Combining Burlap and Birch For Chic Decor

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When it comes to pairing elements together in decorating, there are some things that are just meant to go together like peanut butter and jelly.  One such pairing, that is my all time favorite, is burlap and birch.  Whenever I combine the two, it just brings a smile to my face.  I like the closeness in the two neutral colors but differences in their textures.

I have a burlap table runner that I like to use on one of our tables.  Quite often I will have some kind of centerpiece that includes birch.  Right now I just put out this birch basket with white tulips in anticipation for Spring……yes I have Spring fever quite bad!!

At other times, I have used my birch covered wine bottle vase as a focal point.

That reminds me of an old vase that I recycled and also covered with birch bark to use as an accent in my downstairs bathroom:

Rustic birch vase with a burlap garland tie and burgundy flowers.

This vase also has a touch of burlap with the section of garland tied around the neck.

I recently just made a birch candle holder dressed up in a little burlap and accessorized with a flower:

Birch candle holder wrapped in burlap and embellished with a doily and burlap flower.

The doily added another neutral and one more fun texture!

And finally, this was an easy way to combine the two elements:

Tin bucket with a button and burlap label filled with birch logs.

I use my storage tin with the decorative burlap to store my birch logs!

I looked around for some other ideas and here are some other fun examples that I found:


This is such a cute kids table with the birch legs and burlap top!  I would use something like this as an accent table in a big kids room!

I love this birch and burlap wreath by Lu Bird Baby.  It was made as a Christmas wreath but since it is so neutral could really be used all year long.

And then, I thought this was a lot of fun:


You may not use this photo booth to decorate your home but it would be a lot of fun to display and use at a rustic wedding reception or other big event!

Happy Decorating!

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  1. Girl, you and your dang birch projects 🙂 You do so many wonderful things with them. I often find myself looking for white trees (rare around here) while driving down the road. Not sure what I’ll do if I ever find one.
    Knock-Knock: Pardon me, could I shave your tree for one of Renee’s projects?
    Ring-Ring: Hi hubby, can you come get me out of the nut ward….again!

    1. Hahahah….you are too funny! There are people/stores that sell birch too.. all cut and dried and everything!

  2. wow, it’s beautiful – great job!

    1. Thanks Stevie!

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