Mantle decoration idea using assorted sized RAZ Black Top Hats from the 2013 RAZ Holiday on Ice Collection. See the Blog post for more images and idea http://www.trendytree.com/blog/raz-2013-holiday-on-ice-decorating-ideas-and-inspiration/
I wouldn't buy new burlap or fabric. I'm all about reusing. I'm thinking cutting rags, old ripped clothing, Matt's used golf towels. Just random pieces of scrap fabric to make a shabby chic garland for the Christmas tree.