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5 Resources for Finding Burlap

March 3rd, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

The trick with burlap is that for some reason it seems hard to find. Conventional fabric stores don't often stock it, and it's tricky to navigate online burlap resources. So, how's a gal supposed to make a burlap fabric box? Fear not! I've dug around and found some resources for burlap, so you don't have to do the legwork


5 Awesome Ways to Repurpose a Burlap Coffee Sack

February 11th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked some about the joys of burlap before. Burlap is made from jute, a very low-impact plant to grow. Not only that, it's pretty easy to get second hand burlap, if you know where to look. Local coffee shops, especially ones that roast their own beans, tend to be rich with big, empty burlap sacks. If you frequent a local coffee shop, get friendly with the staff and ask nicely - I bet they'll be happy to give you a burlap sack or two!


10 Burlap Craft Projects

September 28th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Don't you just love burlap? It's eco-friendly, cheap (sometimes even free!), and gives any project a bit of Earthy, shabby chic appeal. There are lots of fun ways that you can incorporate burlap into your crafty endeavors! Here are some tips on finding burlap and a list of burlap craft projects to help kickstart your crafting


How-to: Make a Burlap Sunglasses Case

September 27th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Instead of buying new, I decided whip up a sunglasses case using supplies that were already in my craft room. Hurrah! This case was a surprise, so those are my giant, white sunglasses in the photos. He wears pretty big glasses, too, so I modeled the size on my huge pair. If you wear less chunky sunglasses, you might want to size this sunglasses case tutorial down a bit to accommodate, so they'll fit snugly



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