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Felt Banner Ornaments

It’s here, it’s really here…Christmas tree decorating time! My little family and I were so excited to get our tree up and our house all festive we couldn’t even wait until December to get our home full of holiday cheer! Our tree and other decor was up November 30th, and we couldn’t be more excited. Is your home decorated and your tree up? Although my tree is up and full of decorations galore, I can’t wait to add these adorable Felt Banner Ornaments, by Amy from Ameroonie Designs, to it. I LOVE felt and these ornaments couldn’t be more festive and perfect for adding even more holiday cheer to my home! Enjoy!

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I just love crafting for the holidays, don’t you?  Especially when it’s something easy and fun like these felt banner ornaments.

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And since they are simple and quick, you can make up a whole bunch in no time.

Here’s what you’ll need:

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Are you ready to get crafting?

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1. Cut out rectangles that measure 2 1/2″ X 6″.
2. On one short side, use the water soluble marker to make a mark that is 1/2″ up and centered (1 1/4″ in).  Connect that mark to the two bottom corners.
3. Fold the rectangle in half so the short sides line up and cut along the drawn line.
4. Unfold the banner.

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Now is the time to embellish your banners.  I marked guidelines and wrote out the words I wanted to stitch.  Make sure you do not embellish higher than 2 1/2″ from bottom.  Add buttons or resins.

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Once the banners are embellished you are ready to sew them together.  Fold the banner in half again.  Sew around all four sides of banner.  Sew close to the edge on all but the folded edge- on the folded edge use a 3/8″ seam allowance.
Cut the dowels in thirds to create 4″ long pieces.  If you are using a miter or power saw- I have a tip for you- tape a few together and make sure the tape covers where you will be cutting- this will help keep the dowels from splintering too much.  You will still need a bit of sandpaper to smooth out the edges once they are cut.

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Slide the dowel through the pocket created on the folded end of the banner and tie a length of ribbon to both ends to create a hanging loop. *Note: the buttons I used in these samples are ones I had in my stash- but the resins and buttons available at The Ribbon Retreat are darling!

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Now you’re ready to deck your halls!

Thanks for letting me stop by and I hope you’ll come check out the other projects I have on my blog Ameroonie Designs.


Thank you Amy for this very festive and very fun project. It is perfect for this holiday season and perfect to add to Christmas trees or even presents and packages under the tree. I sure love felt and this fast and easy project is being added to my Christmas craft to-do list ASAP! Can you imagine how cute these fun ornaments would be all year long? Simply switch the words, graphics and color scheme from red and green to something bright and exciting for a special birthday, occasion or another holiday you are decorating for. So fun…right?!?
For more festive and innovative projects by this talented lady, make sure to visit her blog at
Ameroonie Designs.

Making holiday crafts is one of my favorite things to do during the holidays. Here are a few more crafts to keep you in the holiday mood and to bring some more holiday cheer to your home!

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The Ribbon Retreat is the perfect location for you to get all of your Christmas crafting supply shopping done. You can check ribbon, lace, flowers, buttons, resins, gems and don’t forget the felt, off of your shopping list. Make sure to stop by our one stop crafty holiday shop right HERE to get all of your crafting supplies!

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Happy Creating & Happy Felt Ornaments!
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4 Comments

  1. Michelle
    Posted December 2, 2015 at 7:46 am | Permalink

    That is super cute!!

    • The Ribbon Retreat
      Posted December 2, 2015 at 10:53 am | Permalink

      Hi Michelle! Thank you so much! I am so glad you like these fun and festive ornaments! Have a wonderful day! Michelle 🙂

  2. Posted December 23, 2015 at 11:58 pm | Permalink

    Merry Christmas! Thank you for sharing this awesome job. So sweet.

    • The Ribbon Retreat
      Posted December 24, 2015 at 8:48 am | Permalink

      Thank you and Merry Christmas to you as well! Have a great job! Michelle 🙂

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