Anyone else looking forward to this summer for BBQ’s, parties, and hanging out by the pool??

I know I am!!

And with summer, comes having friends and family over.  So, whenever we have people over, I like to try to pretend that I am a party planner and create fun themes. My husband creates some sort of fun menu, and I plan the decor. We have done many different themes, mostly revolving around the meal.

Now, this spring/summer I have been loving the pineapples that are popping up everywhere!!  Pillows, trinkets, and die cuts!!

Paper Bunting Tutorial

The whole pineapple theme totally works when I was challenged to create a fun tutorial for the Xyron Design Team partnership with Pink And Main because Pink and Main have some adorable pineapple die cuts and patterned paper to create fun party decor.

pink and main and xyron paper bunting tutorial

Materials

Tutorial

1. Fold a piece of the Spring Fling paper into an accordion.

2. Round the edges using the scissors.

3. Score the middle of the accordion.

glue stick paper bunting tutorial

4. Fold the accordion together on one side and glue shut using the Xyron Permanent Adhesive Glue Stick.

how to hang paper bunting tutorial

5. Wrap the clear bead wire around the bunting and tie together.

6. Using the Pink and Main Aloha Pineapple Die Cut and a piece of paper from the Spring Fling pack, run the die cut through the machine.

paper bunting tutorial xyron sticker maker

7. Then run the pineapple die cut through the Xyron 3″ Disposable Sticker Maker.

paper bunting tutorial finished

8. Adhere the pineapple die cut to the bunting.

9. Repeat until you have enough pink, pineapple, and plaid bunting for your party!

hanging paper bunting tutorial


These pineapple buntings would be super cute near the drinks or hanging on a wall near the food!  You could even turn the pineapple die cuts into decorative straw by adhering them directly onto the straw!

There are so many ways you can spruce up your next BBQ, party, or small get together with these adorable die cuts!

Pink and Main Xyron Blog Hop

AND….Pink and Main AND Xyron are doing a giveaway all the week for you to enter!!  Just head over to the Xyron Facebook Page and comment on any project using Pink and Main products. Winner will get a $25 gift card to Pink and Main, along with a Xyron Mega Runner!! So what are you waiting for?? Go enter!!

About The Organized Mama

My name is Jessica and I am the founder and creative director of The Organized Mama, a professional organizing firm and blog. I was born and raised in Minnesota and currently live in Illinois. I graduated Indiana University with a degree in elementary education. My passion is teaching others how to live an organized life. I am a certified professional organizer with the National Association of Productivity and Organizational Professionals (NAPO).

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