Introduction

Fireplace Mantel Garland

This project is not just for Christmas. Make a strand of honeycomb balls for birthday parties, showers or just for the heck of it.

Step 1

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Photo by: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio | Rennai Hoefer 2014

Rennai Hoefer, ten22 studio | Rennai Hoefer 2014

Gather Your Materials

Step 2

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Photo by: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio

Rennai Hoefer, ten22 studio

Apply Glue on Edge

Dip the foam brush in Mod Podge and apply it along the edge of a folded honeycomb ball.

Step 3

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Photo by: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio

Rennai Hoefer, ten22 studio

Apply More Glue

Open the honeycomb ball about 1 to 2 inches and lightly apply the Mod Podge along edges that may not have much glue.

Step 4

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Photo by: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio | Rennai Hoefer 2014

Rennai Hoefer, ten22 studio | Rennai Hoefer 2014

Press Into Glitter

Dip the glued edge into glitter, making sure the edge of the ball is completely covered in glitter. Open up honeycomb ball halfway and sprinkle more glitter where it may not have stuck yet.

Step 5

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Photo by: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio

Rennai Hoefer, ten22 studio

Open and Dry

Shake excess glitter and then form honeycomb ball into round shape. Hang to dry.

Step 6

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Photo by: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio

Rennai Hoefer, ten22 studio

String Together

String a length of twine or thin rope through the center of each honeycomb ball.

Step 7

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Rennai Hoefer , ten22 studio | Rennai Hoefer 2014
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Rennai Hoefer , ten22 studio

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Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio | Rennai Hoefer 2014

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Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio

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