Quick & Easy 10 Minute Decorating – Fur Garland

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Welcome to the holiday edition of 10 minute decorating ideas!  Today I am sharing my fabulous faux fur garland.  If you follow me on Instagram, you saw the picture I shared of Peanut’s dress and jacket for my sister’s wedding.   We found the most adorable jacket ever in the most beautiful faux fur you ever did see.  I am kind of obsessed with it and I keep “visiting it”.

Before I knew what happened I was in the fabric store cutting line with a bolt of fur fabric in hand.  When it was my turn,  the young man working the counter asked, as he was cutting it, what I was going to do with it.  Umm, I had no idea.   I lamely said maybe a table runner…errr.   He continued by asking if I needed any needle or thread.   To which I replied by explaining that I was really more of a “no-sew” crafter.

Cue the laughter from all of the real crafters and sewers in line.  Really, they laughed out loud, especially the other woman working the counter.   Pure embarrassment.

 

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So, hopefully I am redeeming myself with my garland idea.  After I got it home, it taunted me lying in a heap on the dining room table.  And it case you are wondering, it would be ridiculous on a dining table (it may however grace my coffee table in the living room!).

 

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And of course, in true “10 Minute Decorating” style, it could not be easier.  So, I bought 2 yards – a last minute choice during my moments of embarrassment.  But you really don’t need much.

Simply start with your fabric and a nice sharp set of scissors.

 

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Just cut strips on the longest side of your fabric.  In total, I ended up using about seven strips.

 

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Simply run them through the branches on your tree.  When you come to an end, tuck in your end and match up with the end of a new piece and keep going until your complete.  Truly, ten minutes top!

 

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  1. The tree looks wonderful. The fur garland it is such a great idea. Love it. The tree looks warm and wintry. Lovely.
    Have a great day.
    Susan

  2. I know two little girls that will love this idea! They help decorate a tree in Gram’s guest room each year and we just might incorporate your idea! Thanks for all of your wonderful sharing.

  3. Love this idea! The tree looks absolutely gorgeous! I would love to see a shot of the entire tree. I hope you will include a pic of the entire tree in one of your posts. Thanks of sharing such a fun idea!

  4. Laura,I LOVE it! I am going to the fabric store to get some. By the way don’t be embarrassed, every time I go to have fabric cut they all laugh at me too! Oh well, I’am glad I make their day! lol.

  5. Brilliant! I really love your idea as fabric isn’t just for sewing (there that’s for all those who laughed at you). It’s so pretty. I can’t wait to see the entire tree.