Thursday, February 7, 2013

Banner Bonanza Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Banner Bonanza Blog Hop!

We're so glad you could join us today! If you've come from An'Jenic's blog, you're in the right place. If you've just come across the hop, please start at the beginning with Ashley at Made Especially For You.

For this blog hop I came across some paper, photos, and chipboard that I had saved in a folder years ago. They were all pulled together so I could make a banner of my boys. They were so small and so cute back then, so I decided heck, why not! So I created my banner of my boys after all and it is proudly displayed in my home.


 The chipboard rectangles are approx. 3x4". They have been sanded, inked, and covered with paper.
I had some random chipboard letters that are 2" tall. I also sanded and inked them and added paper. Together they spell out the word LOVE!
 I decorated each rectangle with various media: lace, ribbon, flowers, pearls and bling.
  Each piece is tied together with some ribbon that I knotted on the front side for added interest.
And here it is..hanging up in my formal dinning room on the hutch. The colors are very muted and perfect for this room. Banners are great fun and can decorate any room in your house, with photos and without!

We also have some fabulous sponsors giving away prizes
 to those who comment on every stop of the hop!

$15 Gift Certificate

Choice of 10 Sets of Pearls

$10 Gift Certificate

$10 Gift Certificate
*Please visit and "like" her Facebook page as well as leave a comment to be eligible to win*

Winners will be randomly chosen and announced on Tuesday February 12th at Made Especially For You. To be eligible to win, you must do the following:

1. Become a follower of each blog in the lineup (if you aren't already)
2. Leave a comment on every stop of the hop
3. Be sure to leave your contact information!

Your next stop is  Julie's blog. She is sure to impress!! 

Here's the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way:


  1. What an amazing banner!! Love the photos on it!!!

    Glad to be in this hop with you!!!

  2. Connie...I LOVE your banner...the photos on it are super adorable and I really like the colors! Great job!

  3. Very cute! I'm loving the idea of adding pictures to the banner! You did a great job!

  4. What a great idea that turned out amazing. Such a lovely way to display your memories.

  5. Your banner is wonderful! What handsome young men :)

  6. I love your blog design!!! Did you do it yourself? Love, love, love it!!!!

    fantastic banner. Something to treasure!


    1. Hi Robin, Thank you! Yes I did make my blog design myself. Just a little something I do in my spare time. :)

  7. Awesome banner. Like the idea of using photos.

  8. awesome creation... thanks for the hop and the chance to win...

  9. What a fun way of sharing those photos. thanks for sharing your inspiration!

  10. a photo banner!!! VERY sweet! I LOVE it!!!

  11. what an amazing idea! thank you so much for the inspiration and ideas!

  12. Beautiful banner! I love that you put pictures on it. :) Thanks so much for being in the hop.


  13. I loved the banner. The pictures are gorgeous. Thank you for sharing. LOVE it.

  14. I love the banner of your children. Great colors.

  15. I love the pictures of your boys on it. The colors are great.

  16. Wow such a fun banner. I love that you did pictures. Such a great idea. Happy to be on the hop with you. TFS AJ-

  17. What a terrific way to showcase your adorable boys! I've never seen a banner with photos on it -- why not IS RIGHT! Lovely!

    Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

  18. Wonderful banner with the photos, the colors are great for the room and all the detail on each panel is perfect. TFS.

  19. What a great idea especially for extra photos that you have!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!!


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