Spice Up Your Halloween Season With Creative Burlap Decor

Spice Up Your Halloween Season With Creative Burlap DecorThe Halloween season is upon us, bringing with it the chance to decorate your house with spooky and cute decorations. It can be costly to constantly turn to store bought decorations and the common, almost overdone themes and styles therein, but you can always break away from the aisles of mass produced decor to create your very own! If you decide to break out the arts and crafts table this year, consider using burlap as a material that is both biodegradable and eco-friendly! If you happen to be short on ideas, then perhaps the following list can give you a jumping off point - you'll find that burlap is a suggested supply in all of them.


Halloween Wreath

Wreaths are excellent decorations for all times of the year. With the added supplies of paint, a foam wreath ring, and scissors, you can create a spooky and festive wreath that is perfect for the Halloween season. You will first need to cut the burlap into strips, and then paint both them in the color you feel will suit your Halloween decor the best. Once dry, you attach the strips to the wring using double knots. Plump up your spooky wreath by overlapping the strips and bunching them together. Once you have your wreath as full and festive as you like it, you can embellish your wreath further with small ornaments, decorative paper, and other accessories.


Burlap Glowing Ghost Garland
Burlap Glowing Ghost Garland

This strand of ghosts is the perfect decoration for the inside and outside of your home. This budget friendly project is not only eye catching at parties; it also looks great whether it is lit up or not. Adding plastic ornaments, a drill, a black marker, black paint, a paint brush,, colored lights, and twine to you main material, you can easily create this unique garland with only a few simple steps.

Burlap Placemats

This fun fall decoration can easily outlast the Halloween season and go on to add a unique twist to your other fall festivities. Easy to cut and make, most of the creativity comes in decorating the placemats. Ribbons, hot glue, sisal twine, stencils, and paint can help you to create unique placemats that you will simply not find in any store.


If you simply cannot stand the mess that comes with traditional pumpkin carving, you can make your own ragdoll inspired pumpkins by using twine, paint, floral wire, paint brushes, and scissors in addition to the main material of this article. You can use a variety of materials in various sizes to create the core of your pumpkin, and easily tie them off into the shape of pumpkins using the twine. The extent to which you decorate your pumpkins is up to you. You could always add on a face with buttons and bows!


Burlap Pumpkin Door Hanger
Burlap Pumpkin Door Hanger

You can easily take the inspiration of the previous project a step further by creating an adorable door hanger for your front door or one of the rooms in your house. It doesn't have to be a pumpkin, and you have a plethora of Halloween imagery to choose from. The supplies you will need will end up depending on what you want to do with your door hanger design. This is a simple way to get extremely creative with a decoration that can easily be changed around to get a new look.


Create a Spooky Table Runner

A classy table runner can easily take on a spooky twist with a bit of unbleached cotton, freezer paper, spray paint, and a craft knife. The most important thing to know is how big the table is that you want to make a runner for so that you have a little room for error. The cotton lining needs to be an inch wider than the table runner. You can cut your design out of freezer paper, and then iron it onto the main part of your table runner. Making a table runner is an easy way to add a spooky but classic twist to your decor this Halloween.


Burlap Trick-or-Treat Bags
Burlap Trick-or-Treat Bags

It simply wouldn't be Halloween without trick-or-treating. If you have kids, this is a craft that can easily bring the family together to craft their grab bags for the big night out. This project is great for a Halloween party for the neighborhood children, and it can easily be repurposed into creating goody bags or simple storage for the Halloween season.

With a few simple supplies you can easily create unique Halloween decor for your entire house. Hopefully, this list has inspired you to bring in a note of creativity this spooky season, and if you need help then NYP Corp offers an extensive line of specialty products perfect for creating your next home decoration.

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