burlap

Camo Burlap Rolls

If you love wilderness, camp burlap is a perfect way to blend into the surroundings. What is special about this type of burlap is that its pattern is ideal camouflage. Unlike traditional burlap ribbon which is a light shade of brown, camo burlap is treated with dye so the color can be anywhere from dark brown to green. In fact, it usually combines several different colors to create a pattern that will blend easily into nature. There are different types of camo burlaps you can find online, depending on what you need from it. Camouflage Natural Multi-layer Ribbon This sort of camouflage ribbon is a wired type of ribbon with camo pattern sewn to the middle of the natural burlap. It’s 2.5 inches wide ribbon, and it comes in a roll which is 10 yards long. Since it’s quite narrow, compared to ot...

How to Make a Burlap Wreath

There are so many creative projects where you can use burlap, and here’s one that has been particularly interesting now that the weather is warmer outside. Burlap wreaths are great outdoor decorations, regardless if you choose to hang them on the front door, on the porch, or on the tree in the garden. What you’ll need to make a burlap wreath First, you will need a base for the wreath. A wire wreath is the most commonly used base for a wreath. It’s sturdy, so it’ll keep its shape. It’s made from four rings of wire with enough space between them to pull through all sorts of materials and decorations when making a wreath. The wires are most often green, but once you pull burlap through they won’t even be visible. FloraCraft SimpleStyle 18 inch Wire Wreath, Green, 13 Gauge These kinds of wire ...

6 Things You Need to Know About Ribbons

If you love using ribbons in your arts and crafts projects, you’ll need to know the helpful information about the ribbons. 1. Ribbon width Ribbon comes in several widths and those include: 1/8″ – 3/4” These ribbons are known as being narrow, and sometimes they are even called trim ribbon. The width of this group ranges between 3 and 19 mm and they are commonly used for gift wrapping, especially smaller gifts, scrapbook projects and by florists. 7/8″ – 1½” The range of this ribbon type is between 20 and 40 mm which makes this ribbon one of the most commonly found ribbon width. It’s perfect for making bows, gift wrapping as well as for jewelry making. 2″ – 3″ This is known as a bit wider ribbon, the width going over 70 mm. It’s generally used f...

10 Easter Crafts Your Kids Will Love

Craft are such an amazing way to boost kids’ creativity, which has a positive impact on their development and their skills. Crafts are also a great time to bond as a family, especially around holidays when everyone gathers. If you and your family love crafts, you’ll love the suggestion for Easter kids crafts. Easter tree There’s no reason why a tree should be for Christmas only. Here’s an idea how to make an Easter tree. For starters, you’ll need a cone, which will be a tree base. It can be a foam cone, but a cardboard will work as well. You’ll need a pack of Easter eggs and Easter grass to decorate the tree. And you’ll also need a glue gun. Let your kids arrange the eggs in any way they want and provide assistance with gluing the eggs to the cone. This decoration is perfect for a table. F...

8 Burlap Wedding Decoration Ideas

Decorating a wedding really is an exciting thing. It’s a wonderful occasion to show off your crafting projects and creative ideas. Besides ribbon wedding decoration projects, which are already very popular, burlap ribbon is also a material which can be used to create amazing wedding decorations. Wedding banner A banner at a wedding could be used to display the couple’s names, or the date, or even a love message. It’s great as a background for taking photos, and in general, it can make the setting quite special. You’ll need to cut burlap into pieces. The size of the pieces depends on how long you want a finished banner to be. Don’t make the pieces too big, if you don’t have enough space to place the banner. Besides the burlap that will be used as a base, you’ll also need paper to cut out te...

10 Best Bow Tutorials

There are many different ways to make and use a bow, so we’ve decided to put together an ultimate collection of the best bow tutorials. If crafts are your thing, and you want to try out something new, you’ll love these. The bows from these tutorials can be used for various different purposes, although decor and gift wrapping are the first ideas we have when we think about bows. Christmas bow This one is called a Christmas bow because it’s quite big and it’s red and green, colors that most people associate with Christmas, but in fact, it can be used for many different occasions. It’s made from wired ribbon, but you can also use burlap or grosgrain ribbon for this type of bow. Since it needs to be quite large, you should use wider ribbon to get more voluminous loops. Full tutorial: HomeTalk ...

14 Uses for a Bow

A bow is such a universal item that can be used for a lot of things. It can have a practical purpose or it can be a nice decoration. It can be elegant and stylish, it can be festive and it can be colorful. When it comes to materials, a ribbon is perhaps the best one to use, but there are other materials that could be used as well, such as felt, lace, fabric, or even paper. Scarf There are many ways to tie a scarf around your neck, and here’s one creative way. Tie a large bow. Of course, the scarf needs to be quite long. It might be difficult to do this with those bulky woolen scarfs, but instead try using a thinner fabric. Create a circle, hold in the middle to create two loops which will make up a bow, and then wrap it with the other scarf end. Full tutorial: FabDiy Home decor You can mak...

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...

Lost Password

Register

Skip to toolbar