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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Knotted Burlap Christmas Wreath

I was trying to decide what type of wreath to make for on the deck, hanging from the old window. I wanted to use materials that I already had so I looked through my stash. I had made a "burlap tied knot " banner for the 4th of July, if you missed that tutorial, you can find it here. So I thought I would try the same technique but only put them on a straw wreath instead of a banner.
Eclectic Red Barn: Burlap Tied Christmas Wreath


This was very easy to do, it just took some time to cut all of the burlap strips.
Eclectic Red Barn: Straw wreath
First I started with a straw wreath. Found this at a garage sale for 50 cents. I always pick them up when they are this cheap.
Eclectic Red Barn: Wrapping burlap around a straw wreath
Second, I wrapped the wreath in burlap ribbon that I had left over from another project. I used a pin to attach the end pieces to the wreath. 
Third, I cut my burlap strips - I used beige and red burlap. I didn't measure the strips, but they were around 4-5 inches in length and about an inch wide. You can make yours any size that suits you.  I tied them into knots and began adding them to the wreath.
Eclectic Red Barn: Adding burlap ties  to a straw wreath
I loved all the frayed ends and pieces. 

Fourth, I attached them at the top; angled them to the outside; and angled them to the inside. I started with the beige and added red ones as pops of color.Filling in were ever I needed to.
Eclectic Red Barn: Burlap Tied Christmas Wreath
You can see how it all came together.
Eclectic Red Barn: Burlap Tied Christmas Wreath
You can see from the side view that the entire wreath has been covered with burlap ties. Not the bottom of course.
Eclectic Red Barn: Burlap Tied Christmas Wreath
I added some holly and my porch window was ready for the holidays. This wreath was a fun and easy project to make with supplies I had on hand. You could use any Christmas fabric and could even decorate it. The possibilities are endless.


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12 comments :

  1. Love it! I love the dimension you added with doing red, it totally pops. Great job Bev!

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  2. I love the way this looks...I've burlap crazy & wreath crazy.
    Merry Christmas!

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  3. can't beat a straw wreath for 50 cents, This turned out really great. Love it

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  4. love this very rustic and what I consider very pretty
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  5. Wonderful tutorial and beautiful wreath. Thanks for linking up at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop.

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  6. Hi Beverly! Your Knotted Burlap Christmas Wreath is one of the Top Features from last week's Sweet Wednesday Link Party! Stop by My Sweet Mission and grab a featured button: http://www.my-sweet-mission.com/2013/12/top-features-from-swlp-13.html

    Thanks for linking up last week and hope to see you again tomorrow night!

    Hugs,
    Heather
    MySweetMission.net

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  7. Love me a burlap wreath! Your's turned out so cute! Thank you for sharing it at to What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a great week!

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  8. This wreath is so cute. Thanks so much for sharing with Adorned From Above’s Link Party. Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

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  9. Your wreath is so pretty! Thanks for sharing this great project at The Pin Junkie. It was featured in this week’s Christmas craft roundup. http://www.thepinjunkie.com/2013/12/christmas-crafts-and-printables.html I hope you’ll stop by to grab a featured button and share your best Christmas recipes at tonight’s party for another chance to be featured! Wishing you very happy holidays!

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  10. Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!
    Bring you Good wishes of happiness.

    Sorry for greeting you earlier,, just don't want miss saying this.
    By the way, I'm clotee. I am blogger too, and now try my best luck to open an e-store. Nice to know you.

    Regards,
    Clotee

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