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Stamped Burlap Bottles

Hello ribbon lovers! It’s Sandy here with a home decor project this time.

Stamped Burlap Bottles

I was in an antique shop last fall and saw the most beautiful bottles wrapped in heavy duty jute – and stamped! And I just knew I had to figure out how to replicate one – or a few!

An important tip I can’t emphasize enough: if you plan on stamping on the bottle after you’ve got it beautifully wrapped, choose as flat a bottle as possible the first time. It takes a bit of a touch to get the feel down, and once you mess up – well, you get to start the wrapping all over again! The Perrier bottle I showed at the end was a near-disaster — there was so much roundness to the surface that I missed stamping entire sections, so I had to go back with a marker and redraw the missing parts. Ooops 🙂

Has this inspired you to consider altering an item in your home? A soap dispenser, a lamp, I can picture so many items in my house getting all wrapped up in Twisted Burlap soon! What might you try? Leave me a comment!

Blog post by: Sandy Allnock

May Arts Ribbon Used:

May Arts Twisted Burlap Cord

Partners in Craft Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:

  • Glass Bottles
  • Copic Markers
  • Memento Ink
  • Impression Obsession Lighthouse Stamp
  • Memory Box Grass Stamp

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  2. Kristie Maynard

    Oh my!!!! How cool is that?!?!?  I will sure have to try this technique.    Thanks for the video!

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  3. NICOLE MARTEL

    Those are awesome!!

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  4. Sybrina K

    Sandy,

    This is pure genius! Wouldn't a set of canning jars decorated like this be the cutest embellishment containers in a craft room?

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  5. Sue D

    Love this!

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  6. Glenda F

    Wow, wow, wow! It's so nice that you go before us, get a wonderful idea and then work out the kinks for us! Thank you. Beautiful, and fun, too.  😉

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  7. Susanne

    I think this is a wonderful project–I can see doing this with a theme (baby shower) etc with a quilled flower on a stem …perhaps using those cute lil' wine bottles…very cute I will have to try this–thanks for the inspiration!

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  8. Charlene

    Uber coolness!!

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  9. Martie Rollin

    Interesting idea…looks like fun. I never thought of burlap as a "ribbon" before…always open to new products ans uses.

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  10. Croppinmama

    Another amazing idea combining stamping with May Arts products!  Love this as I'm a bottle collector and this would be a nice addition to make some bottles more interesting.  TFS!

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  11. StampinPenguin

    I love this idea.  I have some candles that need a bit of extra color.  I think I'll lay the jute on some packing tape so I can work on a flat surface.  I don't trust myself to stamp on curves.  😉

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  12. Barbara M

    Your project came out really nice. A soft beachy look. Lighthouse was my favorite!

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  13. sharee

    This is a great idea and a beautiful project! I can't believe you stamped on it too!

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  14. Melissa T.

    I can't wait to try this tehnique, what a great use of the twisted burlap! 🙂

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  15. javagirl aka liz

    Oh yummy idea n wow on the twisted cord have to have

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