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DIY Straw Garland + I’m a dreamer print

You may say I’m a dreamer…

But I’m not the only one.

 

I love this quote.

 

 

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This week I made a super easy straw garland, (to go with my new, I’m a dreamer print)

that you could use for a beach party…

Or

make a necklace with the kids this holidays,

Or

a wall decoration,

Or

a cool party backdrop,

Or

a funky straw door curtain

(remember those plastic streamers that used to hang in the doors and stop the flys getting inside in summer? yay one of those!)

 

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How to make a Straw Garland 

You will need:

Straws, string, scissors and a stick (optional)

 

Cut the straws into even lengths… (these were from Ikea)

Then thread on a string.

Once threaded to the length you want, tie a knot at the bottom and fray the edges, then make as many lengths as you require.

Hang individually or use a stick and make a wall hanging or Straw Door Curtain the size you require.

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As I took the photos for this straw art,

I thought we definitely  need to make this into a straw garland door curtain, I think this would look so cool!

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I’ve started to add more products to my shop,

just one of my dreams,

to design and make stuff that I love.

This print inspires me,

to believe…

that,

if I really want something,

I can make it happen,

others before me have…

 

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Here’s another quote I love from an old post about me

…I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night – there must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me, dreaming of becoming a movie star. But I’m not going to worry about them. I’m dreaming the hardest! (Marilyn Monroe)

 

I love to acknowledge achieving dreams and making them into art in our house.

I put my husbands on our wall, see here

I’m off…

to dream bigger,

…..to inspire myself,

that anything I dream and want enough is possible!

 

What’s your dream? Are you are dreamer like me?

 

 

Live with Love,

SARAH-PRESTON

 

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5 responses to “DIY Straw Garland + I’m a dreamer print”

  1. This is such an easy activity for my four year old to make. Thanks for sharing and they look awesome when more are put together. 🙂
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  2. You are my kind of person! I love that quote and song also. I relate to it so much. Love your lovely print. Very talented. Great straw craft idea also 🙂 Stopping by via Flog Yo Blog Fridays. Maria. x
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  3. Sarah says:

    Lovely to have you drop by, you made my day! Have a fab weekend Maria x

  4. I love that print and from one dreamer to another – dream big!!! 😉 xx
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  5. alka says:

    Good. I think by adding more you can have nice curtain.
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Sarah-Preston-TomfoHi I'm Sarah, I'm a blogger and an artist who’s made the sea change and moved to the north coast of Australia. I love an easy DIY and making my house my canvas, my new home has become my greatest project: Yamba Scandi. Come visit me in my shop to view my collection of prints, canvasses, home decor and paper goods READ MORE.

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