I love 'em... patriotic things, especially vintage. Maybe that's why I really enjoyed a Country Living article a few years ago. They reprised it again last year online and I printed out the instructions.
Last week I started making a rosette banner.
This is as far as I got:
I was really excited to be able to use my vintage streamers from my shop's FOR CRAFTERS category ... I have a box of them and am selling 3 sets of 3. (Well, that's all that's left after my craft binge!)
Mine turned out better than I expected... and since I'm not a crafter as of late...I was pleased!
Last year I tried to make these. It was tougher than I thought but I ended up with:
This little guy.
Hey, its a process! No seriously, I was about ready to pull my hair out trying to duplicate those darn ribbons... there were no instructions to follow so I made up my own thing. I think it needs some pizazz...like glitter!
This year I'm hoping to get a jump start on the season... anyone want to join me? I'd love to do a swap.
Let me know!
"....three cheers for the red, white, and blue..."