I love a good DIY project and was happy when MaryAnn at Domestically Challenged ask me to join her Burlap Lovers Series. The challenge was to create a fall burlap themed project, so I decided to complete an idea I have had in mind for my kitchen. This will be my second kitchen project using burlap. Some old bar stools received a makeover using burlap feed sacks. I was in need of a bulletin board and had originally planned to make one out of one of the burlap seed sacks I had collected. But, given the fact it’s fall, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner, I opted to go with a fall theme.
A quick trip to Michael’s (who am I kidding, I was there and hour and a half), and I had finally decided what I was going to do. I already had the burlap sack, so I was ready to go.
The felt leaf was too bright and didn’t match the little wooden leaves I want to use for thumbtacks, so I painted it with a nutmeg brown.
The same goes for the plain frame around the bulletin board, so after placing newspaper over the cork, I spray painted it brown.
Next, the burlap was attached using a spray on adhesive.
And the same with the felt leave.
Using E6000 glue, the flat wooden leaves were attached to pushpins to complete the fall theme.
Now, a new bulletin board is ready for my kitchen wall.
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