Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Ruffly Felt Valentine Garland

I've decided that there's no reason not to have a garland on my stairs at all times.  I just love the cheerfulness that a garland brings to the underappreciated staircase.  So for Valentine's Day, I stitched up another quick ruffled felt garland.  I used the same quick technique as the candy corn version and last year's rainbow variety.  Here's a cliff notes version of the tutorial:

Ruffle up some loooooong strips of felt

Loosely twist 3 strands together

Pin to the railing (I use pushpins secured to the wooden railing)

Click here to read the slightly more detailed tutorial from the candy corn inspired garland.

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Sarah @ Modern Country Style said...

You're so right - what reason in the world is there for *not* having garlands up all year round. I love your Valentine's version - so lovely!


Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

Valentines is a perfect time to have a little pink ruffly garland! Love it!

Christine {Pure Joy Events} said...

Love the idea of using felt! Hope you'll link it up to my Party Tutorial Contest: http://www.purejoyeventsblog.com/2012/01/party-tutorial-contest-4.html

Lindsi B said...

ooooh that is REALLY really pretty! I love the ruffles! I found you on Tip Junkie. Would you please share this with my readers for our Fun Stuff Fridays Valentine's Linky Party? I think it would be a great fit. http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2012/02/14-days-of-valentines-fun-stuff-fridays.html

Tricia said...

This is so sweet!


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