How to Make a Paper Airplane Garland

An unconventional use for handmade paper airplanes, this garland will give the illusion of them flying through the air. Use the garlands over the food buffet, gift table, or even over the entire room to make a travel-themed party really come alive.

Travel Theme Baby Shower

Travel Themed Baby Shower

Hang the garlands over the buffet table, around the room, or the decorate the gift table. Give them to the parents-to-be after the shower to decorate the nursery.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Materials Needed

  • letter-size printer paper
  • fishing line
  • hot glue

Step 1

Paper Airplane Garland

Paper Airplane Garland for Travel Themed Baby Shower

Fold the paper in half vertically. Fold both top corners into meet the middle fold.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Fold the paper in half vertically. Fold both top corners in to meet the middle fold.

Step 2

Paper Airplane Garland

Paper Airplane Garland for Travel Themed Baby Shower

Fold the top point down to meet the bottom edge of the paper

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Fold the top point down to meet the bottom edge of the paper.

Step 3

Paper Airplane Garland

Paper Airplane Garland for Travel Themed Baby Shower

Fold both top corners into the center.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Fold both top corners into the center.

Step 4

Paper Airplane Garland

Paper Airplane Garland for Travel Themed Baby Shower

Fold the little point up and over the edges you just folded down.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Fold the little point up and over the edges you just folded down.

Step 5

Paper Airplane Garland

Paper Airplane Garland for Travel Themed Baby Shower

Fold in half vertically

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Fold in half vertically.

Step 6

Paper Airplane Garland

Paper Airplane Garland for Travel Themed Baby Shower

Fold in half vertically

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Fold the edges back toward the center fold, creating a perfect paper airplane.

Step 7

Paper Airplane Garland

Paper Airplane Garland for Travel Themed Baby Shower

Fold the edges back toward the center fold creating a perfect paper airplane.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Glue fishing line directly into the center crease of the airplane. Glue all of the airplanes onto the same long strand of fishing line to create a garland. Make sure they are all pointing in the same direction.

Step 8

Paper Airplane Garland

Paper Airplane Garland for Travel Themed Baby Shower

An unconventional use for handmade paper airplanes, this garland will give the illusion of them flying through the air. Use the garlands over the food buffet, gift table, or even over the entire room to make the travel theme really come alive.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Hang with tape for an instant touch of whimsy to any room. This project is ideal for a travel-themed party!

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