Because it's so inexpensive, burlap is a great choice for larger projects — like, say, upholstering your walls.
Office chairs are notoriously ugly. But Jeanne Connolly was able to upcycle this one into something surprisingly charming with the help of a little burlap and some elbow grease.
For an easier upholstery project, a bench is straightforward enough even for most novices. I like the combination of the delicate frame with the more rustic burlap here.
It's almost time to take your seedlings outdoors. If there's still a nip in the air, a square or two of the hearty fabric can provide some extra warmth for those fragile plants.