{D.I.Y.} Burlap Valentine’s Garland

Simply adorable D.I.Y. Burlap Valentine's Garland!

Now that all the decorations for Christmas have been put up (well… most of them at least!), the house looks a little bare.  This cute little Burlap Valentine’s Garland is perfect to add a little cheer to a window, wall, or mantel.

For this craft, I enlisted the help of a talented and crafty friend, Kristine C.   Kristine designed and assembled the garland pictured.  The original inspiration for this garland is from Etsy shop, Funkyshique.

This cute and crafty garland is quite easy to make… in fact, make two and share one with a friend!

Simply adorable D.I.Y. Burlap Valentine's Garland!

Let’s get started!

You’ll need…

Burlap (less than 1/4 yard)

No-fray fabric treatment (as pictured above)

White craft paint

Sponge, or sponge brush

Red craft paint

Red glitter

Small paint brush

Thick twine/jute (available in craft or fabric stores, or The Tomkat Studio shop)

Hot glue gun

Valentine’s Garland Directions ~

1.  Cut burlap into small rectangles (ours were 3.5″ x 5.5″).  For our banner we used six rectangles.  Cut as many rectangles are you’d like for banner.

2.  Cut a notch (as pictured) into the rectangles, creating a flag.

3.  Use the no fray fabric glue along the edges of the burlap.  This step is optional, but will help the banner last more than one season.  Allow glue to dry.

4.  Using a small sponge, or sponge brush, paint the burlap flags white.  Add as much or as little paint as you’d like, to achieve the look you want.  Allow to dry.

5.  When the white paint is dry, use red paint and a small paint brush to paint a heart in the center of the flag.  You can freehand the heart shape (as we did), or if you’d prefer you could use a marker to trace the shape first, then fill in with the red paint.

6.  While the red paint is still wet, sprinkle red glitter onto hearts.  Shake off excess glitter.

7.  When the paint is all dry, use hot glue to glue each flag along a piece of jute twine (leaving some excess twine on either end for easy hanging).

You’re done!

Hang the garland in your kitchen window, along your mantel, or anywhere in your home or office that needs a little love.

Simply adorable D.I.Y. Burlap Valentine's Garland!

Happy Crafting!

32 comments

  1. What a cute idea! I am excited to try this. Thanks for sharing. :)

  2. Now that’s darling. <3

  3. Simply adorable! And oh so easy! Love it!

  4. Glory, you are just SO creative!

  5. Glory,
    This is super cute, easy, and so chic! I made a couple banners this year, and one is for next Christmas, so I am sure it’s DONE when it gets so busy in December! I hope to list some in my shop soon. Happy Valentine’s Day!

  6. so, so cute! What a great idea, and so inexpensive too.

  7. Glory that’s darling!!! I even have all those supplies! I’m going to make that this weekend and call it my ‘glorious valentine’s day banner’!!

    p.s….I got that big girl camera for christmas….now what the heck do I do with it!!!

  8. Would actually be charming all year round! Thanks for sharing Kristine’s tutorial. :-)

  9. This is so sweet and easy to make! Thanks for the idea! Maybe I’ll make a few for the girls teachers for Valentine’s day…. Love you!
    ~Cecilia

    • I thought you might like this =) I’m sure the girls teachers would love one! Other than letting the no-fray stuff dry for a few hours, they come together pretty quickly and I think they’re super cute!

  10. I love this look! You are so clever!

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  15. I was just looking for a garland idea – this is SO dang cute!

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