I sort of have an obsession with wreaths.
I love them!
I love making them, and I love the impact that they can have on a door or in a room.
Today, I am going to show you how to make this super easy knotted burlap wreath.
The wreath cost me less than $5 to make since I already had the burlap on hand.
The burlap was a left over from a wedding I helped with this summer.
You can read more about the wedding here.
Just a few things you will need.
You will need YARDS of burlap.
I don't know how many I started out with, but it was probably around
2 yards of burlap that I used when I finished.
A wire wreath (mine cost $3.50 at Artco)
and a rotary cutter
I decided to cut my burlap into 1 inch strips.
It's easiest to do with a rotary cutter, but if you only have scissors, that works too.
It sort of looks like I am cutting strips to make a mummy.
Once the strips were cut to 1 inch wide, I then cut them into about 9 1/2 inches long.
No rhyme or reason, the strip was around 30" long, so I just divided that by 3.
It adds up!
Once I got all of my strips cut, I headed downstairs to catch up on my Downton Abby.
Love that show!
Disclaimer: working with burlap is messy business.
Because I tracked from upstairs to downstairs, I had burlap strings all throughout my house.
I vacuumed twice.
I started by tying my strings tight one on each wire.
If you do it in a pattern, you won't forget where you left off.
I started at the top and worked my way down.
You want to tie the strings tightly and then slide them down the wire making room for more strings.
I like a full wreath, so the more strips the better!
This is one of the sections of the wire wreath fully done.
And this is the finished wreath!
Super easy right?