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Make a whole slew of party decorations from a roll of gift wrap!
This project features a little collection of DIY party details and decor using little more than a roll of gift wrap.

Posted by Mandy P // Fabric Paper Glue from Washington, District of Columbia, United States • Published See Mandy P // Fabric Paper Glue's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 1
    Step 1

    Set the decor tone of your next party with some simple little postcard invitations. Begin by designing something simple. I used a drawing canvas, some text boxes, and simple lines in a word processing program to create these. Print them on cardstock.

  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cover the back of the cardstock with enough decorative paper to cover the area with the postcards. The best and fastest way to attach the paper is spray adhesive, but be sure to open a window because..whew! It's strong stuff.

  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then cut them out. I used an xacto knife, ruler, and cutting mat, but scissors will work just fine, too.

  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now you can mail 'em, cause that's it for these guys!

  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now for a little decor for the shindig itself -- some accent flags and a little garland, but really, the possibilities are endless! And so easy. The flags are as easy as some skewers, glue, and a few little triangles from the decorative paper.

  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 6
    Step 6

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  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 7
    Step 7

    And the garlands? Just about as embarrassingly easy. Some twine, glue, and flags. Done and done.

  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 8
    Step 8

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  • How to make a bunting / garland. Gift Wrap Party Decor - Step 9
    Step 9

    This handful of simple projects prove that it takes very little to pull a party together aesthetically. And really, there are innumerable little details you can create with a little bit of decorative paper. Enjoy!

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