Category: Banner Banter

Banner Banter Bag

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A Banner Banter Bag ūüôā ¬†Made with the Irresistible Designer Series paper, sponged in Bermuda Bay and made with the Gift Bag Punch Board. ¬†The flower in the center is the new Cotton paper – 10 layers – cut with the Floral Frames Collection. ¬†This is super simple to do because the layers can all be cut at one time. ¬†Then you just need to stagger the layers and staple them (twice – make an x) in the middle and pull them up one layer at a time. ¬†Kind of scrunch them as you go and you will have a beautiful flower to attach to your bag. ¬†The little tag is Banner Banter stamped on a piece punched with the flag punch. ¬†Fill and give! ¬†Hugs, Fran

Karen Burniston Design Team June Challenge

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Our challenge this month was, well…..challenging! ¬†We were to make cards using dies that match the first initial of our first and last names! ¬†So for this card I chose some Fancy Frames and the Star Accordion Album. ¬†The front of the card has the 3-D star, the Star Fancy Frame Edges, some Red Glimmer paper and glitter brads.

Star Accordion 02 front detail


The little flag banner at the top shows on the inside too!

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The inside shows the red, white and blue Р4th of July card.  See the banner showing on both sides? Just make 2 the same size and attach them to the card and each other.

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The middle section uses Stampin Up’s Irresistible You paper that has stripes embossed on it. ¬†I added a sentiment from Banner Banter and the USA is die cut using the ECD Alphabet 1 die in Marina Mist. ¬†The edges are also from the Star Fancy Frames set.

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The right side star is not popped up because it closes into the card. ¬†I still inked the fold lines to give it the same appearance. ¬†So grab some red, white and blue paper and play along! ¬†You can find all the cards for this challenge on Karen’s Facebook page. Hugs, Fran

Banner Banter Pivot

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Every had an idea in your head Рand it turns out as something completely different?  Well that would be this card!  Using the colors from the Stacked with Love DSP, I ended up doing a Karen Burniston Katie Label Pop It Ups Pivot card using Banner Banter as the stamp set.

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But I didn’t really use the DSP (just a tiny piece inside)¬†just Back to Black and some Beach House¬†washi tape. ¬†Hugs, Fran


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This was my card for an organized shoebox swap at convention! ¬†A shoebox swap is where everyone cuts out all the pieces for their card and everyone makes them instead of just swapping. ¬†I used Banner Banter to create the swag across the top and the Maritime Designer Series Paper. ¬†Love the color combo ūüôā


Stamp Sets – Banner Banter, Fabulous Four

Card stock – Whisper White, Real Red, Maritime DSP

Ink – Real Red, Night of Navy, Coastal Cabana

Etc – flag punch, Candy dots

So much fun getting to stamp with friends!  Hugs, Fran

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