Monday, May 7, 2012

Mini Summer Banner

I love banners, pennants and flags of all sorts.  I remember being mesmerized by them hanging at car lots when I was a kid.  I see them everywhere these days.  I made a large one for spring.  You can read about it here, but when I put it away, I realized that storage would be a problem.  I made a smaller one this time.
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It's the perfect thing for my shelf in my entryway, don't you think?  I am loving that scarlet/magenta/fuchsia color for my summer decor.  (I'm never sure exactly which color it is....it always looks a little different depending on what I'm doing with it.) 

I'll show you how I made it, but it was really so simple I'm almost embarrassed to.
Here are the supplies I used.

I cut my shapes out of paint chips.  I laid them out they way I wanted, using a tape measure for even spacing.  Using Tacky Glue I attached my triangles and circles to some kitchen twine.

That's pretty much it.

How simple was that?
Go-make-ya-one!

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18 comments:

  1. That is beautiful, Danni! I love the colors that you chose. Megan

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  2. I always get confused by colour names but I'm a step up from the typical guy who might just call this red (at least in our house, lol). Looks very sweet.

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  3. So easy even I can do it!! Now what should I put on it?!! Hmmmm..... so many options ;-)

    BTW, congrats on being the Star student over at Trade School from Adventures of our Fami-LY!

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  4. Adorable! I love paint chip projects and the size of this is so cute! I've made 2 larger pennant paint chip banners and just like you said they're hard to store. I really like the two shape combo, too :)

    Visiting from Creatively Living!

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  5. Danni, you are getting better and better! I love the way you embrace color and the whimsical patterns you make. Those little pink circles next to the festive flags are so darling :)

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  6. Cute banner :) Have a great week.

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  7. That's so cute! And I love the grass you have on your shelf too. I would love for you to share this at my link party-
    http://thewinthropchronicles.blogspot.com/2012/05/share-it-link-party-10.html

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  8. Danni, How clever! I love the great fuchsia color! And how brilliant to use paint chips to make that darling banner!
    Just adorable!

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  9. This is such a cute banner. I haven't seen anyone add the dots in between before, but it adds so much!

    Thanks for sharing. I think I'll be trying some dots on my banners in the future!
    --Katie

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  10. It is simple and that is the way I like things!!

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  11. so cute. I hope you'll stop by and add this and any other posts you're proud of to my Wednesday What We Wore and Made Link party

    marissa
    http://raegunwear.blogspot.com

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  12. Paint chips - how clever! This turned out really cute. I need to make one for the baby's room. Thanks for linking up!

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  13. Simple and sweet and so so pretty! I love your whole decorating scheme here! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week!

    Take care,

    Trish

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  14. So cute! I love the colors. It makes me think of sunshine. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.

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  15. I LOVE that color (what ever it is)!! Your little banner is adorable, I am a huge sucker for banners/bunting lately. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

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  16. Thank you so much for linking up this cute banner at my Unveil Your Genius link party last week! I hope you'll link up again soon!
    http://taylornorris.blogspot.com/2012/05/unveil-your-genius-link-party-11.html

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