‘Lap it Up

10/23/2008

I love burlap (or Hessian, or sack cloth.)  It’s all natural, durable, and has a beautifully organic hand.  I recently had these 30-foot tall drapes made out of burlap for an event on an abandoned pier. Lately I’m seeing it everywhere from throw pillows to upholstery on period antiques.  You can buy new burlap in rolls, but since it’s a common material for packaging goods for shipping (like coffee beans and grains,) I especially love re-purposing these printed bags…

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2 Responses to “‘Lap it Up”


  1. […] a perfect idea! I love home stuff made with old burlap cargo bags, but these pillows made of recycled rice sacks should be way more comfy. Each one is an original […]


  2. […] a perfect idea! I love home stuff made with old burlap cargo bags, but these pillows made of recycled rice sacks should be way more comfy. Each one is an original […]


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