We all have a knack of decorating our houses in a bright and colorful way especially when an auspicious or special occasion is round the corner. If you love hanging colorful garlands on the walls, doors, staircases or anywhere else in your home to add vibrance and fullness, then this Christmas experiment making a few of them using burlap. The rustic and earthy appearance of burlap accompanied by colorful embellishments would certainly make your garlands appear more magnificent and charming. Let us go on a learning spree, checking out a few instructions and ideas that would make our garland making procedure much easy.
Surprise your better half this Valentine day, by decorating your room with this lovely garland. You can even add a personalized touch by writing both of your names in the entire garland in place of the hearts.
The combination of burlap, tulle and muslin adds to the rustic look of the garland, that would appear awesome when encircled around your tall Christmas tree. Also, hang burlap Christmas stockings to add uniformity.
The 3D letters attached to the garland beautifies it further.
This ruffled garland gives the white mantelpiece a classy look. Red balls or stars on the brown garland would intensify its grace further.
The gorgeous garland along with the beautiful burlap star sitting on top makes the Christmas tree appear full and complete.
If you have planned your wedding reception in your large, spacious garden, decorate it with a long garland of burlap and colorful laces. You may even add printed satin ribbons to create a stunning visual impact.
If you do not desire to go for the long hanging garlands, you may opt for this flag-shaped design. Add a tulle or mesh flag in between the ones made from burlap to make your decoration look unique and different.
How splendid would your Christmas tree look with these bright lights attached to the garland made of blue, red and burlap ribbons!
This lovely garland embellished with pumpkins and maple leaf branches would look enticing when sitting on your mantelpiece, serving as a perfect decoration for fall and Halloween.
The burlap flag-styled garland followed by the ones made from felt papers adds brightness to your walls. You can even involve your kids in this project, who would have a gala time arranging the colorful flags systematically.
The cute white bunnies on the rustic burlap serve as a perfect Easter decoration.
Your staircase would look elegant when adorned with a long burlap garland. The fall themed bows as shown in this picture can be replaced with poinsettia, holly and fir while decorating your house for Christmas.
Keeping the same procedure in mind as shown in the given tutorial you can even inscribe the words “Merry Christmas” in red paint during the festive season.
The red bells attached to the burlap garland increases its charm.
So with these interesting tutorials in hand, you can make a myriad of garlands all around your home, combining burlap with other objects like tulle, mesh, popcorn……and the list is endless. Do not end your stint with burlap here but sharpen your creative skills further by making colorful wreaths and lovely Christmas stockings with it.
Published on December 20th 2015 by Miranda Gibbs