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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Playing In Paradise Challenge #09


Here is my "Banner Project" made for my niece's "Sweet 15" Birthday. . .The full banner reads "Happy Birthday" just didn't have room to hang the "Happy" ~ LOL!

This project was so much fun and it is so easy to fold up and put away for the next special occasion. I plan on making more for the upcoming holidays, like a "Happy Easter" banner. . . and the colors are perfect! 


SUPPLIES FOR BANNER:
Paper: white card stock with printed music sheet image from Free Music Sheet and inked with Anna Griffith - Robin's Egg; and miscellaneous pieces of cardstock. Ribbons are from Offray and are 5/8" - the colors used are Iris & Light Pink, along with Silver Pearl Strings glued above the dyed cotton lace. I used 5" - lace paper doilies inked with Stampology - Aquamarine (i love their inks for distressing).  Letters were cut with the Cricut using the Base Camp cartridge and then embossed with silver embossing powder. Buttons: pink, purple and aquamarine. I used a hot glue gun to keep it all together, went a lot faster than using my glue runner (cheaper too). Circles and scalloped circles were made with the Mini Monograms Cricut cartridge, so quick and easy. An EK Success Punch - Embossed Curve was used for the scalloped edge on top of the pennant.
Note: the music sheets were chosen especially for my niece, who plays piano and guitar, and has a real love for music.

5 comments:

  1. You are so talented, I love this banner all the soft colours :)

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  2. Wow, Gail this is gorgeous! Your niece is sure to love it. The colors are perfect with the music note papers.

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  3. Oh so very pretty! Love the lace and musical paper you chose!

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  4. Your banner is beautiful! Pretty embellishments and colours.

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  5. This is fabulous!! I love the sheet music paper and the embellished letters! It'll be a hit!
    Thanks for Playing in Paradise!

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