Easy Christmas JOY Banner

How to make this super easy and adorable Christmas Joy Banner!! This is a great decor item or give as a gift!!

Did you know there are SO many inexpensive but CUTE crafts you can make around the holidays?

This next craft I’m going to show you cost $1.50 if you buy the supplies, or if you are like me and have lots of scrapbook paper laying around it’s FREE! You heard me right – FREE!
 
Here is how you can make a super Easy Christmas Banner
for cheap…
SUPPLIES:
-Cardstock Scrapbook Paper
-Patterned Scrapbook Paper
-Glue Stick
-Scissors
-Hot Glue Gun
-Tulle
 
DIRECTIONS:
 
How to make this super easy and adorable Christmas Joy Banner!! This is a great decor item or give as a gift!!
How to make this super easy and adorable Christmas Joy Banner!! This is a great decor item or give as a gift!!
 
1.       Decide on what kind of shape you want to use for the banner. I did a Pennant Shape, but you can do circles or even triangles. Make your pattern and make two sizes of it {one a tad smaller than the other}. Trace the larger pattern on to your cardstock and then trace the smaller pattern onto your patterned paper. Cut out.
 
How to make this super easy and adorable Christmas Joy Banner!! This is a great decor item or give as a gift!!
 
2. You will then glue the smaller pattern on to your larger pattern.
 
How to make this super easy and adorable Christmas Joy Banner!! This is a great decor item or give as a gift!!
 
3. From there, I made paper accordions. To do that, cut out strips half the width of what you would like your paper accordion to be. For example, if you want a 4 inch accordion, then cut your strips 2 inches wide. Your will need 2 strips per accordion. Then, siz sag the entire length of the paper. You will hot glue the beginning and the ends of the paper to your other zig-zagged strip. Then you will in the edges of the paper and place a dab of hot glue. Hold until it dries.
4. Hot glue your accordions to your scrapbook paper shapes.
5. Then trace your letters onto your glitter paper. To do this I cut out letters {Coney Island Font} and traces it backwards onto the back of my glitter paper. I then cut it out and hot glued it to the center of my accordion flowers.

How to make this super easy and adorable Christmas Joy Banner!! This is a great decor item or give as a gift!!
 
6. Hole punch the tops and string with ribbon.
    Viola!!
   A super easy, cute but inexpensive Banner!
I  hope you like it.
    For more inexpensive Christmas crafts be sure to check out:
12 Days of Christmas Chalkboard Banner! Such a cute way to display the 12 days of Christmas!
Very easy and inexpensive Christmas Door Frame! Such a cute idea!!
Cute, fun, and easy Christmas Gift Box Tree craft to make for super cheap!! { lilluna.com }

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  2. Pinning this and stealing it! LOL. I just made a Christmas banner but I love the accordian paper and have a banner addiction so I will make something similar for sure! Thanks for the tutorial!