Monday, January 19, 2015

DIY { Tassel Garland }

With the Stock the Bar Party coming up in March, I wanted to make some of my own decorations. I found this on Pinterest and thought this would be perfect. It is currently hanging in my living room until the party. 

You will need...
Tissue Paper
Hot Glue Gun

1. To begin, fold your tissue paper in half and cut down the middle. This will make it so you have more "tassels" to work with - 1 piece of tissue paper, makes 1 tassel

2. Then fold the tissue paper in half and begin cutting strips towards the fold leaving about 1 inch from where you cut to the fold.

3.After all the strips have been cut, unfold your tissue paper - but be careful not to tear it!

4. Begin rolling your tissue paper, tightly, down the middle - the fringe may get tangled at times just run your fingers through it to make it not tangled.

5. Fold in half to make loop to hang on string.

6. Hot glue the loop together to make the tassel stay together. Then put on rope. Repeat steps until you have the amount of tassels on rope you desire. 

And there you have your DIY Tissue Paper Tassel Garland. It does take a little time but the end product is totally worth it!

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  1. Thanks for the tutorial! I was wondering how you did them! They are so cute for a party.

  2. Oh cute! I love the colors you chose too, very pretty! This is a great idea. My girls would love this for on their birthdays! Cheap and creative. I'll definitely be trying this!

  3. I love this!!! I see it floating around Pinterest all the time but haven't clicked on one to see how you actually do it. So pretty!

  4. I've got a child's birthday coming up in less than a month and this is a great idea for some party décor.

  5. You make this seem so doable. I've always wanted to make one but thought, that would be impossible. This DIY tutorial seems like something I could actually pull off! THANK YOU!

  6. So cute! I always love these garlands but was intimidated to try making them. Thanks for sharing!!!

  7. This seems like such a simple way to spruce up the backdrop for photo shoots for me! I will have to keep it in mind! Thanks for the tutorial!

  8. These are so fun to make. Love your color combo.