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Christmas Tree Garland Made with Perler Beads

This unique Christmas tree garland made from perler beads looks so awesome on a tree! You can make it in minutes and it’s great for any celebration.

This unique Christmas tree garland made from perler beads looks so awesome on a tree! You can make it in minutes and it's great for any celebration.

Hi! It’s Leslie from Pink Stripey Socks! Christmas is right around the corner. Hooray! Are you excited? I love the holidays because it means good food, hanging out with family, and decorating the Christmas tree.

This year I’m trying to add a lot more colorful DIY Christmas decor to our home. Recently I made Perler Bead Snowflake Ornaments. Today I’m continuing with the hama bead theme and sharing this super easy Perler Bead Christmas tree garland.

It’s unique, fun, and SUPER easy to make. The kids can even do it . . . it will keep them busy for hours. It looks so colorful and fabulous on a Christmas tree!

Bead Christmas Tree Garland

Let’s get started! Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Zip Ties (the more, the merrier)
  • Perler Beads (again, the more, the merrier)
  • Scissors
This unique Christmas tree garland made from perler beads looks so awesome on a tree! You can make it in minutes and it's great for any celebration.

Step 1

String your Perler beads onto a zip tie.

This unique Christmas tree garland made from perler beads looks so awesome on a tree! You can make it in minutes and it's great for any celebration.

Step 2

Close the zip tie. Trim off the excess plastic.

This unique Christmas tree garland made from perler beads looks so awesome on a tree! You can make it in minutes and it's great for any celebration.

Step 3

String Perler beads onto another zip tie. Then, place it through your already sealed zip tie.

This unique Christmas tree garland made from perler beads looks so awesome on a tree! You can make it in minutes and it's great for any celebration.

Step 4

Close your second zip tie. Trim the excess plastic. Keep repeating this linking procedure and within minutes you’ll have a lovely, colorful Christmas tree garland!

This unique Christmas tree garland made from perler beads looks so awesome on a tree! You can make it in minutes and it's great for any celebration.

You can use it to decorate the tree, or add a festive touch elsewhere at home. Come to think of it, you could use this same technique with zip ties and almost any kind of beads.

As long as they can fit on the zip tie and aren’t too large to close into a circle, you are good to go. Kids will love this fabulously easy (and inexpensive) Christmas craft!


Happy holiday crafting, friends! If you enjoyed this project, I’d love for you to check out these other ideas:

Amy

Monday 30th of November 2020

Love it! What length are your Zip ties?

Amy

Tuesday 1st of December 2020

I *believe* these were the 4 inch. However, you can use the 6 inch too and make bigger loops OR clip the zip ties at the end! Thank you for visiting!