If you want to save some money and make your own DIY Christmas garland this year, these tutorials will help you make the perfect one! With everything from little Christmas trees to pom poms and everything in between, I’m sure you’ll find something here that fits your style
I have plenty of free printable templates that will work perfectly when making your own garland. So, don’t forget to come back to the top of the post and grab some of these templates depending on which one you decide to make!
Here are the garland ideas:
How To Make Christmas Garland
Source: The Craft Patch Blog
Are you looking for a classic buffalo check Christmas garland but the ones online are way too expensive? No problem! You can make your own garland! This step by step tutorial shows you exactly how to make your own
Gingerbread Letter Garland
Source: Hello Wonderful
Do you want an unconventional and unique Christmas garland? Take a look at this one! It’s made of homemade gingerbread letters and red-and-white twine. What makes this project so great is that you can choose what the garland will say
DIY Pom Pom Garland
Source: Joyful Derivatives
Have some leftover pom poms or just love making them? Then, I got the perfect Christmas craft for you. This pom pom garland is super easy to make and uses only white yarn. Plus, it’s made in only 10 minutes. Perfect!
How To Make Felt Garland
Source: Tell Love & Party
Looking for a Christmas craft that doesn’t require a ton of supplies? Take a look at this felt garland. It’s made from just felt of different colors and a string or twine. Some felt cutting and tying the felt pieces… and you’re done. Although time-consuming, it’s super-simple to make it!
DIY Wood Burned Christmas Tree Garland
Source: My Creative Days
Are you looking for your next DIY project? Look no further! Here’s a tutorial that shows you how to make a Christmas garland with wooden Christmas trees and wooden beads. It’s very simple to create and will add a special, rustic, and cozy touch to your room. I love the rustic look of this one. If you’re going for a farmhouse vibe this season, this one’s for you!
Ombre Christmas Tree Garland
Source: Raising Whasians
I feel like felt is one of the most versatile and easy things to make crafts of out! This Christmas tree garland is one of those simple but super cute things to make with felt. It looks really lovely with all those little ombre Christmas trees on clothespins. Plus, this would be a perfect one to make with the kids since it’s toddler-friendly!
Bleached Pinecone & Cranberry Garland
Source: Clean & Scentsible
Feeling festive? Turn your festivity into creativity with this amazing pinecone-cranberry garland craft. Combining red (from the cranberries) and golden (by bleaching the pinecones), you’ll get this Christmas decoration. It’ll work great anywhere you put it, adding a rustic touch to the place. Love it!
DIY Wood Bead Christmas Garland
Source: By Brittany Goldwyn
It’s that time of the year again! The most magical one! Don’t you just love putting up the Christmas tree, the mantel, and all the decorations? If you’re looking for a way to add a cozy touch to your tree or mantle, take a look at this wood bead garland. It’s very simple to make, yet achieves the goal of adding coziness!
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DIY Tiered Tassel Garland
Source: Sweet Red Poppy
Add even more magic to your home this holiday season with this rainbow tassel garland. It’s made of oversized pom poms and tassels made of yarn and small felt balls. Love how it looks? Follow the instructions in this tutorial to make it without much hassle!
DIY Wool Felt Christmas Tree Garland
Source: On Sutton Place
If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas tree garland… then this ones definitely for you! Those white stars and balls made of wool felt really work magic when combined as in this craft. Whether you have an all-white them or just want to add some decoration, these stars will look amazing on the tree. Check out the tutorial to make it for yourself!
DIY Black Tree Garland
Source: Hello Glow
The holidays are here and you still haven’t made all the Christmas decorations? No problem! Here’s a DIY project that shows you how to make a last-minute garland out of paper card stock. These black Christmas trees look simple, still, add a modern touch to your home
Do-It-Yourself Burlap Christmas Garland
Source: Walking On Travels
Burlap is used for bouquets and all sorts of decorations, including Christmas ones. Just take a look at this amazing Christmas garland! It’s thick, rich in colors and has holiday vibes written all over it! Plus, it’s much easier to make than you think… Needless to say, it will look stunning over the fireplace!
Finger Knit Holiday Mantel Garland
Source: Lovely Indeed
Christmas garlands look great over the fireplaces or anywhere you place them. While you can find lots of different ones to buy, if you want a unique one, you have to make it yourself! Here’s a simple knitted garland you can make. Don’t know how to knit? No problem! You don’t need needles or any experience, just your fingers, and some yarn. Yes please!
DIY Holiday Felt Garland
Source: Alice & Lois
Christmas decor shouldn’t be too expensive but it usually is, right?! If you don’t want to spend a fortune on something that is displayed only during the holiday season, check out this DIY project. It’s about making a simple garland out of… you guessed it, FELT. You can place it by the windows, on your coffee table, or whenever you like!
Holly Light Bulb Garland
Source: A Kailo Chic Life
Who said that the Christmas garland red, white or green?! It can be made of whatever you want and in whatever colors you like. If you’re looking for something different and unique, take a look at this holy light bulb garland. Don’t you love the colors? You can add it to your mantle or hang it on the wall or shelves
Small Felt Christmas Tree Garland
Source: It’s Always Autumn
Love working with felt? Just like I mentioned above… you can basically make anything with it including this Christmas tree garland! Just look at those colorful tiny trees. Add them to your mantel or hang them on your Christmas tree. They’ll look lovely no matter where you place them!
Shrinky Dink Christmas Decorations
Source: Handmade Charlotte
Do your kids love shrinky dinks!? If so, they’ll love this shrinking mitten garland. Made of shrinking plastic sheets, with lots of colors, these cute little mittens will make for an adorable Christmas garland. Unique and colorful – they make a super fun and creative garland craft!
DIY Tassel Christmas Tree Garland
Source: The Beetique Blog
Christmas will be here before you know it, so you better get ready for the holidays! From meals to desserts and decorations, you need to plan all of that. Here’s a simple and easy-to-make Christmas garland idea. It’s made of green tassels in the form of a Christmas tree hanging on a string. Look how cute it is!
Paper Christmas Lights Garland
Source: Stubbornly Crafty
There’s something about the Christmas lights. They not only lighten up the long winter nights but also add some special magical touch to the atmosphere in the home. If you need a fun and cheap craft to make with the kids, why not make a Christmas light bulb garland like this one. With some cardstock in different colors, measuring, and cutting, you’ll get a lovely colorful garland to decorate your home without spending a fortune!
Related Free Template: Christmas Light Bulb Printable
Homemade Gnome Garland Craft
Source: Ruffles & Rain Boots
A simple Christmas ornament or decoration for only $5? Is that even possible? Well, it turns out it is and this craft proves that. With this tutorial, you can make an adorable gnome garland in only 15 minutes. Let the gnomes guard your Christmas tree’s treasures this holiday season!
Handmade Holly Xmas Garland
Source: Megan Nielsen Patterns Blog
Is your home missing some holly? In that case, you have to make one. Actually, you can make an entire holly garland and hang it wherever you want in your home. Some green and red FELT, a bit of cutting, and a few stitches with the sewing machine… and you’ll be done before you know it. It’s that simple!
DIY Fabric Flower Garland
Source: Making Joy & Pretty Things
Looking for something different instead of the classic garland look? Then, here’s a perfect craft for you! This tutorial shows you how to make a floral garland from affordable linen. Apart from being flowery, this one also adds a rustic touch to your home. Love it!
DIY Holiday Garlands
Source: A Beautiful Mess
Need a break from all the craziness and looking for the perfect holiday decoration? These garland ideas are EVERYTHING. With mini stockings to pom poms, this tutorial shows you how to make 5 different versions of Christmas garland! You can make one or all of them and decorate your home to the max this season
How to Make a Dried Orange Garland
Source: The Ginger Home
Bring a piece of nature and lovely scent into your home with this dried orange garland! It may not be the first or the 50th thing you would think of, but it looks amazing. Combine several dried oranges with a green pine garland and you’ll get this Scandinavian kind of vibe
Christmas Mini Pom Pom Garland
Source: Dans le Lakehouse
Want to bring some Christmas spirit to your office? If you can’t decorate the entire space, you can decorate your plant(s). It’s subtle but still super cute. And, if you don’t have any idea on how to do it, check out this Christmas garland made of mini pom-poms. If blue tones don’t match your office interior, you can choose whichever colors you want. Perfect!
Merry Christmas Mantel Garland
Source: The Merry Thought
Looking for a simple decoration to add to your garland or mantel? What about a simple “Merry Christmas”? This DIY project shows you how to make a simple Merry Christmas garland out of old tissue boxes… So whether you want to make this with the kids or by yourself, it will look amazing!
DIY Christmas Stocking Garland
Source: The Polka Dot Chair
Want to add color to your home during the holidays and that color be more than red and green? There are many different ways to do that, but this garland is one of the best. Why? Because it’s made of small Christmas stockings in lots of different patterns. So, you get stockings for some treats and a garland in one. How convenient!
Jingle Bell Wood Bead Garland
Source: Lolly Jane
If you’re going for a simple and minimalist vibe this year, you’ll love this one! It’s perfect for keeping it neutral when everything is red, white, and green. By incorporating wooden beads like this one, you can keep that classic look! Some strand of wood beads, jingle bells, white paint, and a ribbon is all you need for this lovely project
Homemade Shelf Garland For The Holidays
Source: In My Own Style
No Christmas should go without glittery decorations, right!? If you still haven’t found which ones to make this year, take a look at this Christmas tree paper chain. It’s made of paper cut into the form of a Christmas tree and some glitter or spray glue. The perfect little decoration you can use to decorate the kitchen cupboards, high accent tables, and the kids would love making them
DIY Clay Garland
Source: Delineate Your Dwelling
Have you seen those colorful garlands with clay squares sold online? They look amazing but they’re expensive. If your budget is limited or you don’t feel like spending a fortune on a seasonal decoration, you can make a DIY garland like this one! All you need is air dry clay, string, acrylic paint, and a few other crafting tools. Check it out!
Easy Ornament Garland For Mantels
Source: Lovely Indeed
Getting stressed out over the Christmas decorations this year? Don’t! There are many last-minute crafts including this easy-to-make garland. It’s made of small ornaments in different colors hung on a string. And, you don’t need to plan it in advance because it takes only 5 minutes until ready. How perfect is that?!
DIY Gold Trianlge Garland
Source: Almost Makes Perfect
A Christmas decoration made of only two things?! Yes, there is a dream-come-true holiday craft you can make in no time without any special supplies. This gold triangle garland requires just some gold scrapbook paper and string… that’s all! Then, just follow the simple instructions in this tutorial, and you’ll be done in no time
Fresh Magnolia Leaf Garland
Source: Chatfield Court
Add some freshness and color into your home during the holiday season with this garland. Made of fresh magnolia leaves, floral wire, and natural vine-covered craft wire… this project will add a piece of nature you’ve been longing for. Plus, it’s simple to do although it requires a couple of hours of work
Holiday Pom Pom Garland
Source: The Happier Homemaker
If you have some left over yarn that need to be turn into the perfect holiday craft, then you’ll adore this pom pom garland. It really can’t get some simple than this. If you’d like to see it on your fireplace or somewhere else in your home this Christmas, you can make it in no time following this tutorial. Check it out!
Gorgeous Felt Magnolia Christmas Garland
Source: Keys To Inspiration
Have a Cricut maker at home? Then, here’s a great DIY project for you! This holiday season, you can make a lovely magnolia garland from FELT. It’s a great way to add warmth to your home during the holidays. Love it how it looks? Check what you need to make it
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