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...]

Fall Wreath with Fabric Flowers

September 14, 2011

Fall Wreath with Fabric Flowers

Fall is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate a new season than to don a new wreath on the front door.  The front door is often thought of as the “mouth” of a home, the entry point of comfort, happiness, and where great opportunities begin. For me the front door, signifies the "entrance of", so let's enter this new season with my new Autumn Wreath. I loved last year's wreath because it was different and unique, but for a long time, I've wanted to jump on the bandwagon and make a burlap round wreath with fabric flowers.  I was going to make this style wreath in the Spring, … [Read more...]

Valentine Burlap Wreath

January 27, 2011

DIY: Valentine burlap wreath with handmade felt flowers by @Jenna_Burger, SASinteriors.net

Even though I said goodbye to the Christmas decor days after the 25th of December, I only took down my Christmas wreath from the front door last week . The wreath didn't scream Christmas, but it was time to say 'See you next year'!  So the entrance to our home was naked.  My bare apple-green colored door just wasn't cutting it till Springtime, so I adorned it with a crafty, handmade Valentine Wreath. Ta-Da...  The new and improved front door, dressed for V-day!  It's beautified with the newly created handmade wreath using burlap and a few pretty flowers! Supplies Wire hanger (from … [Read more...]