For a fête no one will forget, decorate with this DIY garland made of bracelets

Decorating for a party is key to throwing a fête that guests aren’t soon to forget. However, store-bought party decor can look uninspired and passé. Instead, create a one-of-a-kind garland using inexpensive gold bracelets and tassels. This garland is so sophisticated, you may want to keep it hung up long after the party’s over.
There are several options for customizing this garland. For starters, shop around for simple bangles in a variety of colors besides gold. Metal bangles often come in sets of ten or more and in several styles. Mix and match them with tassels in different colors to create a stunning garland that suits the theme of the party or your taste in design.
- Simple gold bangles, 27
- High-temperature glue gun
- Hot glue sticks
- Silver craft wire, 24 gauge or similar size
- Wire cutters
- Needle-nose pliers
- White tassels, 3
- Cream tassels, 3
- Pink tassels, 3
- Decorative rope
- Scissors
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1. Slide a bangle on top of another bangle to form a cross. Slide a third bangle on top of the first two, then shape them to make a sphere. Add a dab of hot glue under the point where the bangles cross at the top. Allow it to dry.
2. Cut a piece of craft wire to a length of a few inches. Use pliers to wrap the wire around the point where you just added hot glue. This will reinforce the sphere.
3. Hot glue a white tassel to the bottom of the sphere, directly opposite of the point you just reinforced with wire.
4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 until you have nine spheres total, each with a tassel on the bottom.
5. Cut a piece of decorative rope to a length of several feet. As much as 10 feet will do. Tie a loop in one end of the rope.
6. Thread the looped end of the rope through a sphere with a white tassel, then tie a knot around the top point reinforced with wire.
7. Slide a sphere with a cream tassel onto the rope and position it a few inches from the first sphere. Tie a knot around the reinforced point.
8. Repeat step 7 with every sphere, starting with a sphere with a pink tassel, and then adding a sphere with a white tassel. Complete the pattern until all the spheres are on the rope.
9. Tie a loop at the other end of the rope.
10. Hang the finished garland. Enjoy!