Small DIY touches around the home can bring the current season into your decor. Take a cue from the changing leaves and rich autumn hues when crafting your next project. Garlands are an easy way to spice up a space and incorporate elements of nature. Pine cones, leaves, and deep colors all work together to create gorgeous displays for your mantles and walls. Here are a few DIY garlands from around the web for inspiration.
Colorful Fall Inspirations
Elsie of A Beautiful Mess made this gorgeous fall garland to incorporate the colors of the turning leaves. Chunky golden yarn strung through each leaf gives this DIY a cozy touch, and multicolored felt makes it fun and quirky. For an easier time sewing, use embroidery floss instead of yarn.
Liz of Naptime Decorator created a nature-inspired garland that perfectly captures the beauty of fallen leaves. For easy assembly and a long-lasting display, use artificial foliage instead of the real deal- you won’t have to worry about your leaves wilting and crumbling away.
Thuy of The Flair Exchange incorporated typography in her fall decor when creating a garland. The copper tone of the letters are right at home with nature’s autumn color scheme. For a more festive DIY, alternate colors and feature a combination of orange, red, and yellow.
To create her one-of-a-kind garland, Cristina of Remodelando la Casa used the ultimate DIY technique: upcycling. A well-loved wreath received a second life in the form of a wooden leave garland. When upcycling old decor, little touches like a new coat of paint will have your project looking like new.
Bring the allure of fall’s colors with a floral garland fit for an autumn harvest. Afke of Afke’s Happy House transforms physalis blossoms into mini pumpkin-hued lanterns. String along a length of yarn, and you’ll have a great accent to dress up your home.
Rosa of Adore Prep decided to showcase personal memories when decorating her home for autumn. Glittery mini frames encase Instagramed moments of her life, while leaves punched out from fall-themed cardstock add an extra dose of color. Bring this garland into the winter by swapping out the gold and leaves for blue and snowflakes.
Instead of using leaves for a fall garland, Kristen of Ella Claire Inspired used pine cones for her decor DIY. Burlap and ribbon ties complete this sweet and charming project. For a rustic touch, use jute to hang and fray the edges of your ribbon and burlap.
Rae of Armommy took a multimedia approach when crafting her festive fall garland. Felt balls strung along two-tone twine are simple to execute, and large letters made from recycled books add a charming flair. Layer your garland in levels to maximize wall space and make a big visual impact.
Garlands are so simple to make, you could whip one up today! Whether you need a pop of color in a room or want to bring autumn into your home decor, this DIY is a must-have for the fall. Have you ever created a garland? Tell us about your project in a comment below.