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mrskimmyl
« on: December 09, 2008 08:38:21 AM »

So far this is my second completed homemade Christmas decoration & I'm just in love with it.




We rent, so I had this huge blank white wall to work with. This was the inspiration banner/garland I based this idea off of.
The scalloped black background was the most difficult. I couldn't find my scalloped edge scissors, so I pulled up scalloped edge shapes in Photoshop, traced those onto paper, & used them as a template. I'm glad, though - the scallops would've been much smaller if I had found the scissors.
I made the bows myself with wired ribbon, & the extra glittery accent on the letters was added with glitter glue.
I think that the blue letters are my favorite. There are a few more images below (including more detailed views). Comments & suggestions appreciated!



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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2008 09:21:57 AM »

Awesome Job- I *love* the whimsical look of the letters. Now I'm wishing I had cool paper so I could make one like that.
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zenochka
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2008 03:19:47 PM »

I really like it! I love the whimsical look to it too!
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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2008 07:44:15 PM »

Gorgeous!!!
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