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Packing Peanuts as Decorative Garland

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Packing peanuts as decorative garlandJames Wojcik

Popcorn? Been there, strung that. Instead, get more mileage out of the infamous filler by threading pieces with a needle and hanging them on a tree or a mantel for a snowy (and, yes, kitschy) effect. Jingle bells optional.


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