A few weeks ago I made this Autumn Banner for my Stamping Club in Hartford. The Hostess for August, Sue, asked me in July – Could we make a Fall Banner. It was a Challenge for me. There are so many nice ones out there, some way to complicated and some, well, this is what I came up with. Sometimes it's good to use what you have.
I just LOVE the way this turned out. Yes, It looks like a bit of work and it was. It took our group the full 2 1/2 hours to complete but if I would have brought an extra Glue Gun it probably would have gone a bit faster. I cut out the strips for the Rosettes (Lollies, etc) and used the Rosette die. Seriously-That was easy to use. Once again-If you do not have a Big Shot-You need to invest in one. The die cuts are great. Anything that I did not HAVE to score by hand especially all of these-was Perfect.
Here is a quick visual of the piece to create.
The Strips of Sweater Weather DSP:
Ready for the Glue Gun:
Here is how I got the look of the Triangle Banner:
I did notice that after I put the letters on-it was a retired die. Ugh. Well, that's OK. I love the look anyway and our current Alphabet would have been just fine too. But I have it and I will be making another to sell at a craft fair. My Ladies in Hartford Loved it. And that is all that matters.
Supplies I Used:
Stamps: Dictionary Background Stamp #(w) 130348 $17.95, # (c) 130351 $13.95, Gently Falling (w) #128430 $39.95, (c) #123804 $28.95
Paper: Very Vanilla C.S. : 101650 $8.50 (40 Sheets), Crumb Cake C.S. :#120953 $6.95, DSP (Designer Series Paper) Sweater Weather #132184 $10.95 -LOVE IT!!!
Ink: Chocolate Chip #126979 $5.95
Adhesive: Super Sticky Strip:#104294 $6.95, Glue Gun-On your own, Multipurpose Liquid Glue #110755 $3.95
Dies: Designer Rosette Bigz Die #125594 $42.95, Perfect Pennants Bigz Die: #123126 $32.95, Retired Alphabet set
ETC: Sponges: 101610 $3.50, Jute (big box store)