10 DIY Projects Using Burlap + Giveaway

April 2, 2012

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I've made quite a few projects using burlap and coffee sacks, so obviously it's a favorite material of mine.  It's unique feel and look give any decor piece or creation an added depth and texture that an ordinary cotton or equal doesn't. Burlap can really be used for anything!  From wreaths to wall art... from clothing to crafts... burlap is a strong, rigid, and eco-friendly material that has endless possibilities.  Burlapfabric.com is a great resource for burlap, coffee sacks, jute webbing, jute twine, plus has a great selection of sisal twine, cheesecloth fabric, bulldog tarps, and rags - … [Read more...]

Happenings on the Homestead: Weekend Updates

April 1, 2012

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I hope you're having an enjoyable weekend.  It's usually quiet on the blog-front once the weekends are here because the Mister and I are often busy tackling home improvement projects or making new DIY creations.  Thankfully we've been blessed with beautiful weather the last few weekends and have had the opportunity to get a jump start on projects that we didn't plan on doing till at least the end of April or May.  This weekend though, put a snag in our plans due to the gloomy, rainy weather and slightly cold temps, but we've still been busy... I took some time yesterday to make this wreath … [Read more...]