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Thursday, 24 May 2012

Commissioned wedding banner

Now this is a new one for me.  I have made a couple of these banners before, but the most Triangles I have ever used has been 8.  The wording request for this banner was 'Congratulations Kayley & Tommy' with a picture of Mr and Mrs potato head at each end and then of course I have to put a space between the first 2 words.  That makes 30 triangles.  Cutting and making and decorating was no problem, managed to do it all in a day, but threading all this onto ribbon was an absolute nightmare!!  If I am ever asked to do another I will be splitting it into 2 I think!!  

Here are lots of photos for you to see but it was impossible to take a picture of the hole thing I am afraid, And please excuse the marks on my dining table, It was the only thing long enough to spread it out on but even then it was still in sections!!

the triangle at each end of the banner, the image is a colouring picture off the net! coloured with pro markers


Close up of triangle separating the first 2 words

Close up of how all the letters look

Xcut scalloped and normal large triangles, xcut circle dies, spellbinders scalloped circle dies

Swirls embossing folder

fiskars leaf punch

xcut flower punch

clear gems for center of flowers

Silver ribbon from my stash


I will be entering this project into the following challenges
http://onestopcraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ spring wedding or anniversary

Thanks for stopping by

Hugs

NIKKI

22 comments:

Vicky said...

Fabulous Nikki...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

GiGi said...

This is so pretty and I just LOVE the potato heads! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

Pat N. said...

Wow, that was definitely a BIG project. Looks terrific! Thanks for entering the Die Cuttin' Divas challenge.--Pat N.

Marge said...

WOW -- this is AWESOME; I've done a couple banners myself (none this large however), so I understand the work involved! Thanks so much for sharing with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

Chris said...

Fabulous banner love the colour. Thank you for joining us at LEJ Design. Good luck. Chris xx

Crafty_Fairie said...

Really clever idea it's a super banner thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs this week.

Kerry

Tine said...

Love your banner. Such a fun image too - where did you get the image from? Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck.
Tine :)

Rene said...

Oh my gosh, that image is just AWESOME! The banner is fantastic! Thank you so much for joining us at Make it Monday this week! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck!
Rene :D

rachel said...

fabulous banner - there's a lot of work here! Fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at LEJ Designs this week! Hugs Rachel xx

Heather said...

Awww...how cute!! That is so sweet! Love Mr. and Mrs. Potato head! Saw you at MIM
Hugs
Heather

Gerda said...

Beautiful project!
Thanks for joining us at DCD this week! Hope to see you back next week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Shari said...

OH MY GOSH!!! I LOVE IT!!! So much work but so georgeous and worth it! I bet the happy couple are thrilled witht he results! Love the Mr & Mrs Potatoehead!

I saw your project on Make It Monday!
(I am #193)

Hugs;
Shari

Candy said...

What a fabulous banner! Great coloring. Love the images!
Thanks for playing along with the Die Cuttin' Divas this week.
Candy
http://candyscraftcorner.blogspot.com

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Such a gorgeous banner, I love the colour and the mr & mrs potatoe head image is brilliant thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge
Lindsay xx

Pat said...

Wow what a great project super images too. Thanks for sharing at OLLCB this week.

Pat xx

StephC said...

All I can say is wow! What an amazing job. I love everything about it. So glad you shared with us at the Creative Belli challenge!

Paige said...

Awesome project! So happy you joined us at Creative Belli!

Christine said...

What a great banner! Love it! Thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs. Good Luck xx

Dora said...

This is so fun, love it. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xxx

Diane J said...

What a fantastic project, your banner is so lovely and a gift to treasure. Thanks for joining us at Pennys Paper-Crafty Challenge. Good luck and hope to see you next time.
Diane x

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Well, how sweet is that!!!Thanks for joining us at Pennys Paper Challenge. Hope to see you for the next challenge!!

~DEANNE~

suzARTe said...

this is just the perfect decoration, all your hard work with this project was certainly worth it.

Thanks so much for sharing your creation at Anything goes, Just keep on creating, I hope you will continue to play along. Sorry about the the delay in leaving my comment I have been overseas and then got sick, I will be announcing the winners and will have the next challenge by 01/09 :)