Forget Sports. These DIY Felt Pennants Salute What Really Matters.
BY: Amelia Buzzell | Aug 15, 2014
Hanging a pennant on the wall has long been the perfect way to show your school spirit or pledge allegiance to your favorite sports team. Lately, though, pennants have also entered the world of interior design, emblazoned with everything from cheerful phrases to fake team names. We’re jumping on the trend with DIY pennants for three spaces in your home. If you’re a fan of Team Snooze Button or a graduate of your own imagined culinary college, take heart: with a little felt, a sharp pair of scissors, and some thread, you too can add rah-rah flair to your walls. Step 1: Print Out a Downloadable Template Each one fits on a regular 8.5”x11” piece of printer paper. There are three templates to choose from:
- Click here to print a template for the bedroom (“Snooze”).
- Click here to print a template for the kitchen (“Sizzlin’”).
- Click here to print a template for the office (“Work It”).
- Up to five pieces of pre-cut felt from the craft store (approximately 8.5”x11” each): one piece for the main pennant body, two pieces of another color for the slogan and tails, and, depending on the design you choose, more colors for accents
- Tacky craft glue
- Needle and thread
- Pencil or chalk
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BY: Amelia Buzzell
Guide Staff Writer
Amelia is a Senior Writer who owns about 600 houses' worth of housewares. She daydreams about throwing parties and amassing more housewares.