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Flags For Fun - Decorative Outdoor Flags

Updated on October 23, 2012

Flags For Fun - Custom Made Flags - Decorative Flags and Mail Box Covers

Welcome to Flags For Fun!

While creating flags is something I've been doing for years, I have to admit I took a break from it for about a decade. I got involved in quilting, making green handbags and creating jewelry and just didn't have the time for everything. Of course, I was also raising kids and working full time. I literally had to cut back on something.

My husband and I recently moved back to North Carolina after the last child moved out of the house and have discovered that we now have extra time on our hands. What a wonderful thing to have!

So, yes, I've rediscovered why I loved creating custom made flags - they are just so much fun to see hanging outside the house!

Please take a few moments to look at some of the fun flags that I've made in the past and feel free to write and ask if I'd be able to create a special custom made flag for YOU!

I need to let you know that while I will make "similars", I will NOT make duplicates. I like knowing that when people buy my Flags For Fun flags, they can be confidant that they will never see their flag hanging outside someone elses house.

Flags For Fun are a wonderful way to dress up the outside of your home! Enjoy!

How to Contact Me Regarding Flags For Fun

You may contact me regarding Flags For Fun by either writing at the bottom of this site in the Guestbook section or emailing me at micsan07@gmail.com. If emailing, please ensure you place the words "flags for fun" in the subject line as I do not open email from addresses I do not recognize.

Thanks for the interest.

flags for fun - snowman
flags for fun - snowman

"Similar" Flags But Not Duplicates

Flags For Fun Decorative Outdoor Flags

As I mentioned above, while I will not make duplicate decorative flags, I will make "similars".

I may use the same basic template or pattern that I've created, but I'll change colors or a supporting item on the flag to ensure that there is enough difference in the custom made flag.

Here is an example that I think portrays quite well what I mean when I say I can make "similar" flags. The colors of the mittens, hat trim, and scarf are changed, plus the scarf pattern is completely different. The snow flakes are also completely unique on each one.

And Here is a Similar Snowman Flag - The Basic Flag Design is the Same, But It's a Different Look - Fun, Isn't It?

Flags for fun - snowman light
Flags for fun - snowman light
Flags for fun - Sailboat
Flags for fun - Sailboat

A Fun Sailboat Flag For A Beach House

Living near the beach, I get lots of requests for "beach" flags . . .

Here's the newest version of a sailboat flag featured on a bright blue background with whitecaps dancing on the water and the sails catching the wind. On this particular decorative outdoor flag, the letter "R" was monogrammed for personalization.

Flags for fun - duck
Flags for fun - duck

A Puddle Duck Flag For Fun

What A Sweet Spring Flag!

While this flag was actually made with a bought pattern, I changed enough of the pattern pieces to make it my own.

I've made a few of this duck flag and have made enough changes on every single one that I was comfortable with calling each a custom made one of a kind flag.

Isn't it the sweetest looking flag? It's one of my earlier favorites.

Flags for fun - pineapple
Flags for fun - pineapple

Flags are Fun For Small Businesses, Too!

Flags Are A Great Advertising Tool

Yes, the pineapple is a symbol for the word "Welcome" and makes a great greeter for a business.

This particular flag has space left open on the bottom of it until the business owner decides if he wants the name of his store or the word Welcome monogrammed on the bottom of the flag.

flags for fun - cow
flags for fun - cow

A Fun Farm Flavor Flag

(Say that three times quickly!)

Here is another one of my favorites!

I was raised in Southern Maine right across from my grandparent's farm, so the sight of cows and a big barn were familiar sights for me. This one flag evoked many childhood memories when I hung it up and I still have it in the closet.

Yes, it comes out occasionally when we are not in a particular Holiday season where I have a seasonal flag out instead.

Flags for fun - Patriots
Flags for fun - Patriots

Sports Flags Can Be Fun, Too!

I have three sons so sports were a large part of their growing up. Each one of them chose a football team from a young age to cheer for on game day and they all wanted their team flags hanging on their bedroom walls.

Here is the New England Patriot flag that I made for my oldest quite a few years ago.

Flags for fun - B
Flags for fun - B

Fun Monogrammed Flags

Play With Letter Flags

I have a few flags that I've made in the past that featured a huge capital letter as the main part of the flag. Add some embellishment and the client was thrilled with the end result.

Here is a photo of a capital B on a dark green background with a few simple flowers to dress it up.

This type of flag makes a great gift for the person who has everything . . .

To see many other flags, please visit my Facebook Flags Album.

"The flag on the side of the garage is what enables me to find my house quickly at night time"

Flags for fun - July 4 mailbox cover
Flags for fun - July 4 mailbox cover

Custom Made Mailbox Cover Flags

Flags For Fun Also Makes MailBox Covers

Not everyone wants a flagpole in front of their house and some just don't want a large flag.

I have a solution to that and it's called "mailbox covers"!!!!!

Yes, I make a small flag-like version for your mailbox (I make them to fit the standard postal mailbox size) in the color and simple design that you'd like for only $20!

They are made of the same durable and color fast fabric as the larger 3'x5' flags and will look great covering your mailbox.

Here is the Facebook link where I have a more extensive photo album of my flags and mailbox covers. Just click on the album titled "Flags and Mailbox Covers".

I do so appreciate you taking a few moments to check out my Flags For Fun website. While I would still make them because I enjoy having custom flags outside my own home, it's always nice to hear that others like my work, too.

Please give me a "thumbs up" (in other words, please click "like" at the top of this site) at the very top of this website so I can get this page ranked quicker.

Thank you!

Michelle

Thank You For Visiting Flags For Fun - Custom Made Decorative Flags and Mailbox Covers

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      Larry Rankin 2 years ago from Oklahoma

      Looks like a very cool hobby.

      Interesting hub.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Love the sailboat flag! :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Do you have any interest in doing a large doodle dog flag? Maybe 3x5?

      Lewesjoan@yahoo.com

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      jordanmilesbask 5 years ago

      Great and exciting lens..Well done!

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      jadehorseshoe 5 years ago

      Great Flags!

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      WaterMom 5 years ago

      Oooohhh, VERY nice flags here. Thanks for sharing.

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      AceEmbroidery 5 years ago

      VERY, very nice lens - love these flags!

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      Gail47 5 years ago

      What a great business you have created for yourself. Really like the flags!

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      Michelle Lacroix Toro 5 years ago from United States

      @anonymous: Nice to hear you like custom made flags, BassBoat. I have plenty of them when you think you need another one . . . :)

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      Michelle Lacroix Toro 5 years ago from United States

      @Jeffersway: Always thrilled to see that other people like what I have! Thanks, Jeff.

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      Jeffersway 5 years ago

      Woweee, these are GREAT! And just in time for Christmas presents for those I can never think of what to give. You ROCK!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I already have the fishing boat, a Miami Dolphins and a thanksgiving one, they are awesome... nothing like a personal touch to a flag not a machine made one...