Make Your Own Seasonal Burlap Wreath

by Barb on March 13, 2014

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I love the look of burlap wreaths. In fact, I love the look of burlap. It’s an easy material to work with and fits just about everyone’s budget. You can stick to plain burlap, use one with a black pattern or make your own fun, bright pattern on the burlap.

Make Your Own Seasonal Burlap Wreath

I used to keep a grapevine wreath on my front door which I would redecorate for each new season. Recently I decided I preferred the look of a burlap wreath, especially a basic one I could modify seasonally.

I found a 12-inch styrofoam wreath form at Michael’s Craft Store for $6.99. At the same storm, I picked up a spool of burlap garland for $7.99. My garland was about 5 inches wide. I ended up folding it in half for the wrapping. This was a little thick for the 12-inch wreath form; I think a 14-inch wreath form would work better.

Make Your Own Seasonal Burlap Wreath

Using a hot glue gun, I wrapped the garland around the styrofoam wreath form. I hot glued the burlap each time I went around to make sure the burlap stayed in place. I put the ends on the back of the wreath form.

Make Your Own Seasonal Burlap Wreath

Partway through the wrapping, I unintentionally switched from showing the edge of the burlap to showing the folded edge.  I like both looks, and would do it again. Make Your Own Seasonal Burlap Wreath

While JoAnn Fabrics this week, I found a spool of florescent green organza with glitter dots. I cut a long piece and used it to tie a bow on my burlap wreath. At the beginning of each season, I can change the bow and tuck in a few silk flowers and leaves for additional decoration.

Total Cost for Spring Wreath: about $10

My gussied up simple burlap wreath #springdecorating

Find more Spring Decorating Ideas on my Mantels by Season Pinterest Board

Mantels by Season Pinterest Board

Meet Barb

Barb Hoyer has written 3849 posts.

After working in the fundraising world for over ten years, Barb is an avid runner, writer, photographer, parent volunteer, and lover of dictionaries and thesauruses. Wife to an engineer and mom to 5 kids, Barb lives in the suburbs of Philly. Her idea of relaxation is an afternoon on the couch with a stack of books.

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Dana March 13, 2014 at 8:33 am

This is a perfect Spring decoration, I love the green polka dots!
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Colleen (Souffle Bombay) March 13, 2014 at 8:46 am

Ohhh, really like this idea Barb – I could do do much with that! Even THIS gal who doesn’t have a crafting bone in her body!
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Barb March 13, 2014 at 7:14 pm

You could definitely do this, Colleen!

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kim March 13, 2014 at 8:47 am

Fun! You can add different colors each season to make it coordinate!
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Jo-Lynne Shane {Musings of a Housewife} March 13, 2014 at 10:02 am

So clever AND EASY!! Tweeted it out!
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Gina B March 13, 2014 at 10:38 am

This is a brilliant idea! I’m not much of a crafter but my favorite wreath is one I made at a church craft function some years back. Much better when you do your own, and I love the flexibility of this one.
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Barb March 13, 2014 at 7:13 pm

Thank you!

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Trina March 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm

So cute! I wonder if I could do the same type of thing with cones….hmm! I think you’ve inspired me.

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Barb March 13, 2014 at 7:12 pm

Great! I’d love to see what you come up with.

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Alison Shaffer March 13, 2014 at 4:59 pm

that is so pretty. Love the green ribbon, so Spring like. It’s like a garden wreath. The burlap is neat-so earthy.

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Barb March 13, 2014 at 7:12 pm

Thank you!

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Lauryn March 13, 2014 at 10:01 pm

Love this Barb! I can’t wait to get started!
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Rachel March 14, 2014 at 7:24 am

I love how you can really add any kind of bow for any season or holiday – genius!

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Linda @ A La Carte March 16, 2014 at 9:46 pm

I love how this burlap covered wreath looks! Thanks for sharing at TTF!
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Ronda Waters March 18, 2014 at 7:51 am

I absolutely LOVE burlap as well, Barb! This is a great idea. I’m doing this for spring! Thanks for sharing on http://www.carolynshomework.com/ on the Inspiration Board Creative Party this week!
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Barb March 18, 2014 at 9:29 am

Thank you! For years, I didn’t like burlap, but now I just love it. It’s so easy to work with which is perfect for this busy mom.

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Linda March 18, 2014 at 4:27 pm

This is a good idea. Thanks for linking to What’d You Do This Weekend.

Linda

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This Mom's Heart March 19, 2014 at 8:12 am

Lovely! You made it look a lot easier than the finished appearance would have you believe. :) Joining from the Little R&R Wednesday blog hop!
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Barb March 19, 2014 at 9:16 am

Thank you! It was so easy, and looks good. I love crafts like that!

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Becky March 23, 2014 at 5:16 pm

This was so cute when I saw it at your house. It’s a great idea to keep things simple season to season.
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Barb March 24, 2014 at 12:56 pm

Thank you!

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Sherri March 25, 2014 at 9:54 am

This is so pretty!! I think my daughter would love to make this with me. Thanks for sharing at The Mommy Club Linky Party!
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Barb March 25, 2014 at 11:44 am

Thank you, and it’s so easy to add decorations to it to match the season.

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Sami March 30, 2014 at 9:07 pm

This is so cute. I have been guilty of keeping a grape vine wreath on my door for too long. I love burlap and have seen some really cute patterns painted on the burlap at the fabric store.
Great idea, easy too!
Thanks
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