DIY Woodbead Window Garland

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$20
45 Minutes
Easy

I’m here to share something really cool that I did over my windows that added so much charm. It’s a DIY window garland that I’ve been wanting to do for what seems like forevvverrrr. And I finally did it!


I’ve had this window garland project in mind for over a year and I’m really not sure what took me so long to do it. I originally mentioned it when I put up my drop cloth curtains. Actually, I do know what took me so long. I wasn’t looking forward to making the wood bead garland. But then I found some for a great price that was already made and that’s what finally gave me the motivation to get this project done!

I purchased 3 strands of  wood bead garland to cover 3 windows. Each window is 35″ and each strand of garland is 72″ long. I cut each one in half to make a total of 6 strands. If you’d like to make your own wood bead garland, I have a tutorial  HERE.


Mallary at The Feathered Farmhouse had such a great price on her wood bead garland that I decided that was a much better option for me.

After cutting them, I tied a hoop on each end of the 6 strands.

Next, I placed 4 command hooks at the top of each of the 3 windows that I planned to hang the beads from. Take the measurement of the inside of your window and divide that by 3 to know how far apart to space your command hooks.

I hung 2 strands of the garland in each window.

I absolutely love the statement it added to my windows and I can’t believe I waited this long to get this done.

What do you think? Is this something you would do in your house? I’d love to hear your thoughts below.

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Heather Olinde
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  • Shelby 🐈 Shelby 🐈 on Oct 20, 2021

    I found that the command hooks for textured walls works best in my home. If that doesn't work then they're easily replaced with small screw-in hooks. Why all the fuss over the hooks? The beads look great in her window next to her drop cloth curtains. Such a nice neutral to work with. Thank you for sharing.

  • Charolette Webb Charolette Webb on Jan 20, 2022

    This is one I have never seen before, so thank you for sharing. It looks great. I have an off topic question for you. I couldn't help but notice there is something different about your drapes. The inner edges look like there is some sort of drop shoulder hem or something. It looks very interesting, and I love them. Could you elaborate at all? Please? 😄

  • Ellen Ellen on Jan 20, 2022

    Love the curtains. Are they drop cloths?

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  • Libby Libby on Jan 20, 2022

    Yay! Thank🙏🏻You for a great idea for my eclectic home🥰 The beads you hung look wonderful; they’d bring me joy each time I caught sight of them hanging artistically and symmetrically across the window.

  • Stewy Stewy on Jan 21, 2022

    Wouldn’t work on my windows but it looks great in your windows. Really adds to your curtains. Awesome job !

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