I'm absolutely thrilled to include this handmade holiday garland project from crafty scrapbooker extraordinaire Ali Edwards. Ali always has the best ideas. And did I mention that the project is super simple? Totally love that!
This is a super simple project that is great for evenings on the couch. It's also something that kids could definitely do with some supervision. I got this idea from a wonderful craft/antique fair. They had used felted cream wool, and the result was beautiful.
For this project, I simply cut small squares from the red felt very imperfectly. Using a needle and wire, string each square onto the wire to your desired length.
Thanks, Ali. This holiday garland is awesome—and beautiful! We also very much appreciate the easy...
Ali Edwards and her son
An advocate for not making things more complicated than they need to be & embracing imperfection, Ali shares cool concepts, design, and project ideas on her blog and in her idea books: A Designer’s Eye for Scrapbooking, A Designer’s Eye for Scrapbooking with Patterned Paper, Life Artist, and Sharing Your Story: Recording Life's Details with Mini Books. You can also find Ali's monthly column in Creating Keepsakes magazine: Studio A.
Ali's newest venture has been into designing digital scrapbook products for Designer Digitals and stamps for Technique Tuesday. She also teaches workshops online for Big Picture Scrapbooking.
Ali lives in Eugene, Oregon. She enjoys travel, reading, politics, and spending time with her husband and son. They will be welcoming a second child in February 2009.