How To Make Your Own Garlands This Christmas – 11 Creative Ideas

Garlands are a must-have when you’re talking about Christmas décor. They’re very festive and they can be used in all sorts of ways. It’s very simple to just go into a store and buy garlands but wouldn’t it be more beautiful and charming to make your own. If you’re worried it takes a lot of time you shouldn’t be because we have a lot of great and simple projects for you to try this year. Some require simple materials you probably already have in the house while other are a little more complex.

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Felt Christmas Tree Garland

Let’s start with this lovely Christmas tree garland. The trees are made of green felt. You’ll also need small felt pom-poms, some twine and a needle. Start by cutting out green felt triangles for the trees, then assemble them and start putting together the garland.{found on thisprettysight}.

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Bird themed garland

This is a garland that would look especially beautiful above the window. To make it you need fabric-coated wire, stems, decorative paper, string, card stock, floral snips and a printer. The bird template you can either draw yourself or find on the internet.{found on oncewed}.

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Pine cone Christmas garland

This is a snowy pinecone garland. To make the pine cones look snowy you just have to spray the tops with white spray paint. Don’t cover them entirely but just spray them all from directly above to get a more natural look.{found on craftopotamus}.

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Paper Garland

You don’t necessarily need a lot of materials to make a good-looking and original garland. For example, this one is made of paper and that’s easy to find. You just need some newspapers or magazines. The instructions are unnecessary as you can figure out the steps yourself.{found on site}.

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Felt ball garland

This very cute felt ball garland is something you can use as a decoration not just for Christmas but for all sorts of other occasions. It looks lovely especially with all those different colors and with all the little round balls.{found on mysparkle}.

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Garland made from twigs

If you want something more natural, you can try making a garland out of twigs. You’ll also need string, scissors and something to cut the twigs with. Making the garland is easy, it just takes a little time so you might want to watch a movie or something while you’re making it.{found on site}.

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Popcorn Garland

Now let’s talk about something a little more delicious such as a popcorn garland. To make it you need popped popcorn, fresh cranberries, a needle and thread. Thread the popcorn and the cranberries and use the garland to decorate your Christmas tree.{found on simmworksfamily}.

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Bulbs and rope

All you need for this simple garland is some twine and mini bulbs. You basically thread the bulbs and alternate the colors in any way you want. It’s not time-consuming and you can use decorations you already have in the house.{found on theflairexchange}.

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Bakers twine garland

The supplies needed for this project are festive baker’s twine, styrofoam balls and washi tape. Fold the washi tape over the twine and cut to form mini bunting. Wrap the twine around the styrofoam balls until the styrofoam is completely hidden. Alternate the balls in color and size and make a garland.{found on lollyjane}.

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Advent Calendars

Here’s how you can make advent calendars. You need 25 bags and labels. Attach the labels to the bags, fill the bags with treats and add ribbon. That’s all.{found on bloomdesignsonline}.

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Card stock banner

This X-mas garland is festive and also easy to make. You need red satin ribbon, card stock, a hole puncher and a white pen. Draw the letters, make two small holes in each card and then insert the ribbon.{found on papelidades}.