Paper Decorations: Getting Creative With Paper Garlands

It's no secret that we love paper decorations. And what's not to love? They're so easy to use, quick to assemble and they're re-usable. You can haul them out and re-use them for dozens of different parties in dozens of different ways. Best of all, paper decorations are extremely cost-effective, so if you're putting together a party on a shoestring budget, paper decor is just the thing for you.


We've put together a list of the cutest, trendiest paper garlands and given you some great inspiration on how to make your own garlands, if you've got some time on your hands. 

For this easy DIY paper garland, you'll need some double-sided scrapbook stock paper and a sewing machine. If you don't have a sewing machine, also provides no-sew garland instructions!

Paper doilies + scrapbook paper circles + ribbon = vintage-inspired garland gorgeousness! Simply fold the circles over the ribbon and secure with a dot of glue or mounting tape. So easy!

Origami is a great hobby to keep your hands busy - but what do you do with all the things you've so painstakingly folded? Create a colourfully impressive garland with your origami goodies

Sturdy string and a few packs of honeycomb balls is what you'll need to make this paper garland. Add a splash of colour using spray paint and some glitter confetti.

There's nothing quite like an ice cream party to welcome summer. Get in the mood for icy pleasures on a scorching hot day with this ice cream cone paper garland

You'll need a heart-shaped punch to create this adorable paper garland. Simply punch the holes into strips of paper you've folded over double, and then fold these strips over string and secure with glue. Couldn't be easier!


If you're out of time and out of patience, we've got exactly what you need. Readymade paper garlands are quick and effortless. No mess, no fuss - just a pretty party!


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