Modern reverse cut Kunin Felt Happy Birthday Balloon Banner created by Creatively Beth

Happy Birthday Balloon Banner with Kunin Felt

Fall is Birthday Season in my family, so I have created a Happy Birthday Balloon Banner out of brightly colored Eco-fi® Classicfelt™ Balloons, which makes this banner re-useable, so it’s definitely a win-win!  Reverse cutting the letters gives this traditional banner a modern look.  Add some ribbon and twine with a bit of glue and you are done!

 

I am so very excited about this week because this Happy Birthday Balloon Banner is a part of Craft Lightning Party Crafts with our lovely hosts, Angie from the Country Chic Cottage and Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts  PLUS special party craft guest host Cori George from Hey, Let’s Make Stuff.  What is Craft Lightning? It’s craft projects that you can make in under 15 minutes!  SCORE!

 

Reverse cut brightly colored Kunin Felt to create a Happy Birthday Balloon Banner with Creatively Beth

 

Happy Birthday Balloon Banner

 

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Here’s what you will need to create a Birthday Banner:

 

 

Here’s how to make a Happy Birthday Banner:

 

STEP ONE

Download and print HAPPY BIRTHDAY BALLOON PATTERN. Cut out, trace onto chipboard and then cut out again.

 

Create a felt Happy Birthday Balloon Banner in 15 minutes with Creatively Beth

STEP TWO

Trace one Balloon on to each color of Kunin Eco-fi®Classicfelt™ with a permanent marker and cut out with scissors.  TIP:  Cut out to the INSIDE of your traced lines, so you have a clean finish project.

 

Create a colorful Happy Birthday Balloon Banner with Kunin Felt with Creatively Beth

 

STEP THREE

To figure out how to draw the letters HAPPY BIRTHDAY backward, first drew them correctly on a scrap of paper.  Hold that paper up backward on a window (or light pad) and trace over the letters with a permanent marker.  I then freehand drew the letters onto the Balloons, but you can create templates and trace the letters on to the Balloons.

 

Customize a Happy Birthday Balloon Banner from Kunin Felt with Creatively Beth

STEP FOUR

Cut out each letter with scissors.  TIP: If you are careful cutting, you will have all of the letters to spell HAPPY BIRTHDAY for another project!

 

Create a modern Happy Birthday Balloon Banner by reserve cutting the felt letters with Creatively Beth

STEP FIVE

Flip Balloons over, so that the sides are touching and attach each Balloon with a 1” piece of cotton webbing, using Beacon Felt Glue, let dry.  Make sure to follow your backward diagram when gluing the Balloons together, so they end up in the correct order when ready to hang.  TIP: I created two banners HAPPY and then BIRTHDAY, separately, so they would be easier to hang.

 

Attach the Happy Birthday Balloon Banner felt letters with ribbon and glue with Creatively Beth

STEP SIX

Cut thirteen lengths of white paper twine and attach to the back of each Balloon at the base with Beacon Felt Glue, let dry.

 

Add strings to the felt Happy Birthday Balloon Banner with Creatively Beth

 

Here is a detail of the finished letter “t” Happy Birthday Balloon Banner.  I used a mix of upper case and lower case letters to create a fun, quirky and modern look!

 

Letter detail of the felt Happy Birthday Balloon Banner from Creatively Beth

 

The HAPPY BIRTHDAY Balloon banner can be customized to include the name of the Birthday Boy or Girl, as well as a color scheme to match your party’s theme!  Quick and easy, this banner went together in just about 15 minutes (not including drying time).

 

Modern reverse cut Kunin Felt Happy Birthday Balloon Banner created by Creatively Beth

 

Now it’s time for the FUN STUFF!  Click on the link below and hop around to see all of the creative Craft Lightning Party Craft ideas from this talented group of bloggers

 

 

If you enjoyed this Happy Birthday Balloon Banner, please check out my other party craft ideas EMOJI PINATA GIFT BOX or CLAY POT GRADUATION CAP CUPCAKE STAND or PIRATE BIRTHDAY PARTY DIY

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