{Mother's Day} Banner

May 13 {Sunday} is Mother's Day, so here is an adorable, easy, and inexpensive decoration you can make with the kids.  I love using banners to decorate for holidays, and this one is made using the pages of an old book{A great recycling project.}


Cute, right?  Here's how you do it:

First, use your computer to print out the letters you need to spell "MOMMY".  {I used "Rockwell" font, but you can use whatever you like.}  

Then, cut five pages out of a book, and cut a triangle out of the bottom of each page {per the photo below}.


Now, the kids are ready to decorate the letters.  {My boys just used crayons, but you could add glitter or stickers if you want.}


Help the kids to cut out the letters, and use double sided tape {or glue} to attach the letters to the book pages.


To finish, use a hole punch and some twine to string the pages together.


I love how the banner turned out, and my boys are very proud of the decoration they made for me.  Happy Mother's Day to all of you wonderful mothers out there!  I hope your special day is full of hugs, kisses, and homemade cards/gifts.  :-)


Gina Bell (aka East Coast Mommy)

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6 comments:

  1. I love your sign. Super cute idea.
    Happy Mother's Day!

    Vanessa

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  2. What size font did you use?

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    1. Great question! I definitely should have written that down because now I can't remember. I know I had to type it in (because it wasn't in the drop down menu). Maybe try 450? It will depend on the size of your book pages. Make sense?

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  3. totally. thank you. I am going to attempt a happy birthday banner :)

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    1. I already have plans for a Father's Day one too. :-) Let me know how your birthday banner turns out.

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