One of the staples of Christmas decor is garland. Whether you’re hanging it over a mantel, around a tree, above a door, or adorning other areas of your home, it’s hard not to include it in your holiday decorating. If you’re looking for a fresh spin on your Christmas decor, garland is a great place to do that. There are so many fun ways to get creative with it, whether your style is contemporary, traditional, rustic, or vintage. There is a creative idea out there to inspire everyone. Check out these 10 that I found most inspiring to recreate.
Cover an assortment of pine cones with spray paint or spray adhesive and glitter. Hang them from yarn or fishing wire along a mantel for rustic DIY garland.
Natural birch bark paper can be made into a wonderful rustic-chic garland that is easy to make at home. So clever! Tutorial: Dream A Little Bigger
Looking to add some whimsical flair to your decor this Christmas? Try this DIY yarn tassel garland. Tutorial: Confetti Pop
Artificial leaves covered in glitter make for a beautiful garland that can stick around from Thanksgiving through Christmas, and even in the New Year. Tutorial: 6th Street Design School
Bring some nature into your holiday decor with garland made of branches. This one from Brookstone comes with LED lights, but you can easily turn this into your own DIY project.
You can make amazing things from paper, including a lovely Christmas garland. Get creative with metallic gift wrap, vintage sheet music, and other fun ideas. Tutorial: Lia Griffith
Garland can be made out of regular household items such as paper straws, which come in a variety of colors to fit your holiday color scheme. Tutorial: Sweet Paul Magazine
Perhaps one of the easiest and most festive DIY ideas for garland is using another staple of Christmas: gift bows! Tutorial: Ruffles & Stuff
Coastal Christmas decor wouldn’t be complete without some starfish garland. Hang some decorative starfish from a rope for a perfect coastal look.
Have you ever used any creative garland ideas in your Christmas decor?