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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Holiday Decor Idea - DIY Garland


Last Friday, we had dinner at our friends' new place, which happened to be a model home. It was the first time at their new place and it. Was. Gorgeous. But what stunned me even more so was the holiday decor that my friend used throughout her living room. The colour theme was red and silver and what I loved most was her choice of flower - red roses with a hint of glitter! In the photo above, she took railing garland and doubled it to cover the top of her half-wall. She weaved in some white lights and added the roses she had purchased at Michaels a few years ago. Along with some red tinsel and silver ornaments, it was the perfect do-it-yourself garland. It also matched her Christmas tree and additional garland on top of her fireplace mantel. Yup, I had some serious holiday decor envy!


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  1. I love easy DIY projects like this. I may have to try it next year :)

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    1. If I can find red roses, you know I'm stealing this idea too!

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  2. She did such an amazing job with the decorations! Thanks for inspiring.

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    1. I need to hang out at her place more often. I could use all the inspiration I can get! LOL

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  3. Gorgeous! Happy New Year Toronto friend! Teresa from NanaHood

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    1. Same to you, Teresa! Hope 2014 is a great one!

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  4. Your tree looks amazing i am useless at decorating them heheh!

    Have a very Happy New Year & all the best for 2014 ;-)

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    1. I wish I could take credit for it but it's my friend's tree. :)

      Happy New Year to you, too!

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  5. She did an amazing job, so pretty! (Judy Cowan)

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  6. I normally have a burgandy and gold theme although we found disco ball decorations and disco ball tree lights in the sales this year, so I think our theme might be disco next year.

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  7. Gorgeous garland! Have a Happy New Year. :D

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  8. That is pretty. Happy new year.

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com/2013/12/wordless-wednesday-tea.html

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  9. Beautiful :) Since we now have the toy room done - which means we have our living room back - I might try something pretty next year :)

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    1. We converted the office into an office/toy room on Boxing Day. It's so nice to have a toy-free living space!

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  10. So lovely! Blessed New Year to you and your family!

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  11. Oh, so beautiful!! I think I'm going to jump on the 'stealing this idea' bandwagon!

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    1. Each year, she arranges the garland on her half-wall with the same roses and baubles. But it's nice to know she can make it longer if need be. They will be moving in the new year and will have a different half-wall to decorate. :)

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  12. I'm envious too, and envious because I probably could never make that myself - lol

    Thanks for sharing & Happy New Year!

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    1. The thing is, it's not permanent. She just inserts the roses, baubles etc. throughout and does this every year. That's what I love about it. You have the flexibility to change it up each year!

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  13. Lovely garland and Christmas Deco..you are really good with crafts :)

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    1. I wish I could take the credit. These photos were taken at a friend's house. Which I wish was my house. It's a gorgeous place!

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  14. «Louis» thanks you for linking with his Wordless Wendesday and he wishes you all the best for this New Year!

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  15. I love the red glittery roses too! Happy New Year!

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  17. That garland is very pretty. I like the addition of the red roses. I did something similar on bow window ledge - not nearly as creative or pretty as this though! Happy New Year to you as well!! :)

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  18. Hmm, don't know if my previous comment posted, but what a gorgeous colour theme! We're of the "throw sparkly things at the tree and if the toddler doesn't pull it down, count it as a win" school. :-)

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  19. I love the garland on the mantle it really sets it off!

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  20. Love the red roses; I never would have thought of incorporating roses on a Christmas tree!

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