Where and How to Hang your Garland

Christmas garland

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Just like Christmas trees, garlands are an essential part of classic holiday decorating—they bring a touch of greenery and nature into your home in both traditional and embellished forms. Christmas garlands can be hung almost anywhere and any way you want and in this post, Tree Classics features some of the best places and spaces you can display this versatile decor to add holiday warmth and charm. Now let’s learn how to hang your garlands.

Doorways and Arches

christmas garland

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A garland or wreath bordering the front door is an especially warm, welcoming sight for your guests. Here’s how to hang a garland around your door. Flank the door frame with this foliage piece using screw-eyes installed around the frame. Thread wire through each screw-eye to help secure the garland. You can also use a doorway garland hanger, which adjusts to the door width and can be used for both indoor and outdoor frames. You can simply pair your garland with a wreath for your front door to complete the look.

If your home has interior arches, garlands are the perfect way to highlight them. To save your walls from holes, use command hooks; they can stick to almost any surface and can be removed neatly.

Staircases

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Draw your guests’ eyes upward by tying a garland to the handrail using yarn, string, or wire. It’s really easy too.You can also accentuate your foyer by weaving the garland through the balusters or letting it drape by tying different segments to the handrail. Another tip is to attach the garland at the base of the balusters along the length of the staircase to leave the handrail free. Add ribbons that match your decorating theme for a touch of color and fun.

Fireplace Mantel

Fireplace Mantel

Holiday Mantels by Traditional Home

Mantel swags are not the only greenery that can go with the fireplace. A long, draping garland covering the entire mantel and framing the fireplace adds a cozy touch to your living room. You can use command hooks to hold the garland in place without damaging your mantel. Clipping some of your favorite ornaments on the garland’s tips will also add texture to your decoration.

Columns

columns christmas garlandPhoto from Between Naps on the Porch

The columns on the front porch are a good canvas for these verdant decorative pieces. Make them stand out by wrapping the garlands around the columns, letting some areas of the pillars show through. Adding ribbons or small lights to accentuate the foliage will complete the holiday look.

With creativity and imagination, you can discover more places and ways to hang these timeless Christmas decorations. No matter how you hang your garlands, make sure it works for your space. Adorn your home with garlands to inspire a festive atmosphere for the holidays. Shop your favorite designs from the comfort of your home at Tree Classics and create a heartwarming Christmas display for the season.

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