{NOEL} Free Christmas Banner

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    Hello again I Heart Naptimers! Soooo happy to be making designs for the Christmas season! I LOVE this time of year and wish it could last just a little longer. This month’s printable is a little different than my usual print and frame designs so I hope you enjoy this free Christmas banner (don’t let the number of steps scare you, it really is easy to make).

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    To make your own free Christmas banner:

    Download all the papers HERE, print (you can e-mail these prints to OfficeMax, Kinko’s, etc. to save on ink, I also recommend cardstock) and cut out each piece (4 banners, 8 strips, 4 circle letters).

    The main banner piece was used from Altered Artifacts fabulous free vintage Christmas music papers.

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    For the pinwheel:

    Fold the strips like an accordion

    Staple (glue or tape) the 2 same strips together to form a circle, with the color on the outside.

    Push the middle of the paper down to make your pinwheel.

    Glue one of your circle letters in the middle and put something on there while it dries so it doesn’t pop back up (I used a stapler).

    The glitter is optional but I love the extra sparkle it adds. If you want it, now is a good time to put it around the edges of your pinwheel.

    After all your pinwheels are made, punch a hole in the upper corners of your main banner pieces.

    Glue your pinwheels onto the banner.

    I just found some scrap fabric I had and cut them into 1 inch by 12 inch strips to tie my banner together.

    You can get creative here. . . ribbon, burlap string and weave it through as opposed to tying each piece together.

    You are done! You have yourself a nice and free NOEL Christmas banner.

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    Feel free to stop by and visit me over at SugarTot Designs for more free printables!
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    Jamielyn Nye

    Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at iheartnaptime.com. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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    1. Sarah posted on November 12, 2011 at 4:29 am (#
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      Oh this is so pretty! I love it! Will be making :)

    2. Karen posted on November 12, 2011 at 5:57 am (#
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      so pretty I can’t wait to make it!

    3. CreativeBusyHand posted on November 12, 2011 at 6:37 am (#
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      Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 3 post on Nov. 12, 2011. Thanks again.

      • Telisa Van Leeuwen posted on November 12, 2011 at 12:08 pm (#
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        Thanks for posting it on your scrapbook site! I love all the ideas on there!

    4. Amanda S. posted on November 12, 2011 at 7:30 am (#
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      Cute! Thank you! :)

    5. Dorangela posted on November 12, 2011 at 9:17 am (#
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      Love this Telisa! Now to find some time to make it!

    6. Jenni posted on November 12, 2011 at 10:38 am (#
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      THANK YOU, THANK YOU! I LOVE THIS! What a sweet little giftie to start out the holiday season!

    7. Carla posted on November 12, 2011 at 10:40 am (#
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      this is really pretty!! Thanks for sharing! When I make my pinwheels, I use hot glue, seems to make it really stick and great idea to use the stapler!

      • Telisa Van Leeuwen posted on November 12, 2011 at 12:07 pm (#
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        Hot glue is a great idea! I will have to try that next time.

    8. Tristen posted on November 12, 2011 at 11:02 am (#
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      So cute! Can’t wait to make this one! Looks so fun!

    9. Kristyn posted on November 12, 2011 at 12:36 pm (#
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      Way cute! LOVE it!

    10. Becky D posted on November 12, 2011 at 2:17 pm (#
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      This is so adorable! Every step is worth it! Thanks for sharing :)

      • telisa posted on November 12, 2011 at 7:28 pm (#
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        Glad to hear it is not too many steps! Enjoy:)

    11. Miranda posted on November 13, 2011 at 6:50 am (#
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      That is adorable!! I can’t wait to try it later this season! :)

    12. Samantha posted on November 14, 2011 at 8:02 am (#
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      What a precious little banner! Love this!

    13. Kayla Lawrence posted on November 14, 2011 at 10:29 pm (#
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      How adorable! I LOVE the way it looks with your mantle.

    14. Vicki posted on November 16, 2011 at 10:05 am (#
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      this is so cute! i love it and can’t wait to make my own. thank you xoxo

    15. Diane Capanna posted on December 3, 2011 at 7:18 pm (#
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      I love this Christmas banner, I made it for our ladies annual Christmas ornament exchange and the ladies went wild over it. Thank you for sharing!
      Diane

    16. Jane posted on December 13, 2011 at 3:24 pm (#
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      Very beautiful banners.
      If you are looking for free Christmas Flash banners visit http://bannerdroid.com ;)

    17. Mollie D. posted on November 6, 2012 at 8:52 am (#
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      Love this banner! I was so excited to kick off my holiday crafting, but was disappointed when I went to print out the pages. They were all blurry. Can you help me? I really want to make this banner. Thank you!