How to Decorate A Christmas Garland

Learn how to decorate a Christmas Garland with Brian’s quick & easy design tips!

Sometimes there’s no room for a tree or you just want to carry more Christmas through out other areas of your home…the solution? Brian’s favorite Christmas Tree alternative: A Garland!

The truth is, decorating a garland is similar to decorating a tree, it’s just scaled down. Watch as Brian, Prairie Gardens & Jeffrey Alans Design Expert, decorates a garland below.

HOW TO DECORATE A CHRISTMAS GARLAND

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BRIAN’S QUICK GARLAND DECORATING TIPS

ORNAMENT CLUSTERS

create focal clusters by clustering together ornaments with a pipe cleaner – Brian’s favorite ornament pick for clusters? Shatterproof styles. Get that shine without the fear of breakage.

RIBBON LOOPS

Skip tying a fancy bow. Just take ribbon and loop it a few times, cinching in the middle with a pipe cleaner.

DECORATIVE ORNAMENTS

Place these throughout your garland, helping draw your eye all the way through from one end to the other

1, 2, RULE

Just like when decorating a Christmas Tree, use the 1,2, 3 Rule! 1 theme, 2 colors, & 3 styles/shapes of decorations.

SKIP SYMMETRY

Mix it up by having one end of your garland longer than the other.

GO BATTERY OPERATED

Battery Operated lights are a must for garlands – they’re easy and you’ll avoid the messy cord look. Plus! Flicker candles are one of Brian’s favorites for the top of your mantle. Find them at Prairie Gardens and Jeffrey Alans.

HEIGHT

Use risers under your accents to vary the height & keep things interesting.

MIRROR

Mirror the top of you mantel with a similar feel at the bottom. This will draw your eye up & down, while your garland will draw your eye side to side.

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