Letter Banner DIY Tutorial + Cut Files

Letter banners are a creative way to send a bold, yet beautiful message. I use them as festive party decorations and dazzling statement pieces for my home. Although I adore letter banners, the process of making them by hand is tedious. In my original tutorial, I traced letters onto cardstock and individually cut them with an X-acto knife. My hands would beg for mercy *cringe*.

Last year everything changed because I bought my first die-cutting machine! After learning about all the innovative ways I could use this machine, I knew it would help me make banners with ease. 

In today’s DIY tutorial, I will show you how to create a letter banner with cut files from my online shop. Let’s get started!

How To Make A Letter Banner



Step 1: Purchase.

Purchase a letter banner cut file from Shop Sharifa Creates. The download includes:

  • PNG images formatted for letter sized paper (8.5” x 11”)
  • PDF Instructions for a Cricut machine
  • Terms of Use

Here are cut files that are currently available for purchase in my online shop:

“Congratulations” Party Banner

“Happy Birthday” Party Banner

Step 2: Upload

Once purchased, a secure link with the cut file will be automatically emailed to you. Download and unzip the file. 

Step 3: Format

Upload the PNG images to your machine’s design application. Resize the image according to the PDF instructions or to your desired measurements. 

Step 4: Create

Cut the banner, thread it, and decorate!

No cutting machine, no worries!

Click here to learn how to create a letter banner by hand.

Do you have a die-cutting craft that you want to learn how to make? Let me know in the comments below! Also, show me your letter banner creations on Instagram by tagging me: @sharifacreates. 

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Take 15 minutes today to read, write down, and meditate on this scripture: “The Lord reigns, He is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure.” – Psalm 93:1 (NIV)

6 thoughts on “Letter Banner DIY Tutorial + Cut Files

  1. I love it. Creativity is great in so many ways. When one is able to do a DIY project, they are able create endless opportunities for themselves. It is also a form of therapy. Thank you for sharing. God bless you 🙏🏿🥁

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