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Friday, June 4, 2010

Fun with Banners



I LOVE, LOVE all the banners I've seen around lately!  My biggest PTI wish right now is a build-your-own banner set!! I'd love that so much!!  I know other companies also have banner sets and I might cave if PTI doesn't come out with one but I just LOVE how PTI makes their sets and the thought that goes into the various elements and how all the elements work together! 

Earlier this week I showed you how I used the Up, Up & Away set to make a boat.   Now, I've used it to create my banner!  Today I am on a getaway with Amy, Barb & Laurie and we were each to make a shoebox swap project.  This is the one that I came up with.  Hope they like it! 


I stamped the kite image on white paper and then cut out the top triangles to make the banner.  I attached each one with a glue dot so that they could have a little "movement" on the bottom and then also attached the pearl at the tip. 

Thanks for stopping by today!! I hope you enjoyed this card!!  Have a great weekend!

Supplies (all PTI unless noted)
Stamps:  Up, Up & Away, Signature Greetings
Paper: Melon Berry, Aqua Mist, Kraft, White
Ink: Melon Berry, Aqua Mist, Simply Chartreuse, Jumbo Java VersaMagic
Other: White pearls, SC Buttons, Vintage Twine, Sunshine Embossing Plate

25 comments:

Dana said...

PTI doesn't need to come out with a banner set now Jen! Thay have YOU showing us how to make do without it! lol
Seriously though, this is adorable and very clever. It's perfect for a shoebox swap.

Diane Jaquay said...

This is really cute, love the banner you've created!!

Lisadwb said...

Aren't you a clever one!!! Thanks for sharing! I love the the card.

jaki said...

Gosh,I love the way you think outside the square with stamp images.
I love banners too, this card is fantastic :)

Amy said...

Love the banner Jen!!! It is even better in person!!! :)

Barb said...

Ditto what Amy said :) Beautiful here, but even better up close and personal!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

LOVE your card with that banner! Clever use of the PTI stamp set to make it too.

jen said...

Great thinking outside of the box again!!! :) I have to admit- I had to have a banner set too- got one from Practicing Creativity and LOVE IT!!!!! :)

Emm said...

So cute!

Sue Ann said...

Super cute Jen ...... LOVE IT!!!!

Melisa Waldorf said...

Oh how wonderful that you girls live close enough to get together! I hope you had a wonderful time. You are very clever on how you created the banner, I love it. I have been noticing cute banner stuff as well lately. I seen a digital image somewhere. But just this morning I seen an adorable card and tutorial using the Pink Persimmon set. I have to enable you :
http://www.pinkpersimmon.typepad.com/
You can stamp the inside with all these different pattern options and then the outside seperately. They actually have another banner set as well. If I could afford it, I would have ordered it immediately, too cute.

Lee Anne said...

First a boat...now a banner! Very cool. I love this set too and can't wait to use all of your great ideas! :)

Barbara said...

LOVE this banner card, Jen! It's just perfect in every way!

resmith said...

This is so adorable! Love your banner.

Dana said...

Your banner looks so cute! Love your color combo and the tiny pearls on the tips. Jen, you really rock that stamp set again and again!! Can't wait to finally get mine :) Have a fabulous week!

Terri said...

Great job. Clever idea to use the stamps in that set to make the banner!

Debbie Gaydos said...

ok, how cutely brilliant is THIS? Love it! You are tooooo clever! Off to find the boat! :)

Lindsay said...

This is so cute! I love how you put together your own banner! I totally agree that PT needs to make a set. Great card!

BonnieRose said...

love it... i hv the THE STAMPS OF LIFE banner set and it's fab!!! Great card.. love it, just so happy!

scrapmin said...

Love, love, love this! I've been dying to make a banner card & hadn't even thought of using the kite. Great idea! I have to ask though - what is a shoebox swap? Sounds intriguing!

Laurie said...

This is too adorable! So sad I didn't get to make it! I am going to come over soon just for a Make-n-take! :)

Katie {choc0holic} said...

Oh my cuteness! I am SO with you in my love of banners. I even purchased a triangle punch from Big Lots last week when I saw it for next to nothing just so I can make some mini patterned paper banners. Love this card!

Mariana said...

Love it!! I just did the same, isn't this set the greatest!?

Anonymous said...

Just found your blog and you have so many fun ideas! I've loved PTI for a long time, and was thinking they already had a banner set of some kind, so I went looking on the website to see. They don't have a set that is JUST banners, but It's a Celebration - http://www.papertreyink.com/stamps_itsacelebration.html - has a small banner that's customizable, along with some other fun sentiments and images. Just in case you can't wait for them to come out with something else... ;)

Jennifer K said...

So cute. I really like that little pearl on the end of each banner - just perfect!

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