Halloween Banner.

Posted by Michelle on October 7th, 2011 . Filed under: Design Team Work, Doodlebug, Glue Dots, Halloween, May Arts, Papertrey Ink .

One of my best investments since I got in to this whole papercrafting world has been these banner dies.  I use them all. the. time.  I’ve made little books with them, put banners on cards, and as I’ve done before and here today – made a banner for home decor.  I love love love banners and hope they are a trend that never goes away!

I have made a couple of things with this fun Doodlebug Halloween paper this year.  I only bought I think 4 sheets of it plus the diecut page and I have made it go really far – LOL!  That’s how cheap I am 😉 
So I diecut lil’ banner pieces, adhered it quickly with the Dot N Go from Glue Dots – seriously the best adhesive invention ever (and I would say that even if I weren’t one of their designers).

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I wanted more ribbon than just what was threaded through the banner to give it more of that homespun feel so I used this sheer ribbon and this plaid ribbon from May Arts.  The plaid one is so fun! – I’m totally getting it in other colors.

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I punched out little black spiders and adhered them with a Pop Up Glue Dot for another layer of dimension. 
The dot was the exact same size as the lil’ bug’s body…perfect!

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And this is my banner “hung by the chimney with care.” 
I guess that’s from another holiday, but you get my drift 😉

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6 Responses to Halloween Banner.

  1. Jessie McLaughlin

    Oh so cute Michelle! I still am on the fence for these but the more I see I am thinking that I really could make some cute projects with them! Happy Friday!

  2. Dawn Easton

    This totally rocks! Love those banner dies. Must.Get.Them.Soon

  3. Michele aka Derbylea

    I love doodlebug, so much cute stuff! Your banner is great!

  4. Karen Corbett

    What a fun banner … and I love all of your ribbon colours and patterns. have a great weekend.

  5. LorraineN

    OMG, these are gorgeous!!! Totally! The designs, papers, ribbons! (i’m still trying to stay away from the banners…i don’t need them, i don’t need them, i don’t need them…not sure if i am convincing myself, lol).

  6. Annette A.

    wow this is just too cute… LOVE IT..

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