Halloween Party Ideas

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braided streamer Christmas garland

Making a colorful tree is a seasonal favorite of mine. I’ve found that making a big pile of garland goes a long way in turning an ordinary tree into a celebratory one. Marquee garland, bubble gum garland and beaded garland are a few favorites from years before.

This year’s tree got a bright head start with spray painting and it was finished off with this fun braided streamer garland. The braids go a long way in making a tree look festive and are easy peasy to make. Plan a night in with Netflix and make enough of this garland to finish off the tree, the mantel, the staircase… Cover the entire house in bright braided garland for a holiday look worthy of unicorns.

braided streamer Christmas garland

braided streamer Christmas garland

braided streamer Christmas garland

To make the braided streamer Christmas garland you will need:

  • Crepe paper streamers
  • Scissors

braided streamer Christmas garland

Braided Streamer Christmas Garland

  1. Cut each length of streamer into three sections. You can make the lengths as long or short as needed.
  2. Tape the top of the braid onto a table or wall and braid the three sections together.
  3. Hang on the tree, on the mantel, or use the braids to wrap presents!

braided streamer Christmas garland

Do you have your tree done yet? I have this little spray painted beauty up in the studio and I used the braided garland (and these ornament balls) on our big family tree this year too – it’s a great combo. Happy Braiding!

PS. More tree decorating ideas right here.

(Photography ©A Subtle Revelry by Erin Holland).

Braided Streamer Christmas Garland

Making a colorful tree is a seasonal favorite of mine. I’ve found that making a big pile of garland goes a long way in turning an ordinary tree into a celebratory one. Marquee garland, bubble gum garland and beaded garland are a few favorites from years before. This year’s tree got a bright head start […]

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Gigantic Paper Flags

And just like that… It’s Thanksgiving week! Crazy. Right? Whatever you are doing this week – I sincerely hope the celebrations leave you feeling full and happy. In case you’re (just now!) thinking about decorating – this is a perfect last minute project. Paper flags in pretty colors, with stick on letters. Stick them on […]

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Friendly ghost garland

Can you believe that Halloween is only a few days away!?! Time to bring out the last minute ideas. This friendly ghost garland is a fun way to liven up a class party, the front windows at home before trick-or-treaters descend on Saturday, or even an adult party with spooky beverages ;). I love this friendly […]

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Eyeglass party garland

Sunglasses are a definite MUST for summer months. And with school starting both the kids have asked to purchase a pair of faux glasses to wear. Although no one in my house actually needs them – glasses are a big thing in our lives these days. This eyeglass garland is an incredibly easy party decoration to […]

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Feather + bead garland

Stringing beads onto necklaces, lanyards and BFF bracelets is summer nostalgia at its best. This year, I decided to take the concept and expand it to make my new favorite garland. Adding in sections of rope and feathers makes it even more whimsical for summer. Beads + feathers + long afternoons under the sun… Exactly […]

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