Party trend for November: Fabric Garlands |

Since we see so much on our site in the world of parties, once a month I’m going to highlight a popular trend in party styling we’re witnessing. This month, it’s fabric garlands. They are everywhere!

What’s great about fabric garlands is they’re simple to make — they’re just strips of fabric tied to a long ribbon.

You can use them to decorate your party in variety of ways: as dessert table decor (in front of the table or as a backdrop), as a wall decoration, as a way to style a high chair for a first birthday, or even to accentuate a printed banner.

While we typically think of fabric garlands as feminine and “shabby chic,” they don’t have to be. It all depends on the ribbons you choose. Fabric garlands are a great way to your party a punch of color and a touch of whimsy.

Below are some examples (click on the photo to see more photos from the party). Here are the beautiful, shabby chic fabric garlands…

Shabby chic fabric garland |

Shabby chic fabric garland at a tribal 1st birthday |

Fabric garland decoration at a baby shower |

Shabby chic fabric garland at a girl baby shower |

Fabric garland high chair decoration |

Shabby chic fabric garland |

Shabby chic fabric garland at a vintage baby shower |

But I love how this fabric garland is incorporated into the birthday banner, frames it, and makes it pop with color.

Fabric garland at a Snow White birthday party |

And here’s a bright Mickey Mouse 1st birthday fabric banner to give the birthday boy’s high chair some matching style.

Fabric garland at a Mickey Mouse birthday party |

And colors galore at this Kate Spade inspired baby shower!


And finally, because this fabric banner is made of gold and hot pink satin ribbons, it becomes a real statement piece and works perfectly at this Ever After High birthday.

Ever After High birthday party |

Stay tuned for next month’s trend! And if you made a fabric banner for your party, I’d love to see it. Send me a photo at jillian(at)catchmyparty(d0t)com.