September 24, 2010

Halloween Banner

I have been seeing fellow bloggers making these cute Halloween banners, so I just had to try one myself.


Now I did not get the crafty genes in my family, those went to one of my sisters, but this looked fairly simple to make. I can cut triangles!

Plus I finally got to use some of my crafty items that I buy with the intention of becoming a crafty gal and then never use.


So I cut my scrapbook pages and black cardstock into triangles (see I told you I could do it), the black ones being slightly larger than the decorative ones. I printed the letters out on tan cardstock and then used various decorative scissors to cut around them.


And then glued them together.


I glued the twine to the back of the banner


and voila I was finished.

BTW, every time I want to type the word voila, I spell it wala and then have to Google "magic terms" to figure out how it is really spelled (I really should have taken French in school).


I spent probably half an hour in Hobby Lobby picking out the decorative scrapbook paper. There's sooooo many choices, but I decided to go with black, white and cream.






If I knew it was that easy to make, I may have gone for something longer like "Happy Halloween" or "Autumn Harvest"! Maybe next time.

Au revoir! Yep, Google comes in handy around here.

15 comments:

  1. Pam this is AWESOME!!! I love the different patterns, care to bet how long it takes to see someone else do this? (That music sheet one will be so copied it isn't even funny!)

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  2. Pam- That is really cute. I can't think of a better color than black and white for the word BOO! I am copying- Yes I am- Hugs- Diana

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  3. I looks fabulous. Love the different papers and the design. So cute. Hugs, Marty

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  4. Turned out really well, Pam~ I love how graphic it is!

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  5. Pam, That banner turned out great!

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  6. That looks great! I had to laugh when you said that you used some of the items you buy with the intention of becoming a crafty girl, but then don't use...sounds like me :)

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  7. The bunting is tres magnifique. I've done some paper bunting recently and you're right it's quick and easy to do - very satisfying for those of us who are craftily challenged (like myself).

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  8. This is so cute! Picking between all of the wonderful papers is very hard!

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  9. I LOVE it!! I look forward to reading your posts!

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  10. Pam, Your banner turned out just adorable! I was up really early this morning - so what was I doing? hmmmm... checking out new blogs.... and I ran across someone that did the exact same thing- she made a cute banner using small cards that spelled out "Halloween." I knew I had to get crafty soon. Then I saw yours- now I KNOW I have to do this! Thanks for sharing.
    :-) Sue

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  11. You did a good job! I think many of us buy supplies and then never get motivated to finish!
    I found you through In the Middle of Nowhere.
    I am off to check out some more of your posts. Stop by when you have some time. :)

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  12. Great job Pam!!

    Thanks for visiting my place.
    Off to see more of yours.

    blessings

    barbara jean

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