Top 10 DIY Bunting for Spring

The weather is starting to get warmer and that means picnics and backyard BBQ’s – and if there is one thing all parties need, it’s bunting! We have found some beautiful examples of bunting you can easily recreate this season. Get inspired and show us your own handmade bunting!

1. Charming Fabric Bunting

Viva Veltoro
Viva Veltoro

This bunting is a great for spring with it’s multitude of colors and floral patterns. It was originally made for a nursery but would also look great hanging across a fence or on your porch.

2. DIY Dictionary Bunting 


A great way to upcycle an old book or dictionary, this bunting is easy to make and very stylish. It would make a particularly great decoration at a book club!

3. Banner in Burlap

Fox Hollow Cottage
Fox Hollow Cottage

Burlap is a popular material to DIY with, so it only makes sense to use it for bunting. You can paint any pattern or design you want on it – perfect for any occasion or holiday!

4. Gypsy Inspired Bunting

A Blondie Day
A Blondie Day

This gypsy inspired bunting is incredibly whimsical and stylish. Combining a series of scrap pieces of material in various sizes allows you create a completely unique piece of bunting that will compliment your garden.

5. Papel Picado Bunting

Style Me Pretty
Style Me Pretty

How gorgeous is this bunting? Sleek and stylish, you could make it for a wedding, a shower or a fancy backyard dinner.

6. Spring Fabric Strip Bunting


Nothing says spring like pastels! These soft colors and patterns compliment each other well – and like the Gypsy Inspired Bunting above, provide a great opportunity to use up old scraps of material!

7. Vintage Handkerchief Bunting

Heaven's Walk
Heaven’s Walk

Have you come across some vintage handkerchiefs or scarves while spring cleaning? Use them to make bunting and you can proudly display your collection in your home!

8. Love Note Bunting

Lil Luna
Lil Luna

How pretty are these floral patterns? This tutorial shows you how to make fabric envelopes, which you can string together to make bunting. The best part is the envelopes are fully functional, so you can fill them with love notes and small gifts!

9. Spring in Bloom Love Banner

Lia Griffith
Lia Griffith

This gorgeous design is inspired by papel picado bunting but with a twist. It may look complicated but the tutorial includes a downloadable pattern. Get your scissors ready!

10. Upcycled Cloth Baby Book Bunting

My So-Called Crafty Life
My So-Called Crafty Life

This bunting project is full of nostalgia! It is a great way to preserve old books you don’t want to give away. Imagine filling your baby’s nursery with memories from your childhood!


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