Thursday, November 29, 2012

A Simple Christmas Bunting

You've seen my simple little book page buntings before and now that December is nearly here I just had to make one for Christmas too! :) They're so quick and easy to put together and add just the right handmade touch to your holiday decor. Scroll down for a supply list and instructions on how to create your own Christmas bunting!

What you'll need to make your Christmas bunting:

some string or twine | a stapler | buttons |  coordinating pattern paper | gluestick or other type of adhesive | some pages from an old book

Here's how you'll put it together:

1. Using your book pages cut out however many rectangles you'd like approximately 3.5" x 6" in size.

2. Snip out a triangle shape from the bottom of your rectangles. Hint: From left to right, find the center of your rectangle then measure approximately 1 3/4 " from the bottom to find where the top point of your triangle will be.

3. Cut out the number of stockings {or other Christmas shape} that you'll need for each 
piece of your bunting.

4. Attach stockings to your bunting pieces being sure to allow enough room to fold over the top edges. Place a button in the center of each stocking.

5. Now you're ready to put your bunting together. Simply cut a length of string and attach banner pieces to string by folding top edge of banner pieces over the string + staple. Space banner pieces evenly along the string by sliding them back and forth as needed.

6. Now hang that cutie up somewhere and enjoy your new holiday decor!

I hope you enjoy our little Christmas bunting as much as I do! It was a lot of fun to put together and looks so darling hanging up in our home for the holidays!

 If you like this project please leave me a comment, pin it or share via facebook/twitter. :)
It's so helpful to know what projects you like so I can keep on sharing more tutorials and craft ideas that you enjoy!

Find a few more variations on my book page bunting here:

Rebecca Cooper

Rebecca is a mom of four. She enjoys crafting with her kiddos, taking photos, and afternoon naps. Rebecca is a professional photographer and author. Connect with Rebecca on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+. Sign up via email for the latest updates from Simple As That.


  1. Beautiful, I love red + teal!! And your daughter is such a good model. That background in the field is perfect!

  2. you're always making beautiful banners :)i see a new blog header in the making!

  3. I love this! It's simple and so pretty. Your photography is just amazing!


  4. I love your bunting it's so sweet. Thanks for sharing.

  5. You DO realize that the eye candy is the model, right ? LOL just love these pics...while the bunting is nice SHE is so very very lovely ...:) Happy Weekend to you and your family : ) It must be the grandma in me that has me going gaga over the kids more than crafts / don't mind me :)

  6. Just LOVE it!! Ur composition is beautiful! Not that it's needed for this one but some step by step photos wld be great too. Keep up the good work!!

  7. Oh my gosh, what an adorable project. The colors are so bright and fresh for the holidays - it has such a really nice Swedish feel to it - I love it!!!!

  8. My I love the stocking and button design, I have some stockings with buttons at Maddalee, also! Thank you for sharing at Lil Luna.

    Have a good day, Nancy

  9. So cute. It inspired me to make my own bunting from Christmas paper and favorite photos from the year. A fitting end to 2012. Made it with my 4 year old --so simple. This may become our new annual family Christmas tradition. Imagine what our house will look like 10 or 20 Christmases from now with all those buntings! Love it.

  10. you have always wonderful ideas...thanks a lot ! and your shots are so !

  11. Your buntings are always sooo very lovely! Do you save them for next year when the season or holiday is over?

  12. Amanda11:38 PM

    Thank you for this! I have been wondering what this cute little thing is called.

  13. It looks so great! Thank you!

  14. This is just beautiful! I love the colors you chose for the stockings. Blue and red look great together. Thanks for sharing how you made the stocking banner. Pinning it now!


  15. I am pinning this from pin at Michaels Crafts. Not bad that Michaels presents you!

  16. I am pinning this from pin at Michaels Crafts. Not bad that Michaels presents you!


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