Monday, December 18, 2017

Happy Christmas Banner for Wild Orchid Crafts and Blog Break

Hello everyone and happy Monday!! I hope you had a fabulous weekend!! It's my turn to post on the Wild Orchid Crafts Blog and I have a Christmas project to share with you, featuring flowers and accessories you can find in the Wild Orchid Crafts Shop.


I wanted to make a banner I could hang on my fireplace mantle for Christmas. I cut cardboard for the base and covered it with papers from Recollections that my dear, sweet friend Sherrie, of Sherrie Scraps With Passion sent to me :) Thank you again, Sherrie - I love them so much and couldn't wait to create with them :) I used Pretty Flori Snow White flowers, and Mulberry Poinsettia Blooms in two sizes. In the center of the blooms, I used White Stamens, Double Head Pearl Stamens and Small Double Head Pearl Stamens. I also used Pearl Spray, Mulberry Paper Leaves, Crown Pins, Frost Berry Spray, Guipure Lace, Seam Binding and Sissal.




I am entering this in the following challenges:

1) Word Art Wednesday ~ Anything Goes
2) Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday - Anything Goes


Wild Orchid Crafts Products Used:

Sissal


I also wanted to let you know I'm taking a short blog break to spend time with my family for the holidays. I have a couple of scheduled posts, but I won't be back until the first of the year to visit you. I'll miss you!! I hope you all have a very happy holiday season and a spectacular new year!! Big hugs dear friends :)

46 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa wow I love your banner it's so pretty,you are very clever my friend,well done 💋

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  2. Your banner is beautiful and will look wonderful adorning your fireplace.
    Have a fabulous Christmas, enjoy the time with your family!
    hugs
    Chris
    x

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  3. Fabulous and romantic banner! Love all the details.
    Hugs, Valerija xx

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  4. Very beautiful, I love that paper too.

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  5. Ooooohhhhhh..... awwwwwww.... What I can say on this?? I'm speechless!!! LOOOOOOVE!!! :D :D
    Such wonderful, romantic, elegant, sweet and stunning Christmas banner!! How much lovely details on it!!! The lace on the bottom adds a lot of sweetness and elegance! Fantastic arragement of flowers and berries with the diecut sprigs and the papers are amazing! Adorable frame with the negative sentiment! A masterpiece!
    Pinned https://it.pinterest.com/pin/534802524494680414/
    Hugs!

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  6. It is lovely, Lisa, and is especially wonderful since it is for your own dear home. Maybe next year I will concentrate on doing the same thing, making a few things for myself, other than the pure joy of creating for others. How will you store this until next year? Best wishes for a beautiful Christmas Season, Lisa, and a safe and enjoyable AND HEALTH-FULL 2018. xx

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  7. Such wonderful!!! Elegant , romantic, sweet and stunning Christmas banner!!! Love all the details!!!

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  8. Stunning Lisa!! Love those flowers! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas dear lady and a fabulous 2018 xx

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  9. That is a beautiful addition to your Christmas decorations. I'm sending you a very Merry Christmas greeting and best wishes for a wonderful 2018.

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  10. Co za fantastyczna kartka:) Po prostu cudna, przepiękne kwiaty!!!

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  11. Your banner is a frosty beauty! I love the beautiful lace border and lovely white flowers!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewwgranny.blogspot.com

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  12. This is incredibly beautiful Lisa! I love the grey/white and beautiful glittery peekaboo sentiment. Such incredible details. Merry Christmas, Autumn

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  13. WOW! STUNNING! I LOVE the color Scheme of White & Silver... I bet this looks amazing over your Fireplace... The array of flowers are gorgeous and I LOVE that Recollections Papers! So Elegant! Have a fabulous Day! HUGS!

    Theresa

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  14. Oh my goodness! This Christmas Banner is gorgeous! So elegant with all the white and silver!

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  15. Lisa, your banner is absolutely stunning! Wow, the arrangement of flowers and the pretty sentiment framed out looks amazing! I love the touch of lace..it gives it such an elegant look! Your work is always so amazing and always so inspiring! It will look beautiful on your mantle.

    Enjoy your time with family over christmas! Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year my friend,
    Hugs,
    Sherrie K

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  16. What a great idea to make a banner for the fireplace. I love it, of course. Absolutely beautiful. Enjoy your time with family and have a very Merry Christmas. Hugs and greetings from California.

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  17. A stunning banner Lisa, beautifully decorated - so soft and delicate. I bet this looks wonderful decorating your fireplace.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  18. Your Banner is Gorgeous Lisa.. I hope you have a Fabulous christmas break and a great 2018..Loz

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  19. Cudowna kolorystyka i przepiękne kwiaty!!! Liso wspaniałych Świąt i pomyślności w Nowym 2018 Roku:). Moc pozdrowień:).

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  20. What a gorgeous banner, Lisa, just stunning! xx

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  21. Wow absolutely gorgeous - love the beautiful flowers tfs!!!

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  22. Superb with all that white and silver!
    This epitomize WINTER to me!
    Bravo dear Lisa
    HUGS~

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  23. Winter White Wonderland in this Merry Christmas card. Merriment Peace and JOY Dear...xo

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  24. What a gorgeous & fabulous banner, my friend!! So elegant & beautiful. Have a WONDERFUL holiday.

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  25. Lisa that is a gorgeous banner that is just so elegant. Have a Merry Christmas.

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  26. This is so elegant, gorgeous and a perfect focal point for your fireplace, your talent amazes me!

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  27. Wow, this is absolutely breathtaking! What a stunning and one of a kind design! The detail work in the background is incredible, how I love that silver filigree and the shimmery detailing! The white accents are simply divine, a magical creation my friend!

    Well the family arrived on the weekend and the Christmas festivities have begun. Between the holiday madness and taking care of two sick baby squirrels, I will barely have a moment to spare until after New Years. I love the holidays but oh boy, things can pile up and it can be exhausting. Wouldn't trade it for anything though. lol. Hope you have the most amazing break and enjoy every minute you can with your family this holiday season, many many hugs :)

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  28. Your mantlepiece is going to look absolutely stunning with this gorgeous creation hanging up!! I love how you added the beautiful lace, the flowers are wonderful... I love it! I hope you have a wonderful birthday and that you really enjoy your Christmas break - I am taking a wee break too but look forward to seeing your wonderful creations again in 2018! Have a lovely Christmas season my lovely friend! Big hugs, Anne xxx

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  29. Your banner is absolutely gorgeous! I love those gorgeous flowers and lace you added! I bet it looks amazing on your mantle! Happy Holidays, enjoy your well deserved break!

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  30. oh wow!
    its stunning!
    love it!
    Happy holidays!🎄🎅⛄

    hugs , Fiki

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  31. WOW!!! Gorgeous banner! Love the papers and your delightful design.
    Happy Holidays my friend!!
    Hugs
    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  32. OMG, Lisa!! This banner is so BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the gorgeous flowers, the ribbon and the lace!! Awesome, my friend!! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  33. That color combination is so pretty. I struggle with choosing what colors to use. I need to remember this one. Your tag is lovely.
    April

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  34. Love the beautiful banner! What a lovely gift! I hope you have a very merry Christmas, and enjoy the time with your family and friends!

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  35. White and silver--so beautiful and elegant. Enjoy your family time. Merry Christmas!

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  36. Hi Lisa,
    Your banner is gorgeous, beautiful and so elegant!! I love the gorgeous recollections paper.
    Merry Christmas to you & your beautiful family my friend,
    I hope that your birthday was as special, sweet and beautiful as you are!!
    M'
    Crafting with Creative M

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  37. Gorgeous!! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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  38. Gorgeous creation Lisa, lovely flowers and design! Hope your having a wonderful time with your family.
    Big Hugs, Sherry x
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

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  39. This banner is gorgeous!! Love the textures and beautiful white flowers. Wish you and your family Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Best Wishes for the New Year!!
    Big Hugs,
    Priyanka

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  40. So classy! Love the wonderful textures and blooms!

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  41. I love playing catch up on your blog, Lisa, because it's like having a big old party, full of surprises! I adore this banner--the papers Sherrie gifted you with are gorgeous and you have topped them beautifully with those jaw dropping poinsettias and greenery! That lace peeking out below is such a wonderful 'Lisa' touch! More to go! I'm so blessed!

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  42. I very much like your pattern it's beautiful,thank for sharing good i dea !

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