Sunday, January 20, 2013

How To Make A Burlap Wreath

I am loving my burlap wreath I made for my mantle, so I wanted to share with you how easy is to make.


1. To cut burlap without it frying like crazy I gentle pulled on one of the ends of the string till it was out. Don't do this from the salvage edge though. My strips were 3' inches wide.
2. Once I started pulling the burlap gather as I was pulling the string out. This would be a great way to gather your burlap and sew it to a runner, pillow, table cloth the possibility are endless. 
3. Do you see all those lines this is where I made my cuts. 
4. Here are my lovely strips. 


5. Take a wire hanger and shape it out to whatever shape you want. Keep in mind the bigger the size the more burlap strips you would need. I had about 25, because you don't want the wire hanger to show. 
6. Weaving the hanger down the middle of the burlap and make sure your wreath is full, but not tight you want wiggle room. I also made sure to make a loop with the hanger so I have a way to hang my wreath. You can use a ribbon to hang your wreath as well.


When I was done I twisted my burlap so it wouldn't look so neat. I also added a creamy white satin ribbon and adding a small dap of hot glue I glued the ribbon in-between the burlap. As you can see I added some flowers as well. The cost to make this wreath was $4 dollars. I always buy my ribbon and tee shirts from the Dollar Tree. The burlap was a remnant from Walmart for $2 dollars. Sweet! 


Do you see the top of my wreath where I made a loop from the hanger to hang my wreath? Well, with the burlap strings I pulled out from Pic 1 I took all those strings, twisted them together and wrapped the loop so you couldn't see the wire hanger. Love!  
I have another inspiration for another wreath that I will share with you this week as well. I appreciate you stopping by. You Rock! Have a great week and I LOVE your SWEET comments so drop me a line. 

Hugs, 

Vanessa

22 comments:

  1. LOVE this! You make it look so simple. :)

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  2. That looks great! I'm definitely going to have to try this.

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  3. You did a great job! Thanks for linking up! :)

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  4. Hey Vanessa I see you linked up to the dollar tree party. Is something from the dollar tree? You also did not add our link or button. Thanks.

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  5. Oh my, how easy and yet so pretty! I have not made a burlap wreath (it's on my to-do list). Thanks for sharing your easy tips :)

    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  6. Such an easy tutorial! Love it :) Link it up to our party! :)

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  7. I have been getting into burlap lately and I just adore your wreath, Vanessa! Thanks for coming over and strutting your stuff!!

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  8. Gorgeous! Found you via the link up at Adorned From Above… thanks for sharing!

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  9. Such a pretty wreath...Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!



    Cheers,
    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

    http://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com

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  10. My favorite remnant pieces are from Walmart. Totally love how simple your wreath is to make. Love it! Found you at the Chicken Chick.

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  11. That is such a beautiful wreath! I'm following along now. Happy to be here. Megan

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  12. love it--- I never thought of just using a hanger!!
    thanks for linking up with us :)

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  13. This is one of my favorite crafts too! Thanks for joining Cowgirl Up and following along at Crafty Texas Girls!
    ;) Samantha @ craftytexasgirls.com

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  14. I love your burlap wreath! It is so pretty. After looking around here on your site, I see that you are one crafty lady! I look forward to seeing more of your creations. Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving me a sweet comment about my burlap candle holder and for following. I am gladly following you back on GFC and have added you in G+ circles. Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  15. So lovely but then again I am biased bc I LOVE anything with burlap!

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  16. Another pretty wreath! Great job, Vanessa!

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  17. That looks so cool! I really want to make one of those. I've made other wreaths with burlap, but never one like this. Thanks for sharing.

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  18. Such a beautiful wreath! You did an awesome job!

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