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Mini Washi Bunting Tutorial

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I’ve been playing around with my Dolly Mix Design starter kit and I’ve been loving making lots of pretty things for my house – the most enjoyable of which was this mini bunting made from washi tape and twine.

I love bunting. I really do. It’s in three of the rooms in my house now – our conservatory, William’s room and the family room at the front of the house. It’s even in my garden, after I couldn’t bring myself to take down William’s birthday bunting…

So if I take my love of bunting and then make it miniature, I’m clearly on to something. It’s so cute and so easy to do.

You simply take your twine (mine came in my kit, along with the tape) and leaving a few inches to tie at the end, take a piece of your chosen washi tape and fold it onto itself, with the twine in the middle. The length of the tape is up to you, though mine were roughly 3cm in length (1.5cm when folded in half).

To make the tape rectangles look like bunting I simple shaped a traditional flag shape using two snips to make a triangle, or I made a forked flag by cutting out a small triangle at the bottom of the flags instead.

Then I simply attached the bunting to my lovely Welsh dresser (which couldn’t look any more twee if it tried) and I just love it. I feel like covering my house with the stuff. So easy to make and all you need is twine, washi tape and scissors.

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    Lauren_W
    13th August 2013 at 11:38 am

    How simple and effective. I need me some washi tape! xx

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    Jesss
    13th August 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Ah this is so cute, I love the pattern on your tape, too!

    Jess xo

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    mascara & mud
    13th August 2013 at 12:39 pm

    love this!!

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    sianisian
    13th August 2013 at 2:11 pm

    Oh I love it! Also jealous of your welsh dresser! xx

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    Mum2BabyInsomniac
    13th August 2013 at 8:02 pm

    LOVE THIS! Going to make some for Iyla's dolls house and kitchen. And my caravan and anywhere else I can think of! X

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    mummydaddyme
    13th August 2013 at 8:39 pm

    Love this, it is really cute and I think it would look good in my kitchen! PS I have that Home Sweet Home sign and so does my Mummy! x

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    Alison Perry
    14th August 2013 at 8:18 am

    So cute! I want to eat this post up, it's so adorable.

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