DIY Halloween Boo Banner Craft!

Boo Banner

In our previous post, we detailed decorations for a do-it-yourself Halloween themed mantle. To keep up the holiday spirit this fall, we’re going to keep it going, Halloween DIY style!

Today we’re showcasing a “spook-tacular” DIY project for your Halloween décor. We love to incorporate party supplies into our holiday decorating and these two creations do that “boo-tifully.” Ruffled crepe paper streamers transform ordinary die cut shapes and paper maché cones into unique Halloween pieces.

Boo Banner

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Let’s start with the Boo Banner. Pre-printed die cut circles are the perfect base for ruffled edges and a glue stick is all you need to adhere the crepe paper down.

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Before adding the ruffle, back each die cut circle with a white cardstock mat for added impact.

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The ruffling process is not complicated. First, apply glue along the edge of a small section of the circle. Next, place streamer onto glue and while moving around edge use a combination of scrunching and gathering to create the desired ruffle effect. TIP: periodically turn circle over and check for ruffle length evenness.

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Once all the circles are ruffled, hot glue additional cardstock circles to the backs for a more polished look. Small paper straw lengths hot glued to the circle backs allow for easier movement and placement when hanging.

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Be sure to look at how we used this decor piece to decorate a Halloween themed fireplace mantle and for all your Halloween party, costume and décor needs. Show us your cool and spooky pics with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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