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Easy Burlap Bow Wreath for Christmas

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Every season, every holiday for that matter, needs a wreath. I like to hang something on my front door that changes with the seasons. Doing this every month or so can be a lot of work so I keep my wreaths simple. This easy burlap bow wreath is perfect for Christmas. I repurposed a summer wreath and added a gorgeous bow using burlap ribbon. Get all the details below plus enter to win a HUGE Christmas giveaway.

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Easy Burlap Bow Wreath

I started this project with a small wreath form from Dollar Tree. It was already wrapped in burlap from a previous project but the flowers on it were not in good shape, it was time for an update.

I removed the flowers and left the burlap and rope hanger on the back.

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I have a collection of pretty paper. If you follow my Instagram stories you know I can’t leave a craft store without paper. It might be a problem but I always find a way to use it. This wreath was inspired by a page from a Christmas paper pad.

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How to Make an Easy Burlap Bow Wreath

Yield: 1
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $10

A simple wreath made from burlap ribbon and scrapbook paper.


  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue Gun


  1. I started this project with a wreath that was already wrapped in plain burlap ribbon and had a piece of rope attached to the back.
  2. From a holiday paper pad like this one cut an image that will fit inside the wrath and hot glue it to the back.burlap bow wreath with cardstock cut out
  3. To make the bow cut 7, 12 inch strips of wired red chevron ribbon. Make a loop with 1 piece, then add the rest until you have a handful of loops. Twist the ends of each loop together as you go along. burlap bow steps - cut strips
  4. Secure the bottoms of the loops together with wire then fluff the loops into a bow. easy burlap bow wreath step by step
  5. Cut 2, 6 inch strips of burlap ribbon and hot glue them to the sides of the wreath to act as the wrath tails.burlap bow tails
  6. Finally, hot glue the bow to the top center of the wreath. add bow to burlap bow wreath

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This simple burlap bow wreath is perfect for my back door. It was so easy to make and that bow, made the easy way, makes the whole thing really stand out.

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Super Mom - No Cape!

Wednesday 27th of November 2019

These look so easy to do that you could make several and hanging on your windows.


Monday 25th of November 2019

I am hopeless with bows. But following your tutorial, I think I can do it! The wreath looks great!

Cherryl Ehlenburg

Saturday 23rd of November 2019

I love burlap anything! I have a wire wreath form from Dollar Tree that is wrapped in burlap and never got finished. Now I know what to do with it!


Saturday 23rd of November 2019

Such a cute wreath! I love the red burlap!


Saturday 23rd of November 2019

Great bow tutorial and the bow is beautiful! Your wreath is very pretty! I always buy paper at the craft store too!

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