DIY Burlap Wreath for Christmas

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Christmas Burlap Wreath by Courtney of Crafts by Courtney for I Heart Naptime.

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Happy Holidays everyone!

I’m starting to get some projects ready for Christmas, and my very first one this year…  The super easy Burlap Rag Wreath!  This was seriously such an easy wreath to work on.  I’m all about making simple wreaths.  But I feel like when you look at this wreath is doesn’t feel simple, and that’s what I LOVE about it.

I’ve been wanting to make a wreath like this for awhile now, and I’m so glad I finally did.  I always thought they might be difficult to make, boy was I wrong.

Supplies

For this festive Christmas wreath, you’re going to need:

  • Foam Wreath
  • Burlap
  • Burlap Ribbon
  • Pencil
  • Starfish
  • Hot Glue
  • Christmas Balls

Step 1 – Get Your Foam Wreath

I went through my wreath stash and picked out the perfect size.  Using a foam wreath for this project make’s is so much easier!!

Let’s get crafting!!

DIY Burlap Wreath for Christmas featured on iheartnaptime.com

Step 2 – Cut and Add Your Burlap

I found at great deal for burlap at Wal-Mart and I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it.  Make a wreath for Christmas.  I just cut my burlap into strips then used and pencil to push the middle of the burlap into the foam.

See how easy that was!!  I started working my way around the whole wreath. Making sure to keep the pieces of burlap close together. You don’t want any bare spots!!

DIY Burlap Wreath for Christmas featured on iheartnaptime.com

Step 3 – Add Your Ribbon

I left a spot open in the middle so I could add my ribbon to hang it. I used a couple push pins to keep in place, then filled in the space around it with more burlap strips.

DIY Burlap Wreath for Christmas featured on iheartnaptime.com

Finishing Touches

Finally I added some extra touches to the wreath. Since I’m going for a more coastal Christmas I added a couple starfish using hot glue. But I felt it needed another Christmas touch, so I filled in some spots with red Christmas balls. perfect addition!

DIY Burlap Wreath for Christmas

DIY Burlap Wreath for Christmas featured on iheartnaptime.com

Here’s another look without the Christmas balls.

DIY Burlap Wreath for Christmas featured on iheartnaptime.com

See how simple that was!  Since I sent my three boys outside to play, I got this wreath done in about a half hour.  Perfect afternoon craft for anyone.

I’m truly happy with how this turned out, I’ve only made cupcake liner wreaths. So this was a nice change for me.  I would LOVE to find some turquoise burlap and make one for the Summer.

I have many more Christmas project coming up so stay tuned… See ya next month!

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Courtney

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Hi, I'm Courtney and I LOVE crafting! I am a mommy to 3 awesome boys and wife to a loving husband. Crafts by Courtney is where I blog about fun how-to crafts I've done with my kids and for my home. I really enjoy DIY parties too!

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  1. Paige posted on November 12, 2015 at 12:59 pm (#
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    Super cute and easy project! I love it!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  2. Erin posted on November 14, 2015 at 3:26 pm (#
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    This is beautiful and will be trying it out and linking to it!  So pretty!

  3. Primsu posted on November 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm (#
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    Hi Courtney, 
    Love love your blog which was a recent find from Pinterest. I want to try this one as this seems so simple and prettyyy.
    Where do i get to buy the wreath foam?

    • Laura Capello posted on November 18, 2015 at 6:48 pm (#
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      I buy my foam wreaths at big craft stores – they are usually in the floral department! :)

  4. Primsu posted on November 18, 2015 at 7:13 pm (#
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    Thanks Laura. 

  5. Julie posted on November 28, 2015 at 5:55 pm (#
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    Thank you for sharing…this is beautiful and will be on my front door soon!

  6. Valentina posted on December 4, 2015 at 2:13 pm (#
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    How long are the strips of burlap you used? Width?

    • I Heart Naptime posted on December 4, 2015 at 5:43 pm (#
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      They were cut about an inch and a half wide, and about six inches long – give or take. :)