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Easy DIY Canada Day Paper Garland

This Canada Day craft is so easy to make, you really can’t pass it up. Not only is this craft simple, but you only need paper and tape to make it and it will look great hanging on the patio, living room or above the table! Canada Day is coming up soon but you’ll have plenty of time to create this easy DIY paper garland.

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Canada Day Paper Garland on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums

You can use construction paper for this craft or coloured printing paper, save your card stock for another day! We used Tru-Ray Construction Paper that is 9in x 12in. You will need to cut the sheets into squares, then you’re off to the races!

Canada Day Paper Garland on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums

Easy DIY Canada Day Paper Garland

What you’ll need:

  • Red and white paper
  • Tape
  • Scissors
Red paper being folded it an accordion shape by Champagne and Sugarplums

Firstly, cut the paper into squares – our are 8.5in x 8.5in. You will need about 24 white and 24 red squares.

Red paper being folded it an accordion shape by Champagne and Sugarplums

Secondly, begin to fold all the papers, accordion style.

Red and white paper accordions being folded half by Champagne and Sugarplums
Red and white paper accordions being folded half by Champagne and Sugarplums

Once all the papers are folded, fold the accordion in half to make a fan. Secure it with tape.

Red and white paper accordions being taped together by Champagne and Sugarplums
Red and white paper accordions being taped together by Champagne and Sugarplums

Next, tape the fans together, alternating red and white and top to bottom.

Canada Day Paper Garland on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums
Canada Day Paper Garland on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums
Canada Day Paper Garland on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums
Canada Day Paper Garland on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums

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Canada Day Paper Garland on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums
Canada Day Paper Garland on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums

Once all of the fans are attached you can easily hang it from the patio, living room or above the table for an amazing show of red and white! This craft is sure to to make your Canada Day BBQ perfectly festive.

Did you like this Easy DIY Canada Day Paper Garland? Need something for your Canada Day dessert? Try our Red and White Chocolate Log.

Happy Canada Day from Champagne and Sugarplums