Monday, December 12, 2011

Holiday Garland

I decided I wanted a little something to dress up my mantel this year and remembered a post I saw at one time with garland made from cut out magazines.  I thought it was a cute idea, so I dug out my old Budget Travel magazines and started cutting.

I guess I had forgotten how tedious it was to cut out circles without using a dye cut. So if you have access to something that will automatically do it for you, skip the scissors! My circles are not the most even circles I have ever cut, but from a distance you can't even tell.

After I cut out the circles, I stacked four of them together and sewed them into a strand.  Once they were sewn together, I just bent the circles to create a 3-D ball of sorts.


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