A Cowboy's Life: DIY Valentine Bunting

DIY Valentine Bunting

9:41:00 AM

I've never really decorated for Valentine' Day before, but I thought it would be fun this year. So I decided to make this bunting for the mantel.



Supplies needed:
Package of styrofoam balls
2 roles crepe paper
Hot glue gun
Embroidery thread

DIY Valentine Bunting


To make the crepe flower, cut a strip of paper about 2ft long. Fold the paper over about 1/3 of the way. Start rolling the paper a few times with the folded edge on the outside. Begin twisting the paper half way while wrapping it around. Then keep twisting, turning and wrapping.

Once you have completed the flower, add a little hot glue to the end to hold the flower together. Then add hot glue to your styrofoam ball and place the flower. Continue this process until you have filled the entire ball. Once you have created as many as you like, use a needle and the embroidery thread to create the bunting.

*It may take a time or two to get the flower making down, but once you do the process will go quickly.

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8 comments

  1. So cute! We do a Valentine Banquet for our seniors at our church every year so I always love finding new decorating ideas!

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  2. This is so adorable! I love it! I've pinned this because I think I want to use it as decor in my new bedroom!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  3. Oh my goodness, this is so stinkin' cute!!

    THanks for linking up with the Best of the Blogosphere! :)

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  4. This is brilliant and beautiful! I love finding new ways to make some lovely garland! Thanks for linking up!

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  5. Thank you for submitting to Motivation Monday!

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  6. This is so pretty! I love the rosettes in the ball, what a clever idea. Thanks for linking it up with us at Motivational Monday! Hope to have you back again tomorrow night at 6pm!

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