Christmas garland is a classic decoration and it lends a holiday feeling to just about any room. When you think of garland, you probably think of pine needles or tinsel. But there are plenty of other interesting DIY ideas for Christmas garland that are fun and affordable to make. These six ideas feature either recycled materials from Christmases past or inexpensive dollar store items.
Gift Bag Garland
You most likely have some old Christmas gift bags or sparkly wrapping paper lying around the house. They’re the perfect recycled material for this easy circle punch garland.
These adorable felt snowflakes from the dollar store (or die-cut some yourself) make a lovely garland when glittered up and strung together.
Christmas Card Garland
With some decorative ribbon and clothespins embellished with your favorite papers and buttons, you can turn all the holiday cards you receive into an adorable garland!
If you’re a ribbon
hoarder enthusiast, gather your favorites and make a ribbon garland. Bunches and bunches of pretty bows make for a festive decoration.
Silver Bell Garland
For a fun jingly garland on your mantel, string together little silver bells on baker's twine!
Cupcake Case Garland
This garland is made from snipped Christmas cupcake cases and lettering to hang a happy holiday message. This would be cute with cupcake liners, too!