Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Decorate to Celebrate #24 Graduation Party!!

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Happy Wednesday, everyone!! I hope you are having a fabulous week!! It's time for another super-fun challenge at Decorate to Celebrate!! For Challenge #24, we are asking you to create any project to be used as a party decoration (or party supply) for a GRADUATION PARTY!! Let's celebrate EVERYTHING WONDERFUL ABOUT CAPS AND GOWNS AND DIPLOMAS with your table decorations, party banners, pennants, yard signs, cupcakes, party favors and more!! :)


For my project today, I created a Graduation Banner!! The base is a Spellbinders Nested Lacey Pennant die, with Nested Pennant die on top. The white with red polka dot paper is DCWV Dots, Stripes and Plaids paper stack, and the red with white polka dots is My Mind's Eye.


I cut 1 1/2" strips of the red paper and scored them every half inch to create the rosettes. The top layer is a Spellbinders Parisian Accents die and the numbers are from Base Camp, cut at 2 1/2". "You control your own destiny" is from K Andrew Designs Positive Thoughts stamp set. Click HERE to purchase your own set!!

Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Decorate to Celebrate to see the amazing projects my awesome design team sisters have created!! Then link up your Graduation Party decorations!! I can't wait to see what you create!!

Also, I have two winners to announce for the Getting Cricky Show Your Style Blog Hop and My-O's 32 Birthday Blog Hop and I will do that tomorrow!! :) 

34 comments:

  1. Very pretty banner!! I love the rosette on top!! Enjoy your day!!
    Kristan

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  2. Such a GREAT banner Lisa!!! Loving those rosettes!! Hope you have a GREAT hump day :)

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  3. The red you have chosen is so good for the celebratory mood!!

    Cheers
    Sonia
    cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  4. Great banner Lisa!!! Seems we were on the same wavelength this week!!! Hope you are having a great week!!! :)Amy

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  5. Wow, awesome graduation banner!! I love the polka dot paper-I am a sucker for polka dot anything,lol!
    I need to make some rosettes again..they are so pretty and add such a fun look! Great job once again!!
    Have a wonderful Wednesday!!
    Sherrie K
    http//sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  6. The red and white polka dots really pop against the white and red polka dot paper, and I love how u put the sentimennt (which is perfect for graduation banner)
    Hugs

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  7. Pretty use of the Lacey Pendants Spellbinders. I may make one for my duaghter's 2014 graduation. She is finishing up the last of 1 1/2 wks of her sophomore yr of college. She is going to stay a couple days after classes end to "chill with her friends" (her words) so I'll be celebrating Mother's Day late.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  8. Wonderful banner, Lisa!
    Hugs and smiles

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  9. AWESOME banner Lisa!I LOVE all the great details on it,BEAUTIFUL job as always!Have a great day my friend!!!:)

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  10. Lisa,

    great banner. Abnd fabulous rosettes. I rreally like Kristals stamp that you used. It is perfect for this
    !
    Charlotte

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  11. Beautiful banner Lisa and I too LOVE those rosettes!! Have a fantastic day!!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  12. What a cleaver idea. Your banner is fab!!! I love the cheerfulness, the way you made the rosettes, the sentiment and how you placed the sentiment. Just perfect!
    Have a great day.
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  13. FABULOUS banner! Oh I love this!


    ~Cheryl~

    **I am having a couple of give-aways on my blog. Feel free to stop by if you are interested.**

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  14. this is an outstanding banner it would be perfect for any grad party. love it my friend. hugs

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  15. Cool banner! I love all that red and the spellbinders dies are fantastic. I need to find me some of those labels dies!

    Precious Hugs
    OmaGloria
    Oma’s Crafts
    Getting Cricky DT Member
    3 Girl JAM DT Member

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  16. Oh Lisa! This is just lovely!

    Hugs,

    Chriss

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  17. so pretty.love colors ans lacy pendant.

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  18. Lisa so creative and beautiful. Karen

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  19. I love your banner! The colors and polka dots are so bright and cheerful! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  20. Lisa ~ the banner is wonderful. I especially like the sentiment on the last pennant. I haven't tried a rosette yet, you make them look so easy.
    Cindy Lou

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  21. This is such a fun project. TFS
    Cheri

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  22. You have quickly become the go-to person for Spellbinder inspiration. Do you know I have this set but have never made a full banner! Lol. Yours is very cute. I love the roesettes behind the numbers. Another fantastic job Lisa!

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  23. What a fabulous banner! Love the colour you have used!!
    Simply stunning
    Cheers Jennie
    Jenscrapstoo

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  24. Great banner! Love the sentiment!
    Miranda
    www.nanasscrapspot.com

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  25. Lovely banner and I love the colors and paper you used.

    I also wanted to say thank you for support my blog, becoming a follower and supporting "Heaven's Sweet Babies" blog hop.
    Thank You AJ~

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  26. My sweet friend, this is a gorgeous banner! It's so perfectly festive for the happy occasion. :o) I always love polka dots, but I especially fancy them for celebratory crafts! The sentiment is fantastic and you already know I'm staring at that lovely Parisan accent. ;) Everything about this banner is spectacular, my talented friend. (OH and I love the rosette! Of course! Amazing layers on this project.) Have a sparkly, sunshiny day!

    Hugs and blessings!
    http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

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  27. Oh my awesomeness! This is GREAT! I love the rosettes.
    Have a SUPER day!
    Shelly

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  28. Amazing Lisa! Love the Polka dots and the colors are perfect. Love the Rosette. The more I see your Spellbinders diecuts projects, the more I want them. While in Joann's & Michael's recently, I was looking at diecuts while thinking about you and your great creations...thanks for spending my money...lol.

    Have a great weekend my sweet Blog friend!
    Dee B

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  29. Hi, there, my sweet Lisa!

    What an aweseome banner, my friend! Fabulous job and love the sentiment too!

    I'll be seeing you, sweetie!

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  30. Oh, Lisa... This banner is truly BEAUTIFUL!! I love that you added the sentiment like that -- What a neat idea!! :) Such a versatile and FUN banner, perfect for a graduation party (and MORE!!)... Great project, my friend!!

    BIG HUGS,
    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

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  31. Lisa this is a really sweet banner. I really love the polka dots. Another spellbinders I will have to get:))

    Hugs, Pam
    http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  32. Absolutely wonderful banner!! I need to make one for this weekend, so hopefully I am now inspired :-)

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  33. beautiful banner. Great school colors.

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