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How to Make a Banner: 20 Genius Ideas!

Are you wondering how to make a banner? There are so many possibilities – get 20 ideas that are perfect for your home or next party!

Skills Required: None. One thing I love about banners . . . they are so easy to make. None of these projects require any prior crafting experience.

Are you wondering how to make a banner? There are so many possibilities - get 20 ideas that are perfect for your home or next party!

If you want to make a banner, you’ve come to the right place! Around here we absolutely love making garlands – for every occasion, and whenever possible (learn how to make a banner from scratch here!).

With warmer weather right around the corner, summer holidays, and birthday and pool parties upcoming I figured it was time to share 20 ways to make a bunting that you can enjoy as well.

There are so many ways to do it . . . these are 20 of my favorites! There’s a little bit of something for everyone here, in a variety of styles.

If you love garlands, you’ve come to the right place. Visit these projects from my friends below to get inspired. Then let me know which one you like the best in the comments!

How to Make a Banner

  1. Paper Garland DIY from
  2. Make a Statement from
  3. Building Block Birthday Party Banner from
  4. DIY Fringe Bunting And Birthday Giveaway from
  5. Paper Ice Cream Banner from
  6. DIY Pom Pom Garland from
  7. Flora And Fauna 1st Birthday Party from
  8. DIY Mini Fall Garlands Made From Felt from
  9. Minimal Thanksgiving Bunting from
  10. Make a Fabric Banner for Any Occasion from
  11. DIY Halloween from
  12. Minecraft Creeper from
  13. How To Make A Reusable Chalkboard Pennant from
  14. No Sew Fabric from
  15. Photo Frame from
  16. DIY Glitter Garlands from
  17. Camp Banners from
  18. Simple, Rustic, and Patriotic from
  19. Lucky Rainbow from
  20. DIY Motivational Garland from
Yield: 1 banner

How to Make a Banner

Do you want to learn the easiest way EVER to make a banner? Here it is! Use cardstock, Mod Podge, confetti, and a few other supplies. ANYONE can do it!

This DIY banner is easy to make with paper, Mod Podge, and confetti! Perfect for birthday, graduation, wedding, and more.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $2


  • Cardstock (in the color of your choice)
  • Confetti
  • Mod Podge
  • Double-sided tape
  • Ribbon, twine, or raffia


  • Sponge brush
  • Scissors


  1. Fold your 8.5″x11″ piece of cardstock in half and divide it into four equal pieces.
  2. Cut the paper into strips, leaving the folded edge intact.
  3. Using a piece of double-sided tape, attach the ribbon between the edges of the cardstock.
  4. Space the banner pieces evenly on the ribbon and secure.
  5. Coat the bottom half of each banner piece with a layer of Mod Podge. Sprinkle on some confetti, press down, and shake off the excess.
  6. Let your banner dry for an hour before hanging.

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