Halloween is such a fun time of year! When I was younger I’d have a Halloween Birthday party well into adulthood. Honestly, I look forward to it because it didn’t feel like it was about me. We decorated and everyone got to dress up. So much fun!!
Now that I have a little one I have to say, I enjoy it even more! This year is Chloe’s first year she understoods more and loves to pick out Halloween pumpkins and help me decorate. I’ve been having so much fun. I even decided to try a little bit of DIY. If you know me I am more about buying it done haha. I’m not that creative but that’s what pinterest is for, right?
I ordered this one. I decided to make this too made this fun Ghost Garland. I found this DIY Garland from some blogger babes sharing their DIY Halloween Projects. I decided to give it a try! So if you’re thinking you can’t do this trust me YOU can!
You will need:
- Glue Gun or Elmers Glue
- Yarn. Your choice of color(s).
- Ribbon, string to hang your Ghost
- Small felt balls. I couldn’t find any and cut some out using felt paper.
- Small book to wrap yarn. About 6 inches long.
Grab your yarn and start wrapping book about 50-60x. Cut the yarn.
Cut 5-6 inch piece of yarn. Place underneath yarn loop and pull towards top of book and make a tight not. This is what you will attach to your string to hang Ghost.
Slowly, pull yarn loop off the book and lay flat. Take scissors and cut the bottom of the loop to open.
Cut another piece of yarn not as long as the first one. Warp 1 1/2-2 inches from the top to make the head. Make a knot. You can cut strings that hang if it is too long. Now you have your Ghost.
Use Glue gun to glue eyes and mouth.
Wrap the Ghost on to your string and Volia! You have a Ghost Garland. You can use this LINK HERE to watch how I did it.
Also, you can add more to make it more full I got tired and wanted to make two. I added a few to make a small for Chloe’s kitchen.
I’d love to see if you made one or your Halloween ? decor. Tag me #thisjoyfullifedecor so I can see yours too!