Super Simple DIY Easter Banner

Super Simple DIY Easter Banner

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I have a curious 4 year old who literally follows me everywhere and wants to take part in everything I’m doing. Most of the time, I LOVE IT! I love that she wants to learn different skills, I love that she’s not just glued to the TV, and I love seeing that sense of accomplishment on her little face when we are done! So naturally, when I’m thinking of crafting ideas, I try to find at least a little part that she can help with.  This Easter banner was a perfect project for her. With just little bit of paint and glue dots she made a cute banner!

Supplies
I listed where I purchased these supplies but, if you don’t have one of these stores near you, I’m sure you can find another similar store with similar supplies!

Dollar Tree:
1 pack of foam bunny shapes
1 roll multicolor curling ribbon

Target:
2 packs of linen pennants (dollar spot)

Stuff From Around the House:
Acrylic paint
Colored pompoms
1 pc of old cardboard
Glue dots
Glue

Instructions:

  1. Make a stencil of an Easter egg 3 in wide by 4 in tall. I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut one out in adhesive vinyl, but you can easily make one by hand with scissors and contact paper or a thick card stock.  A template for the stencil can be downloaded here.
  2. Protect your surfaces by painting on top of the cardboard. Linen is very porous so expect paint to seep through.

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    My little one painting the egg stencils
  3. Lay stencil over pennants and dab away. Since the little one will be painting, I used a few glue dots to secure the stencil down. That worked pretty well and they lasted for all 8 pennants we painted.
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  4. Using glue dots, attach foam bunnies to the rest of the pennants.
  5. Attach pompoms to the bunnies with glue.
  6. Thread the pennants together using the curling ribbon and hang!

 

Now sit back and admire your new Easter banner! Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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Happy Crafting!

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