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4 Out Of The Box Ways To Get The Mardi Gras Look Using Beads

Feb 6th 2020

Can you believe that it’s almost Mardi Gras already? It feels like yesterday we were putting up our Christmas decorations. We don’t know about you, but we are really looking forward to decorating and celebrating Mardi Gras. Beads are one of the most common Mardi Gras decorations, but did you know there are so many creative ways to use them? Don’t settle for the ordinary when it comes to decorating for Mardi Gras, use your beads to wow your guests!

Clear Christmas Ornaments

Clear Ornaments Look Better With Beads

Christmas ornaments don’t have to be confined to the holiday season. There’s definitely people that dread when it comes to taking down those beautiful ornaments. So, why not go find some clear glass ball ornaments and use them to make beautiful Mardi Gras decorations? Use your beads and some glue and wrap them around the ornaments to create stunning, colorful Mardi Gras decorations for your home. Hang them around the house or on a Mardi Gras themed tree!

Purple Christmas Wreath

Wow Your Guests With Beaded Wreaths

It’s simple; grab yourself a colorful wreath and string a few beads around it for a stunning Mardi Gras wreath that will look great on any door or window in your home. It’s an easy DIY decoration that you and the kids can have fun doing. You can also get more detailed and add some colorful picks to the wreath. If you have that creative touch, it’s time to get that colorful wreath and start putting together your Mardi Gras wreath!

Decorative Gift Box

Make Beads Part Of Your Gift Wrapping

Okay, so this isn’t so much a decoration but it’s a great idea as those birthdays approach. If you have leftover Mardi Gras beads, put them to a fun use. If you have a birthday, graduation, or even Christmas gift to wrap, using these beads will make your gift stand out. The beads would simply replace the way you use ribbon over the wrapping paper. It’s a fun accent for any gift, and they get to keep them too!

Black Christmas Tree

Creative & Unique Mardi Gras Trees

Did you put away that smaller artificial Christmas tree? What do you say we take it back out and turn it into one stellar Mardi Gras tree? Those colorful beads will make great garland to place on the tree. Use these beads to spruce up your white, green, purple, and even black artificial tree to capture that Mardi Gras look in your home. You can plan out how you want to layer the beads, but we have found that simply having the kids go to town putting them on is so much fun! Picture the combination of your beads with stunning Mardi Gras lights on your tree, it will look amazing!

Of course, Mardi Gras beads look great as a necklace, but why not get creative with them as you begin to decorate for the holiday? They’re not hard decorations to put together making them great activities for you and your kids to do together. If you’re short on Mardi Gras beads, check some of our favorites out here!

4 Out Of The Box Ways To Get The Mardi Gras Look Using Beads

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