I love banners! I think they are so cute and they work great for holidays, parties and even just for regular every day decor. I made this Book Pages Fall Banner back in the fall and now I am going to show you this Merry Christmas Banner. This banner was part of my A Very Merry Christmas Display for this year.
SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR MERRY CHRISTMAS BANNER
- Card stock/scrap paper
- Stencil – I used my Silhouette Cameo
- Acrylic paint
- Paint brush
- Hot glue and glue gun
I chose a cotton canvas material that I purchased from JoAnns. Before I started my project I ironed my material so it was smooth and ready to go.
STEPS TO MAKE MERRY CHRISTMAS BANNER
Step 1) Using card stock or scrap paper print out a triangle as a template for the banner. I used the triangle shape in Word and just played with the size a bit until I found the size I wanted. After printing, I cut it out and traced it on the material. I made enough triangles for each letter. Step 2) Cut out the triangles and cut a strip of material that will act as a string to hang the triangles on. Step 3) I created a stencil out of contact paper with my Silhouette Cameo. I chose the font Noteworthy. Then I painted the stencil with black acrylic paint.After the paint dried the triangles were ready to be glued to the material strip/string. I trialled a couple different glues for this next step and found that hot glue worked the best.
Step 4) Starting with the middle letter of each word glue the triangle on the material strip/string with the hot glue and go out from there. To help with positioning I folded the strip in half then laid flat. With a pencil I marked halfway on the strip. This helped with positioning the triangles. After all the Merry Christmas letters are glued on the strip here is what it looks like.
Here is the banner on my Galvanized Christmas Tree.
What are your favorite banners? Would love to see them!
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