29 June 2012

party fringe DIY

make your own party fringe! 
you can use it for parties, photobooths, holidays, or just because.
it's so easy-peasy, you don't really need a tutorial. but just in case...


you'll need: a roll of twine, 5-10 yards of multicolored fabric, fabric scissors. 

step one: pick your fabric. i used "martha stewart" hues -- red, pink, oatmeal, mint, and gold. tip: for photos, it's best to use colors with some contrast, and metallic strips help too. depending on how long you want your fringe, use 5-10 yards of fabric, or 1-2 yards of each color.
step two: cut your fabric into strips about 1-1.5 inches wide by 10-12 inches long. they do not need to be exact, or cut into meticulous, straight lines. trust me, this part is tedious and your wrist will hurt after awhile, so it's best if you accept imperfection from the get-go. 
step three: tie the fabric onto the twine so that about 5-6 inches fall on either side of the twine, the knot resting at the top. with five different colors, it's ok to decide on a pattern because they'll still look perfectly messy.
step four: put up your party fringe & bask in the glory of your wonderful creation...grab a friend & take some photos in front of it too!
enjoy! xo, b. 

16 comments:

  1. That's great! These are Martha Stewart hues!

    I want to visit your house and ride bicycles and eat cupcakes!

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  2. Seriously... SO EASY! But so dang cute. I LOVE it. Why haven't I thought of this before?? Ha ha.

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  3. i want to do this immediately! you are so dang cute :)

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  4. Love that Idea!! you are really pretty :)

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  5. Such a fun idea... consider it PINNED! Love Elle xo

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  6. I love it! Looks so easy and cute! I definitely need to do this for my next party. So lovely.
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  7. So beautiful, and I love how you always fall back on the peach and gold colors.

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  8. i am definitely a girl who would make a garland like that for "just because." like, on the fireplace or something. it's so adorable and you picked great colors!

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  9. aww lovely little DIY! so simple but looks so cute


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    xx

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  10. Thank you so so much for sharing - this is such a fun diy! *_*

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  11. Such a fun idea! Love love love it:)

    <3 Leney

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  12. Love this idea! A new reader here, but Im totally inspired by your love notes! What a cute, sweet way to keep in touch throughout the day! Rhyme not intentional! : )

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