Tissue Paper Chain Decor

My tutorial for this week is super easy and super cheap:


I made this cute chain out of tissue paper to spruce up the window in my dorm. Here's how to make it!

Supplies:

-Thread
-Scissors
-Tacky Glue
-Paper Punch
-Tissue Paper

I got my tissue paper at walmart for $1 a pack, but you really only need one sheet of each color, so you people who don't live out of a dorm room and actually have stuff like tissue paper laying around may not even have to buy anything for this project!!

Steps:

Step One: Punch out a bunch of shapes using your paper punch. I folded the tissue paper a couple times so it went faster.


I used three different colors for mine:


Step Two: Dab a little tacky glue on one cutout, and place it on a piece of thread with another cutout on top.



That's really all there is to it! I alternated back and forth with my three different colors, and then cut the string into different lengths and hung them up above my window.





Hard to get a nice picture with the sun, but it adds a nice pop of color to the room!

I'm linking this project up to all the parties in my header!

PS: Don't forget I'm starting my very own link party this Wednesday! Grab my button awhile :)




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22 comments

  1. Rebecca, I love this window decoration!! This is so pretty & artsy, but you can make it even in browns for seasonal colors or... well, obviously you know, lol. Also, I'll see you next Wednesday ;-)

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  2. That's adorable! I love simple crafts like this--they're usually the most satisfying :)

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  4. I love this, cause most of the garland I've seen requires sewing and I don't sew. So kuddos to you.

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  5. oh I LOVE this! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. What a great idea. These would look beautiful it my girls room. I would love for you to share it on More The Merrier Monday's Link Party!!

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  8. I just found your blog and am your newest follower. Thanks for creating such a great blog that is overflowing with fab inspiration!! I love it.

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  9. That is too fun! I think it turned out so cute, great job!

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  10. So cute I would love it if you linked up to the Glitter Party! http://runwithglitter.blogspot.com/2011/04/running-with-glitter-3-link-party.html

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  11. What a great idea! So clever and cheery. Thanks so much for sharing!
    ~Pam
    pamspaintparlor.typepad.com

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  12. What a fun garland! Love your blog design. Visiting from Show and Tell at Blue Cricket.
    ~Kimberlee
    {$15 Amazon GC Giveaway} 

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  13. adorable...Sophie would LOVE to make these with me. I really need to invest in some of those punch thingys! Thanks for linking this up!

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  14. oooh so simple and springy...love it!

    Thanks so much for linking to "20 Below Thursday"! :)

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  15. This is a great idea and so cute! We may make some for Easter using easter egg shapes and hang them in our classroom for some cheer! Simply elegant for a doomroom spring spruce up!

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  16. Fab idea! Might just try this for my dd's room window :)

    Stopping by from Serenity Now :)

    ~meri

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  17. Love the colors! Thanks for stopping by and linking, have a wonderful weekend!

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  18. So simple & cute! What a fun idea. Thank you for linking to my K.I.S.S. blog bash this past week. I so appreciate you taking the time to share your charming craft. Tomorrow is another blog bash, please drop by & share more of your inspiring ideas!

    Drop By The Tattered Tag

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  19. That is so pretty dangling in the window! Thanks for sharing!

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