Monday, April 1, 2013

~raggy bunting love and how to~

Hello friends,


I have been busting to show you my raggy bunting, 
you might have seen a peek over on my fb page here or my instagram {raggygirlvintage}.

I have to warn you, it is highly addictive.

 And it will leave threads all over the sofa.
 And you!!

I have been in love with bunting forever, I showed you some mini white bunting here…


I also love to make it in ticking and vintage florals. 

Hanging bunting gives that yummy vintage, handmade feel.

I wanted to make a less formal raggy bunting, 
I’ve seen similar bunting inspiration floating around.
 Anthropologie even has a version too.

This bunting is hot right now at weddings and baby showers. 
It makes an awesome backdrop for photoshoots, across an arbour, or tied across the front of a table.


To start I pulled out my stash of aqua and white sheets. 

It’s super easy peeps.

 Just rip strips of varying lengths, mine were probably 1.5”-2” wide.
 Then tie them along a length of sturdy twine.
 Make sure you use tidy knots so the strips hang downwards.


I made mine 3 feet long plus extra twine for hanging, and it took me around 2 hours to make.

I have it draped over one of my doors here.


Can we say LURVE…..

I just couldn’t stop!!

Next up I knew I wanted ~all white, lacy, ethereal, romantic~

 So this time I ripped up white muslin and pulled out my stash of vintage lace.


My, did this ever use a ton of lace.


Lace is just soooo pretty.


This bunting has headed over to The Passionate Home ready for spring and summer weddings. 

It is so pretty but there is only so much bunting one can hang with 3 guys in the house!


Now I realise this may not be everyone’s taste, but it’s a fun and simple way to add a whimsical touch to your next special event, or to your home decor just because Smile

Next up vintage linens…just gotta make that first rip, I find it really hard to rip up vintage linens, how silly is that!

A couple of my instagram gals have already been inspired to make their own version, why not give it a go??






The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh it is gorgeous!!! I love my lace and wow, I can see where you would use up a lot of it, but it so pretty it's worth it!


Amy Kinser said...

I love your bunting. They are both just adorable and do look easy to make. My kind of project.

So glad to see your posts.

Hope your daughter is feeling strong.

Blessings to you, Amy

sissie said...

I just finished making a few of these for my booth. They always sell. I love the soft pastels you've used, so pretty.


Tracey Ayton Photography said...

This is a great spin from the original triangle bunting! Just think, the more you become addicted, the longer they can be. How fun!

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