Book Page JOY Banner for Christmas

My mantle was needing just a little something more this Christmas season to pull it all together. It’s been kind of tricky decorating around a framed in flat screen on the mantle. This bunting is a little reminder to be full of joy this Christmas season. It was very easy to create. You just need a few supplies and about 10 minutes.

Supplies: book pages, scrapbook paper, embellishments, string. glue

Similar to this book page ornament, I used a few dictionary pages from a Goodwill find. The center line was perfect to hep cut lovely triangle out of the bottom of each page.

I used my Cameo to cut out the letters and the tree, but you could easily use a stencil or even free hand.

The stars are wooden, and have been painted yellow and sprinkled with glitter. If I had red buttons I probably would have used them to add ornaments to my trees.

I creased the top and then lined with hot glue before folding the top of the page over the yarn.
It’s holding up really well.

Now just find a place to hang your homemade Christmas touch. I’ve been on quite the Christmas banner roll,  and now have both this and a scrap fabric banner decking my halls.

Anyone else out there decorating around a TV on your mantle…I’d love to see/hear about what you’ve done!

Oh, and it’s officially December! Christmas…22 days and counting :o)

Sharing this Christmas Bunting at several lovely parties around blogland.

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  3. michele@hellolovelyinc says:

    made me smile!

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  4. anna lizbeth says:

    love this!

  5. VERY cute! I'm loving all types of signs and banners, but yours stuck out because of the old book paper! Great idea :) Thanks for linking up with us!

  6. Tirabaralla says:

    Very cute, I am gonna try to make my own version, thank you for sharing :)

  7. I love this! You've turned simple book pages into something special. Im really into crafts you can do with printed pages, the possibilities are endless :)

  8. SO cute! love the red letters against the book page! i made a halloween one with bats like this, but never made a christmas one! :) adorable!

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  10. Amy @ A Blossoming Life says:

    This is a really cute and simple idea! I wish I had a mantel to decorate… One day. I would love if you would share this over at my blog hop! Also I just started following you via GFC!

  11. Very pretty Laura Beth!

  12. What a cute and easy project! Thinking of modifying it a bit to do with my kids. We'll see what happens. :)

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