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American Flag Bunting

By Thehousethatlarsbuilt @houselarsbuilt
American flag buntingAmerican flag buntingI'm not sure foreigners (ie: my husband) understand the squawk Americans make about our birthday, but we love it! In addition to major patriotism it's also a celebration of summer, family, food, and fireworks. It's a good day. Here's a sweet garland idea that Trisha (you may know her for her great photography) came up with. Isn't it great! And she's Canadian...double points!
American flag buntingAmerican flag buntingAmerican flag buntingAmerican flag buntingMaterials: cardstock, star punch (or Cricut machine with the star design), watercolor set, brush, paper cutter or scissors, glue stick, twine
Step 1: Watercolor your cardstock in thick strokes. Some should be red and some should be blue.
Step 2: Cut down your red and blue paper to 2 x 1"
Step 3: Fold the strips in half.
Step 4: To create the blue stars, punch a star on one end of the paper.
Step 5: String the twine through the inside fold of the paper.
Step 6: Glue down the folded piece with your glue stick.
Step 7: Follow the color pattern in the pictures to create the stripes effect.
American flag buntingAmerican flag buntingAmerican flag buntingAmerican flag buntingSuch a fun take on the typical banner! Thanks Trisha! 
 photography and crafting by Trisha Zemp 
styling by Brittany Jepsen

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