Give Thanks Paper Triangle Banner

Give Thanks Paper Triangle Banner

What You'll Need:

Core'dinations Tim Holtz Kraft Core Shattered Collection 6" x 6"
Core'dinations Core Essentials Neutrals Cardstock
Leaves and Acorns Darice Embossing Essentials Craft Dies
Core'dinations Sand-It Gadget
Burlap Ribbon
Banner Punch Board
1-2-3 Punch Board
Embossing Die Cutting Machine
Electric Die Cutting Machine

Courtesy of Amy from The Happy Scraps
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 1 Hour

How to Make a Give Thanks Paper Triangle Banner

With Thanksgiving on the way, it's time to start think about the things you're grateful for, and this Give Thanks Paper Triangle Banner gives you the perfect opportunity to write all those blessings down and keep them close at hand. Just hang your banner and slide notes of gratitude into the paper pockets.
  • 1 Create envelope pockets Create envelope pockets

    To create your envelope pockets, place a sheet of Tim Holtz 6" x 6" paper in your punch board. Punch and score the paper according to the envelope instructions. Skip the last step of scoring the last flap, but punch all four sides.

  • 2 Round corners Round corners

    Use a punch board to round the corners.

  • 3 Fold into pocket Fold into pocket

    Fold your envelope shape into a pocket, leaving the top flap open. Adhere the folds together, making the pocket.

  • 4 Trip top & round corners Trim top & round corners

    Trim the top off, creating a straight edge. Round the corners of the top edge of the pocket.

  • 5 Lay dies on mat Lay dies on mat

    Using your embossing die cutting machine, lay your dies cut side up on your mat.

  • 6 Roll paper through machine Roll paper through machine

    Lay your paper front side down, over the top of the dies. Roll through your embossing die cutting machine.

  • 7 Remove excess paper Remove excess paper

    Remove excess paper, leaving the dies with cut paper inside of them.

  • 8 Emboss paper in dies Emboss paper in dies

    Place rubber embossing mat on top of dies along with plate. Roll through the embossing die cutting machine again.

  • 9 Distress shapes Distress shapes

    Lightly distress the top of the acorn and leaf shapes using the Sand-It Gadget to add a rustic touch.

  • 10 Cut cardstock Cut cardstock

    Get a piece of cream colored cardstock from the Core Essentials Neutrals Cardstock pack. Cut cards to fit pockets.

  • 11 Adhere shapes Adhere shapes

    Adhere acorns and leaves to the front of the pockets.

  • 12 Cut & adhere letters to envelopes Cut & adhere letters to envelopes

    Cut letters using an electronic die cutting machine. Adhere letters to the front of the pockets, spelling thanks.

  • 13 Cut triangles Cut triangles

    Cut triangles using the banner punch board.

  • 14 Cut & adhere letters to banner shapes Cut & adhere letters to banner shapes

    Using the electronic die cutting machine, cut the word give. Adhere the letters to the triangle banner shapes.

  • 15 Tie jute twine Tie jute twine

    Thread the small, solid, brown jute twine through the holes on the pockets and triangles, tying a knot in the front.

  • 16 Thread burlap ribbon Thread burlap ribbon

    Thread the larger burlap ribbon through the holes, creating the Give Thanks Paper Triangle Banner.

  • 17 Hang banner & write on cards Hang banner & write on cards

    Hang your banner where you can reach it so you can pull out the cards and write what you are grateful for on them.