DIY Yarn Tapestry #FabFallFest Fun!

by Saturday, September 3, 2016

Hey, Homies!!!

It’s September 2016 and the fall season is soon approaching! A few weeks ago I gave in and admitted that I was ready for fall and #totally over the daily 90 degree temperatures in Atlanta.

So when I found out that a few of my favorite Instagram DIYers were ushering in the season with fun weekly hashtag party called, #FabFallFest I was so down to join in!

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o,…≥lo /will be making a Yarn tapestry.  If you think this piece of art would look great in your fall decor, go ahead and give it a try.

Here is what you are going to need:

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First, cut your burlap into whatever shape you like. It can be straight across, on an angle, or zig zag. I decided on a V shape.

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Next step, painting!  Using your painter’s tape create any design you fancy.

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I used spray paint but of course, the obvious choice is good ol’ acrylic paint.  I just wanted to use what I had around the house to keep this project $FREE. 99

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While the paint is drying, you can then tackle the yarn.  I cut pieces of yarn the length of my dowel rod. Why do you ask? I don’t know. Just seemed like a good measurement in an eyeballs shot. Lol,  One piece of yarn doubled the length of the dowel rod.

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I tied six pieces of yarn in a knot and hot glued the bundles of yarn to the edge of the burlap once the paint is dry

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Finally, add your desired length of yarn to the ends of your dowel rod and hang it on your wall.  The ends of your yarn will more than likely need a little trim too.

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After, your tapestry gets a chic haircut you are all done! And there you have it.

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So if you would like to participate in Fab Fall Fest for the month of September follow @liveprettyonapenny, @shedoesabunch, @whitneyjdecor, @fwmadebycarli, @behingthegreendoor, @themonalisaa, @chippasunshine,  and @thehomeicreate on Instagram and join the fall fun!

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  • Whitney Jones
    September 3, 2016

    Love this, Ashley!! You, Carli, and Alaya have me inspired to make some kind of hanging wall piece! Now, I just need to figure out WHAT!

  • Alaya
    September 3, 2016

    Ashley you did a great job on this.. Absolutely love it! These yarn things are so easy and addictive to make that I’m tempted to make another! You have def inspired me!

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