Project Guide

How to Make Ornament Garland

1
CUT AND FOLD WIRE
Cut and fold wire - Make Ornament Garland
  • Using wire cutters, cut a piece of wire 55 inches long. 
  • Fold 2 inches of wire over at one end and slip through a washer. 
  • Twist wire to secure washer in place.
2
GLUE ORNAMENTS
Glue ornaments - Make Ornament Garland

Glue each ornament top to the ornament to secure in place.

3
THREAD WIRE THROUGH ORNAMENTS
Thread wire through ornaments - Make Ornament Garland

Begin making the garland by threading the wire through the top of one ball ornament.

4
CONTINUE STRINGING ORNAMENTS
Continue stringing ornaments - Make Ornament Garland
  • Continue to string ornaments, creating a pattern of different ornament designs. 
  • When all the ornaments have been strung, thread a washer over the open end of the wire. 
  • Position the washer to sit about 2 inches from the last ornament. 
  • Fold the remaining wire over and twist to secure the washer in place. 
  • Snip off any excess wire. 
  • Garland should measure about 45 inches long when complete.
5
CREATE DECORATIVE PENDANT
Create decorative pendant - Make Ornament Garland
  • Create a decorative pendant for the ornament garland. 
  • Choose a round ornament that hasn’t had a cap glued on, and remove the cap. 
  • Using an awl, poke a hole in the bottom of the ornament.
6
WIRE PENDANT ORNAMENT
Wire pendant ornament - Make Ornament Garland
  • Loop a length of wire through the cap of a separate decorative ornament, and then thread both ends up through the round ornament’s bottom hole so that the wire comes out of the top. 
  • Thread the wire through the cap and place the cap back on the ornament. 
  • Pull the wire to draw the two ornaments together and twist to secure.
7
HANG GARLAND
Hang garland - Make Ornament Garland

Use hooks to hang the garland and pendant on a mantel or around the house.