Festive Taco GarlandHosting a Cinco de Mayo party or having friends over for Taco Tuesday? Then, give them something to “taco-bout” and get a little festive with a cute reusable taco garland! Cut and layer felt or construction paper to form adorable hard-shell tacos and string them together to form a garland. This is such a fun addition to any celebration big or small, perfect to hang from a mantle, above a food table, or on your front porch to welcome guests!

Shop at Dollar Tree – Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Yellow, Green, Red, Brown, and Orange Felt or Construction Paper
  • Twine
  • Hot Glue Gun (Not Sold at Dollar Tree)
  • Hot Glue Sticks
  • ScissorsFestive Taco Garland

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Use scissors to cut felt to appropriate sizes.Festive Taco Garland
  2. Cut the yellow felt (taco shell) into 5-inch circles, one per taco.Festive Taco Garland
  3. Cut the brown felt (meat) into wavy 4- inch circles, one per taco.
  4. Cut the green felt (lettuce) into wavy 3-inch circles, one per taco
  5. Cut the red felt (tomatoes) into ½ inch circles, 2-3 per taco.
  6. Cut the orange felt (cheese) into 1-inch x 1/3 inch rectangles, 3-4 per taco.
  7. Use hot glue to layer each item inside the yellow circle taco shell, add twine through the middle, then seal shut with additional hot glue.Festive Taco GarlandFestive Taco Garland
  8. Repeat step 7 with each taco, spacing about 2-3 inches between each one.
  9. Once complete, hang your garland above a taco-making-station, along a fireplace mantle, in a doorway, or across a door to festively decorate!Festive Taco Garland

Looking for additional ways to spice up your party? Try making these DIY party hat piñatas… they are sure to be a hit!

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