Burlap Wreath Tutorial

Do you have family coming over tomorrow for Easter? Need a last minute decoration that will “wow” them before they even enter your house? This burlap wreath takes less than 30 minutes to make and costs less than $20.


Let’s go through what you’ll need. I’ve listed my approximate cost next to each item. These items were all from Michael’s and were all sale items or used coupons.

How to Make a Burlap Wreath in 20 Minutes

Supplies:
– Wire wreath (mine is 18″ because we have a large 9′ door, $3)
– Burlap (I used a little over two 10yd rolls, $4 each)
– Crafting/floral wire
– Decorations (wood “Happy Easter” sign and eggs, $2.50)
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Step 1 – Using some wire, fasten an end of the burlap to the bottom of your wreath.

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Step 2 –
Push the burlap through the first hoop in your wreath, so that about a 2-3″ loop is on the outside. (You can use less or more depending on how full you want the wreath.)

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Step 3 –
Hold the first loop and repeat this with the other two hoops on the wreath.

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Step 4 – Turn the wreath over, squish your three loops over, then twist the burlap twice.

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Step 5 – Hold the twist tightly against the bottom of the wreath, then repeat steps 2-4, making three loops, twisting, then three loops, etc. When you’ve gone all the way around the wreath, use your wire again to secure the end.

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You can leave the burlap wreath plain, or you can add decorations. I’ve made mine removable so that I can use this wreath for other holidays.

Adding Similar Easter Decorations

Step 1 – I got this wood sign for about $2. The wooden stake came off pretty easily without any tools. (If there are any tacks/staples left in the sign, make sure you remove them or press them down so they don’t scratch your door.)

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Step 2 – Use wire to hang the sign from the wreath. I also used wire from the bottom and across the sides to stabilize the sign, so that it would not twist and turn in the wind.

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Step 3 – Adding plastic Easter eggs is EXTREMELY quick and easy, and best of all….you don’t need any other materials/tools to attach them! Open them up, then close them onto a small bit of burlap.

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I love that all of the decorations are removable so I can reuse this wreath! If you have a taller door, you may need to use another long strip of burlap to make a bow to hang it.

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