Friday, September 16, 2011


I've seen these and many other burlap wreaths all over blog land and decided I needed one of my own for my fall / Halloween decor.

I started this wreath with a wire coat hanger shaped into a circle (this was the hardest part)

I then cut strips of burlap about 4 inches in width and about 4 feet long.

I'll admit this took more burlap than I thought to make it look about a yard and a half give or take.
(sorry no pics I did this late at night spur of the moment in my poorly lite basement)

I folded and threaded the burlap (like an accordian) onto the coat hanger and scrunched and folded over and over until my wreath looked full. I pulled my threads to give it a messy look once I was done.

I secured the edges of the coat hanger with some wire and added a piece of fabric to hang it.

I'm not too sure how I will decorate this sucker for Fall or Halloween yet so in the meantime I pinned this little spider on.

I'm even thinking of making these darling little pumpkins to pin onto it that I found over at

Pssst Im linking this project to...


  1. I love it! The spider web looks fabulous on it too! Great job:)

  2. I just love this wreath....always looking for new wreaths to make and I might have to give this one a try.
    Marianne :)

  3. This turned out super cute! The little spiderweb is perfect on it. Thanks for linking Chic on a Shoestring Decorating!

  4. I love everything about this and the spiderweb really ties it together!

    We would ♥ for you to share this with our readers at our linky party going on this weekend! XO

  5. I love this project! I think the spider web looks cute too! I need to try this!

  6. I like this a lot. I've been trying to think of something to do for my poor door, and this may do the trick. Thanks for telling us how you did it!

  7. Gorgeous! Oh my how i want that. Love the scrappy nature to it.. right up my alley!

    Shared this on FJI Facebook for SNS 99. :)


  8. Adorable!! I think I will make one today!! Thanks for the inspiration :)

  9. Not sure if I can say a spider is cute but I love it! I can totally relate to the late night crafting too. I guess it will be good preparation for the baby!
    Jenn :)

  10. love love love it!! A great twist on a popular craft this season. I'm posting to Simply Cottage Love's FB feed : )

    Simply Cottage Love FaceBook feed

  11. Hey again! I'll be featuring this tomorrow. Thanks so much for linking up to The Creative Spark! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend.

  12. Loooove this burlap wreath!! I'm including it in a mega Halloween Wreath round-up post in October : )
    Jaimee @

  13. I made this wreath and it turned out so cute! Of course, yours looks a lot better. Instead of the web, I put a large spider from Walmart for $3. I need a little more burlap, I suppose, as it's been on the door for a couple weeks and is started to have gravity take it's course and expose the coat hanger wire. Oh well, cute and only $3 to make since was given the burlap! Thanks for the cute idea.

  14. Love this!! very cute idea, can't wait to make one for our door!


  15. love the loose fray! beautiful!

  16. Use it for both fall and Halloween add decorations so that u can interchange


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