Welcome to the last day of Christmas in July!!! Not only is it our last day but it’s also our $10 & under DIY blog hop party! So I combined the two. I love globes! And I love thrift stores. So I knew this $6.99 world globe would be a perfect project if I just added a holiday garland to it.
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July Challenge: $10 and Under Projects with:
Kimm @ Reinvented | Denise @ My Thrifty House | Suzanne @ Shop At Blu
Sam @ Raggedy Bits | Toni @ Small Home Soul | Susanne @ Pearl Street Designs
Ann @ Duct Tape and Denim | Anika @ Anika’s DIY Life | Janice @ Sawdust Sisters
Kim @ Farmhouse Made | Sarah @ 1915House | Lisa @ The Purple Hydrangea
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I’ve seen a lot of people on Pinterest combining globes and chalkboards and I really do like the look of the chalkboard globes. But I just couldn’t bring myself to paint any of mine so far. So for now I’m just adding a little holiday garland to them. I’ve made “Peace on Earth” and “Joy to the World”. But right now I can’t find my “joy” so I’ll have to show that one to you at another time! Read on to see how I make them.
Supplies for this Holiday Garland
- white cardstock
- regular copy paper (for pattern OR you can use a Banner Punch Board)
- thin Sharpie
- 1/8″ hold punch
The Christmas banner is pretty simple. I just printed the words onto white cardstock and cut out the banner shapes. They’re about 2 1/2″ x 3″ with a triangle shape cut out of the bottom. I made a pattern with regular copy paper by cutting out a 2 1/2″ x 3″ rectangle then folding it in half. Then I cut a triangle out about 1″ deep.
Make sure you leave plenty of room around the words when you print it. Cut out the individual banners, draw a line freehand around the edge with a thin Sharpie, punch holes in the top corners (with a 1/8″ hole punch), then add the string.
OR, if you want an even EASIER way to make these banners, get a Banner Punch Board. Until I get a video made, watch this demonstration that shows how easy it is to use.
Couldn’t be easier! Take a look at the close up below if you’re a visual person like me.
Now check out all the other $10.00 and under DIY projects:
If you enjoyed this holiday garland, check out the other Christmas in July 2014 with Duct Tape and Denim:
- 7/9 – Candy Cane Christmas Gift Tags
- 7/16 – Wreath Christmas Gift Tags
- 7/18 – Vintage Silver Coaster Christmas Ornaments
- 7/23 – Homemade Vanilla
- 7/25 – Christmas Necklaces with Personalized Gift Box Inserts
- 7/28 – Mixed Media Christmas Ornament Tutorial
- 7/30 – Homemade Vanilla Sugar
And check out our past Christmas tutorials:
- Matchbox Advent Calendar
- Christmas Ticket Banner
- Christmas Playing Card Banner
- Vintage Gameboard Christmas Card Album
Leave a comment and let me know if you’ve made any Christmas decorations this year.
‘Til the next project,
Ann @ Duct Tape and Denim
Featured on Vintage Inspiration Party 12/16/14 @ My Salvaged Treasures, Centerpiece Wednesday @ The Style Sisters, The Handmade Hangout #27 on Too Much Time, Beautiful Christmas Crafts on The Pin Junkie, Simple Holiday Decor Ideas
First published December 5, 2014.