How Can I Display Burlap Coffee Bean Bags As Art?

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How Can I Display Burlap Coffee Bean Bags As Art?
Burlap coffee bags can be displayed as window displays for retailers like coffee shops. (kaffee und tassen image by Elisabeth Klein from Fotolia.com)

There are a number of creative design uses for the burlap coffee bean bag. Its rugged burlap texture and bold regional-based graphic designs speak of far away destinations. Artistic displays of the sacks used for storing and transporting coffee beans can be presented in both residential and commercial environments. For retailers, such as cafes and restaurants, burlap coffee bag art can be particularly engaging to patrons as a form of pop art.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Frame
  • Tacks
  • Newspaper
  • Coffee beans

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Display as wall art. Tack burlap bags with bold attractive printing directly on a wall. Singular bags can be used or a variety of bags can be organised on the wall in creative ways. This is particularly a good option for very large burlap bags.

  2. 2

    Frame a coffee bag. Take one or a few coffee bags to a local framing company. Select matting and framing that will compliment the colours and designs of the coffee bag. Display the framed burlap coffee bag prominently in a residential kitchen area as a striking centre piece.

  3. 3

    Create a window display art concept. Fill empty coffee bags with newspaper to make the bag appear to be filled with coffee beans. Place coffee beans as the top layer of the display. Imported cargo boxes can also be combined with this type of display art for large window designs.

  4. 4

    Cut and sew the burlap. The coffee burlap bag can be cut into strips and sewn into various patterns similar to quilting.

Tips and warnings

  • Review home design books for creative uses for burlap material. The book "Making Rag Rugs: 15 Step-by-Step Projects," by Clare Hubbard, provide artistic rug design ideas where coffee bean burlap bags can be used.

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