Whimsical Holiday DIY Banner


DIY Cardboard Banner
Whimsical Christmas Banner

There’s nothing like unwinding with a little DIY crafting!┬áThe Fall themed banner was so well liked that we’re posting another easy DIY banner tutorial! This one is also made from the flaps cut off of a cardboard box.


  • Flaps cut from a small – medium cardboard box
  • Yarn
  • Hot glue gun & multiple glue sticks
  • Ribbon
  • Wooden letters and decorative foam shapes
  • Acrylic paint in 2 colors and paint brush
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors or box cutter


Step 1: Using your pencil and ruler, draw 7 dovetail shapes on the cardboard flaps.  Carefully cut out.

Step 2: Paint the cardboard shapes with your base color. Lay flat to dry.

Step 3: Paint the wooden letters with the second color. Lay flat to dry.

Step 4: Once dry, glue the yarn around the edge of each cardboard cutout.

Step 5: Next glue the letters to the center of the cutouts.

Step 6: Decorate the shapes with the foam shapes. Some have adhesive backings otherwise use the glue.

Step 7: Glue the shapes to the ribbon.

Have fun with this DIY project! Please leave a comment and let us what you’d like to see next!



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