Next weekend, we’re hosting a night owl slumber party, so I’m in full party prep mode. Sunday’s project was making easy party party bunting. I used patterned papers from the Love the Day. This is a really easy and quick way to get a little more out of your printables set.

Supplies

  • Patterned paper, enlarged to 11 x 17
  • Paper trimmer
  • Double-sided tape
  • Thick glue dots
  • 5/8″ grosgrain ribbon
  • Scissors

Instructions

1 – Trim your paper into 11″ long strips. Choose one width for each pattern. My widths varied between 1.5″ and .5″ inches.
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2 – Trim any remaining white edge from each paper strip.

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3 – Decide on the arrangement of your patterns. I wanted to vary the widths of my strips, as well as the mix of solids and patterns.

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4 – Decide how much ribbon you need and set that amount of ribbon aside for the left side of the bunting.

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5 – Gently fold over each strip of paper. You want to carefully match the sides and ends so the white underside of the paper doesn’t show later.

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6 – Crease the fold.

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7 – Place a glue dot just under the crease.

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8 – Put the ribbon on the glue dot, as close to the crease as possible.

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10 – For the narrow strips, cut a glue dot in half.

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11 – Use about 2″ of double-sided tape so adhere both sides of the paper strip together.

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12 – Place the paper strips about half an inch apart from each other.

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13 – Tie the left side of the bunting to area where you want it.

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14 – Tie the right side of the bunting and then trim your ribbon. (This way you won’t accidentally cut the ribbon too short.)

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And here’s your finished bunting!

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