It’s that time: holidays aren’t coming… they’re here! Ack! So how can you as a crafter create super quick banners or décor from what you already have on hand? Well if you’ve got some cardstock and/or patterned paper and some twine or ribbon you’re set! You’ve got three super quick options:
- Cut out shape/size of banners from paper
- Layer if needed/desired
- Attach with staples, brads, stitching, eyelets, or possibly double sided tape
Brother provided me with my ScanNCut2, but as always the ideas and content is my own. I always just disclaim that in my posts. My ScanNCut helped me make these three banners in no time at all, and as you can see I took three different approaches:
- “Joy” layered on letters and backed with contrasting paper. Stapled to tinsel
- Big Banner I folded over (and stitched) the tops around the twine. Note center banner piece is larger and has a deer (cardstock) adhered to it.
Hearts cut out (again, ScanNCut) from scraps and then attached with staples to white tinsel type twine.
Here’s a video (link to YouTube) to some how-to and tips with my ScanNCut2.
Looking to get a ScanNCut2 of your own? Contact a Brother dealer for the 650W model, or you can find the 350 model (affiliate link) at Amazon and other big retailers.