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Flying Banners

Photography: Tara Donne

Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 2011


The ribbons feel papery but are made of cotton, which holds its shape well and can be written on. You can also use paper strips or other fabric ribbon.


  • Ribbon or paper

  • Bamboo skewers

  • Double-sided tape


  1. Cut ribbon or paper strips, notching ends if desired.

  2. Attach strips to bamboo skewer tops with tape.

  3. Write messages on the strips, or leave plain.

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