If you don't have a fireplace, take a tip from these Michigan homeowners. They attached their stockings to their greenery for a fun and festive look.
This craft uses real fruit! The Bridger family made this garland to pay tribute to the adjacent orchard. To re-create it, use a skewer to puncture a hole through an apple, close to the center, then string wire through the fruit and secure wire to the garland. The Bridgers used Fraser fir for their creation.
In our opinion, every room could use a bit of Christmas cheer! Christine and Gabe Bridger made sure every room was filled with holiday decor—even their bathroom. Here, they used a simple string of greenery to line the long mirror.
Have old mittens your family no longer wears? Get inspired by Michigan homeowner Christine Bridger, who sources vintage ones year-round online and at flea markets, then uses a large needle to pull yarn through the tops of the hand-warmers. (Secure with knots if needed.)
Too add some cheer to her children's rooms, Tennessee homeowner Holly Williams wrapped this around their bunk beds.
Holly Williams also added some greenery to her other bedrooms. Come Christmas Eve, her girls will don their matching pajamas and bunk together on built-ins made festive with .
At the Junk Gypsies' inn in Round Top, Texas, fresh garland is layered with a strand of stars for a glitzy effect.
The stunning centerpiece on this Christmas table starts with a gorgeous lit garland, and is finished with fun bottle brush trees and charming houses.
A swathe of gold ribbon gives depth to this gorgeous thrifted Christmas tree.
For an extra-sweet Christmas garland, adorn a stack of vintage cookie tins with a candy sash.
Garland comes in more than just swags. Check out how to make these DIY Christmas wreaths using everything from foliage to jingle bells.
Hang up your favorite greens, twinkling lights, and pinecones to create a lush and sparkling arrangement, which you can then add to hutches, cabinetry, entertainment centers, mantels, and more.
A vintage state pennant adds color and and a personal touch to this entryway garland.
1950s vintage baubles hang from an oversized garland in the entryway of this Tennessee home.
Drape your mantel with greenery—try cedar, boxwood, and holly—for a fragrant mix of textures. Nestle faux birds' nests into the greenery to bring the outdoors inside.
Sweeten a stairway's garland with welcome gifts! Offer treats to overnight guests as they head up to their temporary digs by hanging coffee mugs filled with candy and hot cocoa mix on the banister garland.
A cozy living room is made even cozier with an evergreen garland draped across the mantel and decorated with Shiny Brites. Feed sack stockings add to the country farmhouse vibe.
Combine your favorite greenery with sweet and spicy-smelling gingerbread ornaments for an aromatic display. Use your homemade garland to dress up your kitchen cabinets, pantry, bookshelves, and more.
Add fragrant greenery to your bathroom for a pop of color and Christmas aroma.
Wedge fresh greens in between dishes and silverware to create a rich and colorful Christmas tablescape. Top your favorite greenery with fresh oranges for added fragrance and color.
Take a cue from these Midwest farmhouse owners and give your humdrum furniture some Christmas spirit. They pulled garland together in the center of their linen cabin and then embellished it with pretty baubles.
A swag of greenery and gold baubles wrapped around the staircase of this Tennessee farmhouse makes the whole space feel more festive.
Let guests play Santa for a day! Instead of candy, fill Advent calendar pouches with guests' names, then let that day's Saint Nick choose the activity, from caroling to cookie making.
A 36-foot string of Port Orford cedar is draped over this bunk bed for a festive touch. For a loose, casual effect, let garland puddle on the floor by up to a foot.
Hang a large garland around a window to add some extra greenery.
Complement a garland draped atop your mantel with a pretty wreath in the shape of a star.
Your Christmas tree isn't the only place to hang colorful ornaments. Outfit a drape of greenery with your best embellishments.
Attach snowflakes to your garland for a wintery touch.
Wrap a garland around a to add some Christmas charm overhead.