DIY Fall Leaf Garland

This is an easy tutorial for a DIY fall leaf garland.

DIY Fall Leaf Garland

I wanted fall garland for my fireplace, and I made my own using leaves from the dollar store (I used two packages – total of 100 leaves) and (thick) string.

If you can’t find the leaves at your local dollar store, here is an Amazon (affiliate) link for the leaves:

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Fake Leaves
  • String
  • Needle
  • Scissors
    DIY Leaf Garland

I forgot to add a needle in the supply shot, so pretend a needle is there.

Knot the end

I measure my mantel so I knew how long of a string I needed and knotted the end.

Then I just began hand sewing the leaves together.  Just one big stitch in each!

Fall garland tutorial

Before long, I had a colorful and festive fall garland!

Easy DIY fall garland

This garland would also look cute strung up over a doorway.  The options are endless!

And here is a little behind the scenes shot.  While I was making this garland, my daughter was having a blast playing with the leaves.


*UPDATE* I ended up spray painting my garland gold to fit the decor in my family room.

Gold Leaf Garland

To see more inexpensive fall decor ideas, click HERE.

Happy Fall!


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