Western Banner

>> Wednesday, May 19, 2010

It's easy to think of polka dots, florals, and damask patterns as "girly," but the colors in the Hello Sunshine line make it easy to add a boyish touch to it.

My son's 4th birthday party was last week, and he's a HUGE Toy Story fan. He in particular loves the character "Woody," so we focused on the cowboy side of things.

I created this "Yeehaw!" banner as a decoration for the party, using a Maya Road chipboard banner, the Lily Bee "Hello Sunshine" line, and my Silhouette machine.
I used a ton of Helmar Zapdots to pop up the stars and give the banner some dimension.
I thought the little chipboard buttons in the middle of the letters added a cool touch. Torn muslin strips made it look more "rugged."
This cowboy (cut on my Silhouette machine) was inked and then spritzed with Copper Glimmer Mist.
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10 comments:

Lori Gentile May 19, 2010 at 8:03 AM  

This is adorable! I love it and what a great idea!

Gina May 19, 2010 at 8:34 AM  

This is sooo soo cute V!!!!

Julia May 19, 2010 at 8:36 AM  

Ohhh love this! Great western look!

LisaDay May 19, 2010 at 8:53 AM  

This is so cute! love it!!

MrsETaylor May 19, 2010 at 10:32 AM  

This is such a great banner. Love the colors and the images you used. Thanks for sharing

Lisa May 19, 2010 at 11:12 AM  

oh my gosh - i need one of these in cole's bedroom - adorable virginia!

Brenda Hurd May 19, 2010 at 10:02 PM  

this is amazing!! Love it!!

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