Saturday, June 28, 2014

Lawn and Garden Shower - Part 2: Easy Bunting How-To

Brandon and Monique are getting married in August. :-)
Brandon is offspring #3 of our 6 children.

Sunday, June 22 we had a shower for the lovely Monique.
I will post a series of posts about the shower.

Today's post is about the:
I made a super easy bunting decoration from 12 x 12 scrapbook pages
that read:


and here's how it was done:
Fold paper in half,

then half again,

and one more time.

Cut diagonally from this corner of two closed folds;
can you see it better here?

You'll get two connected triangles and two not-connected triangles from each sheet. 
You can tape the not connected ones together if you choose.
They should look like this.
Make a heart, too.

With the Handy-Dandy Cricket I made the letters of each name;
bride and groom to-be.
Place one letter on each "triangle"

With ribbon of choice, glue ribbon between two sheets on the fold.

Space each letter about an inch apart.
(I suppose I could have ironed out the creases,
but they were not so apparent in real life. ;-) )
I did not get a good photo of the finished bunting due to the light.
There was a lot of curly ribbon on each side with coral colored roses hanging from the ribbon at different lengths.
It was super easy and a lot of fun to make!

The kiddos were delighted. :-)


  1. Great tutorial. Looks lovely xx

  2. This is such fun and I love your choice of decorative paper. You're so creative and I bet Monique and Brandon were thrilled and touched!

  3. Super duper beautiful, I love the idea... Thanks for sharing with us!! Have a good weekend!!

  4. The bunting was perfect, I love it.
    Hugs and congrats about number 3 getting married.

  5. Lovely banner - it looks great. :)

  6. What a great idea! I bought Chablis a cricut for Christmas and we've been getting a lot of use out of it.

  7. It's a great idea Astir and looks very pretty and effective. :) xx

  8. Hei Astrid!
    Tusen takk for en hyggelig hilsen hos meg! Pri sendte meg link til bloggen din og det var veldig bra for her er det massevis av kreativitet og inspirasjon. Så flink du er!! Jeg gleder meg til å følge deg videre!

    Ha en fin helg!
    Klem Jorunn

  9. What a neat idea! Very sweet of you to make a handmade decoration like that. It turned out so pretty.

  10. I love your paper crafting Astri, I sort of drifted from your blog when you were keeping fit (made me feel too bad!) but I am totally in love with your makes. Jo x

  11. That turned out great Astri. You are so talented.


  12. The bunting looks so pretty. Congratulations for the upcoming wedding. How excited you must be.
    xx Beca

  13. Great tutorial, Astri :-) The bunting is adorable; thanks for sharing how you made it. I love playing with my Cricut, too :-)

  14. Your bunting turned out excellently, and I think it looks wonderful! Thanks for sharing how to make it! Hope you're having a good weekend. :)

  15. The bunting is beautiful!!! What a great way to make this for a party of any kind. xx