Friday, June 22, 2012

DIY Pallet Flag

I love pallets.  You can so SOOO much with them, and they are usually FREE!

I got my inspiration from Pottery Barn's Flag.
I LOVE that you can use it inside or out.

I used four boards from the top of the pallet.
I actually made two flags. 
One with the chevron and one with traditional stripes. 
I screwed the four pieces onto two short scrap pieces of wood.
(After pulling out all the nails!)
I traced my chevron patter using my trusty overhead projector.

I then just cut out a star and penciled them in randomly.

I used lowes paint for this one. 
I used the colors "Cocktail Dress" and "Basin Blue" 

I LOVE the 4th of July.  I am sooo tempted to keep this, but
I took it up to the store.


  1. I LOVE this! 4th of July is my favorite holiday! I am definitely going to make one of these! Thanks for sharing!

  2. love the pallet flag, great project for the 4th!

  3. Pinning this!! I have some old fence boards I want to use for projects -- this would be perfect -- love the idea of the chevron instead of straight lines.

  4. I love this!!! =)

    Kristin @ Little Corbin Hill

  5. This is beautiful! I can't tell you how much I love that chevron design. So unique. I hope you'll link up to my Patriotic Project Parade going on now through July 4th.

  6. super cute and trendy! I'm featuring this at

  7. I saw this on Funky Junks linky party. I just wanted to say that I LOVE IT! Great Job!

  8. That looks fabulous. I like our Canadian flag but your flag down south has more character to work with :-)

  9. Too funny, I did a pallet flag this week as well but completely different. This is awesome. I would never have thought to do it chevron-style. Love it!

  10. Wow this is fabulous! LOVE LOVE the chevron stripes!!

  11. Just found your blog and LOVE this flag! We are also from the Wichita area so it is nice to find you!

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  13. I saw this on pinterest and it is ADORABLE! I will definetly be making one of these.

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  15. How many stars did you paint on the original flag you painted??

  16. What are the deminsions of the flag? (L x W)


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