One way to make an affordable outdoor banner is to use home supplies such as a roll of shelf lining paper and vinyl letter stickers. The material of the lining paper is waterproof enough to be used outdoors.
To make a banner with shelf lining paper, unroll the paper and cut a piece long enough for the specific needs. Apply vinyl letter stickers to the paper to communicate the purpose of the banner. Permanent markers are another option for writing on the lining paper. If the local fabric store has colored vinyl, it is another material option for making an outdoor banner at home.
Another option for making outdoor banners is to use budget-friendly online sign making companies such as Banners.com, Signs.com and Signarama.com. These websites provide free design templates for custom banners. Templates are available for a variety of occasions. The price of the banner depends on the size and detail.
Banners.com provides a full tutorial on how to make different banners with its templates. These templates allow users to upload personal photos for the banner if needed. Colors, text and the background are also customizable. The largest banner size that this website offers is 16 feet by 50 feet with no seams.