ISSUE 26  |  Block Party

10 Favorites: Festive Bunting for the Fourth of July

July 04, 2016 8:00 AM

BY Justine Hand

Throwing a party or looking for some simple summer wall decor? In Britain, bunting signifies bacchanalia, and we’re taking a page out of their book. Here are good options for the Fourth of July enthusiast.

Studio Bell Tiny Traditional Bunting

Above: Studio Bell’s Tiny Traditional Country Bunting is $18.88 at Not on the High Street.

Metal Bunting Garland

Above: The Metal Bunting Garland, shown in steel but available as multicolored too, is $30 at Terrain.

Patriotic Bunting Garland

Above: A five-foot-long Patriotic Bunting Garland is $20 from Elizabeth Nicole on Etsy.

Piggy and Squirrel Fabric Bunting

Above: This Blue and White Fabric Bunting Banner is $19.16 from Piggy & Squirrel on Etsy.

Maisy and Alice Paper Garland

Above: You don’t have to wait for a party to unfurl your bunting. Maisy & Alice’s Paper Garland in Black in White is $23 for 15 feet.

Lovely Home Ideas Fabric Bunting

Above: Handmade in Europe, Lovely Home Idea’s Linen Fabric Banner Bunting is designed to be tied together in the order of your choice; $4.80 each.

BHLDN Jute Garland

Above: Made of five pieces of jute on a single strand, the Arcadian Bunting is $16 each at BHLDN.

Liberty Bunting

Above: The Liberty Bunting Garland is $16 at Terrain.

Crocheted Bunting Garland

Above: Dutch designer Ingrid Jansen crochets a number of vibrant bunting banners for her company, Wood & Wool Stools. Available on Etsy, each Wood and Wool Garland includes 10 flags connected by jute rope; $33.07.

Garlands are among out favorite DIY projects. Learn how to make a Wire Garland from Found Objects or a Dried Flower Garland. Complete the party setup with string lights—see Gardenista’s 10 Easy Pieces: Cafe-Style Outdoor Lighting.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on July 1, 2014.