Garlands and Streamers Galore!

Garlands and streamers are a colorful and fun way to add personality and punch to your wedding decor!  Here’s a roundup of some of my favorite ideas.

Carter and Cook Event Co. created an adorable bridal shower with a button theme – including a fabulous button garland!


{images by Jessica Claire, via Wedding Chicks}

Every little thing about Kristin and Brandon‘s woodsy wedding is perfection, especially all of the cotton details, and *especially* this cotton garland.

{image by Jasmine Star, via Green Wedding Shoes}

I’m over the moon for the vintage charm of this English wedding and its tent decorated with lovely white papel picado banner and doily garlands.


{images by Rosie Parsons, via Ruffled}

A balloon garland? Inexpensive and so much fun. This falls into the “why didn’t I think of that?” category.

{image by Jenny Jimenez, via Brooklyn Bride}

We once featured an entire wedding with origami decor, and I love how dainty it is when turned into a garland.

{Les Zigouis by Barbara Berrada}

Anna of Rifle Design created these unique tissue paper pom pom vines:

{full tutorial on Once Wed}

Vintage postcards are transformed into a beautiful backdrop…

{image by James Moes, via 100 Layer Cake}

A colorful, fresh garland that completely transforms your space, for less than $25?  Yes please.  These hanging vellum mobiles from Jordan Ferney are pure genius.

{images and tutorial by Jordan Ferney for Project Wedding}

A simple seed packet garland, like this one from Dandelion and Grey, is the perfect accompaniment to a dinner party or rustic wedding.


{images by Olive Juice Photography, via The Sweetest Occasion}

Tin cans and baby’s breath transformed into streamers?  Love!

{garland created by Jesi Haack, image by Studio EMP}

This beautiful greenery garland was handmade the morning of the wedding (can you believe it?), after a rainstorm pushed the ceremony inside. Isn’t it lovely?

{image by Song of Myself Photography , via Snippet and Ink}

Simple fabric strips strung on twine are all you need to create this fabulous garland – tutorial from Ashley Meaders.

{image by Megan Gibson, via Once Wed}

Bright and fluffy, tassel garlands created from tissue paper and mylar really light up a room.

{Confetti System}

Another awesome tutorial from Project Wedding, this vintage-y paper garland is so versatile!

{tutorial found on Project Wedding}

I think I saved the best for last… my absolute favorite creation – delicate bottles and flowers and fishing wire create a romantic and stunning ceremony backdrop.

{images by Brandon Kidd, via Once Wed}

And last but not least, some garland ideas from around EAD:

Are you using garlands and streamers in your wedding? Do you have any fun tutorials to share or links to other unique garland and streamer ideas? Share in the comments below!