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Sunday, February 7, 2010

Jute Monogram

I love jute! (So, why don't you marry it?) Let me tell you, if jute was a man, it would be oh-so popular, good-lookin, and hold things together. I saw these plain letters at Joann's a while back and immediately knew what I would do with them.


I also bought an "L" (all of the letters I needed for our monogram, as a matter of fact). And I began to wrap...


...and a few days later, I was still wrapping...


...and a WEEK later, I was still wrapping...


Yes, ladies and gentlemen, 1 week and 2 lifetime movies later, I had wrapped all my letters. While I love the clean, simple look of them plain, it was time to add some embellishments.





And the finished product; our monogram.



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55 comments:

  1. very cute! I like the flower and the buttons.
    btw I got the spray grip yesterday in the mail!

    thank you!
    gail

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  2. So, so cute!!! I love the little details you added like the buttons and things! I love this!

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  3. These are really nice. You did a great job.

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  4. I love it! I especially love how you attatched the tiny picture. Definatly want to try this!

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  5. Cute!! The details made them so, so cute.

    Suzanne

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  6. Very cute, I love them! Did you have to run a bead of hot glue on all sides when wrapping the jute, or maybe just one side of a wrap? (Did that even make sense?!?) :)

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  7. These turned out so cute. I love how the jute gives them extra dimension and your added baubles makes them special

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  8. So cute! I made a moss monogram (http://yankeebellehome.blogspot.com/2010/02/moss-monograms.html) and now think I may need a jute one to go with it! Thanks for sharing.

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  9. So cute! Great job!

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  10. Darling monograms. Love the idea of the little photo, very clever! Thanks for the tutorial!

    Cheers!
    Tina

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  11. I love it! I have been known to take entire "Lifetime" days--I wonder what I could wrap in jute in a whole day of movies :) ? Love the button accents! Very creative!

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  12. Those are so pretty! I love all the embellishments!
    Thanks for sharing!
    -Tiff

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  13. Oh gosh, you had me at the jute!! LOVE LOVE LOVE those buttons. Thanks for linking up!

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  14. These are really cute. They'd fit right in with all of the fun burlap projects populating blog land right now too!

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  15. You're a hoot....Love the Jute Letters!

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  16. Oh my goodness, these are amazing! I love those buttons! This makes me want to start a craft project immediately!

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  17. I love em!! You are one brave woman to tackle that much jute!

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  18. I love, love, love jute twine and burlap coffee bean bags and...fabulous thanks for sharing yours....

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  19. Very cute! Showing it to my daughter for babies room> Lezlee

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  20. That looks fabulous! I like it better than burlap. I think it would be great in a teens room (or any kid), boy or girl, because it does look masculine. NICE!

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  21. Very cute! I'm definitely going to try this!

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  22. I love jute too! I just did a project with jute but mine was MUCH simplier! Great job and your lines are perfect!! I am impressed!

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  23. very cute! I love the clip with the picture! So cool!!

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  24. Cute! And I love all of the embellishments you added!

    XOOX
    Jen

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  25. You did such a wonderful jobs on these--I love how you embellished them, especially with the photo. Thanks for linking up!

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  26. This is really cute and an easy way to add texture to a room. Great job!

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  27. I just love all your creations....

    Thanks for joining me for another great party at "Get Your Craft on Thurs." Please join me next week for another wonderful party..

    Please stop by for a big annoucement Tuesday, the 16th. I'm so excited I'm about to bust...

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  28. New follower! Love these... hope you'll stop in to say hello!

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  29. I linked to this post in my Friday Favorites today. ~Lanie

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  30. Very clever...I wish I had red hair:)

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  31. Andy, you don't have to have red hair- just the red headed spirit!! :o)

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  32. Like the embellishments added to the jute. Really makes them stand out.
    Cindy at Lakewood

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  33. Wow! Those look great! I'm going to try this!

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  34. Those are SOOO cute!!! I've looked at those letters at Joann's and have wondered what I could do to jazz them up. Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  35. Love your project and your sense of humour ;)

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  36. Cute Jute :)

    Thank you so much for stopping by the Talented Tuesday at My Frugal Family link party, and adding this to the page! Don’t forget to stop back tomorrow to see which links from last week are featured, and to add your new links!

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  37. This is so cute! I love the texture, and I love how you took it a little further and embellished the wrapped letters too!

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  38. I love what you did and I thank you so much for the idea.

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  39. THat's a wonderful idea! And those hydrangeas are lovely! One of my favorite flowers!

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  40. great idea. you did a wonderful job.
    i will also try it at my home. thanks

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