What would a Fall Banner be without some Buffalo Check?

When I started thinking about this project, I had about a million ideas running through my head (all in the middle of the night, of course).

After tossing and turning it over in my sleepless head, I finally had a plan and couldn’t wait until morning to start crafting.

You know…at 4am the house is very quiet.

I started the DOstamperSTARS Thursday “Color My World” Challenge as the starting point for my color inspiration.

 

Stampin' Up! Color Challenge featuring Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze and Old Olive. For details, click through to my blog #CrackedPotStamper #stampinup

 

I have to be honest…2 out of the 3 colors are NOT favorites of mine, but I decided to step out of my comfort zone and use them. And I have to say, I am pleased with the end result.

What is your favorite color?

Blackberry Bliss is currently my favorite – I was thrilled when Stampin’ Up! brought it back!

I love that this project can be displayed for several months, welcoming people as they come into my home.

 

Stampin' Up! Fall Banner featuring warm Fall colors & Copper Glimmer Paper-only available in the 2018 Holiday Catalog. For details, please click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #HappyFall #homedecor #LoveItLiveItShareIt

What did I use to create this beauty? (scroll down for complete supply list and links)

  • Stamp Set: Buffalo Check
  • Paper: Joyous Noel Glimmer Pack, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Old Olive, Blackberry Bliss, Vellum
  • Ink: Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Old Olive, Blackberry Bliss
  • Accessories: Nature’s Twine
  • Tools: Big Shot, Large Letter Framelits, Delicate Lace Edgelits, Starburst Punch, 1/8″ Circle Handheld Punch
  • Adhesive: Foam Adhesive Strips, Tear & Tape
It’s All in the Details:
  • tone on tone stamping adds a subtle texture and pattern (the Blackberry Bliss was a bit camera shy, except for the close up)
  • Adhesive Foam Strips lift the Copper Glimmer letters up a bit, creating more interest for the eye

 

Stampin' Up! Fall Banner featuring warm Fall colors & Copper Glimmer Paper-only available in the 2018 Holiday Catalog. For details, please click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #HappyFall #homedecor #LoveItLiveItShareIt

Buffalo Check Fall Banner
  1. Stamp Buffalo Check onto cardstock (3″ x 6″) with coordinating ink. Notch bottom edge to create flags for banner.
  2. Die cut top trim detail with Delicate Lace Edgelits from scrap cardstock and Large Letters from Copper Glimmer Paper. Punch Vellum with Starburst Punch.
  3. Adhere letters to Vellum with Adhesive Foam Strips. Vellum and trim are adhered with Tear & Tape Adhesive.
  4. Punch holes at top with 1/8″ Handheld Circle Punch, thread with Blackberry Bliss Nature’s Twine.
  5. Hang up banner and enjoy!

 

Stampin' Up! Fall Banner featuring warm Fall colors & Copper Glimmer Paper-only available in the 2018 Holiday Catalog. For details, please click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #HappyFall #homedecor #LoveItLiveItShareIt

 

Stampin' Up! Color Inspiration featuring warm Fall colors: Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Old Olive and Blackberry Bliss. For details, please click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #HappyFall #homedecor #LoveItLiveItShareIt



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