Burlap wreaths offer a beautiful, rustic twist on a classic wreath-making style. Learn how to make a burlap wreath to grace any door – or fly off the shelves!
Hey y’all! It’s a busy time of year for us crafters. Trust me, we know how helpful it is to know how to make different types of wreaths in a short amount of time.
Grapevine wreaths are one of my favorite ways to make beautiful wreaths quickly – right behind ruffle wreaths!
We asked our friend from Burlap Bowtique to teach us how she makes her beautiful, simple burlap wreath. This technique will give you the perfect base for a ruffled DIY burlap wreath that you can take and decorate any way that you want.
How to Make a Burlap Wreath
To demonstrate how she makes her Simple Burlap Wreath, our guest designer Melissa from Burlap Bowtique created this easy wreath tutorial.
A little bit of background info about Melissa…
She’s been a crafting entrepreneur for most of her adult life. Her love for rustic farmhouse decor shows in her wreaths, signs, and the mason jars she paints. And, she’s a wife, mother, and grandmother who loves to include her grandchildren while crafting in her studio!
All right, y’all! Let’s get started and check out her video at the end of this post.
Burlap Wreath Supply and Tool List
DIY Burlap Wreath Instructions
Simply follow these instructions to create your own beautiful ruffled wreath that you can decorate any way you want to!
Using a zip tie, attach the burlap to the wire wreath form on the inner ring at a cross bar.
Push the burlap into each section of the form creating about a 3 inch poof. Twist the burlap as you move from one ring to the other. It usually takes about 3-4 poofs in each section.
Continue making the poofs till the form is as full as you like.
Cut the burlap off and secure with a zip tie.
Fluff the poofs to reveal a nice full wreath.
You can always dress up your wreath for whatever season you’re in. It’s simple to attach and hangs beautifully indoors and outdoors. We hope you enjoyed this easy DIY burlap wreath tutorial!
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If you’re need of any help with bow-making, wreath-making, or crafting in general, be sure to check out more of our tutorials on How to Make Wreaths.
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Make a Simple Burlap Wreath
- Wire cutters
- 14.5 inch wire wreath frame
- 2 5.5" Burlap ribbon
- zip tie
- Attach the burlap to the wire wreath form with a zip tie on the inner ring at a cross bar.
- Push the burlap into each section of the form creating about a 3 inch poof. Twist the burlap as you move from one ring to the other. There are usually about 3-4 poofs in each section.
- Make as many poofs as you want until the form is as full as you like.
- Cut the burlap off and secure with a zip tie.
- Fluff out the poofs until you have a nice full wreath.
DIY Burlap Wreath FAQs
Yes, you can use cable mounts and pipe cleaners to attach a wreath sign to this wreath.
You’ll need 2 rolls of 10 yards 5.5″ burlap ribbon.
Yes, you can really give this design a next level look by attaching some greenery or floral stems under the bow. Or get creative!
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Just pin this simple burlap wreath tutorial below to find the instructions later!