{DIY snowflake garland}

A little while ago I found a tutorial for a cute Christmas garland (source) and just had to make my own, smaller version of it!

I haven't decorated for Winter much around our home so far. Usually I don't get in the mood to decorate for Christmas until after my birthday (which will be on Thursday - hint, hint). This little snowflake garland is the perfect craft for me, though! It's very nifty, thrifty  and not too Christmassy tacky. ;)

What you'll need:

  • paper (letter size or A4)
  • printed pattern
  • pencil
  • small sharp scissors or x-acto knife
  • glue stick
  • twine
  • optional: wood buttons for each side

How to:

download the PDF tutorial here


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  1. Ooooh, this is a GREAT tutorial. Thank you!!

  2. This is too cute! A nice change from the usual construction paper ring garland. Thanks!

  3. This is so sweet! I am so trying to un-christmas our decorations, but we have so many that have been given to us…and the boys love it…it’ll probably be years before I can really simplify…This is a perfect nod to the holidays!

  4. How cute!! Very creative!! Your newest follower!!

  5. These are thrifty and nifty!! lol Super nicely presented tutorial too. I am going to pin this…think people need to see it. :)

  6. I love this idea!!! Yours came out beautiful!

  7. What a lovely idea…looks so pretty (simple too )!!!

  8. thank you love christine in italy xx

  9. Thank you for sharing this post. I will be making some today. Great Idea too.

  10. I love that I can see Germany through the window in your snowflake pic! We lived there for four years. Now we live in Japan and it just isn’t the same

  11. Very Cute!

  12. THat is simply beautiful :)

    Love for you to share it at my linky party here: http://www.jaqsstudio.com/2011/12/made-by-me-10-linky-party-and-features.html

  13. So Cute! Thanks for the great tutorial!
    I would love for you to link up on Blog Stalking Thursday! http://thecraftyblogstalker.blogspot.com/2011/12/blog-stalking-thursday-19.html

  14. Sooo beautiful.. I love it.. Thanks SO much for linking your wonderful features today.. Sincerely appreciate it and hope you can share again next Thursday.. TY ..Wishing you a great weekend.. ~Mar

  15. Another lovely tutorial, thank you Hugs!
    my Tis The Season giveaway ends tomorrow night, did you get your entry in?

  16. This is such a fun idea! I love the snowflakes! Thanks so much for linking up and sharing at my Feature Friday Linky Party!

    Danielle @ Blissful & Domestic

  17. A very unique and beautiful garland.

  18. Wow, this is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing. I am a new follower and your blog is too cute. I look forward to reading more posts. I’d appreciate it if you stopped by my blog and followed me back. Thanks! http://milliemorganmedia.blogspot.com

  19. Thanks, doing this tonight!

  20. Thank you for this very very very nice tutorial! I am going to pint it:)

  21. Beautiful!

  22. love this! turned out beautiful!

  23. Paper has always been a hard medium for me. Your garland is beautiful. I would love for you to share at Bacon Time, the Anything goes linky is up. Found you at diy home sweet home.

  24. Ohhhh gorgeous!!! We’d love for you to share this with our readers for Fun Stuff Fridays. http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2011/12/fun-stuff-fridays-4-3-weeks-long-for.html

  25. What a beautiful and simple ornament!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  26. Vanessa! I love this. It’s so pretty and wintery! I would love for you to share this at my special holiday linky party going on right now! http://everything-underthemoon.blogspot.com/2011/12/12-days-of-christmas-holiday-linky.html

    Happy Holidays to you and yours!!
    ~Nikki …xoxo

  27. This is beautiful!


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