Friday, June 29, 2012

Colorful Summer Pennant Banner

I made a spunky and colorful banner to spruce up my entry.


Most of the furnishings and paint colors in my home are pretty neutral.  So I wanted to make something bright and fun to decorate for summer.


I started with this Maya Road canvas pennant kit.  I think it's sold as a scrapbook, but it works great as a banner.   It had just enough of the little pennants to spell out summer.


I pulled a few bits and pieces of crafty fun from my stash.  I used red, aqua and yellow to go with the glittery silver chipboard letters.



For the S, I used a bottle cap from the cokes we drank to celebrate the start of summer, a cardstock paper border and a felt flower.


For the U, I used a fabric circle, a chipboard scalloped circle and some yellow ric rac.


For the first M, I used some cardstock for the back ground and a metal flower.


For the other M, I used a yellow, scalloped fabric circle with some red polka dot washi tape.


For the E, I used a aqua cardstock circle and some buttons.


For the R, I used a scrap of trim and a blue clothespin.


I used book rings to bind all of the flags together.


And ribbon to tie it onto the shelf.


It's a fun little banner with bold pops of color.


I hope you are having a fun summer!!  



Here is a link to a mini  (it's a little smaller then what I used) banner kit and the chipboard letters.



11 comments:

  1. one of the cutest project I have ever seen you do!! I totally love this! I need to do this for birthday's!!

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  2. Thanks for the link to the glitter chipboard letters - I feel like I've been looking EVERYWHERE for those!!

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  3. So cute and very summery! Stopping by from Tatertots and jello!

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  4. This is ADORABLE!!! Pinned! Would you share this at the {what's shakin' link party}?!

    http://shakentogether.blogspot.com/2012/06/whats-shakin-link-party-15-patriotic.html

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  5. Hello

    Great project, I would love you to share this at my craft, create and inspire linky party...

    http://polkadot-pretties.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/craft-create-and-inspire-linky-party_30.html

    Hope to see you there s

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  6. i absolutely love this! want one :) i'd love for you to come link this post or anything else you want up to my weekend link party http://www.lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com/2012/06/spread-love-link-party-14.html have a great weekend!
    {love} lauryn @ lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com

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  7. I am inviting you to my blog hop:
    http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/2012/06/show-your-stuff-30-redid-no-fail.html

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  8. So cute!! I want a banner like that! ;)


    Thanks for the inspiration

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