During my weekly trip to Jo-Ann's in late August, I saw these among the fabrics...
…and got excited for fall based PURELY on burlap. The patterns! The solids on the bottom!
Gold metallic polka dots? Be still my heart!
SO of course I had to pay homage to this awesome fabric before it gets too cold to enjoy it fully in this fall season (although with the right colors and accents, I could totally see it working in all other seasons too!) Usually around thanksgiving I get on a rustic kick (e.g.- see these ornaments) and this fits in perfectly with that. Especially with Thanksgiving coming up, there's so much you can do with it! I even covered some votives with it for Thanksgiving 2011:
The possibilities are endless! Below are my other favorite ideas for using burlap, Can't wait to go back to Jo-ann's to grab a few of my favorites and start creating!
What materials have you been drawn to lately?