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The Ultimate Garland Hanging Hack: Try This Curtain Rod Trick!

Holidays | November 29, 2023

Hey there, friends! Today, I’ve got a holiday decor trick that’ll make you say, “Why didn’t I think of that before?” Get ready for “The Ultimate Garland Hanging Hack: Try This Curtain Rod Trick!” It’s a game-changer, and I can’t wait for you to try it out.

This post on garland hagning contains sponsored links. The items featured and linked in this post were all provided by JOANN; all opinions and reviews are my own.




Before we dive into this garland hanging hack, let me introduce you to some cozy and festive Christmas decorating ideas for 2023.

Check out the latest inspiration from the “Week of Christmas” blogger series. Start here!


Why You Should Try this garland hanging hack:


Garland in hallway

Sprucing up your space for the holidays shouldn’t be a hassle, right? This garland hanging hack is here to make your life easier and your home cozier.

I’ve personally tried and tested this hack, and it’s a total game-changer. I can’t wait for you to give it a go and experience the magic for yourself!


Bonus Christmas DIYs:

As a special treat, stay tuned until the end of this post for a showcase of delightful Christmas DIYs from some amazing blogger friends. You won’t want to miss the creative inspiration they’ve cooked up for the holidays.




Supplies from JOANN for the garland hanging hack:



My go-to source for all things festive and crafty is JOANN craft stores. I found everything I needed for this project, from garland to lights and florals. They’re a one-stop-shop for all your holiday crafting needs!

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Supplies List:

Step-by-Step Guide: The Ultimate Garland Hanging Hack


  1. Placement: Position the shower curtain rod between the doorway or wherever you plan to display your garland, making sure it’s at arm level.
  2. Wrapping: Begin by wrapping the garland around the rod, ensuring it’s evenly distributed.
  3. Light it Up: Add a touch of magic with battery-powered lights, weaving them through the garland for a warm and festive glow.
  4. Floral Flourish: Now, it’s time to embellish with seasonal florals. Get creative and let your personal style shine!
  5. Final Touch: Once everything is in place, simply push up and secure into position. Voila! Your gorgeous garland display is ready to impress.



And there you have it — a stress-free, mess-free garland hanging experience that will leave your home looking like a cozy winter wonderland. Give it a try and let the holiday magic unfold!

Thank you for joining me on this festive adventure. Don’t forget to check out the amazing Christmas DIYs waiting for you below. Wishing you a season filled with warmth, joy, and beautiful decorations!

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  1. Julia@Cuckoo4Design says:

    Such a great trick and I love the festive decor you used on your garland. Happy Holidays!

  2. Renae Frey says:

    I love this idea. It’s brilliant. I’m m having my two year old grandson here for Christmas. This is a great way to be festive, but keep it out of reach for small children. Hugs to you.

  3. I am doing this today! I love how yours turned out!

  4. Heidi says:

    This is so awesome Brendt! I’ve seen this on Instagram and I love your interpretation! I need to find a good doorway in our home to try this out!

  5. Cindy says:

    This is such a clever idea Brendt, love it! Pinned.

  6. jen hadfield says:

    Brendt! Your curtain rod hack doorway turned out so great! Thanks for joining us. Pinned 🙂


    • Brendt Blanks says:

      So happy you like it, Jen! It was a blast to create, and I’m wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas!

  7. Jen says:

    Oh my gosh. This is genius my friend. And your garland you created is beyond gorgeous! I’m pinning this so I can remember it for next year. I need to try this above the window in my kitchen.

    Merry Christmas. Pinned!

    • Brendt Blanks says:

      Jen, your kind words mean the world to me! I can’t wait for you to try it in your kitchen next year – it’s going to look absolutely gorgeous!

  8. Krista says:

    This is so smart! I love how you styled it. Merry Christmas, Brendt!

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