Sunday, July 31, 2011

Beachy Banners

My assignment was to create beach inspired banners.
October Afternoon papers made that an easy task!
I have stockpiled this weathered wood paper.
It always makes me happy when I can use some of the paper I hoard.
Feels like I have won something.
Nevermind that I have stacks of paper taller than I am.
I am a winner.
The new theme is up at Paper Issues.
Seems like "Make a Splash" is a good time to bust out these banners.
Come link up.  It will make my day. I will probably feature you too!
Yep.
The alphas are Thickers from American Crafts.
They are Sunrise Natural.
I love them because they are naked and I can do what I want.
I just added some ink to match the paper.
Easy Peasy.
The jute is from Canvas Corp.
It is my favorite.  So versatile and perfect for boy banners!

14 comments:

  1. Gorgeous - that blue looks amazing with the Kraft too. Love the stars - MUST find that pennant die!!!
    Lowri :-)

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  2. This banner is fab! Love the wood grain paper!

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  3. Gorgeous Cassie! I love the colors and you know, I've never made a banner before. You may have just inspired me. Just sayin'. ;)

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  4. I love your banners. I really needed to make one for my grandkids bday. Love these colors too. SUper gorgeous Cassie. http://lanascraps.blogspot.com/2011/07/summer-splash-august-theme-for.html

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  5. You know I loveeeeeee that paper!! These are AWESOME! :):):):):):):):):)

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  6. OMG but you are the banner QUEEN. LOVE the stars, the jute.. all of it!

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  7. Your banner is just beautiful - I love it!!!!

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  8. perfect use of that weathered board paper! you're so fabulous!

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  9. every time I look at that OA paper, I think "there's gotta be some genius use for this"...and lookee here, you just went and discovered it. go you.

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  10. Fabulous banner, LOVE it!!!

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  11. GORGEOUS! You can ROCK some banners :)

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  12. Love those banners! The wavy edges are killer. I love those sunrise natural alphas too. I recently saw 3 packs on sale for 10 bucks but the shipping would have cost another 10 dollars (the deal included kraft paper) and thought "That's no bargain!". I kick myself now because they aren't available any where else. Love how you painted them!

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