1. Geometric Bunting
Christmas of the *future*. Directions here.
2. Recycled Gift Bag Garland
Use your old gift bags from Christmas and make a garland just in time for New Year’s. Directions here.
4. Felt Ghost Garland
Perfect for Halloween, or a séance. Directions here.
11. Reused Garland Gift Wrap
It’s a quick way to spruce up a plain box.
12. Pom-Pom Garland
You can easily make your own pompoms out of yarn; they don’t need to be purchased fully formed from the Craft Gods. Directions here.
16. Coffee-Filter Snowflakes
Who knew coffee filters could become so many things?
22. Ice Cream Cone Garland
Perfect for a kid’s birthday party. Directions here.
25. Cupcake Wrapper Garland
Directions here (in Italian).
29. Bell Garland
Also if anyone in your house insists on jingling them constantly, you’re totally within your rights to deny them any and all holiday presents. Directions here.
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