Easy Geometric Bauble Garland

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This bauble garland is so easy to make. It’s a little bit of a cheat as the baubles are actually wooden gift tags – but you could easily cut baubles from card and create a similar effect. I went for a traditional Christmas palette of silver, orange, and, erm, hot pink. Mainly because this was a last minute idea and those are the only spray paints I own! Feel free to go down the more rustic look though. You could also use normal paint but spray paints are waaaaaaay more fun and satisfyingly speedy.

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Paper Weather Garland

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This colourful garland is a nice quick make and will make any boring white wall awash with colour (and weather!). We used Spectrascope card from Paperchase to create this garland as part of their ‘Play With Colour’ paper craft challenge.

For this project you will need:

  •  Card in an assortment of colours
  •  A stick of glue
  •  Fishing wire or thread
  • Needle
  • sellotape

1. Begin by cutting out your weather shapes. We made various clouds, rainbows, a sun and a hot air balloon (yes, we know that is not weather. But looks nice and it’s in the sky, ok?!). Our pieces were about 7cm high. Cut out hearts in different colours to go in-between each piece.

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Nap Time Craft: Felt Christmas Tree Garland


Inspired by a tree decoration I saw in Crafty Magazine, today’s Nap Time Craft is a super quick way to add merriment to your mantlepiece.

For this Nap Time Craft you will need:

  • 2 sheets of green felt
  • Embroidery thread & needle
  • Embroidery pins
  • Baker’s twine
  • Scissors
  • Card

Begin by drawing a Christmas tree on the card, to act as your template. Cut this out and pin it to the felt. I cut out nine felt trees to fit the length of the mantlepiece.

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