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DIY Friday: Mini Paper Bunting

13th March 2015 |By | Be the first to comment

DIY: Sweet Signage - DIY Mini Paper Garland

If you love bunting, you are going to love our mini DIY bunting which looks super cute as a cake topper! Perfect for vintage, rustic or garden party style weddings, these garlands can be styled to suit your wedding theme. Here we show you how to make these adorable decorations in three different styles.

Look 1: Pretty Patterns

Mini Bunting

The Supplies

Bunting - What you'll need

Step by Step

DIY bunting

Step 1: Cut two lengths of bunting, to the length you require.

Step 2: Cut a piece of the fabric ribbon into the shape of the bunting and stamp on your initial.

Step 3: Cut your patterned craft paper into pennants, just a bit smaller than the size of the bunting. The garland has three different sized triangles – we left the smallest ones plain as a contrast.


Step 4: Glue the patterned craft paper triangles to the bunting, alternating the patterns. Then connect the two strings of bunting either side of the fabric pennant. Allow to dry.

Step 5: Once dried attach the banner to the skewers and voila, look 1 is completed!

DIY mini bunting

Look 2: Gorgeous Glitter

DIY cake topper bunting

The Supplies

Supplies for DIY bunting

Step by Step

Simply paint the pennants in glue and thoroughly sprinkle with glitter. Once dried attach to the skewers. Simple yet, affective!

Glitter bunting

Look 3: Wanderlust Wedding

Mini bunting cake topper

The Supplies

DIY bunting supplies

Step by Step

Step 1 – Cut the bunting to your desired length, then glue the charms onto the largest pennants.

Step 2 – Next make the ribbon garlands by cutting some ribbon in both colours and tie together. Make two of these and glue these to either end of the bunting.

Step 3 – Once dried attach to the skewers.

DIY mini bunting

Written by

Lucy has a degree in fashion design and 12 years experience in the fashion industry, including 3 and a half years as the manager of a bridal boutique. She loves to hear every little detail about a bride's wedding plans and it is no surprise that the first thing she wants to know is what they're wearing!

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