DIY: tassel & pom-pom garland!

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About a week ago I was looking for some cool garlands to decorate my dorm room with, but when I couldn’t find any that I loved I thought why not just make my own!

All you’ll need for this DIY project is:

  • colored string
  • scissors
  • string or twine
  • a fork (trust me on this one)

That’s it!!

If you’re interested in making a tassel garland….

1. First wrap your choice of yarn around a piece of cardboard (I just found a box laying around my house and cut it) that is around 9 inches long. I wrapped my yarn around about 45-50 times to get my desired thickness.

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2. Next, I pulled my yarn off of the cardboard and tied a knot around the center of it. Then I used scissors to cut off both ends.

3. After step 2 is complete, all that I had to do next is fold my yarn in half and tie another knot about 1/4 down.

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This is what my pile of tassel garlands look like after watching about 5 episodes of FRIENDS (:

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This is the finished look…IMG_7820.JPG

 

If your interested in making your own pom-pom garland….

This one is so easy to make!! Seriously though if you don’t consider yourself a very “crafty” person don’t worry about it because this pom-pom garland is super simple to make.

1. Wrap your desired colored yarn around a fork. FullSizeRender 7.jpg

2. Tie a knot around the middle of your yarn while it’s still attached to the fork and then pull it off the fork

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3. Cut off the ends at both sides and you’re practically finished! Pro Tip: for best results be sure to tidy up the edges with your scissors. 

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4. Attach a sewing needle to a piece of string, yarn, or twine and simply string it threw all of your pom-poms!

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This is the finished look!

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Hope this helps!

Love,

Olivia

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