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Halloween Decorations with the Use of Burlap


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Burlap Used for Halloween CraftsIt’s time for Halloween decorating! Why not try something new this year? Instead of purchasing the same overdone decorations from a store, why not create your own? Using plant-based, biodegradable burlap, you can create your own eco-friendly Halloween decorations. Below are just a few creative ways to incorporate burlap into your next Halloween decorations.

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Different Uses for Burlap


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Uses fro NYP-Corp Burlap

The uses for burlap are many, varied and quite creative. This coarsely woven durable biodegradable natural breathable cloth is also known as jute or hessian and has a long history of being used in a wide variety of traditional ways as well as in new creations that are only limited by one’s imagination. It is very inexpensive for a fabric with such a nice texture.

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Sisal Twine and Its Uses


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NYP-Corp Sisal TwineIn typical terms of the word, sisal indicates both a plant and the fiber that is utilized from the botanical to make twine and rope. Due to inadequate accounts, the origin of sisal is unknown, but what is recognized is that sisal became widely cultivated during the 19th century in Florida, the Caribbean islands, and in Brazil.

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Holiday Gift Ideas Using Burlap


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Holiday Gift Ideas Using BurlapNYP manufactures and distributes an assortment of burlap related products for any horticultural, agricultural, and industrial requirement. Burlap has become an ideal material for both decorative and homemade crafts for Christmas because of it’s unique rustic and natural look. Learn how to create exciting crafts by using burlap to entice your home during the holiday season.

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How to Care for Burlap


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Clean burlap bagsBurlap, also known as hessian, is a durable, rough fabric made from jute that can be used for different purposes including storage, home decorations and sandbags for  flood protection.

However, it is susceptible to fraying and disintegrating at many different methods of washing. This is problematic since burlap can often hold strong and stubborn odors and stains. Even if  it’s just being used for storage, many people can become frustrated with the unpleasant smells since odor can easily transfer to whatever is being stored.

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