DIY Yarn Garland

My office has become quite the explosion of pink/coral and grey. And I love it. 

I needed little something to go above my desk in the office so my sister and I created our very own yarn garland. 

It was a quick and relatively painless task. And I already owned almost all of the yarn that we used!

I’m sure you can figure out how I did it by looking at it, but I’ll talk you through it in case that helps. 
DIY Yarn Garland
1. Cut strips of yarn to desired length. I chose longer and slimmer “bunches” but my sister went with shorter and fluffier ones. 

2. Lay a few pieces (3) of yarn down–this will be the main string that the bunches are attached to. Fold a bunch of yarn over the main string. Place a smaller string parallel to the main string and wrap it around the bunch until it’s secure.

 3. Tie in a knot.

4. Keep cats away from yarn at all times. Good luck with that one.

5. Watch cat’s exhaust themselves right into a nap.

6. Continue tying bunches until your string is complete!

 A simple craft that really spices up a room! This would be great to have on hand to use for a party, or to give as a house-warming gift. Or be like me and hang it in your office!


    • Anonymous says

      I agree! I’d be embarrassed to have that on my wall. Lovely colours just looks incredibly cheap. I do love your blog though, hair tutorials are fab! Xxx

    • Emily says

      Maybe use the yarn to cover some wooden or paper mâché block letters to hang over the desk and picture. Those always turn out very cute!

    • Anonymous says

      I don’t get the appeal to this at all…very random and not at all like other DIYs I’ve seen you do…

    • Anonymous says

      Agree- it just looks very random and takes away from the appeal of that magnificant wall hanging over the desk.My first reaction was why cover up the focal point? It’s a cool idea & I can appreciate the concept; just not hanging over that awesome black modern looking piece.

      You rock the hair tutorials Kate ; )

    • Traci says

      I love reading your posts about things other than just hair. :). I also think this is a cute idea and I’m going to use it for my work cubicle! Thank you!

    • Arlene says

      Wow I am shocked at how rude people are! If you don’t like it, then don’t put it in your office. Duh. Now that’s settled, I think it looks very fun and I love the colors!!

    • Katie says

      I actually think this would be cuter with more yarn bundles tied to it- it just looks a little sad right now. But I like the thought of it as a way to add some color!

  1. says

    I love the color gray, coral, and tan. It just perfect color. Your cat is funny and cute! Im dying to see your whole office. Is it done yet? Lol!

  2. Anonymous says

    I’m so glad you put this up! I saw a picture of your sister’s last week and I was wanting to attempt for my daughter’s recently redecorated bedroom! Very cute! Thanks!

  3. says

    Love! And super adore the backdrop for this fun craft! That black wire doo-hicky is very cool. I would love to try this out somewhere in my home…maybe above my makeup station!

  4. Anonymous says

    I have been following your blog and your lovely sister as well! You are both amazing and incredibly talented with crafts and writing! Thanks for sharing! I love your hair ideas and these random posts!
    Thank you!
    Melissa Cipyak

  5. Anonymous says

    I really like this! I was just thinking it would look super cute in my babies room! 😉 Adrianna

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