burlap diy

What Is a Burlap Sack

A great percentage of burlap, also known as hessian or jute, is used for burlap sacks. Burlap sacks can also be made from other natural fibers, but some may even be made from artificial materials. These sacks are also called gunny sacks. The main characteristic of those sacks is that they are usually light brown in color and they are fairly inexpensive. They are often reusable, making the usage of these sacks quite cost effective and environmentally conscious solution for the industry. Precisely the industry is the largest consumer of those sacks. They are used for storing coffee beans, potatoes, grains, and other agricultural products. Types of burlap sacks Burlap potato sacks Since they are well-known for holding potatoes, the name potato sack is still used. They are typically large, and...

Burlap and Home Decor

DIY projects are a great way to decorate your home. Not only can you make some handy items and decorations, but you can make your home look quite unique. Burlap is a very cheap material, widely available, which make it so handy to use for home decor. Here are a couple of ideas to use burlap to decorate your home. Burlap pillow There are so many wonderful ideas to make a burlap pillow, so here’s one that includes an adorable felt flower. Although it looks a bit complex, in reality, it just needs a lot of work to arrange loads of petals. Start by making a burlap pillowcase as a base. Don’t add any other decorations, because the flower will be quite enough. Cut a circle shape out of felt. This will be a base for the flower. Then cut the petals. Draw one first, and then use it as a...

9 Burlap Pillows

When decorating your home, people prefer using neutral colors as they are easy to match, and they always look stylish. DIY projects are perfect to bring a dose of freshness and uniqueness into your home. And you don’t need much to make them happen. Just a couple of ideas and some basic material. In this article, burlap is our material of choice, and let’s look at what kind of pillows you can make using this material. Monogram pillow The best thing about this DIY project is that choices are endless when it comes to ways you’re going to decorate the pillow. The base is the same. You’ll need a pillow form or stuffing, burlap to create a pillowcase. Double up the burlap, as it’s loosely woven, so this way you’ll minimize holes. Now the fun part begins. Print out a lette...

12 Creative Ways to Use Burlap

If you have some burlap, you can use it in many creative ways. You can do wonders with this affordable material. All you need is a couple of creative ideas, and you’ll be ready to create some amazing things for your home. Starting from simple table decorations to boxes and bags, here are 12 ways to use burlap. Burlap silverware holder This burlap holder is perfect for all sorts of celebrations, weddings, family dinners, etc. It’s so easy to make, without any sewing. Apart from burlap, you’ll need fusible tape and some decorations of your choice. These can be ribbon bows or lace, or you could even make a small burlap ornament, such as a flower or a star. Full tutorial: On Sutton Place Burlap curtains You’ll need a lot of burlap for this project, but luckily, the material is quite inexpensiv...

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