Deck the halls: 16 Christmas garlands to make

16 DIY garlands you'll want to make this Christmas | Mum's Grapevine

Christmas is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s time to dazzle with decorations and bring some festive cheer into the home. We’ve done all the searching for you and found 16 great Christmas garlands you can whip up in a jiffy.

Here are 16 DIY Christmas garlands for the holidays.

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Paint chip Christmas garland

Turning paint chips into Christmas lights is fun and free! (via A Girl and a Glue Gun)

Rudolph the red nose reindeer

Easy DIY Reindeer Garland

From Dasher to Cupid and Ruldolph to Vixen, all of Santa’s reindeer will have fun on your mantle this Christmas. (via Proper)

Geometric garland

Give your Christmas decorating some edge with this gold angled garland

Triangles are bang on trend this season so give your Christmas decorating some edge with this gold angled garland. (via Almost Perfect)

Colourful tape

Easy DIY Washi Tape Christmas Garland

Covering letters in lots of colourful tapes is so easy the kids can do it for you! Your simple DIY Christmas decoration is sorted. (via Paper and Pin)

Easy does it

DIY candy cane Christmas garland

If the thought of DIYing just fills you with dread this garland is for you. Just store bought candy canes tied on a string. (via Dana Made)

Vintage design

DIY vintage inspired Christmas garland

Using a Christmas story as the backing for this garland would make for a gorgeous and meaningful decoration this festive season. (via Shelterness)

Colourful felt trees

Cute felt DIY Christmas garland

No sewing required just a hot glue gun and you can make cute little Christmas trees all in a row. (via It’s Always Autumn)

Let’s do the Twist

Easy Felt Christmas Tree Twisty Garland

Twist your tree with lots of colour this Christmas. With strips of white and coloured felt you just twist them together to create these garlands. (via Purl Soho)

Scandi cool

Easy DIY Wooden Beaded Christmas Garland

For a Scandi feel this Christmas, this garland is simple but has lots of design cred. (via La Trastienda de Liderlamp)

Just hanging around

Vertical paper tree Christmas garland

This garland is more vertical than horizontal. By running up and down the wall it makes it almost like a piece of art without the price tag. (via Made and Remade)

Don’t bother baking

Easy, inexpensive DIY Cupcake Christmas Garland

If your Christmas baking is more like Christmas burning then why not use the cupcake liners for a Christmas garland instead? (via One Perfect Day)

One for the tree

Easy DIY letter garland for the Christmas tree

If you are looking for something different for your tree use a garland in place of traditional tinsel. (via The TomKat Studio)

Good enough to eat

Edible gingerbread Christmas garland

Get baking for an easy and edible Christmas garland. Just add little holes in your gingerbread men to allow you to hang up with a ribbon. (via Honestly Yum)

Ring the bell

Easy DIY Straw and Bell Christmas Garland

Who would have thought putting straws and bells together would work? Well, it does and it looks fabulous! (via Heart Handmade UK)

Glitzy cones

Add a little gold paint to pinecones for a fancy garland

Adding gold leaf to pine cones makes them just a little bit more special for this extra special time of year. (via The Sweetest Occasion)

The bigger the better

DIY Pom Pom Christmas Garland

You can never go wrong with a pom! Giant pom poms with Christmas decorations is a winning combo this festive season. (via A Beautiful Mess)

Read next…

If you’re looking for more inspiration for your Christmas decorations this year, here are a few more articles that you might like to read next.

• 9 Christmas tree decorations for mini-makers
• 19 fun alternatives to Christmas trees
• 10 DIY Christmas baubles to make with the kids