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« on: June 04, 2010 08:34:17 AM »



All but three of the triangles are made using pieces out of my scrap bag. I could have gone further and pieced together the scraps but I was doing this a bit simpler. Each triangle is about 6"x8" and is reversable; boys theme on one side, girls on the other.

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I wrote out the whole *very easy* process here http://solidityofrainbows.blogspot.com/2010/06/reversable-scrap-party-bunting-or.html
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« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2010 09:10:38 AM »

That's a really good project. It has a great impact even though it's quite simple, and it will last for years - way better than tacky party decorations you can buy cheaply. Just shows that it's worth investing a little time in it.

Thanks for sharing!
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Bunyanka
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2010 09:29:02 AM »

That's a really cool idea..I dig it!

I am compelled to ask about your 'deck" down below the chairs in the second picture though..Am I correct in thinking those are re-purposed transport pallets? Fantastic idea if so!

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« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2010 09:42:09 AM »

I really want to make some of these for various holidays as well as birthdays. I just need to do it. I really like that you used scraps and that you made it color themed!
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« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2010 10:39:49 AM »

Bunyanka -Yes it's a modular deck I made using shipping pallets. Good eye Smiley I have to get the photos and stuff up for it on Craftster. I have it in the tutorials on my blog. I only have seven, I want to make a lot more. 84 sq ft of deck cost me about $87 and that includes the chairs, pillows and table that are on them.

As for the buntings. I might make a smaller one with smaller flags to hang above/on the birthday kids bed for the week of their birthday.
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« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2010 04:28:16 PM »

fantastic! I've been collecting (free) pallets and knocking em apart to re-purpose... that is a great idea and totally cheap! nice work

Time to head off to your blog! Smiley
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heartfeltwool
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2010 07:16:03 AM »

Bunting is so hip this season. I'm thinking of making some for craft fairs / expos. You did a great job!

Also a huge fan of the repurposed deck material.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2010 07:28:39 PM »

oh man do i love this idea, i sure have some ideas floating around in my brain now!  yours look absolutely beautiful, nice work!
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