Ken Wingard’s DIY Christmas Ornament Garland


  • Baling wire from a hardware store
  • Ornaments, 2 packs of 100 ct for $30 each
  • Ribbon and greenery


  1. Casually measure out the wire, from end to end of mantel with a slight dip
  2. Start with a big ornament
  3. make a loop of the wire to keep ornament from slipping off
  4. Slide on ornaments (200 ornaments for the standard sized mantel)
  5. Add large ornament at the end to match the top
  6. Do another loop at the end to close it
  7. Hang it

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