Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Approximate time: 2 hours
How to Make a Joy Christmas Banner
Deck your halls with this Joy Christmas Banner! This charming wood pennant banner is a rustic addition to any Christmas decor. From jingle bells to sparkles and tinsel, this banner incorporates all of your favorite yuletide decorations into one perfect piece!
Paint wood pennants
Paint the wood pennants red. Allow to dry completely.
Stamp the cardstock
Randomly stamp on the Kraft cardstock and cut it into 2” wide strips.
Accordion fold the strips creating ½” scored folds.
Attach the sheets of paper
Attach 3 ½” to the end of the paper to have a sheet 15” in length
Create a medallion
Attach the ends together and maneuver the paper into a medallion. Hot glue the front to a 2” punched circle from white glittered cardstock.
Hot glue the ribbon
Hot glue 7/8” ribbon in a pleat fold manner across the top of the banner.
Attach trim & tinsel
Attach the trim to the top of the ribbon and wired tinsel above that.
Cut out 3 snowflakes from white glittered cardstock.
Sprinkle with glitter
Apply Mod Podge to the silver glittered chipboard letters and sprinkle them with red glitter.
Punch a hole
Punch a hole just large enough for a jump ring to go through in the tip of the pennant.
Add paper embellishments
Apply paper pieces near the tip of the pennant and trim them with red wired tinsel garland.
Attach the medallion to the pennant, the snowflake to the white circle and the red glittered letter to the snowflake.
Add jingle bells
Use jump rings to add bells to the tips of the pennant.
String the pennants on the jute supplied in the package.
Tie 16” long strands of ribbon with assorted widths folded in half between the pennants.