Make it Monday

OR three easy decorative buntings to make and hang.

So this is my second draft! My first one I accidentally deleted!

We are talking about 3 types of easy bunting to make today- or rather 2 really easy and one easy but more involved and time consuming – I used doilies, the pages from an old repurposed book, and table cloth vinyl. These 3 bunting cost me less that $15 .

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The doilies I bought at Joann’s’ in the cake decorating isle  for about $2.50 and the ribbon was also purchased at Joann’s for less than $3.00.

This doily bunting is so simple and easy – I think it took me from beginning  to end, less than 15 minutes. First fold each doily in half.

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Then, using a sewing machine, take each doily and put it over the ribbon and sew down the center of the ribbon.

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Continue sewing the doilies onto the ribbon until you have no more doilies! Leave about 1 inch between the end of one doily and the beginning of the next – It hangs nicer this way 🙂

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I left about 10 inches at the beginning and the end of the bunting so we can hang it. If you don’t have a sewing machine, for the 2 bunting we are talking about today you can use double stick tape on. Simply apply the tape to the ribbon:)

Our second type of bunting is the favorite of my 16 year old reader. Again maybe 10 minutes total time?

I took the pages from an old book I’ve used for various projects –

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These pages are about 8 inches by 6 inches.

Simply sew the pages onto the ribbon leaving about an inch between each page – You can make this bunting as long or as short as you want – I

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I think they turned out rather fabulous! You could make bunting out of so many different things! A children’s picture book  – maybe for a nursery? OR a map or the pages from a musical? Fabric scraps! The list could go on!

Tune in Wednesday for our final vinyl bunting!

Bright Blessings!

 

 

 

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