Simple Scrappy Fabric Garland

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Simple Scrappy Fabric Garland
Simple Scrappy Fabric Garland
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If you’re looking for gender-neutral nursery room ideas, this Simple Scrappy Fabric Garland would be a fabulous choice. This DIY garland is super easy to customize, as you can use whatever color fabric scraps you have on hand. Plus, buying for baby can get expensive, so upcycled crafts are a great way to save money while decorating the nursery. These simple yet beautiful garlands also make perfect teenage bedroom ideas. While themed decorations might not last through your teen’s phases, this timeless fabric garland can transition from baby to teen. You won’t find better simple craft ideas than this upcycled garland.

Time to CompleteUnder 30 minutes

MaterialsFabric Crafts

Age GroupElementary School, Pre-Teens, Teens

Materials List

  • Pieces of coordinated fabric (can be from upcycled sheets, fabric pieces, or other source)
  • Baker's twine
  • Scissors


  1. Cut little slits in the fabric, two to three inches wide, and start tearing the fabric to create strips.

  2. Loop the fabric around the string to tie it onto the string.

  3. Create garland.

  4. Trim length of pieces to be equal, or similar, if need be.

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