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Published on June 20th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell


Eco-Friendly Party Ideas: DIY Cake Bunting

Eco-Friendly Party Ideas: DIY Cake Bunting

Looking for a way to bring your homemade cake to the next level? Top it off with an eco-friendly cake bunting!

What You Will Need:

1. Two recycled paper straws

2. Twine. If you can, use hemp twine.

3. Recycled paper. I used a junk mail envelope.

4. Crayons

5. A black permanent marker

6. Hot glue/hot glue gun

7. Scissors

How To Do It:

1. On your recycled paper, draw the pieces of your bunting like so:

Eco-Friendly Party Ideas: DIY Cake Bunting

2. Color each piece and write what you would like it to say. Then, cut it out.

3. Tie your twine around your recycled paper straws. If you want to make sure it is secure, you can put a dab of hot glue on the back side of the straw.

Eco-Friendly Party Ideas: DIY Cake Bunting

4. Hot glue your bunting pieces to the twine.

Eco-Friendly Party Ideas: DIY Cake Bunting

Isn’t is so cute? It’s so customizable as well– this could be used at a birthday party, wedding, anniversary party, or any other celebration. You could even use it for the Fourth of July in a few weeks! What would you use it for?

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Hello! I'm Bonnie -- a craft nerd, musician, writer, furniture and vintage lover, crafter, and diyer! If you would like to learn more about me, I also have my own blog, Revolutionaries, where I write about more craft projects, furniture redos, and my faith! You can also find me on , Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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