Thursday, September 25, 2014

A Banner Birthday for Seize The Birthday

Hi!  Our new challenge at Seize The Birthday has a Toppings option of Banners and/or Pennants.  Such a fun challenge!  Click the link above to see all the details at the STB blog.
Our Toppings option is just option.  So if you're not in a banner or pennants kind of mood, no problem.  Anything goes, as long as it's a birthday card!

When I saw toppings for this challenge, I knew right away that I wanted to use my Stampin' Up banner punch along with some SU designer series paper.  Here's what I created.

I punched banners from SU Print Poetry DSP (love the colors and prints), then sewed them onto my card stock panel.  I tied the ends of the thread in little bows.  Ummm.  Not so easy.  The thread kept twisting instead of laying in a simple loop!
Anyway, I attached this to a layer of blue cs after stamping my sentiment.  All of this got popped onto my kraft card base with foam tape.  A fun and very easy card!
I hope you'll play along with our challenge, because we love seeing what all of you create. :)
Now, click on over to the Seize The Birthday challenge blog to see what my teamies created!

Supply list:
Card stock: kraft (PTI), midnight muse, very vanilla (SU)
Stamps: handwritten sentiments (SSS)
Ink: midnight muse (SU)
DSP: print poetry stack (SU)
Other: banner punch (SU), navy thread, sewing machine


  1. Fantastic! Great colours and I love the stitching.

  2. Perfect card Susie! your recent Christmas cards too! Hope all is well with you!

  3. That punch seriously looks like fun Susie! Love your choice of papers and that sweet stitched bow.

  4. I love your clean and simple card design Susie and the stitching on the banners is just the perfect touch!

  5. Pretty clean looking card, I love your little banner.


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