Fourth of July Patriotic Banner
Designed by Lisa Haney
This festive Patriotic Banner is a great way to decorate your home or even a picnic table, etc. to celebrate the 4th of July! Makin's Clay® is an ideal medium for projects like these, as choosing Makin's Clay® instead of card stock for your project will help ensure your banner is ready to use year after year! Why not create a festive banner to celebrate each season?
Recommended Makin’s® Tools
Create a sheet of white Makin’s Clay® by running it through the Makin’s Professional® Ultimate starting with the largest setting. Move the setting of the clay machine down one setting at a time until the clay has been run through the #4 setting.
Cut out 14 stars using the next to the smallest star cutter from the Makin’s Clay® Star Cutter Set and 3 stars using the smallest star cutter from the set. Poke holes in two opposite points of the stars using the stylist from the Makin’s Clay® Mixing Ruler™.
Create a sheet of red clay on the #5 setting of the clay machine (remember to step the clay down each setting of the clay machine). Cut out red stars using the smallest star cutter. Place the red stars immediately on the larger white stars.
Create a sheet of blue clay on the #4 setting of the clay machine. Cut out the letters ‘HAPPY 4TH OF JULY’ using the Makin’s Clay® Cutter Set – Alphabet set. Place immediately on the red stars. To make the ‘4’, cut out an ‘L’ and an ‘I’. Trim down the ‘L’ and add to the ‘I’. Let the stars dry.
Add a jump ring to each side of the stars. Connect each star with a little bit larger jump ring. Connect the smaller white between each word.
Hang and enjoy!