Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon.

Snag a couple of rolls of patriotic ribbon from the craft store — or better yet raid your scrap ribbon stash — to make a festive tassel garland for your July 4th celebration.

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

You can also attach several of these ribbon tassels to a dowel to show your all-American spirit at the July 4th parade.

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

A tassel garland can be used to dress up all sorts of things, like the mantel, a table or a photo backdrop.  And you can make them in any color or theme you like. They make great decor for baby showers, weddings and holiday parties.

And a tassel garland couldn’t be easier to make. Just cut, stack and tie!

Tassel Garland Supplies

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

  • Variety of red, white and blue ribbon and rick rack
  • Scissors
  • Thin ribbon

Tassel Garland Instructions

To make each tassel, cut nine 18-inch pieces of ribbon. (You can use shorter or longer lengths of ribbon, depending on the size you want to make your tassels.)

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

Stack the ribbon together, with the widest ribbon on the bottom.

Cut another 18-inch piece of thin satin ribbon, and set it aside. You’ll use this to tie your tassel.

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

Pick the stack of ribbon up from the center and fold it in half, looping over your finger.

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

Wrap the thin ribbon around the ribbon stack, allowing for a loop at the top.

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

Tie once in the front and then wrap the thin ribbon around the back and tie twice to secure.

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

Fluff the tassels by pulling alternating tails of ribbon to each side.

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

To make a garland, slide the tassels onto a long length of ribbon.

Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

If you want the tassels spaced out, knot each one in place before adding another tassel to the garland.

Check out these other patriotic craft ideas:

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  1. you have the best ideas for holiday crafts amy! love this patriotic garland.

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