You know I love my projects made with blank tickets! I made this Merry Christmas garland with my red and green tickets for a coworker from Peru back in 2008! (Again, let me apologize ahead of time for the size of these photos! I’ll take more when I make them again this year.) It’s very similar to our Happy Thanksgiving Ticket Garland. In fact, you could make one of these for just about any holiday. I’ve made one for Christmas, Thanksgiving, St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and birthdays.
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Supplies for Merry Christmas Garland
Here’s what you need:
- Blank tickets
- 1″ circle punch
- ink (I used VersaColor in Green Tea and ColorBox Chalk Inkpad in Dark Brown)
- twine (I found mine at a thrift store but you can get green jute or red hemp cord on Amazon
- glue stick
- hole punch
I made the letters myself by printing them on my computer and punching them out with a 1″ circle punch.
Ink the edges of the letters. These are 2 of my favorite inks to use for that: VersaColor in Green Tea and ColorBox Chalk Inkpad in Dark Brown. Then glue the letters to the blank tickets. (Sorry about the blurry photos… I’m hoping to have these updated soon.)
Punch tiny holes in both top corners of the ticket and run your string through.
Here’s a few other examples of what you could do. I used red seam binding and tied bows out of the green twine for my Ho Ho Ho garland.
For my Noel garland I used red yarn and stapled the letters instead of gluing them.
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‘Til the next project,