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Learn how to choose decorations for a birthday banner in this video with Michelle Johnson.
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Hi, this is Michelle Johnson the face paint lady of Painted Faces Ink and we have created today a birthday party banner. We’ve drawn it small, we’ve made it large and now what we’re going to do is to consider the art media that we’d like our guest to use.
I have several options here that I’d like to present to you. All of the choices that you make are really going to be very personal because you’re going to have your home, your own space, your own guest, so you really need to take a little time here to figure out what would be the best mix for you and for your guest.
So on my table I have chosen feathers, sequence, I have stickers, I also have sharpie markers. Now you might want to not have sharpie sharp piece, because as you know they are permanent marker, a really fun banner decorating product are bingo markers. There are lots of funs, they’re nice and splashy-splashy, they give you a nice solid dot. And then I have water based markers too which are really useful. I have birthday party paper, which we’re going to use to decorate James’s presence.
Now once again, remember that I had mentioned that you could use actual paper from the child’s—from James’s birthday presence that he opens. The banner that you’ll have in your home will be there throughout the entire birthday party. So this is a project that your guest and your family can come back and forth to and it put in a permanent place if you’d like to so that one people know that its something that they can do and leave as a moment for James and truly that people can watch other people doing it. So it really is an autograph mirror for your guest to decorate specially for James.
I have tacky glue, tacky glue is water-soluble, it’s quick drying and I have put a nice little cup and cue tip. So this is my mix of products and art materials that I wouldn’t mind my guest using. Like I said this will be a personal consideration you want to think about it. So what we’re going to do is we’ll be back in just in just a moment and we’ll start to put our product on to James’s birthday banner.