Christmas

HO HO HO Wood Christmas Banner

Ho-Ho-Ho Merry Christmas! The Christmas Season is upon us and we’ve been busy decorating to get into the Christmas spirit. Today’s project is a quirky, fun decoration – a Christmas banner that hangs vertically, which is great for decorating on narrow walls or between windows. We also love that this banner is easy to customize, just pick your favorite holiday colours. If you can’t find wood letters the size you need, stenciling is a great option. Let’s get started…

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Christmas banner hanging on a wall beside a decorated tree by Champagne and Sugarplums

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What You’ll Need:
  • Six 4” square wood plaques
  • Three 2.5” wood letter H’s in white
  • Three 2.5” wood letter O’s in white
  • Red and white patterned ribbon
  • Red paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Glue
Three wood squares being painted red by Champagne and Sugarplums

Paint all of the wood squares with the red paint and then let dry.

Collage of red wood squares being glued to  by Champagne and Sugarplums

Glue the red squares to a length of the ribbon (leave the ribbon attached to the spool during this step). Use a measuring tape or ruler to make sure the squares are evenly spread, we spaced them 2” apart.

Gluing white letters onto red squares by Champagne and Sugarplums

Attach the letters to the squares to spell HO HO HO.

Making a ribbon loop at the top of a Christmas banner by Champagne and Sugarplums

Finally, cut the ribbon from the spool at a length of 12” from the top square. Fold the ribbon back on itself and then glue the cut end to the back of the top square to create a loop to hang the banner with.

Christmas banner hanging on a wall beside a decorated tree by Champagne and Sugarplums

Christmas banner hanging on a wall  by Champagne and Sugarplums

Christmas banner hanging on a wall beside a decorated tree by Champagne and Sugarplums

We hope you had fun making our fun Christmas banner. Don’t forget to share your creations with us in the comments, happy crafting!

Happy Holidays written on a white background surrounded by snow

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