Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Little Blue Baby Banner

Happy Wednesday!

Since I retired, I really don't know what day of the week is....until Wednesday.  That's the night my girls and I all go out to dinner.  We've been doing it for about 15 I have Wednesdays down for sure.

I made this little banner as a design team project for The Crafty Scrapper.  Sometimes my assigned projects don't include any dies....but I still want you to see them.  This certainly COULD have been done with a die because Spellbinders makes a great pennant die.  These just happen to be premade by Maya Road.  I painted the lacy pennants with craft paint and then used some distress ink to age the paint a bit.  I sanded also.  Sanding and inking make a great combo for distressing.  After that, adhering the papers and the little clothespins went quickly.  Then I just added a few pretties and called it done!

And just for fun, I decided to enter this project in the current challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  Be sure to click over and see all the wonderful designer projects.

Well, that's it for Leap Day.  Tomorrow will be March first and I'll be sharing with you a new project and also information about a St. Patrick's Day Blog Hop.

I hope I'll see you soon.



  1. Beautiful Susie! I love the gingham banner! Your blog is such an inspiration to me! Pop over to my blog post today - I have a surprise for you -

  2. This is just ADORABLE!!! So well done!!! I love the gingham and the distressed colors!! Very nice!!! Thank you for participating this week with HSS!!! Amy L.

  3. Awesome banner. I really like the distressed colors and the sanding-looks great!
    Sherrie K

  4. Wow, this is so pretty! It's gonna look great on someones mantle or wall!!! You sure did a lot of work to make that incredible distressed look. THank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

  5. Great pennants!! That's awesome that you painted and distressed them. So pretty!!

    Great job with the HSS challenge :)

  6. What a FAB project!! Love it and trying it myself, TFS at HSS!!

  7. What a sweet little banner! I love the combo of the blues with kraft and the little scallops are adorable!! Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

  8. Wow Susie... gorgeous job! I can't believe all the detail that you put into these! Thanks so much for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week!

  9. This is adorable. Love the colors you used. It looks so cute on that basket. Thanks for playing with us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

  10. That's really lovely Susie! I think it will look great on any wall. Very detailed and it's obvious how much effort you put into it. The distressed look turned out really well. Good job!


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