Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Floral bunting


Springtime Vintage papers are so gorgeous, I’m surprised I haven’t been taking orders for them from everyone! They feature pretty florals reminiscent of old-fashioned wallpaper, little girls’ dress prints or patchwork fabrics.

Here I’ve used them to create bunting, which is perfect for a little girl’s birthday. Wouldn’t it be lovely to have bunting like this at your birthday party?

To make it easy for myself (because I seem to be running around like the proverbial fly at the moment), I stamped the bunting repeatedly on Very Vanilla cardstock. I dusted off the old Stamp-a-ma-jig® for this one as my Party This Way set is wood-mounted, received at Stampin’ Up!® Convention last year.  I’ve become such a convert to clear-mount stamps that I’d almost forgotten how to use the Stamp-a-ma-jig®!

I then stamped the bunting again directly onto the Designer Series Paper. In the corner, obviously, so as not to “spoil” the whole sheet! I cut out just the triangle (ie, the easy bit) and stuck it onto the stamped Vanilla cardstock. It’s the paper-piecing technique, if you want to give it a fancy name.

The Happy Birthday greeting comes from Something to Celebrate, a Level 2 hostess set from the current Mini catalogue. It’s a really useful set and I find myself using it all the time.  If you’d like to get your hands on this set, why not drop me a line to book a party and we’ll do our best to get you to a Level 2 (£300 workshop total).

Stamps: Party This Way, Something to Celebrate
Cardstock: Rose Red, Always, Very Vanilla
Paper: Springtime Vintage
Ink: Rose Red, Always Artichoke
Accessories:  Scallop Edge Punch

All products by Stampin' Up!®

4 comments:

  1. Wow! I love this! (I'm a big fan of bunting)

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  2. i love bunting too and have an un-used stamp a ma jig (can't remember how to use it lol)

    Love how you have used the bunting with the floral papers which are so scrummy

    Sulvia x

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  3. Another great idea, love the floral bunting. I've got lots of scraps of this just waiting, now I know how to use them. Thanks.

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  4. This is even prettier in "person"....thank you!!

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