Sunday, November 7, 2010

be thankful

I have completed my banner that I wanted to hang on my mantel.  I just wish I had a $4,000 camera to take better pictures.  I have been reading some stuff about my point and shoot that helps me with close ups, but I just cant seem to get those far-away-ones, but someday I will get my camera.  So for now we will just have to be thankful for what we got........
 my "h" wont stay up (need to figure something out)
Here's how it all went down:
I made some of these
...that turn out like this
 and then put them together and you get a ton of these
It was really easy to make, the hardest part was stringing it.  The book pages are super light so the string kept riping the paper.  I love it, and there is not a ton of stuff on the banner, which is unusual for me.   I'm just thankful that it is done and hanging!


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  1. I love it! You better bring it tomorrow so I can see it in person since I am bringing mine to show you!
    And I love that its so simple. But nothing seems lacking regardless!

  2. I just LOVE it...I so need to make me one!!!!


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  3. This is so fantastic!!
    I love those papers!
    Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Paper Issues!

  4. your banner is just STUNNING!!! and your pictures are just WONDERFUL! job well done!!

  5. Thanks for this great tutorial. I love your ideas.

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  6. Your mantel is beautiful and it looks so cozy with the banner. I want to try and make one... thanks for the tute! The banners are so cute!

  7. I love this, I've been making all kinds of things from old books and I think this will need to be the next one. TFS!