DIY Jute Carrots for Spring Decorating

Being a crafter I no longer spend money on holiday decor I see at the stores, but I am inspired by what I see there and usually go home and make it myself.
DIY Jute Carrot Garland for Spring
I'm always looking at the things I see and try to figure out how I can make it for less. I thought these adorable carrots would be easy enough to make at home, maybe not exactly the same but certainly similar enough.

DIY Jute Carrots for Spring
I began by collecting my supplies:
Supplies needed for DIY Jute Carrots for Spring
First I cut the cardboard, I used heavy card stock paper and rolled it into cones. I used hot glue to glue the cones together. 
Rolling a cardboard cone for DIY Jute Carrots for Spring
Next, I glued the end of my jute into the hole at the tip of the cone and started wrapping the jute up the cone. 
How to make DIY Jute Carrots for Spring
I used little dots of hot glue on the cone to keep the jute in place as I wrapped. When I got to the end I trimmed the cardboard. 
How to make Jute Carrots for Spring Decorating

Jute Carrots for Spring Decorating

And then I made several more...

How to make jute carrots for Easter Decorating
Inside the cone I added more hot glue then using faux greens I had in my workshop and stuffed the cones with greenery. You can really use any kind of faux greenery you have, even strips of ribbon will work. I made a few wrapped with orange burlap while I was at it. 
How to make burlap carrots for Easter Decorating
I lined the carrots up alternating the designs.
How to make jute and burlap carrots for Easter Decorating
At this point you can leave them as they are and put them in a bowl or tiered tray for decoration or you can add a length of jute to the back for hanging. 
If you missed the vintage clothespin carrots I made recently you'll want to visit the bold link.
How to make DIY jute and burlap carrots for Easter Decorating
How to make DIY jute and burlap carrots for Spring Decorating
I love the idea of creating something from nothing and it didn't cost me $20 to buy them at the store.

If you love making carrots you're not going to want to miss the Spindle Carrots I made a while back! You can see more DIY Spring and Easter projects by visiting the bold links.
How to make DIY jute and burlap carrot garland for Spring Decorating
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Disclaimer: The orange burlap fabric was supplied to me, all opinions are my own.


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .