Monday, December 19

Party Time!




Are you ready to party? It's party time for two weeks at Simon's Monday challenge! I made a party banner and favor, which could be used for a Christmas party, a celebration of winter, a sledding and hot cocoa party, or just a fun get together. Join us in the party and make something to share! 

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Party Favor


I just love this Crate Paper Snow and Cocoa line! I inked around the edges with High Dive and cut a strip of blue and layered patterned paper onto it.


I cut small strips of paper and wrapped each chocolate, then put them into a cellophane bag which I attached to the paper strip.


Make a fun topper for the candy, and voila - you have a fun and easy party favor! 


Banner


I had a hard time getting a photo of the banner in its entirety, so I will be sharing each piece so you can see the details.

I started out by making my banner bases out of cardboard. I measured and cut each piece. I know there are also die cuts you can use to make a banner.


As you can see, I used a lot of embellishments to pretty up each part of the banner. Somehow as I work, my workspace gets smaller and smaller - does that happen to you?


Here you can see the before and after bling...


Now, for each letter in CELEBRATE...










Isn't this such a fun line for a party? 

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate!
Happy Winter Solstice!
Happy Winter!

So, come on over and join the party! I can't wait to see what you share!

How about the chance to win a $50 voucher from Simon? Just join in the fun on the Monday challenge. 

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 A great place to shop!!


Simon is on Instagram, use #sssmondaychallenge when you share!


The party is on over at the Monday challenge, so lets head on over and join the rest of the DT!


13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous banner Maura! I love the whole design of this! FABULOUS!! :-)

    Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a fabulous 2017!
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. Maura, your banner is so fun and festive. I love all the cute little critters and beautiful flowers. Great design!

    Cathie ♥

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  3. I totally adore the banner with its sweet pastel colors and all the details. Great project! Have a Very Merry Christmas and a Happiest New Year ever! Hugs, Marzena

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  4. This came out so pretty!! Another year I should make a Christmas banner. I'm usually making cards and working on my December Daily, so other Christmas-related crafting doesn't happen.

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  5. Such an adorable party favor and banner, Maura! I love the way you embellished both :)

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  6. Wow....just fabulous! Merry Christmas.

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  7. This is such an adorable and beautiful banner, Marua. Love the cute images and pretty colors. Wish you happy holidays! :)

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  8. These are so fun, Maura! Love the gift wrapping and the banner! Best wishes for 2017! Hugs, Sandra

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  9. What an adorable project and I love the banner...it's just so much fun and so pretty! Wishing you a very happy and healthy 2017 and hope the new year brings you everything you could want... Hugs <3

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  10. Amazing banner MAura! Super project! Totally cute and fun, love the colors! I wish you an Happy and creative 2017!!! barbara

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  11. amazing projects Maura...love all the details you incorporated on your beautiful banner and yes I belong to the crafting on a postage stamp team too...Happy New Year my sweet friend and all good wishes for a Happy and Healthy 2017....love kath xxx

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  12. Amazing projects Maura!! I love the party favor you made and the banner is fantastic. So many wonderful details. I love it! Happy New Year my friend!!!

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  13. Oh Maura! We can absolutely never go shopping together because I'm convinced we would be reaching for the same things the whole time!! I adore your taste in materials (I, too, adore this line) and I love seeing what that crafty mind of yours conjures up. This banner is delicious- every letter so thoughtfully framed and highlighted and I love the mix of bling and nature!

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