Ann keeps dreaming about making a banner and every year or so, she does.

Last night, she started on one!  Our house is Tip Top Taupe (retired last year) with lots of red accents.  More of a Cherry Cobbler than a Real Red.

Here’s the initial idea.

Fall Banner Idea

We recently put up a nice mirror in the hallway to make the hallway seem more spacious.  I told Ann that’s where she should hang the banner.

What letter do you think she’ll do next?

Do you like the gold on there?  That was an afterthought, but I think it’ll look good with the new fancy mirror.

I’ll be sure that she shows you what the finished project looks like.  It’ll be just the thing we need – a little DIY Home Decor.

And here’s what we used to get started on this banner so far.  I think that we might add some die cut leaves as well.

Banner Making Tips

  • To get the lighter green, you can use Pear Pizzazz, but we stamped off Old Olive onto a scrap of paper and then stamped the banner for a lighter hue.
  • We used an old 1/4″ circle punch that Stampin’ Up! used to sell.  You could use a office hand punch in a pinch.
  • We used Tear & Tape like a piece of Scotch Tape because we don’t keep regular tape around the stamp table.  We just didn’t take the covering off.
  • Be sure to use our shopping code UUQQ9TX3 when you’re shopping for supplies so that we can toss in a little gift for you with the reusable handmade card we send all our online shoppers.

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What a great DIY banner idea!