Monday, January 20, 2014

Valentine's Day Paper & Hearts Banner

Check this out! I made this darling paper and felt heart banner in just 30 minutes! It MADE my mantel! Now my house looks like Valentine's day is tomorrow. So cute! This was very simple, it just took a little time! See how to make this below!


Fold a paper in half and cut out a sideways oval like so...


To make a heart stencil


Grab your felt - heart stencil - a pen or pencil and your scissors


Trace the heart stencil onto your desired felt colors - 3 each color - then cut out


On a scrap piece of typing paper measure out 4 in wide and 6 in long. Measure in the middle and draw a 2 in line. Then from the top down - measure 4 1/2 in and make a dot. From the dot- line it up to the corners of the banner and draw lines - seen below. Now just cut out the banner pattern.


Trace the banner pattern onto pieces of card stock then cut out


Hot glue the cut out felt hearts onto the card stock.


Take the heart stencil and trace a heart with your heart stencil you used on your felt hearts. Grab some gold sequins and hot glue the sequins onto the pencil line.



Pull out about 6 in of thread before you start sewing the paper banner together for you to hang with. Start sewing the paper along the top...


Leave about 1/2 - 1' in between each paper for wiggle room. Continue to sew along the tops leaving spaces in between. 


When done sewing all of the papers in the order you want - don't forget to pull out an extra 6 in. of thread to have something to hang it by on the other side! 


Hang up and you're DONE! Enjoy the brightness and LOVE that comes from your new darling banner!





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4 comments:

  1. This is so cute! I love the little bit of bling that you added with the sequins!

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  2. It turned out beautiful! Great tutorial! Thanks for linking up with us at the Create Link Inspire party! You were featured today!! http://www.marvelousmommy.com/2014/02/10-valentines-day-diy-projects/

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  3. Love this so much! I featured you today on the Ginger Jamboree!!

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