Garlands, garlands everywhere!! If you want to be on trend this year you definitely need to have a go at the dried orange garland. This year home decor has been going all natural, and its no wonder with everything going on, the nature calms us and brings us back to our original form.
Dried orange garlands are a fabulous choice, they are super easy to make and fill the house with an amazing natural aroma to top it of they can be made for under five dollars a garland!! All that is needed is the string and a larger needle. Homemade is always the best, you get to make something utterly beautiful that is unique to your style, plus a little crafting always allows for a moment of escapism. (This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase a product or service with the links that I provide I may receive a small commission. There is no additional charge to you!)
How to make a dried orange garland:
- Slice the oranges
- Put on a pan with parchment
- Bake at 225 – 1 hour each side for a total of 2 hours (watch that last hour with how brown they are getting)
Leave out overnight to completely dry out on a rack
- Thread the sting round the oranges and add greenery, other decor you can even add them to your tree!
Here are the top ideas from Instagram this week to help you create your perfect dried orange garland. Don’t forget to pin the ideas you love!
Add dried oranges to your existing garland to bring it right on trend:
Add to foliage and ribbons for the perfect garland for the stairs. Add the ribbon in bows at the top of the garland where the garland is secured to the stairs.
Add sticks of foliage and wooden beads to make a beautiful natural garland for the kitchen:
Complement with garlands of pasta for an edible Christmas tree:
One simple garland around the tree is the perfect touch of simplicity:
A few scattered in the entrance decor brings the arrangement right on trend.
Add fairy lights to your garland to light up the oranges. Imagine the only lights in the hallway is the fairy lights in the garland going up the stairs, such a warm cozy atmosphere.
If you attached the oranges to their own individual stain and attache them to the main garland you can create a drop down effect like in this beautiful garland handing over the window:
Holly and pinecones make the perfect accompanying decor for a wreath, table decor or flower arrangement
Get the look:
I hope the above work has inspired you on your creation journey! Be sure to pin this post so you can come back…….happy creating!