3 Creative Ways for DIY Festive Garlands with an Exclusive Template

Felt Holly Garland 

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You will Need

Dovecraft felt

Sewing machine

Download Your Free Christmas GarlandTemplates

How to Make

3 Creative Ways for DIY Festive Garlands with an Exclusive Template content image

1.  Print the free holly template on card and cut out. Use the template to draw around the felt and cut out the leaves in green, then the berries in red felt.

2.  Decide on your pattern, sew along the first piece adding the next at the end, you can leave gaps in between if you would like, do not cut the cotton until the end.

Top Tip: Leave a long piece of cotton at each end to hang your bunting with.

Tag Garland

3 Creative Ways for DIY Festive Garlands with an Exclusive Template content image

You will Need

Dovecraft Back to basics tags, bells, gems, twine, wooden snowflakes &pegs

North pole tags, blossoms & pegs

Dovecraft Metallic Washi Tape 

Download Your Free Christmas Garlands Templates

How to Make

3 Creative Ways for DIY Festive Garlands with an Exclusive Template content image

1.  Choose 14 tags to use as your bunting, lay them out in front of you and place in the order you would like them.

2.  Decorate each tag, leaving space for the letters.

3.  Die cut the words Merry Christmas and add to the bunting.

4.  Cut a long length of twine, making sure it’s long enough to fit all of the tags on, plus extra  for hanging it.

5.  Make 3 mini origami stars, see our how to tutorial here, attach them to the bunting. One at each end and one in the middle of the two words.

6.  Use pegs to attach the tags to finish your bunting.

Embellished Paper Chains

3 Creative Ways for DIY Festive Garlands with an Exclusive Template content image

You will Need

First Edition Christmas Wishes 8x8 paper pad

Me to You Mini bows

Wooden embellishments

Dovecraft basic stickers.

How to Make

3 Creative Ways for DIY Festive Garlands with an Exclusive Template content image

1.  Cut 2cm strips of the 8x8 papers, loop them together and adhere the ends, to make a paper chain.

2.  Use the embellishments to decorate the chains, have fun mixing up the designs to make everyone different.

These festive garlands will look great this Christmas adorning you fireplaces, ceilings and picture frames then once the festive period is over, store them away safely for net year. Share your handmade garlands in our project gallery & tag @Trimcraft on social media.  


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