Colorful Outdoor Wood Bunting

Colorful Outdoor Wood Bunting

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 9th 2015

String together simple wood bunting painted with Patio Paint to create fun, outdoor decor.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • stylus or pencil
    • transfer paper
    • sandpaper
    • 2" flat brush
    • power saw
    • straight edge or ruler
    • embroidery needle
    • stencil of your choice
    • drill and small drill bit
    • 3 ply jute
    • plywood



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Using transfer paper and ruler, transfer template to 1/2" plywood (shown: 31 triangles). Cut out shapes. This will create (approximately) a 6' and 7' banner. Cut less shapes for desired length.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint triangles as desired (shown: Azaela, Geranium Red, Marigold, Citrus Green, Blue Bahama, Petunia Purple, Summer Sky Blue, and Fiesta Yellow). Once Dried, sand edges smooth.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. If desired, use a stencil to apply lettering in a coordinating color. Once paint has dried, sand if desired.
    6. Apply clear coat to front, back, and sides of bunting for added durability.
    7. Drill 1/8" holes at both corners for rope. Be sure to remove any splinters from holes.
    8. Instruction #5
    9. Using a large embroidery needle, thread the jute rope through the drilled holes. Allow several feet extra at each end to use to tie up.
    10. Instruction #6
    11. Hang in desired location and enjoy!
    12. Instruction #7


    Bunting Pattern