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St. Patrick’s Day Banner

I’m back! It was nice taking the last few days off, to focus solely on my kids. The weather has been so nice here (it was 80 today) and we have spent the majority of our time outdoors. We’re getting ready to start planting so we’re pulling weeds and figuring out what we want to plant in our garden this year. I did however get a little bit of crafting done.
Like I mentioned in my Four Leaf Clover Canvas post, I don’t usually decorate for St. Patrick’s Day but I figured we could put a little green decor up this year. I’m not going crazy because I am working on a living room makeover, but I have made a few things. This banner being one of them.

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This was pretty easy to make and may be one of my favorite banners yet. I don’t usually like green but I like the various shades of in this banner. 
 The flags are 6 x 4, you should get 6 flags out of one 12 x 12 piece of cardstock.
 I shared a paper rosette tutorial a few months ago, but basically you cut a 1.5in strip of paper and fold it accordion style then glue the ends together. After that hot glue the center together.
 Using a scalloped punch or cutting machine, cut out a 2inch center and hot glue it onto your rosette.
 Hot glue the rick rack to the front of your flags.
You can glue the shamrocks on or use glue dots for a dimensional effect. 
Then hot glue your rosettes onto the flags and your done.
Do you decorate for St. Patrick’s Day? What about St. Patrick’s Day crafts with the kids? Every year we make rainbow cupcakes, but we’re switching it up this year. Stay tuned to find out what we make. :)
Linking up to these parties, TCB Catch As Catch Can, Sunday Scoop

Comments

  1. Love your flag banner! It turned out so cute!

  2. This is so cute!!! I love the rosettes!!! :)

  3. Looks great! I love how simple it is, but still looks so festive & adorable! Wonderful job!

  4. I love this sweet garland and have pinned it so I don’t forget. ~Kelly

    unDeniably Domestic

  5. I love your banner…it’s simple and sweet. Megan

  6. Love your St. Patrick’s Day banner, thanks for sharing the tutorial.
    Smiles, Paula
    Oh yea, I pinned it to Pinterest.

  7. So fun and festive! Would you be willing to link this up to my Springtime Holiday Link Party? I’d love to have you! Thanks, Michelle
    http://michellepaige.blogspot.com/2012/02/springtime-holiday-link-party.html

  8. Your banner is darling! Thanks for sharing! :)

  9. love the banner !! the green ric rac is precious! thanks for sharing with us! Bonnie ;)

  10. Very pretty banner.

  11. Oooo I love the new look to your blog, Crystal! So cute. And this banner is stunning! Anything with a paper rosette is a winner in my book! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

  12. This is so cute! Thanks for the wonderful tutorial. Shared on our Facebook wall this morning. :)

  13. Great craft!

  14. I love your banner! So Cute! I would love for you to share with my readers on Blog Stalking Thursday! http://thecraftyblogstalker.blogspot.com/2012/03/blog-stalking-thursday-31_07.html

  15. Cute banner! I love anything with ric-rac!

  16. Kimberlee says:

    Wow! What a seriously cute banner! I love how it brings out the fun green of St. Patrick’s day. Would love to have you come link-up at Finished it Friday! Have a fabulous weekend! ~Kimberlee, The Spunky Diva

  17. Super cute banner! I love the different textures. Stopping by from Whipperberry.

  18. I’m in love with pinwheels. I love how you’ve used them in this banner. Beautiful outcome.

  19. Hey, the banner looks great. I really love the pattern mix (not usually a fan of Saint Patrick’s green myself, but your banner is adorable). And thanks for the tip on the rosette!

  20. Super cute banner!!! I love the gingham!

    –Katie
    @ Creatively Living

  21. Crystal, so cute! I love the plaid paper and the ric rack is adorable! Be sure and stop by to link up at Friday Frolic:) It was having issues earlier, but it got worked out:) Have a great weekend!!

  22. This is super adorable! Adding it to my list of handicrafts to do with the kiddos next week! I would love for you to stop by and link to my Sew Crafty Saturday Party!

  23. Super cute banner. Love the lollies and the simplicity!!

  24. Very cute banner…I have to do a display at my work and I may use this idea for my inspiration! I’m now following you on Linky follower…please stop by and visit me too! http://www.sewanddipity.com

  25. Saw this banner on Be Different Act Normal’s link up party. LOVE. So cute. If I were having a St. Pat’s party this would be on my decorations-to-make list!

  26. This is AWESOME! I’d LOVE to have you link up your projects at my party! XO, Aimee

  27. Fun banner!

  28. So cute! I linked up a St. Patrick’s Day project as well! Found you via Motivate Me Monday link party :)

    -Bonnie @ Revolutionaries
    http://www.revolutionariesblog.com

  29. Very cute, I think I’ll make one but with shamrocks because they’re the real St. Patrick’s Day tradition, not four-leaf clovers!

  30. I love your new look! I just featured this project on my blog today: http://seevanessacraft.com/2012/03/5-crafty-st-patricks-day-ideas/

  31. Oh how cute!! I agree… The ricrac is darling! Always love your festive ideas, Crystal! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

  32. Cute Crystal.. :) I Pinned it!

  33. I made a spring banner, but after seeing this I want to make a St.Patty’s Day banner! Love it! I always make cupcakes & do enjoy making a few crafts for the occasion.

  34. This is a seriously cute banner! I thought your tutorial was great and I can’t wait to give it a try! Would love if you’d link this up on my Destination: Inspiration linky party going on now at Teagan’s Travels!

    http://teaganstravels.blogspot.com/2012/03/destination-inspiration-linky-party-6.html

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
    Michelle

  35. Featuring this, too! :)

  36. That’s a cute banner idea. We don’t decorate for St Patricks Day either, but this is really cute!

  37. So cute! I am featuring this on my blog tomorrow!

    Ashley

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