I have actually been tossing this idea around in my mind for a while and postponing because I have been dreading getting out the chicken wire, tin snips and heavy gloves to create the form for the cornucopia…ouch! But then Miss Kitty said “Why in the world are you doing that when you could just use a wicker form?” Whaaaat? Genius! So I rushed out to Michael’s and there it was…70% off! Woo hoo! Thanks, Miss Kitty!
Here’s what you will need:
- A straw or wicker cornucopia form with the small feet removed and saved for later
- Burlap cut into strips (I finally found a way to use up most of my leftovers! Yaaay!)
- Hot glue gun
- Unravel one side of each of the burlap strips.
- Wrap the strips around the form, beginning at the small end. Wrap it so that the unraveled edge shows, hot gluing in spots to hold it in place.
- You will find that the shape does not allow you to wrap continuously. You will have to piece in a few shorter pieces from the bottom of the form. Always end and begin any strip on the bottom.
- Reattach the feet so that they hold the cornucopia straight
- And…taa daa! Here it is!
Then I decided that my cornucopia needed a little trial run on my practice Thanksgiving tablescape! (You do have a practice Thanksgiving tablescape, don’t you? lol) I added a little bit of faux bittersweet and filled it with seasonal gourds, little pumpkins, fall leaves and Indian corn. What do you think? I love the rustic texture of the burlap…just the look I was going for!
And here is something else that would be a great addition to your Thanksgiving buffet table...my no-sew basket liners! You will find a tutorial for them here that even includes the free utensil graphic!
Pottery Barn inspired monogrammed serving board…created from a thrift store cutting board for a song! You will find it by clicking here.
And don’t forget to head on over to see what the rest of the No-Sew Showcase Showcase gang has cooking for Thanksgiving!
Amy at Atta Girl Says…No-Sew Burlap Thankful Envelope Place Cards
Ann at On Sutton Place…No-Sew Wine Bottle Gift Wrap
Barb at The Everyday Home…No-Sew Burlap and Organza Wine Bottle Wrap
Yvonne at Stone Gable…No-Sew Burlap Webbing Placemat and Napkin Ring
Suzy at Worthing Court…No-Sew Thankful Banner
And now for the giveaway! We are so excited because Online Fabric Store is offering a $100 gift certificate to one of our readers! Could the timing be any better…with the holidays right around the corner! Just think of all the fabric you could buy…and now they are your source for Rustoleum products, too! Just click on the links below to earn entries. Only the first entry is mandatory, but you can earn additional entries by following the hosts on social media. The contest ends at midnight EST on November 8, 2013 and the winner will be announced the following week.
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Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed a little peek at my no-sew burlap cornucopia! Please visit these wonderful bloggers and their beautiful blogs to see what they are up to and to find a list of this week’s participants!
Under the Table and Dreaming for the Sunday Showcase Party , Thrifty Decor Chick for Before and After Monday , Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday , The Stories of A2Z for Tutorials and Tips Tuesday , Coastal Charm for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday , A Stroll thru Life for Inspire Me Tuesday , My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia for Tuesday's Treasures, Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays , The Shabby Creek Cottage for Transformation Thursdays , No Minimalist Here for the Open House Party on Thursdays , Stone Gable for Tutorials, Tips and Tidbits on Thursdays , My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday , French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday , Common Ground for Be Inspired on Fridays , The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home Friday , Craftberry Bush for the Inspiration Gallery on Friday , Funky Junk Interiors for Saturday Nite Special, Tatertots and Jello for the Link Party Palooza
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