Rustic Farmhouse Patriotic Pennant Banner

If you recall, last month I teamed up with an awesome group of bloggers for our first Farmhouse Friends  event.

We had so much fun, we decided to make it a monthly event through the summer, and I’m excited to show you the rustic farmhouse pennant banner I made for this month’s event!

 

A few weeks ago, I shared my newest barn quilt, and I felt it needed a little something to give the display a more finished look.

So I made a rustic pennant banner to hang beneath the two quilts, using the same red, white and blue colors in the quilts.

It’s a very basic, easy project, and if you can cut small straight lines with a saw, you can make your own!

DIY Red, White and Blue Patriotic Wooden Farmhouse Banner - KnickofTime.net

How to Make Your Own Patriotic Farmhouse Wooden Pennant Banner

First,  trace a triangle shape across a piece of plywood, making as many triangles as you desire for your pennant banner.

wood banner 1

You don’t need to sand the pieces – the more rustic, the better!

wood pennant banner 2 - Knick of Time

Apply wood stain on the pennants and let dry.

wood pennant banner 3 - Knick of Time

You could paint the pennants any color, but since I was hanging my pennant banner under the barn quilts, I painted mine red, white and blue.

wood pennant banner 4 - Knick of Time

Use a sander to distress each pennant so that some of the stained wood shows through the paint.

wood pennant banner 5 - Knick of Time

Drill a hole on the top corners of each pennant.

wood pennant banner 6 - Knick of Time

Then just connect them all together with sturdy twine.

Create a patriotic rustic farmhouse banner - KnickofTime.net

How to make a rustic farmhouse pennant banner - KnickofTime.net

Even though all the colors are patriotic looking, I’m perfect happy to leave it on display year-round.

Patriotic Barn Decorated with Red, White and Blue Barn Quilts and a Pennant Banner - KnickofTime.net

Now let’s see what the rest of our Best of Farmhouse Friends Team has come up with!

DIY farmhouse decor by the Best of Farmhouse Friends team - KnickofTime.net

Click their names or photos below to see each blogger’s project!

Angie @ Knick of Time

Susan @ Love of Home

Julie @ Love My Simple Home

Laurie @ Vin’yet Etc. 

Paula @ Sweet Pea

Tammy @ One More Time Events

Stacy @ Anastasia Vintage

Kim@ Hunt and Host

Tricia @ Suburban B*tches

Amy @ My Life From Home

Christen @ DIY Swank

Megan @ Hello Farmhouse

Tara @ Lehman Lane

Visit our hashtag #FarmhouseFriends on social media as well!


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Comments

  1. Hey Angie,

    I love your rustic pennant banner! Definitely a year round decor! Great idea using wood!

  2. Sandi Allen says:

    Love, Love, Love these! Thank You for sharing!

    Sandi

  3. I love banners and have painted burlap to make some, but the wood just makes so much sense especially if you want to give it some patina with stain and sanding. Brilliant! Definitely need to make myself one. Thanks for the inspiration! ;o)

  4. I love your banner and the way it looks with all the other decor adorable!!!

  5. Such a great idea! You usually see them in fabrics!

  6. LOVE it, Angie! It is perfect with the barn quilts! Great project!

  7. Your barn is the best decorated one around. I love those quilts, your pennant, and the flag under the window. You come up with the best ideas!

  8. SusanIrene says:

    Charming and patriotic at the same time. I vote for leaving it up all year !

  9. Oh my goodness Angie, I have never seen wooden banners before. I love them!
    I love how you decorated your barn with your creations!
    Julie @ Love My Simple Home

  10. Love this banner Angie! Such a great idea for outdoors. Pinning 🙂

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