23/03
2014

Paper trail: DIY paper garlands

There is something truly magical about paper. I mean just the fact you can transform something flat and even a tad boring into for instance a book you can’t wait to pick up and read or into a wonderful three dimensional piece of decoration.

As a graphic designer with a love for paper I’m always keeping an eye out for interesting paper tutorials and products. That’s why I decided to share in Paper Trail some of my favorite projects involving paper that I find on my daily browses on the net.

Paper trail – DIY paper garland tutorial – carriecanblog

And today I thought I’d start off with some wonderful paper garland DIY’s. Ideal for a birthday party, as decoration for your upcoming wedding or to just simple hang in your living room to celebrate the arrival of spring.

Festive garland by Design Love Fest
Get out your sewing machine and check out this colorful festive garland. This simple tutorial comes with easy to follow step by step instructions. Ideal if you have some colored paper lying around.

Paper trail – DIY paper garlands – carriecanblog

Tissue Wisteria garland by Land of Nod
This tutorial will take some more time but after seeing this lovely delicate flower garland, I don’t think you mind. I always loved the delicacy of tissue paper and transforming it into flowers always works so well.

Paper trail – DIY paper garland tutorial – carriecanblog

Paper net garland by Oh Happy Day
I’m sure that as a kid you enjoyed many an afternoon cutting out garlands from paper. Well it’s time to bring out your scissors again and try your hand at this more grown up DIY net garland.

Paper trail – DIY paper garland tutorial – carriecanblog

Well, I hope you enjoy my selection of paper garland tutorials. Now it’s time to DIY and do please share the efforts of your work with me!

PS: Do you know of any other great paper products or tutorials? Then please do support my paper addiction and let me know!

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