How to Make Christmas Garland


How to Make Christmas Garland

Holiday garlands are one of the most favored, traditional additions to your home decor and Christmas tree. The trickiest part about making your own garland is deciding on a design. There are so many different materials you can use to create your own garland including, fabric, paper, candy, popcorn, and so much more. With the helpful hints below, you'll be able to connect your favorite materials into a fabulous Christmas garland without any trouble at all.

How to Make Christmas Garland

This will be a quick project, so don't worry if you've waited until the last minute, you'll be sure to have the time to put it together in time for all of your Christmas festivities. Enjoy your handmade holiday with your own DIY garland, it's something that you can save and admire for years to come. If you're looking for something a little more personalized, Apartment Therapy has a great video that will show you how to create your own Felt Ball Garland. Use Christmas colors to make this DIY perfectly festive.


What You Need to Make Christmas Garland

Mini-Tree Gum Garland

  • Twine, string, ribbon, or a threading material of your choosing
  • Fabric or paper cut-outs, candies, or popcorn
  • Scissors
  • Hole puncher
  • Embelishments
  • Tape


How to Make a Christmas Garland:

Garlands from candy or popcorn:

  1. Choose your garland design.
  2. Cut your designs from cardstock, fabric, or your chosen material.
  3. Punch two holes at the top of your garland design.
  4. String your twine, ribbon, or string through each piece of your garland.
  5. Tie off and hang your garland.

Garlands from fabric or paper:

  1. Choose your garland material.
  2. Use a needle and thread to connect each piece of popcorn into a string of garland. If you are using candy for this step, use a hole punch and twine or string to connect each piece.
  3. Once your garland is strung together, you're ready to hang it up.

Be creative! Christmas garlands can be whatever you want them to be! Just look at the Mini-Tree Gum Garland; you truly can use anything to make your garland. If you're looking for even more inspiration, take a few hints from the minds over at A Beautiful Mess, they have collected 10 Ways to Make a Garland, and we're certain you'll adore them all! Looking for even more inspiration? All of our favorite handmade garland tutorials are listed below, too!
Trees and Twine Christmas Garland







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