Our pennant flags will be turning two this month, TWO! I can't quite believe it. It seems like only yesterday I was doodling the idea, testing out ways to make them (anyone remember the leather ties! If you do wow you've been with us a while - thank you!) and now here we are, over 2500 flag makes later.
We've made over 600 names and created a cute baby name list for expectant parents to have a browse at. A few of you have even commented that you've chosen your babies name from the list - how special is that.
But the thing I have loved the most over the past two years, is seeing how you style your flags. From using them as cake toppers to celebrate a special birthday to letting your newborn hold them for their first photos.
Below, I've rounded up my favourite ways to style them.
1. The shelf
The most popular, and the best way to keep little hands away, is to style your flag on a shelf. The easiest way to have your flag stand upright is to use one of our timber bases - but there are loads of other ways to make them stand without them too!
Our bases fit both the standard and mini size flag. Plus they're the perfect size to slot into bookshelves like The Timba Trend ones below. Shop the shelves here.
They work just as well though without using our stand. You can free stand them at an angle on the shelf - but I would always recommend attaching the back of the flag to the wall with a 3M strip so they don't wall over and get damaged.
2. The bag
One of my favourites and a great way to switch up where you display your flag. They look so cute as bag toppers amongst books and toys and its so versatile too.
Bags are from Maison du Monde, H&M and Tellkiddo.
3. The frame
The latest way I've found to switch up the style of the flags. Our mini flag fits the IKEA Mossebo frame in 21 x 30cm size with the mount perfectly. You can find it here. Just add backing paper of your choice, spare pieces of wallpaper or a print you love and you've got a new piece of art!
4. On the wall
Simple yet stylish. Place your flag directly onto the wall with the use of a 3M strip. These work perfectly as they are removable and don't damage your walls.
They look perfect when teamed with matching wallpaper!
Remember to share your style with us on Instagram @thispaperbook - we love to see how you're using your flags!