Friday, January 4, 2013

Hanging Some Vintage Love

For my Ultimate Thank You Class... I created this stunning double sided 'Love' Pennant Banner.  Going Vintage with the new Tea for Two Designer Series Paper from the Spring Mini is easier than ever!

Designer Series Paper is lighter weight than Card Stock so by backing it up to the a duplicate does two things... it links it together and strengthens it as well as making it viewable from the outside of the window and the inside.... lovely!

Who wouldn't love this Vintage Love hanging in their home or office?  This is in the front window near our kitchen nook - it's sure to brighten my children's face and with the hidden adhesive backed hangers under the awning makes it so that I can change it out with the different seasons and holidays!

 The Pennant Die and Big Shot made it a breeze to pop out these for the banner, using the Simply Scored board and stylus makes it easy to create these Lollies.  Using the Die Cut L-O-V-E in Cameo Coral and Pretty In Pink I alternated them on the different pennants and they have the added vintage feel and look thanks to the Lacy Brocade Embossing folder.

Designer Series Paper is Double sided - so using two different sheets of this Tea for Two pack allows for the look of 4+ papers. 

HERE - Sigh with me.... this stunning vanilla 5/8" Flower is from the Flower Trim in our Spring Mini... it's great as they are connected and a stunning ribbon... but these Vintage dimensional flowers on strips of tulle can be used individually! 

Antique Brads... a favorite from the Idea Book... and with the backs covering the brad it's even more stunning!

Alternating the letter colors adds to the dimensional look... this quilted looking paper.... it's just a dream!

STOP!!  OK so make sure that as you line them up, back to back, that they are spelling the correct way - lol... our back almost came out at E-V-O-L.... lol.

Double Sided DSP (Desinger Series Paper) makes for a stunning lolly (those scored, folded circles...) Hot Glue is the KEY To adhering the ends together and them to any project!

Soooo Girly (not my usual style) and lovely...

Back to Back - Strengthening one another -
Especially when hanging and there is tension to the paper.

Tied together with Crochet Ribbon! 
This adds to the Vintage look and is truly lovely - I like the texture of it all, too!

I even like the knots on the end of the ribbon.... I cut them to have that V look... just like the Pennants on the Banner!
This will be a pleasant surprise for my kids... I may do a Name one for their birthdays... awww.... I LOVE that idea!
Thank you for coming by, taking a look and leaving a comment!  Please feel free to share this with others!  Valentines is right around the corner... show some LOVE to those in your life!!

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