Easter Banner

Hey loves! I hope you are enjoying Spring as much as I am! The warmer weather in Arizona has been really nice! Today I have an easy Easter craft for you since it’s just a few days away. I whipped this lovely paper Easter Banner out in just an hour one afternoon.

paper easter banner

The materials for this Easter craft all came from Consumer Crafts.

Materials:

  • Colored card stock
  • Small Clothespins
  • Bakers Twine
  • Computer and Silhouette if using a cutting tool like I did. Scissors if cutting out shapes on your own.

making an Easter banner

I purchased an Easter set of cutouts from the Silhouette store (their Easter shapes are all 20% off right now!!) and used my computer and Silhouette cutter to cut them out on the Spotted Card Stock.

Then it was just a matter of measuring my bakers twine (I used a yellow and white twine) to fit across my mantel. I hung the twine on the mantel then used the clothes pins to hang each of my Easter cutouts across the twine. Easy as that!!

Easter Mantel

Using the spotted card stock was fun because it gives each of the shapes a little added dimension. OH! And quick tip if your trying to hang something lightweight with small clothespins like these… Make sure the clothespin is all the way down on the twine, then barely stick the cutout into the clothespin. Otherwise the weight isn’t distributed right and everything flips upside down!

how to make an easy Easter banner

Your turn: Do you decorate for Easter? Do you go the traditional pastel route or mix things up some other way???

Speaking of Consumer Crafts, this is the last week to get entered into their Pin It to Win It Contest!! Don’t miss out because you could win up to $500 worth of craft supplies from their site!!!

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Kassi @ Truly Lovely

Fancy This Features 69 and a Weekend Recap

Hello pretties!  Happy April!

Did you notice we have some new sponsors over on our sidebar this month? We are excited to be working with these new sponsors as well as our tried and true sponsor buddies for the month of April! Watch for some FUN sponsor spotlights in the coming weeks!

How was your weekend? Ours was SO fun!!! Kayli came for a visit on Friday night. We, with my sister in law Brianne, FINALLY made it into a Hunger Games showing!!! I’m so glad we got there when we did… We were thinking it wouldn’t be as busy… Were we WRONG. It was sold out before the movie started!

Through our movie watching we discovered that Kayli is a literature snob… As in, don’t even talk to her about The Hunger Games until you’ve read the book. Just watching the movie doesn’t count…. 😉

The movie was AMAZING. They did portray the book really well as far as we were concerned. If you wanna talk more Hunger Games with us, Kayli and I will both chit chat with you on twitter… 😉

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The three of us also hosted a bridal shower for our other sister in law this weekend. Think pink and zebra. Young and fun. It was a great time! More on it to come in a later post… AND we went to the Ladies Night event on Main Street… LOTS of fun!

So. How about some FEATURES! Again, we are pinning all of the projects we feature from Fancy This Fridays onto this Pinterest board.

This week we’re going a little bit country! 😉 First up we have a Cowgirl Birthday Party from Shelley at Crazy Wonderful. Her little Izzy turned 3 in country chic style!!! Love it!!!

 

Speaking of country birthdays… how about a Barn Yard Birthday Bash for your little one! 🙂 Carlee of Ladybird Lane shared this adorable barn cake and farm animal cupcakes!

And because Easter is this coming weekend… This Peeps Garland from Two Sasters is completely doable as an evening project before the family get together!!! Plus, it’s absolutely darling!!!

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Have a lovely week!!!!
If you would like to share about your weekend in the comments below, we would love to hear all about it!!!

Kassi @ Truly Lovely