Friday, January 20, 2012

Valentine Paint Chip Pennant Banner

My poor Mantel has suffered from neglect.
After I stripped it from Christmas it sat empty.
Then things started to get piled on it.
I am serious it did.
That got rectified real quick.

Now since Valentine's Day is around the corner
And Beth  is going to have one of her Mantel Link Parties
I need to get moving.

Problem is I can't find my Valentine Decorations.
And I am not sure if the made the move or not.
So back to square one with nothing in the budget.
Thankfully my craft supplies are getting organized
As I create my New Creative Space

So we need to create new Valentine Decorations.
After looking all over Pinterest
I have some ideas.


Yeah I have a problem with collecting paint chips.
Somedays when I need to get out of the house without the 5 year old I go to Lowe's or Home Depot and raid their paint chips.
It's what I call my "Mommy Escape"
It's that or the fabric store.
The paint chips cost less.

Seriously it took my glue gun longer to heat up than do this.

Supplies needed:
Paint chips (the long skinny ones)
Scissors
Glue/Tape
Baker's Twines (string, thread, ribbon)
Heart Buttons (from JoAnn Fabrics )

Fold and Cut ends of Paint Chips


Fold over the Baker's Twine and Glue/Tape


Add Buttons and Hang up


Done !!!




Hanging out with my Friends........

17 comments:

  1. Adorable! Love this idea. Stop by and link up if you have time!
    Mary

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  2. Adorable! I love this!!! What a fantastic idea! I'd love to invite you to link up with us for Fun Stuff Fridays. http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2012/01/fun-stuff-fridays-7.html

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  3. Love this.i totally want to make one.btw,I'm your newest follower

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  4. Too cute!
    Would love for you to share at Show & Share!
    http://vintagegwen.blogspot.com/2012/01/show-share-23-darlings.html

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  5. very pretty! I would have never thought of that! I would love for you to link up at Handmade 52! http://raisingoranges.blogspot.com/2012/01/handmade-52-3.html

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  6. This is such a great idea. I did a whole series this summer on my blog with paint chips. Crazy how many things you can use them for. I hope you'll add this project too over at my I Heart Projects Party!
    http://www.itsybitsypaperblog.com/2012/01/i-heart-projects-linky-party.html

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  7. This is such a cute idea! I’m hosting a Valentine theme linky party starting tonight at 11:30. Would love it if you came by and linked up! www.serendipityandspice.blogspot.com
    -Melissa

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  8. This is too cute! I'm your 100th follower! Great blog!

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  9. that is a fun idea!! I always have so many of those after a painting job! love it

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  10. I love this idea. So pretty and easy! Please come link up at my party if you get a chance.

    http://www.herecomesthesun-kelly.blogspot.com/2012/01/fabulous-friday-9.html

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  11. I TOTALLY love this! I'd LOVE to have you link up at Overflowing with Creativity #6 ---it just started!!!

    XO, Aimee

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  12. Fyi...featuring this in tomorrow's Show & Share! Thanks again for linking up!!

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  13. I love this SO much!! I may have to borrow this idea (and credit you, of course!)

    I'm following your cute blog! I would love for you to come link this up at my weekly party going on right now http://www.52mantels.com/2012/01/valentine-mantel-vol-1.html

    Emily @ 52mantels.com

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  14. Thanks so much for linking up to the Manic Monday link party…it was a huge success! Make sure you check back Sunday when I feature the top 3 posts. I’ll be hosting another Manic Monday linky party this week- the theme is “Favorite Things”…details will be posted at noon. 
    -Melissa
    www.serendipityandspice.blogspot.com

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  15. This is such a fun idea! Would you be willing to link up to my Valentine Link Party? I'd love to have you! http://michellepaige.blogspot.com/2012/01/rockin-valentine-valentine-link-party.html

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  16. This is so cute! And I see that you are doing lovelycraftyhome's "get your crap together party" as well! I'm scrambling to get everything done...keep your fingers crossed. I'm also your newest follower!

    Marilyn
    4you-withlove.blogspot.com

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  17. Thank you so much for taking the time to link this up to my Valentine Link Party! This is such an adorable banner!

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