Easy DIY Crafts You Can Do With Burlap

Burlap cloth that was once popular is probably the most versatile cloth. You can use it for many things. No wonder there are so many DIY projects that use jute. We will let you explore some of these amazing jute crafts and decide which one will work for your home. Everything is super simple and you can make it in about an hour or less so grab the gunny from the storage cupboard and start having fun.

Burlap Planter.

To make this cute little planter, you need 1 yard of burlap, one “coco liner 16”, earthen pots, ΒΌ pages of heavy white cloth and, of course, plants and flowers. Place the burlap and place the liner in the middle. Then add a few pots of soil to the bottom of the liner, add plants. Carefully pulling the four corners of the burlap onto the plant, take the white cloth and tie it loosely around the base of the plant just above the planter. Cut the gunny into size. {Found on themotherhuddle}.

Burlap Pumpkin.

This is something you might like to do for Halloween. Gather a bunch of plastic bags, put them all in a large bag and tie them up. Take a piece of square burlap, put it on the floor and put the bag in the middle. Pull both angles and tie tightly to form a stem. Slide the edges. To give it a pumpkin shape, wrap it in yarn. Wrap the yarn around the stem and bend it to the side. {Found on thebungalowblog}.

Burlap flower.

To make flowers, you need heavy gauge wire, ribbon, burlap and flowers. First place the flower on the wire and wrap the end with tape, continue until you have completely covered the wire. Cut three jute boxes, fold in half and iron the burlap. Then shape it into petals and wrap a ribbon around it. Repeat to make four petals and then add to the wire rod. {Found at thistlewoodfarms}.

Burlap Placemats.

This project is very simple so you don’t even need a clue but we will give it to you. So take the burlap fabric and cut it into 14 “x 20” rectangular pieces. then lightly pull one strand at a time to make a rim around the mat. Then apply a slightly clear cloth glue to the bottom of the base and let it dry. Then start customizing your base with markers. {Found at thefinalboardingcall}.

Burlap Bowl.

For some reason all of this fruit looks better in a burlap bowl so here’s how you can make it. You will need a bowl of whatever size you want, burlap, plastic wrap, matte finish modulation, craft glue, and paint brushes. Cover the bottom of the bowl with plastic wrap. Then place a piece of burlap so that it covers half of the bowl and starts brushing on the mod podge. Make evenly spaced and glue them. Then overlap the second piece of gunny and repeat. Apply a second layer of mod podge and let it dry. Then remove the burlap from the bowl and remove the plastic wrapper. Trim around the edges and that’s all. {Found at localisstitute}.

Table runner.

To make jute table runners, you need the following supplies: burlap fabric, stencils of your choice, versatile craft paint, foam brushes, and sticky tape. Fold the burlap in half and tape the tape along the edges to avoid fraying. Take a stencil, place it in the middle of the runner, glue it on, and start painting. Move the stencil up and repeat. {Found in designimprovised}.

Framed burlap.

You can frame burlap and make themed decorations. For example, there is something you can try this Christmas: take a picture frame and some burlap. Make a triangular template on the burlap and paint the green inside to make a small christmas tree. Add a few dots to make a decoration. Then wrap the burlap around the cardboard back and place it in the frame. {Found on growupgabel}.

Burlap calendar.

To make a calendar, use a strong woven fabric and a Sharpie. Find the frame you want to use, cut the burlap to size to fit it inside and start drawing the grid. Then add the month and day and don’t hesitate to also personalize your cheesy calendar with a monogram too if you want to offer it as a gift for example. {Found at lindycottagehill}.

Burlap Embroidery.

Embroidering burlap is very easy. Even a child can do it. In fact, you can use this opportunity to teach your child how to sew while doing something fun at the same time. You can embroider a piece of burlap and give all kinds of interesting designs inspired by many beautiful things. You can then display it as decoration for your home. {Found on createreallyawesomefreethings}.

Burlap memo board.

If you want to make a burlap scrapbook that looks like this, you need burlap canvas, ribbons, wooden coffee cups, paint brushes, whiteboard paint, small clothes pins, and hot glue. Paint the wooden mug with blackboard paint. After dry, stick to the canvas. Cut the ribbon according to size and stick it to the back of the canvas. Make sure it’s tight. You can also stick on some heart paper and other decorations. {Found in the decoration of the log}.

Canvas wall art.

You can make your own wall art using stretched hessian canvas, wooden arrows, paint, washi tape and glue. Put a few lines on the canvas and paint with craft paint. Paint the surface of the arrow also with whiteboard paint. You can use orange paint for details around the arrow. Then add the washi tape on the edge. Then, just stick the arrow to the canvas. {Found at Southernrevivals}.

Burlap marks.

Start with a black frame and a burlap panel wrapped. Then remove the glass from the frame and place the burlap in it. Take a stencil, center it in the frame, stick it in place and use a sponge to polish the stencil. Wash the stencil and do the same for the opposite side. You can also add a few words. Print on black silhouette heat transfer material. Place it on the burlap, place the cloth on top and iron for about one minute. Peel the plastic and finish. {Found at thewoodgraincottage}.

Stencil bag.

You can make a stencil bag from jute and it will be very easy. Choose a design and get some stencil material. Make a stencil and cut it. After that, you get a stencil that can be reused. Make burlap bags and stencil paint on each of them using different colored craft paints. {Found on craftaholicsanonymous}.

Kitchen curtain.

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If you want you can make some rustic window treatments for your kitchen for example using burlap. You will need gunny sacks, stitches, curtain rods, curtains and scissors. First cut the sack and then mark the cut to the desired length and width accordingly. Iron them evenly and add stitches under the marked area and the iron. Then hang the burlap cloth on the curtain ring and place it on the stem. {Found on thehollidaysathome}.

Shower curtain.

You can also make burlap curtains for the bathroom if you like the rough look. Basically you have to cut a piece of burlap to the size and hang it with a curtain ring on the stem. You can add a few ruffles at the bottom if you want. This is a very simple project but I am not sure jute is the best material used for shower curtains, because it is not waterproof or anything. However, if you like the look, do it. {Find it on etsy}.

Bow garland.

We will talk about bouquets here because there are so many different designs, materials and ideas that you can use for that. We will focus on the beautiful burlap bow. To make it you only need to use a piece of burlap which you pretty much tie to a bow and attach it to your wreath. It is no easier than that.

Burlap banners and paper

For Thanksgiving, consider making a banner and displaying it on a shelf, on a wall or wherever you want. Banners are a popular decoration and their designs can be adapted in various ways. The choice of material reveals a lot about the type of interior design and decoration that you like. The combination of gunny and pages from old books can be an interesting choice. Check out the project at Beckiadams for more info.

Burlap Napkin Ring

You can say that this is an Easter-themed project, but given how sweet this rabbit ear-shaped napkin ring is, there is absolutely no limit here. So how can you make these cute little things? This project is described on uncommondesignsonline and is very simple. So check the full description and start planning your next DIY project.

Mini burlap and chalkboard marks

Another interesting and cute thing you can do with gunny is a mini chalkboard that you can display in your home in many beautiful ways. For this project, you will need the following supplies: a frame, some burlap polka dots (which you can make with paint and stencils), clotheslines, whiteboard decorations, and hot glue. Find out more about this idea at Lovegrowswild.

Burlap and leather coasters

You can’t have too many coasters. They usually break down quite easily and, more than that, we always like diversity. So, check out Mamainastitch to find out how to make some burlap and skin coasters to add to your collection or to offer as gifts. they are quite easy to make and the designs are simple and stylish, with edges and everything. You need imitation leather, gunny and sewing machines.

Framed burlap wall paintings

If you are still looking for the right decoration to display on your wall, one that has the right combination of leisure and elegance, consider making some burlap wall art. The idea must be interesting and clever. You can find detailed explanations of how such a project will proceed at Vitaminihandmade. You need freezer paper, stencil brushes, gunny canvas, craft knives, and iron and paint in different colors.

DIY fall core

Season offers a lot of inspiration to us and offers many great ideas when it comes to interior decoration of our home. The centerpieces that we display are usually affected by this change. A falling work, for example, can be made using some seasonal imitation flowers, some burlap, floral foam, leaves and some thread or yarn. {Found on thehoneycombhome}.

Burlap table runner

Apart from being the center, the dining table can also use a runner table. This is an accessory designed to enhance its beauty and sometimes also adjust or highlight certain themes or views. The burlap and ribbon runners displayed on Thesweetestdigs are an interesting combination of rustic and modern. Can be adjusted in many funny ways, with different colors and ornaments.

Christmas wreath bow

Bouquets are popular decorations around Christmas, although they can be adapted to suit many events and other settings. But there is something special about Christmas, something that makes us reminisce about the past and enjoy rough things like this beautiful burlap bow . find out how to make it at Madincrafts or find out for yourself and adjust your designs while on the go.

Rural Mason Jars

And since we’re talking about rustic decorations, check out the Mason jar holders we found at Therusticwillow. They will be just as functional without the burlap cover but this is a project that also focuses on appearance and style. Burlap covers can be customized using different colors and patterns and can also include relevant labels for the contents of the jars.

Vase / planter jars

The same idea is to make burlap covers for vases or for planters. In fact, this can even replace a planter or flower vase altogether. In any case, the project shouldn’t be too difficult as long as you have the required items. Check the inventory list and design advice on Thecasual Complete.

Burlap lamp shade

Versatile table lamp and fits in many settings. They are also quite easy to make, even from scratch. Bases can be made from Mason jars and lamp shades can be made using some burlap. This will give the lamp a casual, simple and somewhat rustic look while also allowing it to match modern decor too. Find out more details about this type of design at Chatfieldcourt. Adjust and adjust but you want to make it stand out or blend with the rest of the decoration.

Burlap memo board

If you have trouble organizing or organizing a schedule, consider using a memo board. This will be a great addition to a home office. A memo board is also something that you can make on weekends or basically whenever you have free time. You need a frame and some burlap. or you wrap jute around a piece of wood or foam or something similar. {Found at theanastasiaco}.

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