How to Make Rainbow Cake Bunting

Keep it sweet and simple with this stylish paper bunting that's perfect for your St. Patrick's Day celebration.

  • card stock in colors of the rainbow
  • scissors
  • double-sided tape
  • 2 decorative straws or lollipop sticks
  • twine or ribbon

Measure and Cut Pennants

Cut two 3/4x1-1/4" rectangles out of each color, and trim a small triangle shape out of the bottom of each. 

Attach Twine

Lay a long piece of twine or ribbon on your work surface, and sandwich the twine between each pair of pennant pieces using double-sided tape.

Attach Bunting Posts

Add a piece of double-sided tape near the top of both straws, and wrap the ends of the twine around each. Insert the straws into the cake, angling the straws outward.

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