Monday, July 1, 2013

Rewind: 4th of July Banner

I just got back from a very fun trip to Boston and Cape Cod, so I have no new projects to share with you.  While I get myself organized and back to crafting, I thought it would be fun to share some 4th of July projects I've done in the past.  I made this banner for my little niece's playhouse 2 years ago. It's still one of my favorite projects!

The pennants are cut at 6" from the Cricut Birthday Bash cartridge. To make the 4" rosettes, I followed this great video by Tammy Skinner. On top of each rosette, I adhered a 6" circle from Cricut's Mini Monograms. This "freedom" cut is from Cricut's Graphically Speaking.

For this pennant, I cut a 3 1/4" firecracker from Cricut's Sweet Treats.

To see the technique I used to stamp this 4 1/2" star from Cricut's A Child's Year, visit this post.

I love this cut from A Child's Year. It is cut at 4".

Finally, here is another cut, at 3 1/2", from Graphically Speaking. I dressed it up with some white stitching and a stamp from My Creative Time's My Little Firecracker stamp set.


Papertrey Ink Pure Poppy, Kraft, & Enchanted Evening Cardstock
K & Company Americana Patterned Paper
Core'dinations Textured Cardstock
Papertrey Ink "Botanical Silhouettes" Stamp Set
My Creative Time's "My Little Firecracker" Stamp Set
Papertrey Ink Vintage Cream, Enchanted Evening, & Pure Poppy Ink
Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Sakura White Gelly Roll Pen
Offray Grosgrain Ribbon


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