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Making a Baby Faces Birthday Banner


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December 16, 2014

Baby Faces Birthday Banner - up close of bannerThis birthday banner is a great way to show how much your baby has grown over their first year!

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Supplies:

  • 5x7 black and white photos
  • heavy scrap booking papers
  • pom poms
  • hot glue gun
  • white school glue
  • small pom pom trim
  • rick rack or ribbon
  • tape
  • crafting knife
  • cutting mat
  • scissors
  • pencil

Steps:

  1. Try to enlarge all of your photos where the faces will be similar sizes. Use a sharp crafting knife to cut out the faces.
  2. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - black and white photo
     
    Baby Faces Birthday Banner - cut out photo 1
     
    Baby Faces Birthday Banner - cut out photo 2
     
  3. Lay each face down on the back of the scrapbooking paper and mark the side of the head and then make a mark for the tip of the hat. Move he photo and draw the outline of the hat. Cut it out.
  4. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - make marks for hat
     
    Baby Faces Birthday Banner - draw hat
     
  5. Lay the hat onto the head, then turn them over. Trace the edge of the head onto the hat and draw a few marks that extend onto both the hat and the head. You will use these marks to realign the head on the hat when gluing.
  6. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - make alignment marks
     
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  7. Apply white glue to the hat, in the area where the head will be attached. Align the head and stick it to the hat. Allow glue to dry. Repeat for all of the faces.
  8. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - apply glue to hat
     
    Baby Faces Birthday Banner - hat on face
     
    Baby Faces Birthday Banner - finished faces
     
  9. Run a thin line of hot glue along the edge of the hat and carefully adhere the pom pom trim. Trim off any excess trim.
  10. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - add hat trim
     
  11. Apply hot glue to the tip of the hat and attach a pom pom.
  12. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - add pom pom
     
  13. Lay the rick rack out on the floor and arrange all of the faces to fit evenly spaced.
  14. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - arrange faces on rick rack
     
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  15. Attach each hat to the rick rack with hot glue. NOTE: Be sure that they don't adhere the banner to the surface that you are working on.
  16. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - attach faces to rick rack
     
  17. Tie loops at the ends of the rick rack to hang your banner. Enjoy!
  18. Baby Faces Birthday Banner - hanging banner
     
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This cute banner is perfect for celebrating a first birthday or other milestone. Learn how to make in with this short video.

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