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INSIDE : Learn how to make a creative Today Be Happy Banner to hang in your home as a constant reminder to look on the bright side of life.

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This post has been update from it’s original publish date of April 2014.
Sometimes it’s the small simple crafts that can bring you the most joy.  Yesterday afternoon, I put this little Today Be Happy banner together in under an hour and I’m completely smitten.

What supplies do I need to make a Be Happy banner?

Ribbon Embellishments
Gold Foil Paint Pen
Peach Paper Straw
White Felt
Scrapbook Paper
Hot Glue Gun

How do I make a Be Happy banner?

My first step was cutting to size and gluing down the different ribbon embellishments with a hot glue gun.  I also used my gold foil paint pen to add some polka dots down the side.

Today Be Happy Banner - Delineate Your Dwelling
Next, I folded the canvas over a peach striped paper straw and hot glued the canvas down to itself.  I used the straw instead of dowel rod.  I liked the color it added.
Today Be Happy Banner - Delineate Your Dwelling
I cut down some scrapbook paper to size and wrote “BE HAPPY” on it.  Then, that was glued down.
Today Be Happy Banner - Delineate Your Dwelling
Today Be Happy Banner - Delineate Your Dwelling

Be Happy sign

Last, I cut some white felt and made a little flower for a fun final touch.

Be happy banner,

I have plans to hang this little beauty in my soon-to-be updated office + guest room.  I guess I need to stop doing cute wall decor and start actually working on the actual office + guest room, ha!

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