Free Printable AMERICA Burlap Bunting

 

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Although much of our focus this Fourth of July has been on decorating for our big barbecue, I didn’t want to completely ignore the house. One of the things that I liked about this house when we chose it was the mantel above the fireplace. Stringing themed decorations from it is an easy way to decorate the living room as I found with my last minute efforts to decorate for Easter this year.

To spruce up the mantel for the Fourth, I decided to combine my love of paper design with fabric. I designed a free printable AMERICA burlap bunting. Although you can easily print out this bunting and string it together as is, I decided to add a burlap backing some baker’s twine to create a one of a kind Fourth of July decoration that we can use year after year.

You can download the paper pieces to your AMERICA bunting here:

AM Letter Pieces

ER Letter Pieces

IC Letter Pieces

Red Striped Pieces

You Will Need:

Free printable AMERICA bunting
1 1/2 yards of burlap fabric
Scissors
White glue or other adhesive
Red or blue baker’s twine

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1. Download and print our free printable AMERICA bunting on heavy cardstock. Cut out each bunting piece.

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2. Glue the paper buntings onto the burlap fabric. Let dry.

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Cut around the burlap fabric leaving a quarter to half inch border around the paper bunting piece.

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3. Punch a small hole in each bunting piece.

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String baker’s twine through each bunting piece.

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Use your patriotic bunting to dress up a fireplace mantel, dessert table or even a bare wall. It’s a great way to add a touch of the Fourth of July to any room or party. I know that I’ve really been enjoying looking at this small reminder of Independence Day all month long.

Happy Celebrating,

Natalie

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