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Christmas bunting

bunting on black fireplace

This, the simplest and the least expensive of the crafts, is my absolute favorite. So sweet and old-fashioned.

book page bunting

music turkey

Book Page Christmas Bunting

Supplies

Old book, (a dictionary from Goodwill was perfect)
Ruler
Scissors
Baker’s twine
Glue stick
Christmas scrapbook paper
Buttons

Optional
Punch Tool in a Christmas shape (we used a snowflake)
Cutting tool, used to cut the pages straight and clean (or just use scissors)

cutter

Use Cutting Tool or scissors to cut seven book pages into 7 x 4.5-inch rectangles.

cut page

Use scissors to cut triangles out of bottom of each page.

fold edge

Fold down the top edge of each page, just enough to fit a length of baker’s twine inside the fold.

snowflake punc

Use the Punch Tool or scissors to cut out snowflakes, or any other shape of your choice, out of Christmas scrapbook paper.

glue snowflakes

Use glue stick to glue the snowflakes to the center of each paper.

glue on buttons

Then glue a button in the center of each snowflake.

glue in string

Cut a 5-foot long piece of baker’s twine. Use glue stick on the folded edge and glue the twine into the fold.

press to seal

Press down to seal.

hat bee

Space the pages about 1.5-inches apart.

dictionary page bunting

Hang your bunting on a mantle, in a window, or on a door and enjoy!

bee page


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6 comments

1 Shelley J { 12.16.13 at 8:45 AM }

This is lovely!

2 Marissa { 12.16.13 at 11:03 AM }

Yay! I can’t wait for mine :)

3 Nancy H { 12.16.13 at 9:55 PM }

Love this! Made it with my 10 year old grand daughter tonight. We just used some newspaper instead of a book. Thanks Linda!

4 Linda Hopkins { 12.17.13 at 8:34 AM }

Nancy, This makes me smile! Merry Christmas.

5 Denise { 12.20.13 at 8:26 AM }

very cute!

6 Ronnie Jaap { 12.22.13 at 11:31 AM }

So cute! Sorry I missed day!

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