Saturday, October 29, 2011

♥DREAM♥ banner by lauren bergold

how closely do your projects generally resemble your PLAN for them? i ask because sometimes mine seem to take on a life of their own and go in a direction i did not foresee at all... and this is one of those times!

i had intended using october's anniversary kit, BLUE MOON, to make a banner similar tothis one from last january. i thought it would be colorful and funky and feature pretty much a little bit of EVERYTHING from the kit. the finished banner is nothing like that, but it's maybe even better?

i'm not usually much of a "monochrome" gal, but somehow all of the soft tan, cream and white neutrals in the kit ganged up on me and just DEMANDED to be used together!

i cut the pennants from pink paislee's "divine damask" paper and backed them with kraft cardstock. the fabric thickers are nestled on medallions cut from american crafts' "hello sunshine" and the decorative valence at the top is punched from more pink paislee--this time the butterfly garden collection's "flower blooms".

i strung the banner from some pixie signature seam binding in a soft sandy color. between each pennant i've attached one of prima's gorgeous fabric "calcutta" blossoms.

i've embellished the panels with melody ross' whimsical little chipboard birds (you get a whole packet!) that i covered with vintage sheet music from the kit. i've given them a light coating of matte gel medium for extra resilliance!

this banner was a ♥DREAM♥ to make, and i hope it will be equally loved in its new home!

Kirsty's Note -
That is just truly a DREAM banner to have!!!!Thanks Pixie Lauren!!!!

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Pixie October Kit "Blue Moon"

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  1. I think it is very pretty! Great job and I love the colors! Mimi

  2. This is just absolutely beautiful! Love everything about it Lauren!

  3. Прелестно, очень красиво!

  4. wow i love it, i realy love the colours and the flowers. Great job thanks for sharing.

    Have a great weekend,


  5. This banner is sooo lovely. Such a gentle combo of colours. Ideal for my new Granddaughter.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Cally x

  6. check you out rockin' the monochromatic world.

  7. This is really beautiful, I love the monochrome look. Lee x

  8. Your banner is so beautiful with its subtle colours and timeless look.
    Outi xxx

  9. What a FABULOUS banner! LOVE it!

  10. Wow - this banner is truly beautiful :)