Hello crafty peeps! I am really excited to share today’s project with you. It’s for the September Get Kids Crafty Blog hop, and our theme is…wait for it….Halloween! It’s the most wonderful time of year, and my daughter and I were really stoked to make this project together. Miss R really wanted to make some kind of decoration instead of a card, so we decided to make a banner together.
I have an old Sizzix banner die set that cuts out different parts of banners so that it is extremely customizable. She went through my Halloween papers, and of course fell in love with some glitter cardstock from an older Martha Stewart paper pad. Then she decided that she wanted a purple background and green letters for her “Boo.” Knowing that the word is only 3 letters long, we thought that it needed to have at least 2 more sections, so we grabbed the Framed Witch Metal Stencil from Stampendous. The stencil is perfect, because we were able to easily have the witch facing in both directions.
To get the witch on the banner, Miss R taped down the stencil and applied VersaMark on top. Then we heated silver embossing powder on top. Again, we reversed the witch for the other end of the banner. She also added eyelets and a pretty ribbon to attach the pieces together.
The above image isn’t showing where the banner will be hung for Halloween, as we haven’t decorated yet (yup….that little spider is always up. What can I say, we love Halloween!), but we wanted to show you how cute it is hung up. I love Miss R’s paper choices and colors. And I think she did a great job die cutting and attaching all of the pieces. Making a banner for any occasion is a great project to get your kids involved with. Miss R has made several banners before, but none this intense. What kids of Halloween projects do you make with your children? If you would like some more ideas, please visit all of the stops on the Get Kids Crafty Blog Hop below. Thanks so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!