We are excited to add a full new range of duck cloth colors to our shop.
We are so proud to announce that we have received over 2000 likes now on for our Facebook page – keep the burlap love going. We’ve also hit over 2000 followers on Pinterest, which is awesome news!
Beverly sent us the following e-mail:
Here is a five dollar chandelier I found at the restore… I painted the chandelier using Annie Sloans chalk paint..and then I used dark wax over that. I made two burlap bows and attached crystals …very French Country! Also I am sending pics of my stenciled burlap on the wall of my booth at the antique mall… EVERYONE, even men comment on the look! Everyone loves it! Hope you feel these are worthy to share!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We were super excited when Kim sent us these photos. Here is what she wrote to us (email@example.com – feel free to share photos and ideas, we love posting here!):
Thought I would share my recent ornaments that I made by running the burlap right through my printer. Instead of using large stickers like many suggested, I used Elmer’s spray glue and cut the burlap close to a 8.5 x 11 size, sprayed one side of the fabric and stuck it to a heavy stock paper, not card stock though. It worked splendidly.
This is something made from one of our customers. She sent us this in an e-mail with a photo:
This is what I made for me daughter with one of your pillows. They are Xmas gifts for her.
The lace is from her wedding day. It was used to decorate the church pews, the pearls were also used in the pews as well as in her dinner table flower arrangements and the broach was one of two used on her wedding cake.
One problem I’ve run into with burlap is the raw edges tend to fray. When you’ve put a lot of work into something only to have it fall apart, it can be discouraging. So, here’s one way I’ve found that works well to keep that raw edge from fraying. Here, I made a small coaster to demonstrate. This is the same method I used for the mini burlap tablecloth I made. Continue reading “Fixing the Raw Burlap Edges by Covering Them” »
This burlap rose is simple and easy to make, but it looks beautiful. You can use regular burlap if you want, but I chose to use jute webbing for my roses. You can also attach them to wire or other stems, or use them in other ways to decorate.
Here is a video tutorial and you can read below for written instructions:
Step 1: Gather your supplies. You will need:
- jute webbing
- hot glue gun
- paint or permanent markers (optional)
- scissors Continue reading “How to Make Roses out of Burlap” »