Friday, September 7, 2012

Easiest Burlap Wreath Ever

My craft closet/area is coming along quite nicely. It is not quite finished but I was able to make a new fall burlap wreath to replace my paper umbrella summer wreath.



Materials for the Easiest Burlap Wreath Ever:


  • Strip of burlap, I bought the spool of six inch burlap
  • Wreath form, styrofoam, pool noodle, whatever you fancy
  • Hot glue gun
  • Embellishments

I reused my summer umbrella wreath form, that wreath never really made me happy. I had great pleasure in removing the umbrellas. Violet was not pleased that she was shut out of Mama's craft area.

I started my wreath by using my hot glue gun to attach the end of burlap. Then roll the burlap around the wreath overlapping. I did two layers so no green foam was showing through. I did a bead of glue in between wrapping the two layers of burlap.

To end the wreath, I folded the end of burlap and glued so I would have a nice finished edge. I still have burlap left over, though probably not enought for a second wreath.

Now at this point you could attach twine or ribbon for a wreath hanger but I just hung my wreath on the nail on my door.

Time for the fun part, embellishments! I went with two clip on orange/red flowers I found at Michael's for $1 each. I like the idea of clips as they are not permanent. I can use this burlap wreath as a base for all types of embellishments and occasions that call for wreaths.

The best part of the easiest burlap wreath ever? Marc noticed it right away when he got home from work. Now I consider that a job well done.


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33 comments:

  1. This is so cute...and sounds so easy!!! I'm going to a pinterest party in two weeks, and we're going to make burlap wreaths. I can't wait!

    Newest follower from Friday Chaos!

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  2. This is so nice! Simple, yet beautiful. I think even the uncraftiest person could make this and it would still look great.

    Also stopping in from Friday Chaos and am a new gfc follower. Have a great weekend!
    Theresa :)
    Theresa’s Mixed Nuts

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  3. What a great idea to make a wreath that has detachable accessories so you can change it up! Turned out lovely :)

    Thanks for linking up with my NO RULES Weekend Blog Party!!

    Have a great weekend,
    Paula
    lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

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  4. I love that! And I'm going to make one myself :)

    All my love,
    Lyndsay @ theallmylove.blog spot.com

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  5. That came out really nice. A great way to usher in Fall.

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  6. This is so flippin cute and so simple! I love things that are just clean lines with a couple cute embellishments like this! This will look great on my red door! It's time to get rid of my spring wreath. ;) Thank you so much for sharing on A Pinteresting Party - I just pinned it and will make it this week! P.S. - Newest member! Check out my blog if you get a chance!

    ~Jen @ Yummy-Healthy-Easy
    yummyhealthyeasy.blogspot.com

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  7. Love this wreath, thank you for sharing! I'm gonna make some rolled ribbon/material flowers and make them detachable to use with this wreath 'base'. I made my way to your blog from Sew Many Ways linking party. I'd love it if you stopped over at my blog!

    Alison
    www.creatingwithali.blogspot.com

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  8. Thank you for stopping by my blog! And for the lovely comment. I really love this wreath. It's so fall-ish and just has the cutest touch. I may steal this idea for my baby shower and add in some pinks and blues! I'm now following your blog as well.

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  9. Oh this wreath is so lovely.
    I'm in love with this.
    It's simple yet the look is so adorable.

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  10. That's so super easy and love the simple fall look, cant wait to try it. Thanks for sharing

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  11. Hi new follower from http://craftyhousemom.blogspot.com and I would love it if you would visit! I love burlap!!!

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  12. Cute! Lovethe burlap! Link it up this week starting Wednesday night to The CSI Project. Each week is a new craft challenge and winners. So come on over each day for a tutorial and enter to win the giveaway too!
    www.thecsiproject.com

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  13. Hi! I think I'm going to make one of these wreaths. I like the clips too. I am following you would you follow back. I'm Patricia from Topiary Rose and my other blog is Pat's Pink Apron.

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  14. That does look easy! Its super cute too :)


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  15. this turned out great! Love the texture of the burlap. Joining you from fall crawl.

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  16. Simple, yet beautiful. I cannot wait to get back to America and have a Michaels to run to for projects like these.

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  17. Great wreath!! I love burlap. Great job & TFS! Stopping by from Sew Can Do's linky party.

    Here is what I shared this week: http://craftybrooklynarmywife.blogspot.ca/2012/09/another-fur-baby-coat.html

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  18. Simple is GOOD!! And elegant.

    Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create!

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    1. Oh... and: You are a featured STAR today over at I Gotta Create!
      <3 Christina
      http://igottacreate.blogspot.com/2012/09/warming-up-for-fall-features.html

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  19. That is super cute! You made it look so easy! I love love DIY projects!! Hello from the blog hop sweetie! xoxo

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  20. I like the fact that you can just unclip the flowers whenever you want to change the decor. Cute - cute - cute - practical!

    Distressed Donna Down Home

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  21. Perfect for fall and so easy. I'm sharing this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com

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  22. I love easy wreaths!! I shared it on Google Plus! Thanks for linking up at Tuesdays with Tori:)

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  23. I think I totally have everything to make this in my craft closet! Going to look now :)

    Thank you so much for linking up with us at Keep Calm & Link Up this week! We love getting to see your new projects and ideas each week! Have an awesome weekend!! :)

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  24. This wreath is so pretty in its simplicity. I just love burlap. Found you through the Newbie Party and am a new GFC follower.
    Tuula :)

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  25. Adorable! I love burlap and wreaths together! They look so homey! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Hope to see you back next week!

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  26. Adorable! Love that wreath - isn't fall the best??
    Thanks for linking up to the Autumn Inspiration Party!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

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  30. This is really pretty - I want to do one for my front door (to cover the
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