Packing away the decorations

Today I started to take my Christmas decorations down and carefully pack them away. When I came to my felt star garland I wasn’t sure how best to wrap it, as they can get very easily tangled. I was going to wrap it around a piece of cardboard, like I would for a piece of bunting, but as there were so many stars, they kept getting creased and folded over the edges. Then I had a light bulb moment!

All wrapped up : Felt star garland

Felt Star Garland

I simply taped one end of the garland onto an empty kitchen roll tube using a small piece of making tape. Then I wound the garland carefully around the tube and taped the other end in place.

Felt Star Garland

Felt Star Garland

If you would like to make your very own felt star garland, for any occasion, you will find my super simple tutorial here.



  1. An excellent way to store a garland. I have two old books I use to wrap my tree lights around because I used to spend far too long unravelling them only to find that despite being checked before hand they didn’t work when I put them on the tree.

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