Monday, December 9, 2013

Lighted Garland all tied up with strings

It's Christmas time, it's Christmas time!!  
There is nothing I like more at Christmastime than lots of twinkly lights all around our house!!  
So that's why I made this lighted garland all "tied up with strings".


It goes right above our (unfinished) stockings.  
To go along with my project of a Garland all tied up with strings, a few of my blog friends and I are hosting a favorite things giveaway.  
 Check it at the bottom of this post!   


For my garland, I used lots of different patterns of ribbon in gold, silver, burlap color and red.


Then I just snipped pieces of ribbon and tied them onto a stand of white Christmas lights.  
And then kept tying and tying and tying!  It was super simple, mindless work.  So much so that I was able to evaluate my Christmas list and all of the projects I still need to do while tying the ribbons on.


Once the garland was done, I hung it above our stockings.  


To hang the garland, I used command hooks (amazon link).  They are the best!!  Command hooks are temporary hooks that are easily removed when the holiday is over.  If you've never tried them, you totally should. They will change your decorating life!!  


I love the way the garland turned out!  


It's so simple, yet so festive!!  

Now here's for the exciting news- my blogging friends and I are hosting a big fat giveaway.


We are hosting a giveaway for a few of our favorite things!  


Here are a few of my favorite things:  
People magazine, peppermint chapstick, red polka dot ribbon, red ric rak, 
clothespins on a Christmas card, a small matchbox notebook and a $10 Target gift card.  

Click on the link below to take you to the giveaway.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


And be sure to check out all of the other blogs to see what they are giving away too!

Andie @ Maybe I Will
Kaylynn @ Among The Young
Ashley & Meegan @ Flats to Flipflops
Rebecca @ The Crafted Sparrow
Emily @ The Benson Street
Adrienne @ Free Time Frolics
Melissa@ Hollyhocks & Honeybees



linking up to:  Snap

6 comments:

  1. I love your Christmas light idea! I'm going to use it in my classroom.

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  2. Super cute!! Love your ideas!!!

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  3. I could totally do this!!! Maybe for the lights on my tree too.

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  4. Red polka dot ribbon!


    Deborah
    pinkscissorsdesign @gmail .com
    Michigan Address Ready

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  5. All of your favorite things are great!

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