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Monday, April 7, 2014

Colorful Easter Tassel Garland...makes my heart go pitter patter

My friend showed me a garland she had made for her mantle and my jaw dropped. I fell in love with it...so I decided my mantle needed one just for the Easter holiday! It adds so much color to the room, and I just might NEVER take it down!

So, this weekend while listening to General Conference I had time to cut strips, tie strips and than hang the strips :-). It's funny, when my hands keep busy I am able to listen better.

What you'll need:
- 1/2 yard of eight different fabrics
-5 1/2 feet of upholstery rope (in the uphostery section at Joannes or any fabric store)

Simply cut your 1/2 yards into 2 inch strips, than tie them on to your rope! My friend first hung her rope and then tied her strips. However, I preferred just sitting and doing it on the floor; even though my back may not agree.




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6 comments:

  1. This is one of my favorite post ever! So much vibrant color! We will definitely be making one of these this week

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  2. This is about the cutest thing ever. Considering just making one to hang on my bedroom wall for a pop of color. Thanks for sharing! xo

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  3. This is so cute! I actually recently posted a diy I did for a fabric garland I made for my babies room. But I love these bright colors, and love the idea of different garlands for different holidays!

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  4. So colorful . . love!! :) I, too, have that California shirt and can't stop wearing it. It's the comfiest thing. Pinning this craft idea right. now. Thanks for the idea!

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  5. I can't picture how you tied them so there's that little piece sticking up above the rope - what am I missing? Super cute!

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    1. you just tie the end of the fabric to the rope like youd tie a string onto a stick (that was the only visual thing I could think of to describe it ha)

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