Would you be surprised if I told you I found this cute St. Pats Day banner in Target’s Bullseye’s Playground section? No? Good! I couldn’t resist picking this up, but as great as the price is ($3), it seemed a little on the bland side for my tastes. Are you thinking it needs glitter? Me, too! I also didn’t want to keep the rustic jute cording for the string, so naturally I had to use gold ribbon to finish off this Glittered St. Pats Day Banner. How could I not? I used the same green glitter paint I used on the Glittered Easter Egg Decoration, but for the gold paint, I added a gob of fine, gold glitter. If you can’t find this banner kit, you could easily cut letters out of felt sheets and punch holes.
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- St. Pats Day Banner Kit OR Green Felt
- Green Glitter Acrylic Paint
- Gold Acrylic Paint
- Fine Gold Glitter
- Paint Brush
- Narrow Gold Ribbon
one: Remove any string holding the banner together. If you don’t have the banner kit, Just print and cut out some block letters for a stencil on the green felt.
TIP: If your string is jute cord, you’ll want to make sure to pick off all the stray fibers left on the letters.
two: Use the green glitter paint to paint down the center of each letter, not painting to the edges. Let the paint dry completely.
four: Paint the edges of each letter with the gold glitter paint. Let them paint dry completely.
five: Measure and cut 6 feet of gold ribbon.
six: Weave the ribbon through the holes in the letters.
Yes, that is all there is to this Glittered St. Pats Day Banner! You can take a simple or boring banner and make it into something far more eye-catching just by adding glitter and a cute ribbon. If you don’t care for glitter, what are some other ways we could spice it up a bit?
If you feel motivated to make even more decorations, All Free Holiday Crafts is a priceless resource for St. Patrick’s Day Ideas.
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Hi, I’m Marie! I just built my first home (yay!) and I’m decorating it from the ground up. I decided to refocus my blogging efforts to include this exciting journey. Elle Marie Home (formerly The Inspiration Vault) will continue to provide great DIY and craft project ideas and tutorials, I’m just expanding my scope to include home decor, home improvement, and more advanced DIY projects.