Creative DIY Christmas Garlands

Christmas décor wouldn’t be complete without a festive garland displayed around your home.

You may think it'd just be easier to head over to the store to buy your Christmas garland, but that will certainly add up quickly. So save your dollars for your gifts and try making your own DIY Christmas garland to give your home a joyful look for this holiday season.

We've searched wide and far, and found some of, what we think, are the best DIY Christmas garland ideas for you to make for the holiday!


  • Pop In On Some Holiday Decorating Fun

    Turn your favorite snack - popcorn - and quintessential holiday berry - cranberry - into a poppin holiday decoration with this DIY Popcorn Garland from Cran Moms.

  • Put Those Christmas Ornaments to an Alternative Use!

    Pick up some Christmas ornaments at your local dollar or discount store and make a fun ornament garland like this one featured on Last Train to Pooksville.

    She shows you how to make this jolly garland that only uses ribbon, ornaments and a pair of scissors. Simple!

  • Kid-Friendly X-Mas Sock Garland

    Kids will love helping you make this garland out of socks. Using clothespins to hang baby socks, this unique garland from Creative Ideas for You is a quick and easy DIY garland to try out.

  • A Garland Made Out of Christmas Ribbons

    I’m sure you have an abundance of Christmas ribbon lying around your home. Put them to use outside of wrapping someone’s gift and make this garland from Johnny in a Dress.

  • Beautifully Felted Garland

    This pretty garland from Small Bird Blog may take a little while to make but once you’re finished, the end result is adorable! See how to make this lovely handmade felted garland for Christmas.

  • Turn Your X-Mas Cards Into a Garland

    During the holidays, you’ll definitely be receiving thoughtful notes and cards through the mail. Turn them into a display by making a garland out of holiday cards.

    It’s a nice way to display all of the loving messages you received while it also serves as a garland décor. Check out this idea on Make and Takes.

  • Kids Cardboard Christmas Tree Garland Craft

    Here's a great Christmas craft the kids can make to help with the Christmas decor. SEWNnatural shows you how to make this winter forest Christmas tree garland made out of cardboard and colorful paint.

  • Make a Fun Pom Pom Christmas Garland

    Pom poms drum up a bit of nostalgia. Whether it’s from your high school cheerleading days or from your childhood winter hats, something about pom poms in home décor can give your space a vintage feel. We love this DIY garland made out of red and green pom poms that is simple and fun to make. Check out this idea featured at Take the Side Street.

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