Paper

Trick-or-Treat Banner

By  Cristal (Pinky) Hobbs  for  Xyron, Inc

Halloween will be here before you know it! This fun acrylic banner was created with a non-traditional floral look to reduce the scare factor for the little ones this Halloween.

  • Trick-or-Treat Banner
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  • Advertisement

Materials

  • Clear Scraps 5-piece Acrylic Banner
  • Graphic 45 Olde Curiosity Shoppe Collection Paper Pad, 8”x8”
  • Gold adhesive pearls
  • Orange glitter alphabet stickers
  • Sheer black ribbon, 5/8”-wide

Tools

  • Silhouette America Silhouette Cameo Electronic Cutting System and Samantha Walker SVG Digital Cutting Files: Flowers, Flourishes
  • Xyron 5” Creative Station
  • Xyron 3/16” High Tack Adhesive Dots
  • Xyron 1/2” Double-Sided High Tack Tape
  • Viva Décor Bronze Pearl Pen

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil
  • Size
  • 1. Size is 24" long.
  • Trick-or-Treat Banner
  • 1. Using Cameo Cutting System and digital cutting file, cut 45 flowers in three graduating sizes from assorted patterned papers.
  • 2. Cut desired number of flourishes from green paper.
  • 3. To give flowers dimension, bend and shape petal edges using fingers.

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  • 4. To assemble flowers, use Xyron 3/16" High Tack Adhesive Dots to adhere one small, one medium, and one large flower layer together.

    Step 4
  • 5. Adhere pearl to center of each flower using Xyron 3/16" High Tack Adhesive Dots.

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  • 6. Peel protective film from both sides of each acrylic banner piece.
  • 7. Cut five 3"x4" rectangles from desired patterned papers. Run each rectangle through Xyron 5" Creative Station; adhere patterned papers to banner as shown in photo. Trim excess paper using scissors.
  • 8. Place small square of Xyron 1/2" Double-Sided High Tack Tape where flourishes are desired on banner pieces. Press flourishes over tape squares.
  • 9. Using photo as guide, adhere assembled flowers to banner using Xyron 3/16" High Tack Adhesive Dots.

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  • 10. Adhere "TRICK OR TREAT" alphabet stickers to banner as shown.
  • 11. Tie banner pieces together with sheer ribbon. Tie additional ribbon lengths to banner ends for hanger.

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  • 12. Add decorative pearl dots where desired using pearl pen; let dry.
  • Tip
  • 1. For a brighter version of this banner, cut flowers and flourishes from purple, lime, and orange papers. Tie banner pieces together using playful Halloween ribbon or baker's twine.