DIY Foil Leaf Garland

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foil-leaf-garland-pinI like shiny things…

I guess I’m just a girly girl at heart.

Like ruffles and glitter? They thrill my soul.

So, when I stumbled on a pile of my foil leaves from, ahem.. a few years ago {let’s say about 10}, my insides got all tingly.

I had used them as a foil leaf garland for our little Charlie Brown tree back in the day.

It’s quite easy to do.  You just need to find some heavy gage aluminum foil {aff link} like this at Amazon.


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And one of these guys comes in handy. {aff link}

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  • Start by creating a leaf template.  You can print and cut one out.  Here I’m just using one of my old leaves.

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Here’s the outline…

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  • Then cut it out. I just used regular ole scissors.

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  • Then take a small hole punch and punch a hole in the tip.

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  • And the stem.

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  • Cut a piece of wire between 2-3″ long.

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  • Twirl one end tightly

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  • And stick it through the tip of one leaf…

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  • And the stem of another…

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  • and twirl the open end closed.


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I hung this foil leaf garland on the Sideboard that Cassie painted for me!

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I used glue dots, but they keep falling down.  So maybe something else would work better.

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Did you see the super quick and easy centerpiece I made?  It’s kinda fun.

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And Hot-shot just begged for a blog appearance.  He said it had been awhile…

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The cat’s back there sniffing at something.  Who knows!

I still have some more things to show you, so I’ll be back.  I’ve been a Christmas Craft makin’ machine this year!  wowz.

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