How to Make Wooden American Flag Bunting

How to make American Flag bunting.

Recently I entered a contest and the theme was "patriotic."
So in honor of the Fourth of July I created a flag bunting.

I saw a wooden half circle door mat for sale at a local discount store and I knew someday it would be great for something. Today was that day, it was just what I needed for this project!

I removed the rubber separators from one side of the wooden mat so it would be even of an arch shape,
then I tied it back together tightly. 

I screwed the smaller end onto a strip of wood for stability. 

How to make American Flag bunting from a door mat.

I spray painted the bunting white and marked off where I wanted to paint the blue and the red stripes

I was feeling lucky on this project because 
the vinyl letters I ordered a few weeks ago came today!

Perfect for my sign!

Red, white and blue wooden Flag.

I used an antiquing glaze on both the bunting and the sign, then heavily distressed them both using sandpaper. 

I screwed the entire creation together and hung it with an old window chain.

Red, white and blue wooden Flag Bunting.

This rustic wooden bunting I proudly hang over my garage all summer!

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .


  1. You did a great job ... I thought that one was really cute and unique!

  2. I loved your bunting....very clever! I have made my guess as to which project is yours. We'll see if I'm right. I'm enjoying doing the contest with you. I have enjoyed your blog for a long time and feel like I already know you. Lisa~

  3. Love this! What a neat creation! I voted...hope I'm right!

  4. so unique! i love it! thanks for sharing this at my party. :)

  5. Really cool! I am having a Red, White and Blue Linky Party this week and I'd love for you to join in on the fun by adding your link!

  6. Such a fabulous idea! A really unique way to show your patriotism.

  7. How fun! I would love if you would link up your project to our {What I Made Wednesday} Linky party!!


  8. Wow, Impressive, I really like this. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Susan, What a fabulous project! I love this and I am on my way to check out the other contestants. Thanks for joining my Open House party this week.

  10. Oh, that is awesome! Fabulous idea! Thanks for linking up to this week's Catch a Glimpse party. I'll be featuring this tomorrow.

  11. That is absolutely incredible! What a fantastic project and we are so thrilled you shared it with us last weekend at Inspiration Friday!

  12. I love your flag bunting! You did a super job.

  13. Outstanding piece, Susan! I've yet to see a wooden walkway shaped like that but I'll be sure to look for one now.

    Shared this on FJI Facebook for SNS 97. :)


  14. Love it and would love to make one for my house. Unfortunatly I cannot find the wood mat. Sad


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