DIY Burlap Wreath

Hi Friends,
I'm thinking about doing craft week once a month. I absolutely adore crafting, creating things with my hands and pushing my creative limits. I feel creative, strong and brave when I try a new techniques, like this next tutorial.

My candle holders turned out excellent. I can't stop running my hand up and down the wax covered bottles. They look cool and feel soft yet hard, if that makes any sense. 

Today's craft is a burlap wreath. I was intimated by this project but I believe I can accomplish anything and tried it anyway. Of course it was easy as pie and fun. My material calculations where wrong and I ran out of burlap. Good thing for me I purchased another roll, which came I handy. If you look closely you can see the different colors, but who really cares? I know I don't.

I like this craft, but I also feel as if it's missing something. I'm not sure of I'm going to post this project on my other social media accounts. Lucky for all of you it made it to this blog.

Let's dive in and get down and dirty with some burlap

Burlap Flower Wreath 

Cost: $20-$25
Time: 60-90 minutes 
Skill level: beginner to intermediate 

What you need:
3-4 rolls Burlap (about 30 feet, 5-6 inches wide) $2.99-$3.99 each
Wire Wreath $4.99
Glue gun and plenty of glue sticks
2 Holiday themed burlap ribbon $2.99
White or black felt $.99
Floral wire $2.99


Staring with your wire wreath
Weave floral wire into the end of your burlap, scrunch together and secure it to wire wreath
Cut burlap into manageable sections 

Weave burlap in and out of each wire section leaving 4-5 inches of burlap outside of wire wreath
Make sure to a scrunch burlap creating bubbles

Once you run out of burlap secure it to wire wreath with floral wire

Complete this process covering 3/4th of the wreath

Now comes the fun part
Burlap flowers

Using the holiday themed burlap ribbon 
Cut 2 feet of ribbon 
Cut ribbon in half width wise

Start flowes by rolling the ends 3-4 times, this will be the middle of your flower

Take your time and wrap decorative burlap around and around, twisting every other round to create a flower 
Use hot glue, glue burlap flower to a small piece of felt to secure 
Continue creating 12-15 flowers 
Glue flowers to wire wreath
Create big bow from decorative burlap ribbon using this technique 
Attach bow with hot glue gun 
Allow 5 minutes to dry 

Enjoy your impressive homemade wreath.

That's all today folks!
Peace & Love,

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