25 Christmas Garlands That Are Total Goals

We're so here for the one made out of pasta.

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Country Living

We know you love your string lights, but give garlands some love for a sec. You can hang them on walls or across your mantel, thread them through bannisters, hang them above doorways, or wrap them around your Christmas tree. You can even put lights in them, too! So really, there's nothing they can't do. Whether you want to buy one or DIY one this year, we've got plenty of awesome garland ideas for you.

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Studio DIY
Fake Everyone Out

You won't believe that this light garland is actually made out of paper.

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Homey Oh My
Minimalist, But Chic

All you need is wire, floral string, and pine to create this minimal holiday arrangement.

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Courtesy of The Crafted Life
Put A Bow On It

If you can use a hot glue gun, you can make this garland.

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Miki Duisterhof
Use Unexpected Materials

These paper brown filters work seamlessly with a fireplace filled to the brim with birch. Coffee saves the day yet again.

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Tell Love and Party
Felt FTW!

This garland is super easy to make—just knot felt strips along a string of twine, then hang anywhere and everywhere.

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Clay All Day

Turn your house into a winter wonderland thanks to this air dry clay garland.

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Put Extra Candy Canes To Work

Finally, a use for all those extra candy canes! This string-and-hang garland is festive and creative.

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The House That Lars Built
Do Double Duty

This string light garland doubles as an advent calendar!

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TheBlushingFig on Etsy
Keep Colors Classic

These adorable felt balls will add a pop of color to your Christmas tree without straying too far from the traditional holiday palette.

$16, etsy.com

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The Sweetest Occasion
Make It Mini

These mini wreaths are so cute and so easy. Secure sprigs of rosemary around tiny embroidery hoops with floral wire and attach to a cherry-red string of twine.

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House by Heidi
Get Lit

Wrap a pine garland and Christmas lights around a railing and garnish with cranberry sprigs, ribbon, and foam balls for a winter scene that looks gorg at night.

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The Gold Jelly Bean
Head To Your Pantry

If you're anything like us, you probably have an extra box (or ten) of pasta lying around to put to use.

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Stone Gable Blog
Deck Out Your Headboard

Visions of sugar plums will deff be dancing in your head in this bed.

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The Tom Kat Studio
Wrap It Up

They're not just for your wall—wrap a garland around your tree, too. Tinsel garlands are classic, but we're digging this "Merry Christmas" string.

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Jose Picayo
Make Paper Bells

For a totally OTT display, string up paper bells along your mantle. Choose red and white for a candy cane theme

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Life is Rosier
Double The Merry

A message so nice, we'll string it twice.

$20, etsy.com

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Say Yes
Try Some Stars

This black backdrop is perfect for a silver, white, and gold star garland.

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Enduring Vision
Grab Some Mini Evergreens

Pro tip: This would look amaze draped across a doorway's white crown molding.

$24, etsy.com

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House and Home
Skip The Red & Green

Who invited you, red and green? We're loving this icy winter color palette.

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Clean and Scentsible
Holiday Hack

Bleach pinecones first before stringing them alongside real cranberries. For their golden effect, submerge pinecones from your backyard in bleach for two days.

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The Proper Blog
Round Up Reindeer

"Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" will be playing on repeat this year, and we aren't even sorry.

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The Happier Homemaker
Reuse Your Garland

You can break this red and white garland out again for Valentine's Day!

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Miss Mustard Seed
Up-cycled, But You'd Never Know It

These neutral stockings are actually recycled pieces of grain sacks.

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Fireflies and Mudpies
Hang and Sniff

This cinnamon, roasted apple, and fresh citrus garland will make your house smell incredible.

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Create Craft Love
Break Out The Burlap

This DIY is as easy as tying your favorite holiday ribbon and strips of burlap around a string of Christmas lights.

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