Step 1

Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 1, Measure wid

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Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 1, Measure width of wall

Measure Wall Area

In order to know exactly how many pennants you'll need to cover the intended space for your banner, measure the wall or span of area. Every 10' section of space will require 12 to 15 pennants.

Step 2

Vintage School Pennant Garland Step2, Layout place

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Vintage School Pennant Garland Step2, Layout placement of pendants.

Arrange by Color and Size

Random placement is key to creating the vintage look. Lay all banners out on a flat, level surface, and arrange pennants with a variation of color, from dark to light, and a change in size from large to small.

Step 3

Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 3, Meaure the

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Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 3, Meaure the spacing between pennants.

Create Proper Spacing

To give the banner a uniform look, proper spacing between each pennant is necessary. Use measuring tape to mark a 1" gap between each pennant.

Step 4

Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 4, Measure and

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Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 4, Measure and cut ribbon

Lay Out and Cut Ribbon or Twill Tape

Unfurl spool of ribbon or twill tape across the top of all laid-out pennants. Then use scissors to cut, allowing an additional 8" of excess at each end. This will be used to tie the banner to picture-hanging nails.

Step 5

Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 5a, Attach rib

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Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 5a, Attach ribbon with brass fasteners.

Add Holes to Each Pennant

Use a crafting blade to poke two holes along the top end of each pennant, both through the ribbon or twill tape as well as the pennant.

Step 6

Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 5b, Attach rib

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Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 5b, Attach ribbon with brass fasteners.

Add Brass Fasteners

Insert brass fasteners through the front of the hole, then secure to the back.

Step 7

Vintage School Pennant Garland Step 6, Hang garlan

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Hang Banner

With the help of a friend, add two lightweight picture-hanging nails to the wall, then attach by tying the 8" section of excess ribbon or twill tape to the nails.

Step 8

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Collegiate Style Baby Shower Tennis Racket Chair Backs

Marvel at Your Masterpiece

The perfect addition to any collegiate-style party, this school pennant banner will be a hit!