Thursday, 8 December 2011

Convention Make & Take 3

Wouldn’t this look fabulous hanging in your craft room? Pity I don’t have a craft room to hang it in!

This was another of the Make & Takes we did at Convention and I’m ashamed to say I did it wrong. The banner is made from the Petal Cone die (see right). You are supposed to cut the flap off and then cut it vertically so you are left with a triangle and a semi-circle joined together – this acts as a flap which hangs over your linen thread. But in my wisdom, I cut the semi-circles OFF and joined the two triangles together using the flap I should have cut off!

This made joining the banner together tricky... BUT I am left with a banner you can actually put things in, so you see? There really are no mistakes!

The banner is made from smooth Early Espresso and Not Quite Navy cardstock, along with textured Old Olive and First Edition Speciality Designer Series Paper. I’ll admit I was dubious about this particular pack of Designer Series Paper – the special feature is that it’s a lighter weight that our usual DSP, but you get 24 sheets in a pack. Needless to say I’m now sold on it – it’s easier to fold and you know I LOVE newsprint in all its forms, so that’s going on my shopping list.

Stamps: Creative Elements
Cardstock: Smooth Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy; Confetti White, textured Old Olive
Paper: First Edition Speciality
Ink: Old Olive, Not Quite Navy
Accessories: Big Shot, Petal Cone Die, Fun Flowers die, Itty Bitty Punches, Basic Pearls, markers – Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy, Old Olive, Early Espresso, linen thread

All products by Stampin' Up!®

1 comment:

  1. This is wonderful! I love the different details on each banner! Had to smile at your 'oops'. I goofed my card at a recent regional event. I'm blaming it on the excitement that distracted my artistic focus!!


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