Ideas for Improvising: Cool DIY Holiday Garlands + Decorations

Images of christmas garlands made by school kids in Cuba (below) made us think of the materials at hand for making something pretty using the basic model of fan-folded paper and paper chains, strips of cloth etc. That sent us imagining and hunting around, and we found a trove of possibilities, offered here just to spur your imagination, for a weekend of making perhaps…

blog.ounodesign.com

blog.ounodesign.com

blog.ounodesign.com

blog.ounodesign.com

The photo at top came from a workshop Anthropologie gave. They’re nothing more than a few strips of Kraft paper, glue and paper clips. Instructions here.

Anthropologie via gustoandgrace.com

Anthropologie via gustoandgrace.com

A collection of buttons and twine make for a charming garland:

2stix.blogspot.com

2stix.blogspot.com

Look what little paper candy cups or cupcake liners can become, in league with some rounds of fabric.

100layercake.com

100layercake.com

Diy here.

100layercake.com

100layercake.com

For more inspiration, you’ll find a trove here.

 

2 Responses to Ideas for Improvising: Cool DIY Holiday Garlands + Decorations

  1. Dominique Paolini 12.13.2013 at 9:49am #

    Thanks for sharing my tutorial! I also love the cupcake liner garland.

  2. Sally 12.15.2013 at 6:06pm #

    Hi Dominique. It is a pleasure to share your great post. THANK YOU for documenting the Anthropolie workshop.

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