Hi all, Cassidy here! Honestly, one of my favorite parts of December is holiday parties. Attending them, throwing them, dreaming of them… the food, the cocktails, the sweet treats, the memories made with friends and family… does it get any better than that? If you live in a small apartment like I do, you know throwing parties can be difficult. I’ve learned you gotta get crafty with it. This one goes out to all my studio apartment dwellers: I’ve got you covered.

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Enter Brit + Co x Cheeky, our very own line of disposable partyware! We’re bringing you an extremely adorable, easy-peasy Cheeky paper plate ornament garland hack. This garland is designed to be a beautiful space-saver that hangs party dishware above the table. Hang the garland above your spread and guests can take down the plates to serve themselves. After all the plates are removed, *voila,* the garland is still cute!

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Psst: When you buy one pack of Brit + Co x Cheeky, Cheeky gives one meal to someone here in the US through its partnership with Feeding America. Cheeky products are available at Target stores nationwide, plus Target.com for a limited time. Now let’s get to the tutorial!

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Materials + Tools:

  • pine garland
  • string lights
  • ornaments
  • small and large Cheeky plates
  • ornament hooks
  • double stick tape
  • hole punch
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Begin by wrapping your string lights around your pine garland.

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Next, attach the lip of the large plate to the back of the small plate. (It shouldn’t tear the plate.) Using a hole punch, create a hole at the top center of the small plate to hang the ornament hook from. Hang plate ornaments on the garland, leaving roughly an equal distance between each plate.

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Decorate with your ornaments! Go crazy with it — the more the merrier!

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Place the garland above your party spread and let your guests know to grab a plate and serve themselves!

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See? They’re super easy to remove. By the way, we attached the two plates together with double stick tape, so it’s also a cinch to take the two plates apart.

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Once all the plates are in use and the party’s in full swing, your garland still looks super cute and festive! You’ll be the talk of the town, impressing all your guests with your space-saving skills ;)

What other ways can you think of to use Brit + Co x Cheeky plates? Share your creations with us on Instagramand use the hashtag #iamcreative!

DIY Production + Styling: Cassidy Miller + Maddie Bachelder

Photography: Tori Putnam