose it wisely it can have healing or relaxation powers, and they’re gonna be awesome for your home and sleep.

12. Easy Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Easy
With this one you don’t even need to have feathers, you can just paint some and cut them from cardboard and you’ll have any color you want for your Dream catcher. Here is how to make one.

These got me all excited to make some dream catchers. So, as soon as I get some hoops or even tree branches, I’ll see what I can make with the feathers I bought last time I went for crafting supplies. You can always show us what you’re making or ask us for advice. You can also subscribe to our website to get these helpful articles as soon as I write them. Enjoy!

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