Paper Plate Banner

Materials

  • White paper plates, 9”
  • Sheer white ribbon
  • White cardstock

Tools

  • Star paper punch, 1/2”
  • Hole punch, 1/8”
  • Craft glue
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Santa Red, True Blue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, paintbrushes, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut paper plates in half. (Use as many half-sections as needed for banner length.)

STEP 2

  • On covered work surface, paint center of half-plates True Blue. Let dry. On edge of half-plates, paint Santa Red stripes, leaving space between white. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • Use star punch to punch five stars from white cardstock. (Or draw and cut out five stars from white cardstock scrap.) Adhere stars onto blue section.

STEP 4

  • Use hole punch to punch holes on either end of half-plate.

STEP 5

  • To hang, cut ribbon into 8” lengths. Thread ribbon length through hole on top of half-plate; knot ends on back. Thread other ribbon length through hole on second half-plate, linking half-plates together. Continue in this manner until banner is desired length.
by Loretta Mateik
Paper Plate Banner
Paper Plate Banner