Monday, March 19, 2012

diy - chair bunting

most people will tie a sash around the guests chairs to add a bit of detail, we decided to make up mini bunting in pastel colours. most of the wedding decor is white so this will be a nice way to add a splash of colour. here's how we did it.
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you will need:
1. paper in the colours you desire - we used a value pack from cna in pastels
2. a pair of scissors
3. an eyelet punch - you can find these at any hardware, hobby shop or haberdashery
4. eyelets - we went with white to match the ribbon we used, also available from most hardware, hobby shops & haberdashery's
5. 2mm thick ribbon - again we used white
6. a printer to print triangles onto the paper
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the chair backs measured in at 50cm. i used 5 colours so the triangles measure in at 10cm x 10cm. click here to download my template. i got 10 out of an A4 page. print out as many triangles as you need in their different colours and cut them out.
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now punch and eyelet the two bottom corners of each triangle - you will string them upside down.
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once you have them all punched and eyeleted, string them with a piece of ribbon and secure them to the backs of the chairs with safety pins.
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