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77 Creative Craft Ideas Using Burlap

Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.

In this article, you'll find 77 creative ideas for crafting with burlap, giving you a project for every occasion.

In this article, you'll find 77 creative ideas for crafting with burlap, giving you a project for every occasion.

Want to Make Gorgeous Burlap Crafts?

Burlap has a rustic look that can be incorporated into beautiful and elegant crafts. I guess that's why I love the look of burlap-made items! The fabric is inexpensive to buy and can be purchased in a variety of colors—my favorites are still the natural tones. Get inspired to make a variety of crafts that use burlap for any events you have coming up or to decorate your home!

How to Work With Burlap

Now that you know how to work with burlap better, here is a list of 77 different craft ideas using burlap. You'll find something for every occasion in this exhaustive list!

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1. Burlap Utensil Holder

Burlap utensil holders can be used for different occasions that vary in formality, from picnics to wedding receptions.

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2. Sachet Bags

Not only is it nice to have nice sachet bags to tuck into your own closet or drawers, but the bags also make excellent gifts and party favors.

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3. Polka Dot Pillow

The simplicity of polka dots makes it a sure decorator's item. Make a lovely patterned pillow for your couch or porch.

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4. Dandelion Art

Hobby Lobby offered an item that looked like this, but Giustina from Domestically Blissful decided to make the dandelion art instead of buying it. She has a great pictured tutorial that will take you through all the steps of making this yourself.

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5. Burlap-Entwined Lights

If you are planning an occasion like a bridal shower and want to use burlap in your décor, you may be interested in this project. It's a beautiful way to incorporate mini string lights with burlap.

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6. Burlap Canvas Key Holder

An attractive way to keep track of your keys is with a burlap canvas key holder like this one. Make it yourself easily.

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7. Burlap Wine Bag

A bottle of wine makes a great gift. When it is gifted in a wine bag, the entire gift seems extra special. Learn how to make the bag and stencil it with an appropriate word.

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8. Burlap and Book Page Banner

What a cute addition to the Christmas traditional decorations for the family. Make a beautiful burlap and paper banner.

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9. Burlap Napkin Rings

These napkin rings are anything but rustic. They have a very elegant look and would be appropriate for the most formal table.

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10. Rustic Chic Vase

This is such a simple and beautiful way to dress up a plain glass container. The rustic chic vase would make a lovely component of a wedding table centerpiece.

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11. Easy Burlap Shades

These burlap shades are a very attractive addition to the room. Inexpensive to make but certainly a great decor idea.

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12. Coffee Bag Box

This neat fabric box is made using a recycled coffee bag. It's a great way to upcycle something and incorporate the burlap look.

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13. Burlap Bedskirt

Another inexpensive idea that also makes a world of difference in the look of the bedroom. What an outstanding, easy to do, no sew burlap bedskirt tutorial.

14. Burlap Wall Art

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15. Burlap Frames

Now there is a rustic look to these frames that I find very appealing.

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16. Burlap and Leather Coasters

These burlap and leather coasters aren't only useful, they are also very attractive and unique. I love them.

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17. Burlap and Papier-Mâché Hearts

Burlap and buttons on a papier-mâché heart equal very cute ornaments.

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18. Fall Wreath

Here is a beautiful wreath that will get you many compliments. Make your own piece of exquisite fall decor today!

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19. Burlap Pumpkin

You'll find this burlap pumpkin to be a super simple craft that takes very little time to make.

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20. Burlap and Sunflower Fall Centerpiece

Change the flowers to suit your taste, and make this outstanding burlap and sunflower centerpiece to enhance your seasonal table.

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21. Erasable Dinner Menu Frame

You'll love how easy it is to make an erasable dinner menu frame. All the information you need is included.

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22. Burlap Ornament

It's amazing what you can do with a few yards of burlap. These beautiful no-sew burlap window valances make the house a home.

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23. Burlap No-Sew Pillow

Make a whimsical, stenciled burlap no-sew pillow in just a few minutes of your time.

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24. Burlap Stars

Dress up a pair of stars that can be found at any craft or dollar store. These look so very nice!

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25. Jewelry in Burlap

Old jewelry and burlap mixed together lead to the result of beautiful bracelets.

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26. Love Canvas Art

This will give you lots of ideas about how to create a work of art on burlap.

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27. Burlap Produce Baskets

What a beautiful way to store foods like potatoes, onions, and garlic! Find the instructions for making these burlap baskets at Schneider Peeps.

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28. Thanksgiving Lollipops

What a great and inexpensive treat to give a classroom full of elementary kids! Don't these look darling?

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29. Burlap and Wood Love Collage

Beautiful! I love the sentiment and the appearance of this wall arrangement. This would make a great gift for a loved one.

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30. Burlap Bunny

This white burlap bunny is ready to hop right into your heart and home.

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31. Tissue Tree on Burlap

This tissue tree is a simple and shabby chic look for Christmas or winter décor.

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32. Burlap and Moss Bunny Wreath

Having wreaths for every season and holiday always makes a home look especially loved. For Easter make this unique burlap and moss bunny wreath.

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33. Burlap Ribbon Trees

Elegant and unique burlap ribbon trees to decorate the Christmas mantle. Beautiful!

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34. Burlap Christmas Angel

Making Christmas decorations is a lot of fun and this burlap Christmas angel will become more precious as the years go by.

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35. Leaf Placemats

This placemat project gives me all sorts of ideas. I'm thinking about rearranging the leaves to make wall plaques.

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36. Hula-Fringe Shade

Although this hula-fringe shade is super easy to make, this shabby chic look is beautiful and perfect for use in decorating.

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37. Burlap and Twine Ornament

Make these burlap and twine ornaments to add a gorgeous country touch to your Christmas tree!

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38. Burlap Treat Bags

Learn how to make these cute burlap Halloween treat bags.

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39. Burlap Reindeer

This little reindeer would make a cute Christmas pin or magnet.

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40. Rustic Luminaries

I know just the spot in my home that begs for a luminary like this.

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41. Burlap Leaves

These beautiful leaves can be used for decorating any time of the year. Add to any of your fall decorations also.

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42. La Maison Reid Purse

This burlap purse is embellished with a shabby rose to give it a beautiful finished look.

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43. Christmas Tree Magic

Make Christmas magic with a beautiful bulap tree that will become a family heirloom.

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44. Burlap Pin Board

Have your reminders at your fingertips with this neat pin board. The directions are at Organize & Decorate Everything.

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45. Burlap Earring Holder

Earrings should be displayed and easy to see. This burlap earring holder is the perfect way to display them. And it's easy to do!

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46. It's a Hoot

I love the fact that you can make a project unique by changing fabric colors, background colors, and the type of frame. Go to Urban Hoot for the instructions.

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47. Candy-Cane Wreath

It'll be so much fun to make and display this burlap candy-cane wreath this holiday season.

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48. Welcome Fall

Find the instructions on making this beautiful, fall door decor at Diy Beautify.

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49. Burlap Bubble Wreath

What goes around, comes around. You've probably heard that saying, and it could apply to this bubble wreath. Although it's been around for awhile, it is elegantly beautiful. Find the directions for making one like it at Today’s Fabulous Finds.

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50. Burlap Envelope

1Learn how to make a burlap envelope and use it to enclose a nice gift card!

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51. Burlap Christmas Stockings

Be sure that you read the changes made to make the burlap stockings. The tutorial shows a lined stocking, but the burlap ones are unlined.

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52. Burlap and Watering Can Wreath

This burlap and watering can enhanced wreath is perfect for country or shabby chic décor.

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53. Monogram Wall Hanging

This monogram picture would make a thoughtful and treasured gift to newly married couple Find the tutorial for making this project at Love of Family and Home.

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54. Christmas Tree Skirt

Although making this tree skirt will be time-consuming, it will definitely be worth the time. I believe it would become a treasured Christmas décor.

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55. Burlap Rosette Wreath

Beauty in simplicity. Go to This Grandma is Fun for the tutorial on how to make this outstandingly elegant wreath. This would be appropriate for any decor style.

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56. Burlap Flowers and Basket

I love the looks of burlap flowers, and these flowers are simple to make. Imagine them as table decorations for a wedding or holiday table.

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57. Burlap Pumpkin

Make this beautiful burlap pumpkin to include in your Fall seasons decorating. This makes a great centerpiece display.

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58. Burlap Flower Bouquet

Burlap is used in decorations for elegant occasions like weddings. This flower bouquet would make a beautiful centerpiece no matter your decorating style.

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59. Utensil Holder

This is an easy way to add a festive mood to your Thanksgiving table. Nev Designs shares the instructions.

60. Easy Autumn Pumpkin

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61. Burlap Shoe Box Storage

You'll find a great tutorial at Oh Whimsical Me to show you the steps to make this project.

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62. Ballard Designs Knock-off Drapes

There's no need to spend lots of money to get a designer look for your home. These painted burlap drapes are so easy to make and looks expensive. You'll find the tutorial for making these beauties at Blessed Beyond Measure.

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63. Burlap hanging Bunny

This is a perfect decoration for Easter. The Whimsical Wife is where to go for the instructions.

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64. How to Make Burlap Ribbon

If you are using burlap for wedding or party decorations, you can probably save quite a bit of money by making your own burlap ribbon. You'll see how easy it is to make burlap ribbon by going to Ella Claire.

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65. Burlap Clothespins

Did you know you could get giant sized clothespins to make these burlap clothespins? Check it out on Amazon.

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66. Burlap Coffee Sack Purse

Here is a simple but beautifully made burlap coffee sack purse. Understand you can use regular burlap for making this purse.