Burlap Banner

As I am getting the house ready for the holidays, I decided to dress up the mantel with a burlap banner.  I wanted to make something quick and easy.  I had a roll of burlap that I used for a project a while ago just laying around, so I thought that would be the perfect thing to use to make this banner.

Burlap Banner

I started by cutting the burlap to the size of the banner flags I wanted.  Since this is a big spool of burlap, I cut it the long way.Burlap Banner

Then I folded the cut piece of burlap into thirds and cut at the folds.  This made 3 pieces of rectangle that I will use to make the banner.

Burlap Banner

Taking the cut third piece of burlap, I folded that piece in half and cut a diagonal from the bottom of the unfolded side to the on the folded side making a small triangle.

Burlap Banner

I folded the top part of the burlap over and sewed a small opening so I can string the banner up.  You can also use glue or safety pins to make this opening!

Burlap Banner

Finally, using a Sharpie, I drew a letter on each piece of the burlap.

Burlap Banner

I strung the banner up using a pipe cleaner wrapped around string.

Burlap Banner

I added some ribbon in between the banners to give it some color.

Burlap Banner

I’m really happy with how it turned out!

Burlap Banner

 

About The Organized Mama

My name is Jessica and I am the founder and creative director of The Organized Mama, a professional organizing firm and blog. I was born and raised in Minnesota and currently live in Illinois. I graduated Indiana University with a degree in elementary education. My passion is teaching others how to live an organized life. I am a certified professional organizer with the National Association of Productivity and Organizational Professionals (NAPO).

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