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Merry Making: How To Make A Polka-Dot Garland

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Welcome to thredUP’s Merry Making series! This holiday season, we’re all about celebrating with (re)purpose. That means getting festive with repurposed materials, resulting in a happier planet, wallet, and you! Place an order today for a free Merry Making guide, and read on for how to make this festive polka-dot garland with items you have around the house.

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YOU’LL NEED:

  • -Scissors
  • -Twine
  • -A big hole punch
  • -Hot glue gun
  • -Glue stick
  • -Scissors
  • -Leftover cardstock and/or thick paper

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1. Punch holes in your paper

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2. Separate the holes you punched by color and/or pattern.

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3. Going up your line of different colors, folded each circle in half, resulting a good mix of all your colors.

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4. Glue four semi circles together with your glue stick, until you’ve glued all your circles!

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5. Roll up your twine, so it’s easy to glue the polka dots along its length. Place a line of hot glue along one of the inner folds of your polka dot and press the twine into place. Repeat!

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For more Merry Making tips and DIYs, check out our Merry Making section!

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