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How to make an easy Patriotic Banner

It’s all about the red, white and blue today.  This fun and easy patriotic craft is easy enough for a small child to create and quick enough to put together as a last minute party decoration.  Although this one has a patriotic theme, you can easily use this economical cupcake liners to decorate for any festive occasion. 
DIY patriotic_banner, craft, red white and blue, party decoration
You only need two items for this fun banner; cupcake papers and string.  I used cross stitching thread, but twine, kite string, fishing line, yarn… any string will work just fine.
banner 1
Use your hand to flatten out as many cupcake papers as you need to span the distance where you plan to display them.  You could iron them, but I wanted to keep the pleated look so they resembled those patriotic banners you see hanging on buildings around town.
banner 2
Fold the flattened papers in half, making a sharp crease.
banner 4
Measure out some string so you have a cute swag and slide the folded papers onto it.  You could letter on a message if you want. 

Hang it up.  Instant happy! 

4 comments:

  1. so cute and easy craft to do with kids too

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  2. This is so incredibly simple and yet ingenious! Thank you for coming to the party today.

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  3. This is a cute idea. It would be great to create and hang this banner for the 4th of July.

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  4. Love it! so simple and cute! Pinning :-).

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