Tomorrow is Flag Day and I’m sharing six DIY flag crafts from the past here on Crafts ‘n Coffee. Most of these are easy, and you can make one of these flags in a summer afternoon. So, get out your duct tape and let’s get rolling. (And I’m announcing our mystery winner today, too . . .)
The Duct Tape Flag is a super-fast DIY, and one the kids will want to get in on. You can make quite a few flags from the three rolls of duct tape, so this is a great project for scout troops, summer camps, and other kids’ groups.
I selected fabrics in vintage prints and hues for my Vintage Ruffled Flag. If you prefer, it’s easy enough to change it up with a more vibrant, red, white and blue palette.
If you can wrap a package, you can wrap a rectangle of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam in a striped fabric to make this America-the-Beautiful Flag. Don’t you love the button stars?
Below is a favorite, stash-busting craft, in which you push squares of fabric into your foam base. Kids love it, too, so let them help make your Punch Fabric Flag. (I used this same technique to make my Patriotic Bandana Wreath.)
This “Quick Tuck” Flag Wallhanging is another favorite of mine, from the faux quilted look to the button stars.
For the finale, here’s Johnnie’s amazing Faux Pallet Art Flag. This DIY flag will take some time to make, but crafting it from STYROFOAM Brand Foam sure beats lugging home a heavy, discarded pallet and hauling out the power tools. Johnnie shares an easy-to-follow, step-by-step tutorial over at Saved by Love Creations.
It’s Friday the 13th, but it’s a lucky day for the winner of our mystery giveaway. I had so much fun with this one! First of all, thank you to everyone who participated and posted a comment — there were lots of great questions. You are all the best! Second, we’re big readers at my house, and it’s so exciting to give away this series of crafty mysteries. And third, I love supporting author and craft designer Lois Winston.
The winner of the four mystery novels with Anastasia Pollack is Nancy D., who asked about needle felting on STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. Please contact me, Nancy D., to arrange for your prize. Lois and I are talking about another giveaway later this year, so if you didn’t win this time, you may have another opportunity . . .
Enjoy the summertime weekend!