How to Create a Colorful DIY Easter Garland

Looking for a creative way to usher in the Easter festivities? Get your hands busy with this DIY Easter garland project!

With just a few items from your local big box store and a touch of imagination, you'll transform a simple tension rod and pool noodle into a stunning piece of decor.

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1. Prepare Your Materials

Gather all the necessary materials for your DIY Easter garland project.

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2. Measure and Cut the Pool Noodle

Place the pool noodle flat on a table. Use the yardstick to draw a straight line across the top of the noodle with a marker.

Measuring and cutting the pool noodle

Carefully cut a slit through the entire side of the pool noodle using the marked line as a guide.

Inserting the tension rod

3. Insert the Tension Rod

Take the tension rod and push it through the cut and into the center of the pool noodle.

Pool noodle and tension rod craft

Adjust the length of the tension rod according to the space where you intend to hang your Easter garland.

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4. Arrange the Faux Flowers

Trim the faux floral stems to about one inch below the bloom.

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Starting with the larger flowers, insert the stems into the pool noodle.

Arranging faux flowers

Add additional blooms and faux plant foliage to create a lush and vibrant display.

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5. Add Easter Eggs

Snap the wood sticks of the styrofoam Easter eggs a couple of inches below the eggs.

Assembling your Easter garland

Insert the eggs into the pool noodle to fill in any gaps.

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For extra texture and color, use a hot glue gun to attach solid colored plastic eggs to the pool noodle.

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6. Hang Your Easter Garland

Follow the instructions for your tension rod and adjust the length to fit between two cabinets in the kitchen above your sink or any other suitable space.

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Admire your handiwork and enjoy the festive atmosphere it brings to your home!

Ready to tackle another Easter project?

Explore this Easter Egg Topiary tutorial for an additional idea!

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Creating your own Easter garland is a delightful way to celebrate Easter and add a touch of festivities to your home.

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Get creative with different colors and patterns to personalize your garland to suit your style.

Share your homemade Easter decorations with us in the comments below!

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  • CeeGee CeeGee on Mar 27, 2024
    This would make a beautiful table centerpiece (if a little shorter)
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