Tuesday, July 31, 2012

A burlap vase on a quiet afternoon...

 Hello everyone, I hope you have had a great week so far. 





  

It rained today, but the sun peaked right at my favourite time - when the light is soft and gentle and it slowly glides through the window filling the room with a dreamy glow. 

We enjoyed a little bit of this today.  Tomorrow is another day...I wonder what it will bring...

Not a lot of words from me today.  I hope your day is wonderful.

much love,
Lucy




I used an old tin can, covered it with some Canvas Corp burlap and a Sharpie for the text.



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18 comments:

  1. Not a lot of words needed, Lu. Sounds like kind of a reflective day for you. Love your burlap project...and the shoes that are made for walking- xo Diana

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  2. So cute! We are redoing our basement and I've bought 5 yards of burlap and bought already made burlap vases on clearance at Michaels. Now to figure out a window covering using the burlap for my basement windows..... ; )

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  3. This is so sweet & beautiful! I love white flowers! ~ Carrie

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  4. Love it! How did you do the handle? It looks great.

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  5. I have been seeing quite a lot of writing on burlap at the moment and it looks good but I love your idea of using a marker instead of a stencil, so much easier and quicker :) have a happy day sweetie

    Bee happy x

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  6. How did you do the trim and handle?

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  7. Hey guys...thank you for taking the time to leave a message...for the handle I simply hot glued a thick rope on one side and then again on the opposite side, prior to wrapping the burlap around the can. I knew I wasn't going to be hanging it,so I just wanted the illusion of a handle. The trim is the same think rope just hot glued around the opening. Hope that helps!....thanks again...xo

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  8. The entire arrangement is just beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

    Tonya :-)
    www.chirpingwithexcitement.blogspot.com

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  9. Fabulous and so simple! Thanks for sharing!
    Blessings,
    Carrie
    http://fiveseventeenrepurposing.blogspot.com

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  10. Love the natural look of your fabulous project!

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  11. Beautiful~ what a great project!! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday!

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  12. So simple and so pretty. There is just something about burlap and white flowers that I love...

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  13. I love this, I don't know if I could do as good as you though with the sharpie pen:) I'm your newest follower btw!

    Rondell

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  14. Found your blog from knock off decor. Love the burlap vase. I'm definitely going to try that out!!

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  15. Love this, did you also use hot glue to attach the burlap to the can? I am going to do this then spray burlap with waterproffing so it can go on my front porch, Thanks for sharring!

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  16. Just gorgeous. I will have to make a few with all the leftover burlap from my daughters wedding! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  17. This is beautiful - will have to copy this for sure - thanks so much for sharing!

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