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  • Birthday Ball Garland

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By Hostess with the Mostess

Garlands are one of the most effective ways to transform any room into a party. They can be fashioned with everything from paper to felt, but it’s fun to use something a little outside the box for a milestone first birthday – like the colorful plastic balls that are typically found in a children’s ball pit play area! Lightweight and durable, they can easily be pierced with a large sewing needle and strung into a fun and colorful birthday ball garland that feels both toy-inspired and age appropriate.

You’ll Need:

  • Colorful Plastic Balls
  • Baker’s Twine
  • Large Sewing Needle


1. Thread your needle with baker’s twine, then pierce the center of a plastic ball with the needle and pull it completely through the other side. DIY Tutorial: Birthday Ball Garland DIY Tutorial: Birthday Ball Garland

2. Continue stringing more plastic balls onto the garland until you’re happy with the amount. DIY Tutorial: Birthday Ball Garland

3. Adjust the spacing of the garland to your liking, and you’re done! Make sure to allot a generous amount of excess baker’s twine for hanging before cutting it from the spool. DIY Tutorial: Birthday Ball Garland

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