DiY tutorial: happy birthday cake banner

Hi everyone! It’s Stephanie from stephlovesben again! Today I am going to share with you how to make a Happy Birthday cake banner. It is so easy to make and so cute!

You will need: felt, scissors, wooden skewers, needle and string:

Step 1: Choose a font that you like and print out the phrase “HAPPY BIRTHDAY.” It’s best to use a bold font that will be thick enough to cut out. Also, make sure that you adjust the font size to you are going to want your letters to be:

Step 2: Cut out each letter from the paper and then use as a guide to cut out the letters from the felt:

Step 3: Once you have all the letters cut out, use a needle and string of your choice to thread the letters onto the string. Just sew one stitch through each letter:

Step 4: Attach the ends of the string to the wooden skewers:

And you're done!


  1. I am so making this for my birthday cake!! SO cute!

  2. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [19 Jul 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  3. this is a GREAT idea. love it. it's almost effortless and adds so much charm. thanks for the inspiration!

  4. This is so cute and simple! I can't believe I never thought to do it... Thanks for the tutorial! I was so impressed that I sent you some link love: