How to make a Christmas garland

Article published at: Dec 16, 2020
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DIY Christmas Garland

This December is probably looking quite a bit different for most of us, and we might find it hard to figure out how to decorate our tables and mantelpieces. For some of us, most shops and local florists might even be closed this year.

So, we thought we’d show you how you can easily create a beautiful Christmas garland yourself. Follow this step-by-step guide to make a stunning Christmas garland. Perfect for decorating your mantelpiece or a bannister or, for use as a table centerpiece.

You will need:

  • A selection of Christmas foliage, including spruce and holly
  • Baubles in different sizes
  • Pinecones
  • Dried fruits such as orange slices
  • Florist wire and scissors

Step 1.

Using a pair of sharp scissors, cut off sprigs of spruce in different sizes, between 7-10 inches in length.

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Step 2. 

Place a couple of different types of foliage together and fasten them using the florist wire.

Step 3. 

Place the foliage criss-cross and at an angle to create a beautiful shape.

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Step 4. 

Continue to fasten the rest of the foliage with wire, using the same wire until all of the foliage is used up. Make sure you keep the shape.

Step 5.

Next, cut off a piece of the wire (approx. 5 inches) and push it through the dried oranges.

Step 6. 

Fasten the orange to the garland using the wire.

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Step 7. 

Cut off a piece of wire and put it through the bauble hangers, then wire it onto the garland.

Step 8. 

The easiest way to fasten the pinecones is by using a hot glue gun, but if you don’t have access to one of these you can use the wire. Wrap the wire around the pinecone and twist it. Then simply fasten it to the garland with the same piece of wire.

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Also read:  How to keep your Christmas tree fresh for longer 

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