Impending first anniversary of Will and Kate's WEDDING OF THE CENTURY™? Check.
Ongoing Diamond Jubilee activities for Queen Elizabeth II? Check.
Significant-portion-of-the-year-long celebration of all things British because of London playing host to the 2012 Olympics? Check.
Based on the above, MyDaily have scientifically calculated (read: pulled a number out of thin air) that every man, woman and child in the UK needs at least three feet of bunting to see them through 2012. Alternatively you could pick up one of the adorable bunting-themed things we've seen on Etsy - just click on the gallery for some flag-tastic inspiration!