I think it goes back to my first apartment in college. Overjoyed with the simple pleasure of creating my own space on a budget and finding such joy in the littlest of things, I fell in love with hanging words, phrases and personalizing simple truths.
Fast forward decades later and nothing much has changed. The place I hang my creations may look a tad different, but I still have the same joy every time I hang words.
With the beauty of the internet, we now have access to so many wonderful options, yet often, I spend hours trying to find the perfect template to make a simple banner, cake topper or home decor inspiration. After spending hours attempting to make something a little nicer than most kindergarteners, I decided to collaborate with my designer and asked her to create 90 pages of varying templates, letters, hearts, shapes and more. Yes, now you have a one stop spot for all your banner and word decor needs.
With varying sizes, you no longer have to spend hours to make that perfect triangle (ask me how I know).
Now, it’s done for you.
You can print out the letters that you need and layer them over your favorite scrapbook paper or fabric.
With small, medium and large shapes, you will not have to guess if your shapes are symmetrical.
I love the simplicity of Martha Stewart’s hanging circle banners, so we are taking one step farther and giving you multiple styles from which to choose.
Again, print onto card stock, hang and embellish how you see fit. It’s so simple, frugal and elegant. Simple triangle and hearts inspiration Love triangle banner inspiration I happened up my friend Laura’s ugly dress b-day party (isn’t that a fun idea) and I love how she layered her letters onto this bold card stock.
I had to add this to my line up because Michelle at the Painted Hinge just added a free rustic inspired template that I think is adorable!! You can use my template for a larger triangle and then just print her letters that already come on rustic background. Make sure your ink is up to date. 🙂 So cute!!
I actually own a large punch that would allow me to do this too. I love banner inspiration!
And here is eye candy without an alphabet letter in sight. Use the large triangle template as your guide, trace onto fabric or card stock, cut out individual triangles, and hot glue onto a long piece of ribbon to hang.
As I begin creating more and more banners for varying occasions, I will make sure and update this page with additional inspiration.
I’d love to see your creations as well. Would you send me a picture once you are finished and I’ll add it right here?
I am so thrilled to be able to share this Free Banner Template with you as a thank you gift for all your support. It’s so easy to use. You may click download and print the entire Free PDF (right here) or just open it on your computer, decide on the page you need and then print without saving.
All pages print in black and white. If you want color for your banner, change the settings on your computer/printer and pick your desired color or print onto colored paper.. Cut our your desired letters or shapes with either a regular scissors or a fancy scissors to get that decorative edge.
I used the Banner Template to make some fun personalized Pinwheels. Somehow I always
get stuck have the privilege of decorating for our sports events. Do you know how hard it is to dress up cafeterias? This brought a festive touch in minutes to an other wise utilitarian space.
I am so thrilled to have the resource now at my finger tops and I hope you find hundreds of uses for it as well. As a reminder, since hours and resources went into creating this, please do not use this copyrighted download on your blog. I’d love for you to spread the word by sharing this blog post link with your friends. It’s that time of year for parties, so I know it will come in handy.
Keep your eyes out for more 15 Minute Party Planning Ideas.
repost from 2014
Thank you for sharing this with us. I can see it being used for many events.
You are so welcome!! I’m happy to share.
Thanks this is awesome! I pinned it so I will be able to find it when I need it.
Thanks, Jen! I’m in charge of our graduation ceremony so I will be using this for sure! Thanks for sharing, friend.
hi this is my first time visiting you site. and i love how you did all the hard work for the rest of us!! i printed out the blank banners to trace out on colored textured stock paper, but i’m a little confused on how to print the letters in the circles to print out in color. I’m not quite sure how to change it on my computer/printer.
thanks so much!
So glad you found my little spot on the web. WElcome. 🙂 As far as printing in color, You would have to have a color printer and then you can choose to print in color, but each one is so different so I am not sure how to tell you.
Where do I go to actually print this? What do I click on, looks fantastic, but I need help on where to go! I don’t see anything. I must be blind! Help!
No worries – I should have put click here, but if you scroll to the bottom, the words FREE Banner Template are highlighted and then I have it linked a few times in that paragraph. I’ll go back and underline it too. 🙂
Thnk you sooooo much. These templates will be so useful to my upcoming surprise Baby shower i plan to host for my Sister – in-Law Angie.
Thanks for sharing.
God Bless you.
So glad they will come in handy. 🙂 Have a wonderful day celebrating the new arrival.
Thank you for sharing.
Do you have one with numbers?
I was looking everywhere for banner templates and the other websites that I came upon had very plain banner templates. Then I found your website and I have to thank you for the great templates and ideas!!! I will definetly be telling my friends and family about your site!
I am so thrilled you found this then, Claudia and yes, I’d love it if you shared this post with your friends.
Like everyone else has said, this is just awesome of you to share, so I couldn’t stop myself from saying it again! Thanks a million!
Is there a template with numbers in this font? Or can i have the font name to find what the numbers look like?
This is fantastic, thank you!! Can you suggest anywhere to purchase the background papers, like shown in the pictures in this post? Some of the patterns are so pretty!
This is fantastic and will be perfect for my son’s 1st birthday party! Thank you so much for making this available!
So glad you can use it. 🙂
I love this! I used this for a graduation party last year and now for a rehearsal dinner!!! Thank you so much!
Hi these are wonderful, just curious do you have the letters from the orange and pink happy birthday sign and also how could I print just the letters I need rather than a whole page of each letter? I tried copy/past but no luck.
Sorry, for the smaller letters, if your copy/paste doesn’t work, it will have to be the whole page.
I am so thrilled to have found these “free” banner letters & symbols. I am planning a bridal shower for my daughter and these will work out beautifully. I am planning on printing mine out on scrapbook paper. Thank you so much!!!!!!! You made my day and my planning so much easier.
So thrilled to hear that. 🙂 Happy wedding planning. What an exciting time. 🙂
hello, I have looked over this site and can not figure out how to print out a banner. I am throwing my daughter a baby shower and would love to make some banners. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
If you scroll to the bottom of the post, there are spots where the words Print banner or Free banner are bolded. If you click on those links, it will open up the file. Then you just need to choose the pages that you want to print, add the cardstock to printer and select the specific pages on your printer (otherwise, it will print all of them.) Hope that helps.
AWESOME!! just what i was looking for!!
Thanks for the letters, would have been great if we have numbers too 🙂
Thank you this is awesome. I love the hearts well all of the designes who am I kidding.
Thank you for this pin it’s just what I was looking for.
Wow! Thank you so much for the free printable templates! I am so excited to use them! You are too generous! Thanks again! 🙂
Thank you for your free printable template! Love your banners! I’ve used for 1st birthday and using again for Mom’s 80th bday party. Hoping you will add numbers to this someday (soon would be wonderful).! Also wishing there was a way to make the heart bigger. Thought I could Zoom it larger but not able to do that since all the hearts are on the same page.
Hi, How would I get into the free printable banners set? Thanks, Laura
If you scroll to the bottom of the post where you see a highlighted link that tells you to print it, then a PDF file will appear that will let you print and choose the pages you would like to print. 🙂 Enjoy
Hello! I am having trouble getting these to print. I click on your hightlighted
pdf file or the other and then the banners come up but there is no
download for any…..I cannot just print one….It will print the entire forum. How
do I get it to print just the banner I want to use? I have the site downloaded but it
will not print anything separately if that makes sense. Can you help?
You have to do that when you click print from your own computer/printer. It should give you the choice to click to the specific page you want to print and select that one. Printers will default to print all, but before you print, you can select any page number that you’d like. Hope that helps.
oh my goodness, thank you!
Thank you for such a lovely printable, the possibilities to use this are immense 🙂
You’re very welcome! Glad you can use it. 🙂
Thank you so much for sharing these amazing printables!!!
So glad you could use them. 🙂
Could you share any tips on how to print only the letters I need? Specifically for the smaller letters in circles. I’m kind of “late to the party” so to speak on the free printables thing…this is actually my very first time! Thanks so much!
You should be able to just select (through your printer) the page you want to print. So you don’t have to print the whole file. Go to the page you want and when you hit print, it should give you the option to just print the page showing.
Thank you so much, for sharing your wonderful pictures, ideas and templates. I was able to use them for some events. Again thanks a bunch and God bless you!!!
This is great!!!! Thank you for sharing!!!!!!!
THANK YOU!!!! I am so happy I found this!
Hi, I cant find the link to the free banners, love this site ..
If you look down below, it’s in bold and the words are linked. It will open in a PDF.
Oh my word, you are a god, I have been trying to edit all kinds if things in my tiny phone screen and this has just landed in my lap, thank you so, so much for the amazing free download x
YAY! So glad it helps. 🙂
Thank you so much for the free printable templates! I am so excited to use them! You are too generous! Thanks again! 🙂