With the holidays right around the corner dressing our homes in festive decor is one of the first things on the to-do list. One of the simplest and most effective pieces of holiday decor are garlands. Whether hanging traditionally on the fireplace mantle or in a more unique and creative space, they look amazing! Here are 5 different holiday garland ideas to help make your home look even more festive this year!

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1. Yarn Pumpkin Garland

With Halloween almost upon us, this cute and simple yarn pumpkin garland has me feeling festive. This looks like it may be a complicated DIY project, but in fact it is quite the opposite! With only 3 materials needed it is one of the easiest and simplest garlands to make and is sure to impress all your friends.

Check out blog.landofnod.com for more fun and creative DIY ideas!

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2. Gold Leaf Pine Cone Garland

Pine cones scream holidays and have us dreaming of cold crisp walks in the parks, sipping hot apple cider and all things festive. This rustic garland can be used from Fall all the way through the Winter months, and can be added to any other holiday decor in your home!

Head over to http://www.thesweetestoccasion.com to learn how to make your own gold leaf pine cone garland and TONS of other adorable DIY projects!

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3. Lighted Burlap Garland

Nothing says the holidays like twinkle lights! A fun DIY to jazz up any old string of lights is this simple and pretty burlap garland. Simply tie burlap, or any other festive fabric, around a string of twinkle lights and you’ll instantly have a holiday garland to hang up anywhere in your home.

Visit http://www.createcraftlove.com for more holiday and home decor ideas!

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4. Santa and Reindeer Garland

This sweet garland adds a touch of Christmas magic to any room. It’s classic design makes you that much more excited for the man in the red suit to arrive!

Check out theproperblog.com for step-by-step instructions to make your own Santa and Reindeer Garland.

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5. Christmas Tree Garland

I LOVE this cute christmas tree garland, and the best thing is, it’s made out of cupcake wrappers! Such a quick and easy tutorial with a lovely homemade touch. This is great one to do with kids!

http://www.oneperfectdayblog.net has lots of other great DIY projects  so make sure you stop by!

Ellice Vargas

Ellice Vargas

I'm a British gal and mama to one sweet daughter. I love a good DIY project, interior design and photography. When I'm not writing for Life As Mama, I'm traveling as much as I can with my little family and filling up my camera roll with snapshots of our life.