Painted Burlap Flag DIY

After making two wreaths and one painted monogram hoop,

I still have burlap fabric left.

So I spent a few minutes looking through pinterest and boy they don't disappoint.

If you get a chance, drop by and check out some of the adorable flags.

If you aren't into making your own, they have some really cute ones for sale on Etsy.

Here is my no sew spin on it...

I picked up a flag stand at our local garden center.

I measured out enough to cover over the top.

Make sure you double it like below.

I found some cute letters here that you can download.

I changed mine up just a bit.

It's pretty much a repeat of how I did the monogram hoop

You just place your pattern under and paint over the lines.

Painting is my favorite part..

Once your paint is dry...

This is where I cheat a little.

I hate to sew. 

Any chance I can get around it ... I do.

Tacky glue to the rescue!

I just went along the edges and zig zagged around the center.

The glue also prevents it from fraying on the edges.

Make sure to leave an opening at the top of your flag so you can slide it over your pole.

And what cute flag is complete without a burlap bow...

You can see here that the glue dries clear.

Love love love these cute little flags.

When fall inches a bit closer, I will change out the bow along with my wreaths.

Little by little I'm looking forward to cooler temps and fun fall projects.

No rush though... just enjoying the journey :)

xoxox Susie


  1. This is so cute! I love monograms!

  2. How classy! I love your wreaths too. Thanks for the share!!

  3. Yes to the flag - no to the bow! Also love the wreaths. I did one last year.



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  5. Susie, I love your flag! I bought the same flag stand at Bed, Bath and Beyond, with the cream and black monogram flags that they were selling. Yours looks great with the wreaths!

  6. Susie - Your flag is darling! It goes so well with your beautiful wreaths you made. Think how easy it will be to change with the seasons!


  7. OOO, I'm in LUV...!! It is adorable.

    May I use one of your photos and link back to you blog? I'm working on a BURLAP CRAZY post and want to showcase yours....:)
    Thanks, bj

    1. Yes and thanks for asking. I'm a bit burlap crazy myself these days lol

  8. So cute - just getting ready to make a wreath myself. Burlap is so fun!

  9. loving all your burlap ideas!!

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  11. Does the paint run when it rains? LOVE this!!

  12. Love this!! Thanks for sharing!

  13. How did you get your lines to look so smooth on your burlap? What type of paint and brush did you use? Your project turned out so lovely! Thank you for sharing.

  14. Did you seal this anyway so the rain would not mess it up?

  15. What kind of paint do you use that won't run in the rain?

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