Quick And Easy DIY Graduation Banner

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    DIY Graduation Banner

    DIY Graduation Banner
    DIY Graduation Banner. Stephanie White

    Celebrate your family's graduates huge milestone by honoring them with a party complete with a do it yourself graduation cap banner. This stylish banner is perfect for hanging over the party buffet tablet, and can be made in a few minutes using yellow yarn and black sheets of paper.

    Materials:

    • 2 sheets of 12 x 12"  or 3 sheets of 8.5  x 11" black card stock
    • Pencil
    • Scissors
    • Yellow yarn
    • Clear tape
    • Scissors
    • Ruler (if using 8.5 x 11" card stock)
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    Step 1: DIY Graduation Banner

    DIY Graduation Banner
    DIY Graduation Banner. Stephanie White

    Instructions:

    • Wrap yellow yarn around the width of 4 fingers several times (between 6-10 times) to form the tassel and leave around 4 inches of extra yarn to use to tie the tassel. Cut the end of the yarn.
    • Take the cut end of the yarn and wrap it around the top of the formed tassel to hold it together at the top. Tie a knot.  
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    Step 2: DIY Graduation Banner

    DIY Graduation Banner
    DIY Graduation Banner. Stephanie White

     

    • Cut the bottom of the loops on the end of the tassel with scissors.
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    Step 3: DIY Graduation Banner

    DIY Graduation Banner
    DIY Graduation Banner. Stephanie White

     

    • Fold the 12 x 12" sheet of card stock in half twice so that you are left with 4 equal squares. If using letter size card stock measure and out two equal sized 6 x 6" squares on each sheet of paper.
    • Cut out all the card stock squares
    • Using a sharp pencil poke a small hole in the middle of each card stock square.
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    Step 4: DIY Graduation Banner

    DIY Graduation Banner
    DIY Graduation Banner. Stephanie White

     

    • Take the string at the end of the tassel and string it through the hole in the center of the card stock square. Tie a knot on the back of the card stock to hold the tassel in place. Repeat this process with each cut square until they all have tassels attached.
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    Step 5: DIY Graduation Banner

    DIY Graduation Banner
    DIY Graduation Banner. Stephanie White

     

    • Cut a length of yellow yarn that is 6 feet long, or to the desired length for the banner. 
    • Equally space out the black paper graduation hats along the yellow yarn and tape the back of the hats to the string to hold them in place.
    • Tape the ends of the string to the wall to hang the graduation banner.