Sunday, September 11, 2011

"Create" Pennant Banner

After watching an awesome "Vintage Banner" YouTube vid by Jo, I was inspired to create a banner myself.  Here's how it turned out....
I just love how it turned out.  Now let me tell you how I created this fun little project.

I created the base using some leftover cardboard that I cut out using my Sizzix Framelits Banner die.  I then stained the banners with my LSG Dark Chocolate Truffle Color Shot.
I used the Ladies & Gents and Trendsetter petite paper pack by Webster's Pages.  I cut out the inside banner using the smaller banner framelit die.  I also used some of the Images & Phrases stickers from the collection.  I used my Crop-A-Dile to punch holes in the corners so I could run seam binding to string the banner together.

I accented the banner with lots of cute little embellishments.  I used my all-time favorite bling from CTMH - Opaques Mocha Adhesive Gems and some burlap squares by Canvas Corp.
I also used Maya Road chipboard and corrugated shapes by Jillibean Soup.  I love Maya Road chipboard, they have the cutest shapes and you can alter them to match any project.  I used the Mini Chipboard Cameos Set and the Birds w/ Cages Mini Chipboard Set.  

I used a lot of different LSG products, paints, and even some crackle medium to alter the embellishments.  Here are the LSG colors I used: Green with Envy Green Starburst StainTainted Love Teal Starburst Stain, and Desert Moon Cactus Gold Glitz Spritz.  

I also used some of my favorite MFT dies.  Here are the ones that I used: 1/4" RosetteButterfliesDizzy Doily Duo (not pictured!), First Place Award Banner, and the Sweet Stack Labels.

And of course, I had to include flowers on my project.  Most of them are from I Am Roses, but the turquoise flowers are by Prima and the white branch came from JoAnn's.

Here's a close up of each pennant. 

 I will post a video showing how I created the banner in a few days when I am feeling a bit better.  Hope everyone is having a whimsical Sunday! :)


  1. Such a beautiful banner...the spray shine shows nicely in your pictures. Great Job!

  2. I love how you embelish your banner...really crative idea..