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12 awesome DIY garlands from Babble.com

One of my favorite pieces of party decor is always a fabulous garland! Whether made from fabric, crafted from paper or speckled with glitter, they look fabulous framing a buffet table or adding a splash of color over the bar. They also look awesome hung throughout your home for a little added cheer. Bonus! They are also surprisingly easy and budget-friendly to make and can be completely customized to suit your personal style! Here are 12 DIY garlands you’ll want to string all over the place and be sure to check out these 10 fun ideas to use festive crafts everyday throughout your home!

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  • Fabric Flower Garland 1 of 12
    Fabric Flower Garland
    I love how pretty and whimsical this fabric flower garland is - it's perfect to hang in a bedroom or use at a wedding! All you need to get started is scissors, needle and thread, fabric, and a pencil.
    Get the how-to from Once Wed.
  • Fiesta Fringe Garland 2 of 12
    Fiesta Fringe Garland
    This tissue paper fringe garland is so cute - I love it for a Mexican-themed fiesta or a birthday party!
    Get the how-to from Oh Happy Day.
  • Tassel Garland 3 of 12
    Tassel Garland
    These vibrant tassel garlands are all the rage lately and now you can make your own with simple twine, tissue paper and mylar.
    Get the how-to from Ruffled.
  • Abstract Crayon Garland 4 of 12
    Abstract Crayon Garland
    How cool is this funky and bright garland made from crayons? It's so much easier to make than you think using just glassine bags, an iron, crayons, tape, twine and scissors.
    Get the how-to from Hellobee.
  • Twisted Felt Garland 5 of 12
    Twisted Felt Garland
    Perfect for the holidays (or update it in different colors for use all year), this twisted felt garland can also be made as a bracelet or a necklace!
    Get the how-to from The Purl Bee.
  • Bon Voyage Garland 6 of 12
    Bon Voyage Garland
    Say "bon voyage" (or congratulations or happy birthday) with this cool letter garland!
    Get the how-to from The Sweetest Occasion.
  • Snowcone Garland 7 of 12
    Snowcone Garland
    So sweet for one last summer hoo-rah, this snowcone garland is made from card stock, foam balls and paint!
    Get the how-to from Creature Comforts.
  • Glitter Love Garland 8 of 12
    Glitter Love Garland
    Nothing says "I love you" quite like a glittery red garland! You could also customize this one with a little one's name for their bedroom - so cute!
    Get the how-to from Lovely Indeed.
  • Paper Dots Garland 9 of 12
    Paper Dots Garland
    This beautiful paper dot garland looks deceivingly complicated. But guess what? It's made from just crepe paper. Yep, that's it!
    Get the how-to from Oh Happy Day.
  • Heart Garland 10 of 12
    Heart Garland
    Pretty hearts all in a row are perfect for a party, wedding or to add a splash of color to any wall in your home!
    Get the how-to from The Sweetest Occasion.
  • Pinecone Garland 11 of 12
    Pinecone Garland
    With cooler months on the way, long strolls in the woods will produce more than enough pinecones to craft up this pretty seasonal garland!
    Get the how-to from The Paper Mama.
  • Flower Garland 12 of 12
    Flower Garland
    I love this flower garland! Feeling daunted by working with live flowers? No worries! This one can be crafted up in just 15 minutes.
    Get the how-to from Oh Joy.

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