No-Sew Burlap Pumpkin Pillow

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Angie from Beneath the Magnolias made this beautiful and simple no-sew version of Pottery Barn’s pumpkin applique pillow for fall. Angie layered burlap for the applique and finished the edges with jute twine to keep it from unraveling. She even shares her pumpkin pattern so you can whip up your very own pretty pumpkin pillow [...Read More]

Framed Art on the Cheap with Burlap Mat

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Lauren from Bless’er House has a wealth of tips and tricks for creating wall art on the cheap. These came in handy when Lauren needed wall décor for her entryway. Combine thrift store frames, a can of spray paint, burlap, and calendar pictures, and you’ve got some frugal artwork that looks high end! And Lauren says the burlap mats are so easy to make they don’t even need a tutorial (but she’s kind enough to share one anyway)!

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“Happy Easter” Burlap Bunny Banner

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Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict has been on a knock-off roll this spring and added an adorable bunny banner to her collection of PB-inspired Easter décor. Debbie substituted budget-friendly burlap for linen and kept thing simple by using Heat n’ Bond to adhere the bunny silhouette. The only sewing required is a simple straight stitch, or you could use fusible tape or even hot glue to make it a no-sew project.

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Welcome Spring with Burlap Wrapped Vases

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While more snow may be on the way, we have finally seen some glimpses of spring-like weather lately. Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict was enjoying temps near 70 degrees when she was inspired to create burlap wrapped planters for some daffodils she scored at Wal-mart for a dollar. It was as easy as wrapping a remnant of burlap around a glass cylinder and then tying it with jute twine. This is one of those super easy projects that we all love!

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Holly Berry Wreath Pillow

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Brandi from Don’t Disturb This Groove loves making pillows and sure can’t up a festive holiday one! She created a holly berry pillow by embellishing a simple burlap cover with brown cording and felt. Those are materials that definitely won’t break the bank! Brandi says, “It was really easy to create and a great way to practice some basic sewing and crafting skills.”

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Burlap Peace, Love, and Joy Pillow

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Most of you know I am not much of a seasonal decorator. I know… GASP! BUT… I do love a pretty holiday pillow, and this one from Maryann at Domestically Speaking is drool-worthy. Plus, it only takes burlap and paint, which means cheap! Maryann used the “old school” freezer paper stencil method for her text, and just look at those beautiful, crisp lines. She also hand stitched her cover thanks to a broken machine, but I love how it adds to the rustic, grain sack look.

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Natural ‘JOY’ Letters for a Special Friend

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Ashley from Simply Designing recently found a natural and textural JOY mantelscape in the Pottery Barn catalog. She says, “As is typical for me, this was just a background decoration, and they do not actually sell this decoration. So with just a few tools and under $15, I was able to recreate this beautiful JOY decoration!” Ashley did a stunning job making her letters, and the best part of the story is that she gifted them to a friend who has filled her life with joy!

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Handstitched Burlap Heart Ornaments

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Morena of Morena’s Corner shares at Crafts Unleashed how she as inspired to create her own burlap ornaments. She says, “I adore the simplicity and versatility of burlap. I saw these adorable printed burlap ornaments in a catalog and decided to make my own. You can easily make several of these homemade ornaments in one sitting, and they would make lovely gifts that would be cherished for many Christmases to come!”

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