Patriotic Pennant Banner

Patriotic pennant banner

What You'll Need

Wood Banner Kit
3, 3 1/2" Wood Stars
Red Acrylic Paint
White Acrylic Paint
Dark Blue Acrylic Paint
Sanding Block
Paint Brushes
Brown Pigment Ink Pad
Masking Tape
Hot Glue

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Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Patriotic Pennant Banner

Show off the stars and bars all summer long! This Patriotic Pennant Banner is an awesome Americana decoration for a Memorial Day barbecue, or the perfect front porch bunting for a Fourth of July celebration. 
  • 1 Paint 3 wood pennants

    Paint 3 of the wood pennants dark blue. Let dry completely.

  • 2 Paint remaining pennants

    Paint the remaining pennants and the 3 stars white. This may take more than 1 coat. Let dry completely.

  • 3 Paint stripes

    Mask off stripes on the pennants, making 2 to 3 stripes on each. Paint stripes red and let dry completely.

  • 4 Remove tape

    Remove masking tape.

  • 5 Lightly sand

    Lightly sand the edges and surface of the pennants and stars. Clean off any dust.

  • 6 Ink edges

    Ink the edges with a brown pigment ink pad.

  • 7 Hot glue star

    Hot glue a star onto each of the blue pennants.