In case you’ve been living under a rock, banners and pennants of all sizes and shapes are a hot trend right now. There are tons of ideas on the internet for DIY Pennant Banners.
When you think of banners, you may picture the cheap plastic ones that you buy for $1.99 at the discount store or the Happy Birthday letters strung together with paper fasteners, in primary colors.
Tacky plastic banners have been replaced with beautiful DIY Pennant Banners made from burlap, fabric, chipboard, and even paper plates…..yes, you read that correctly! Keep reading to see the amazing Patriotic Banner from The Inspiration Vault.
This sweet Love Banner uses beautiful vintage papers and ephemera, creating a romantic decoration for Valentine’s Day. You can make it large to go across a mantle or smaller to decorate a wedding card box. Find out how to make this Valentine’s Love Banner over at The Country Chic Cottage.
I don’t really celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but I should! I love the bright greens of the Irish holiday. It reminds me of spring which comes soon after the day of leprechauns and clovers.
Living Frugal With Rika has the instructions to make this colorful St. Patrick’s Day banner from paper scraps. What a great way to use them.
Using a kit is a great way to start a banner. The flags and pennants are already cut, so you can add your own decorations.
Do you celebrate Cinco de Mayo? I don’t, but it is becoming a popular holiday in the United States. Everyone is looking for another reason to party! Make this Fiesta Piñata Banner with The Inspiration Vault.
Here is the most clever banner I’ve ever seen. This Patriotic Banner from The Inspiration Vault is made from disposable plates. What a brilliant idea!
Patriotic decorations can be used for Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Veteran’s Day, or a Welcome Home Party for a soldier.
Ann’s Entitled Life made this EEK Halloween Banner out of burlap and felt. Ann uses it to decorate her mantle. The materials that you can use are endless, and it’s a great way to use up scraps from other projects.
Halloween doesn’t have to be spooky as seen in this Colorful Felt Banner by The Inspiration Vault. The shapes were precut in the Target craft section, making this a super quick banner to make.
We usually think of banners as being large decorations for a party or event, but smaller banners are great for decorating cakes and arrangements.
Angie with The Country Chic Cottage used handmade paper, rubber stamps, and toothpicks to create this banner to decorate a Thanksgiving Table Arrangement. What a wonderful idea!
Here’s another banner decorating a fireplace mantle. This Jingle Bell Pennant Banner by The Inspiration Vault was made with supplies from Target’s Bullseye Area. They have the coolest things there for holiday crafts.
Decorating the front of a buffet table is a great way to use a banner. This Football Banner would be great for a boy’s birthday party or tailgating during football season.
Here’s another Football Banner, but it’s complete different from the first one. It uses dollar store supplies to create an economical decoration.
DIY Bridal Showers are so popular right now with the explosion of ideas on Pinterest. This Miss to Mrs. Banner is a great decoration for the celebration.
Here’s a bright Bridal Shower Banner that you can make in the wedding colors. I used my Cricut Explore to cut out all of the shapes and letters from cardstock. Touches of silver glitter really make it POP!
I love this DIY Photo Banner to personalize a decoration. A Bride On A Budget made this one for a Bridal Shower, but it would also be fun for a milestone birthday. Guests can reminisce about when the guest of honor was younger.
If you sew or quilt, you may find yourself with tons of fabric scraps. This Easy Sew Fabric Banner had bright colors great for decorating a child’s bedroom or play area. The tutorial includes a free pattern, so you can get started on it today!
DIY buntings, pennants, and banners can be in any theme. This rustic banner for a Big Foot Party has just a bit of glitter to make it stand out.
Using paper or fabric, you can personalize a banner with someone’s name. This would make a cute decoration in a bedroom, or it could be for a birthday party.
So far we’ve seen DIY Banners made from fabric, burlap, cardstock, and paper plates. How we have a Queen of Hearts Banner made from playing cards. What a clever decoration for an Alice in Wonderland part, Queen of Hearts Party, or Game Night.
As you can see, DIY banners and pennants come in all shapes, sizes, materials, and themes. They all have one thing in common though. They are all unique and fun to make!