Free Printable: Mother’s Day Banner

How are you celebrating Mother’s Day this year? Whether you’re heading out to lunch or simply spending the day together with family, you can present your mother with a special banner inspired by the collections of The Henry Ford.

Seed Packets from the Collections of The Henry Ford

Seed packets from the collections of The Henry Ford, from left to right: Trade Card for Sweet Pea Seeds, D.M. Ferry & Company, circa 1890 (Object ID: 57.118.46); Trade Card for Portulaca Seeds, D.M. Ferry & Company, circa 1890 (Object ID: 89.0.541.365); Trade Card Advertising D. M. Ferry & Co. Seeds, “Pansies,” 1889 (Object ID: 57.118.119).

Creative Services Manager, and resident art director of crafty inspiration here at The Henry Ford, Cheryl Preston selected these three seed packets from the D.M. Ferry & Co. to drive her creative process. You can see more artifacts from the D.M. Ferry & Co. in our online collections.

Mother's Day Banner Free Printable

Mother’s Day Banner: How-To

Supplies needed: card stock; scissors or craft knife; glue or tape; string, yarn or ribbon

Directions: To make your banner, start out by downloading our banner template. Print all of the template pages on white card stock. Next, cut out the pennants along the solid lines. Crease along the dotted line, then fold over the string, yarn or ribbon. Secure with glue or tape.

We want to see how you share this banner with your mom this Mother’s Day. Make sure to share a photo of the finished results with us!

Lish Dorset is social media manager at The Henry Ford.

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