Wednesday, September 11, 2013

September Blog Hop

Welcome to our Blog Hop!!
This month's theme is ... BANNERS!  And with
the banner kits in Stampin' Up!'s holiday
catalog, it's easier than ever to create
fantastic banners in no time flat!
Before I get to my addition to the hop,
did you just come from Linda's blog?
Loved her banner and the colors she chose!
If you haven't visited her blog, click here to see it.

Okay, now I get to brag on my brand-new grand-nephew ...
or is it great-nephew?  Anyway, my niece just gave
birth yesterday to a healthy baby boy.  He weighs 8 lbs. 10 oz.
and is 21 1/2 inches long.  Big guy, huh?  :)

So in honor of his arrival, I have made a name
banner for his nursery.  My inspiration came from
this beautiful comforter my sister hand-made:

I wanted to use the same colors from the comforter
but keep the banner pretty simple and generic so
it wouldn't clash with the other decor of the nursery,
so here's what I came up with:

I hope he'll like it!

Thanks for stopping by and checking
out our projects.  Now click here to hop on over
to Caren's blog to see her uber cute banner.

Happy hopping and have a great day!


  1. that little boy is so precious!!! I tell you from experience, they don't stay like that for longer than a blink of an eye!!!

    I enjoyed your banner and how you coordinated it with the comforter. Tell me, what did you do with the mat behind the letter? Is it cardstock? How did you adhere it?

    1. Thank you! Yes, the circles are cardstock cut with the circles framelits. I adhered both the colored cardstock and the white cardstock with the sponged letters onto the banner pieces with foam dimensionls. They seem to be holding very well.

  2. Such a colorful and cute name banner! Love it- you always do such nice work. Love to Hop with you!

  3. What what a beautiful baby boy! I am having a great or a grand niece next month and would love to do a name banner but they are keeping the name a secret! I think you coordinated the colors beautifully. It is bright and cheery and just perfect!

  4. Aw....such a cute baby. Oh, and the project is awesome too! :)