Although I didn’t get this made before summer officially started, I did finish it on Sunday morning and boy, I am sure happy with how it came out. As soon as I saw that Stampin’ Up! came out with new stencils, I was so excited about the possibilities! I purchased both our new Hearts & Stars Decorative Masks and Dots & Stripes Decorative Masks. They are different size dots and stripes than the stencils in the Build a Banner kit, and I knew the stars and stripes would look amazing done in Real Red, Night of Navy and I threw in some Smoky Slate for the letters. Also to the rescue were the new Star Framelits and this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit!!! How stinkin’ cute are the pinwheels??? I adore them and I think they are just the perfect touch on the “Summer” banner… what do you think? OH, also, I used the NEW glimmer paper and the cute little star punch from our new Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (I have been using those 3 new little punches on almost every project since they’ve arrived here).
Can’t wait for this class on Thursday! And for more patriotic themed projects! Stay tuned!
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