So far I have shared 64 different pennants with you, but I have in fact created a grand total of
408 different wallpaper pennants
ranging from 6 different decades
From the Sears 1900 turn of the century Wallpapers, to the Fashion of Today 1963 Wallpapers! Meaning I still have many, many, many flags to share with you 😀 😀 😀
Here is the first ever WoW Challenge:
Pick a maximum of SEVEN Wallpaper pennants to combine into YOUR FAVOURITE FLAG GARLAND! Craft it, and send me pictures before June 1st! After June 1st I will share YOUR creations, and how these flags surely can be combined in numerous beautiful ways! I will pick my top three favourites, and let YOU – the WoW readers – vote for the winner! The winner will receive honor and glory and a goodie package from me by snail-mail!
Here are some various ideas to get you started:
- Alternating patterns
- Choose a decade
- Choose a specific style
To enter the challenge, please sign up in the comments below or send me an email (click on my avatar at the bottom of each post) and I will grant you access to the FULL COLLECTION of 408 pennants to choose from. I WILL share more of the pennants here on WoW, but who knows when (or if) I’ll ever get through all 408 pennants…:-P
The rules for you to enter the WoW Challenge:
- By signing up, you agree to enter a submission to the challenge
- You can NOT alter the colors of the pennants (i.e. print them in sepia or black & white)
- You CAN embellish your pennants, although it should be possible to clearly recognize what pennants you have used
- You must send me a good quality image of your finished Flag Garland no later then May 31st, together with a list of the pennants you have used (for me to check that they are in fact clearly recognizable).
- You can not make the garland with 6 or 8 or any other number of pennants, ONLY 7 pennants will be accepted.
- Within the 7 pennants available, pennants may be repeated
- You may submit more than one entry, provided your entries are distinctively different from each other!
- If you win, you must send me your snail-mail address for the goodie package to reach you
Do you think 7 pennants make for a short garland? I don’t mind if you make all 408 pennants into a garland, as long as your entry to the WoW Challenge is singled out to a perfect total of 7 🙂 What are you waiting for, start typing a comment or an email to sign up for the World Wide WoW Challenge 😀 😀 😀
Here is todays two sets of the the Sears Wallpaper Pennants. Again I have carefully restored, resized and adjusted these to become genuine Vintage Bunting:
Each flag is sized to print on A4 paper. If you want your flags to be smaller, simply print 2 or 4 flags per each sheet of paper 🙂
Mix and match your own Flag Garland as you please! The flags can be embellished with letters, images or rosettes, glitter, pearls, charms, ribbon, lace, twine – the opportunities are ENDLESS with these!
The files are free for your personal use and enjoyment. Go to the download folder below to grab your high quality copies 🙂
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I have used elements from the following sources for todays design: