This holiday season, embrace your crafty side and deck the halls with DIY decor. You and your little helpers will love putting together these seasonal strings—from photo-collaged holiday wishes to puzzle pieces—that are just right for your mantle, tree, window, and more! Flip through the album below for 15 ideas sure to fill your house with cheer.

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The Party Teacher promises that making your own tassel trees is easier than it looks. Just follow the tutorial here. But if you're not super crafty or your time is limited, don't fret! Purchasing pre-made tassels and then decorating is also an option. Whichever method you choose, this Christmas tree garland makes for festive decor.

photo: The Party Teacher


Which garland would you like to make with your kids this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!

— Lauren Hill