Some friendly bann(t)er

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At Craft Your Passion this week the challenge is Banners.We have the fabulous Birdie Brown as our sponsor too.Head on over to check how to play and win.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT inspiration,they’ve done a wonderful job!

For my card I’ve used Be My Friend by Birdie Brown.Aren’t they just the cutest?!They’ve been coloured with Copic Ciao and Sketch Markers with some 3D Crystal Lacquer to enhance those beautiful,big eyes.I hand cut the banners then punched some tiny holes before threading them with some jute twine.I threaded some sweet wooden buttons onto the ends.I’ve used a selection of gorgeous Boho Chic papers to go with the little bunnies,the light woodgrain is the reverse of the one in the background and provides a nice contrast I think.The burnt orange card is some I had luckily tucked away in my stash 🙂 I distressed and tore the edges to keep in with a countryside feel.The sentiment was created in my brand new,shiny toy…a Dymo Embossing Labelmaker!I remember these being so popular when I was and kid and how totally jealous I was that my brother got one for Christmas.I’ve always admired them on others papercraft projects too.Thinking how outdated these were compared to today’s technology I thought I’d pick one up fairly cheaply…WRONG!Oh my,even on that well know auction site the most basic still seemed pricey to me…until I found this baby…

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It came with interchangeable wheels with different fonts/numbers.The pink one sitting in the machine even has some cute icons 🙂 Plus you get this lanyard so you can wear it around your neck…thinking Medallion Man here 😉 I may be labeling everything that doesn’t move.My doggy better look out – she’s pretty lazy!

Supplies :

Image : Be My Friend by Birdie Brown
Mediums : Copic Ciao and Sketch Markers,3D Crystal Lacquer 
Sentiment : Created with my new Dymo Embossing Labelmaker
Papers & Card : DP First Edition Boho Chic 8 x 8 Paper Pack,Burnt orange card from stash
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Fiskars Non-Stick Scissors,Tim Holtz Paper Distresser
To Embellish  : Jute Twine and Wooden Heart Buttons from stash

Some challenges this is for :

613 Avenue Create : Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations Paint : Anything Goes
Great Impressions : Have a Heart
Joanna Sheen Challenge : Layer It Up
Kenny K`s Krafty Krew : Layer It Up 
One Stitch At A Time :Use a Digi
Robyn`s Fetish : Use Ribbon or Twine 
4 Crafty Chicks  : Twine
Crafty Ribbons : Button up
Forever Friends : Animals &/or Butterflys &/or Birds
MilkCoffee Challenge : Make it Cute
My Heart Pieces Digital Stamps Challenge : My Heart is for You
Crafting By Design : Anything Goes
Penny’s Paper-Crafty : Anything Goes
Stampavie and More : Lots of Layers
Through The Craft Room Door : Always Anything Goes!
Tuesday Alchemy : My Heart’s All A Flutter
Allsorts : Animals
Crazy 4 Challenges : Texture, texture, texture (twine,wooden buttons,shiny eyes,embossed sentiment,faux woodgrain papers)


Thanks for looking

Lisa x

20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. amanda
    Feb 25, 2013 @ 14:38:21

    cute card, adorable great layout thank you for joining us at Robyns Fetish challenge


  2. Kathi R
    Feb 25, 2013 @ 18:49:13

    Wonderful card. Cute image, colored beautifully.

    Thanks for playing along with this week’s challenge at Kenny K’s Krafty Krew.


  3. Tracey
    Feb 25, 2013 @ 20:26:46

    Lovely card hunni,sweet images. Love the papers you have used. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends this month. Traceyxx


  4. catherine
    Feb 25, 2013 @ 20:55:47

    Great card and thanks for joining in with our challenge over at Allsorts this week
    x catherine


  5. Mags
    Feb 25, 2013 @ 22:19:56

    A lovely card. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.


  6. Pauline
    Feb 25, 2013 @ 22:48:12

    This is a fab card Lisa, such a cute image and great layout.
    Thank you for joining us at Forever Friends this month.


  7. Vanessa
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 03:30:49

    Awesome card!
    Thanks for showing us at kkkk!!!


  8. Tamie Camp
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 18:37:09

    Oh this is soooo cute! I love how you kept the twin a little loser and how it looks with the banner. Great layout, color and pop too. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.


  9. ~ginny
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 20:02:56

    Hey Lisa! A lot of details I love in your card… the banners cut from different DP and hung up with the cute buttons! Like the torn edge and the fact you even made a mini banner out of the Dymo labels! And of course, their eyes – nice card toots!


  10. NikkiByrne
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 20:17:38

    Oh thise bunnies are the cutest! Great layout for your card. Thank you for sharing with us this week at OSAAT and good luck, hugs



  11. Debbie S
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 20:35:58

    Cute card :o)
    Thanks for playing along with us at Stampavie & More this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx


  12. Kimberly S
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 22:03:21

    The bunnies are just too cute, and the card is just the sweetest. Thanks so much for joining us for the Creative Inspirations Paint Challenge. 🙂


  13. Julia Vazquez
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 22:40:45

    Gorgeous creation, love your colors and the image.
    Thanks for joining us at Crafting By Designs.


  14. Bonnie Irvine
    Feb 27, 2013 @ 01:49:58

    Great job showcasing this image. Love their shiny little eyes 🙂 The woodgrain paper is a wonderful background choice. I like the contrasting torn piece under the image. The fishtail banners are a creative choice. They look so cute with the twine through the top. Another fab card!


  15. Leanne
    Feb 27, 2013 @ 03:12:53

    Thanks for playing our Twine Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job!


  16. Rachelle
    Feb 27, 2013 @ 22:50:27

    I just picked up a Dymo label maker at Salvation Army for 85 cents. I took a chance that the Smash refills would work and they did! Thanks for joining us this week for the “Layer It Up” challenge at Kenny K’s Krafty Krew. Good luck and please join us again next week! Rachelle


  17. scrapunzel1
    Feb 28, 2013 @ 22:48:04

    Love, love, love. The crystal lacquer made the eyes on this card! Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs ~


  18. alipeeps
    Mar 01, 2013 @ 20:25:10

    Such a cute card – those bunnies are *adorable* and I love the touch of gloss on their eyes.

    I remember having a Dymo machine when I was about 10 and loved it. Have also rediscovered Dymo for crafting purposes. 🙂

    Thanks for joining in with our Use a Digi challenge at OSAAT this week. 🙂



  19. Jo Ann
    Mar 02, 2013 @ 17:27:49

    Super cute image…Love it! Thanks for playing along with us at our Neighborhood—613 Avenue Create! God bless, always!

    JO ANN


  20. Made By Mandy
    Mar 02, 2013 @ 20:34:01

    Love that cute image and well done on your Dymo find, those extra wheels are a twist on the standard ones.

    Many thanks for joining in with our ‘Use A Digi’ challenge over at OSAAT & hope to see you back again soon.

    Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)


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