Leaf garlands are a welcome touch of green in your interiors. While they can be made in an assortment of colors for fall, the wild charm of the lush garlands is hard to beat in Christmas.
A small rope, Florist’s wire and a few bunches of lemon leaves are all it takes to make this lovely garland. Decorate at your will with lemons, berries or apples. Perfect for a fruit-themed wedding!
This comprehensive guide to making a magnificent leaf garland will have you run outdoors to gather the big magnolia leaves.
You could have never imagined orange and yellow fake fall leaves can be sewn together for a brilliant yet cheap garland. Go through the instructions to believe.
You can make a thick bay leaf garland into a lush wreath for your door. Though you may choose only bay leaves for the project, yet if you want a flashier look, intermingle the bay leaf branches with bright red berry branches. Learn how to in the second DIY of the linked post.
If you cannot find original bay leaves, opt for the artificial ones. Deck up the faux bay leaf garland with glitters for some sheen and glamor.
This garland looks exotic with the metallic shimmer of artificial gold leaves. You can substitute with silver leaves to co-ordinate with the color of your walls or furniture.
Juicy lemons and their fragrant leaves add a yummy charm to the dining table.
Grapevine wreaths and garlands also offer a fresh succulent feel to the interiors of your den.
Christmas is a time when you want your leaf garland to be all lighted up. The video tutorial shows you how.
A graphic black leaf garland over a pumpkin vase would be invaluable for Halloween. Have a look at the author’s post dated Oct 08, 2015.
For a green wedding, you can embellish the garland with a bunch of felt flowers and white ribbons.
Crepe paper gives a beautiful crushed texture to your homemade leaf garland. You can give the leaves a serrated edge to resemble neem leaves. It is worth noting that real neem leaf garlands are considered auspicious in Indian households. It is usually hung at the entrance for its hugely beneficial aspects.
Take a printout of the below drawing and trace it on card stock paper to make a beautiful fall wreath. Click on the above link for the detailed instructions.
Apart from Christmas, you can add a touch of jungle charm to a safari themed birthday party for your kid with this dainty wreath.
The adorable felt leaves have been shaped using a printable template that comes along with the directions.
Spray paint gold over card stock Laurel leaves for an Olympic-inspired headband. This is one head that will get other heads turning.
Go back to country life with this real olive leaf garland adorning a long dining table. It will stand testimony to many merry family gatherings.
In the linked tutorial, oak and beech leaves are made in white to represent greenery covered in snow. You are free to splash them in bright colors for a vibrant wall decoration.
Woo your Valentine with this stunning garland out of rose leaves. If you fancy the three-lobe triangular shape of ivy leaves, you can use them as a substitute for the humble rose leaves and throw in a few roses. It gives variety and is a tool for thinking out-of-the-box.
The round structure of the sage leaves gives this handmade garland added volume. You can bank on the plump shape of baby boxwood leaves too as a cuter alternative.
A little bit of green in and around the house does your health a whole lot of good. Bask in the soothing sensation of these phenomenal handmade leaf garlands on your walls, furniture or mantle till we meet again with another craft idea.
Published on April 1st 2016 by Peyton Derrida