Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

Hello! This is Lindi, visiting again from Love Create Celebrate. This month I was planning out some decorations and I realized that I didn’t have a party banner anywhere. When I looked around, all I could find were banners that you use once and throw away the next day. So I decided to make myself something more permanent. This Wooden Party Banner is perfect for any occasion and it’s reusable!

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

I could’ve made the triangle banners as well, but I already had these prepared wooden banners sitting around at home – which made the project even easier!

Materials: 

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Instructions:

Cut your plywood into 1″ x 5″ strips. I wanted my pendants to look a bit bulkier than the pre-made edges, so I cut the plywood pieces by cutting 1″ strips on the table saw, and then cutting those to 5″ in length on the mitre saw. After cutting all the plywood, sand down all of the sides and edges so that they are nice and smooth.

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

Next, paint your banners with chalkboard paint. Chalkboard paint makes everything re-usable!

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

Once it’s dry, paint the back to make your banner look finished (even though people don’t usually see the back).

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

Cut a long strand of string and run it through the pre-cut holes of the wooden banners. Run your banner pieces onto the string. Space them about an inch apart (they will look closer together once the plywood is attached.) Glue the plywood pieces onto your banner. I used Power-Tac glue (you could also use E-6000 or any quick drying glue) to adhere the pieces.

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

Now grab some chalk and decorate your banner! I love how sleek and modern this banner looks.

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

It’s definitely not like any you can buy in the store.

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again. Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

I recently used my banner in my Modern Valentine’s Day decor and I LOVE how it turned out! I can’t wait to rub the chalk off and use it for another party!

Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again. Love this twist on the traditional party banners! This rustic wooden version can be used again and again.

I’m sad to say that this will be my last time contributing for Pretty Handy Girl. I’m so grateful of the opportunity and it’s been a wonderful experience. Don’t forget to stop by and visit me from time to time!

For more great modern projects, like this Wooden Arrow Decor, visit Love Create Celebrate!

Wooden Arrow Decor - Love Create Celebrate


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