Fresh & Sweet Butterfly Banner
Let your creativity take wing. Welcome guests to your next soiree with a banner you've made yourself. With Sizzix dies and a few embellishments, your sentiments will soar. Just follow the instructions below to get started.
Other Supplies: Buttons, Cardstock, Glitter Paper, Patterned Paper, Pipe Cleaner, Ribbon, Sewing Machine (Optional), String
Cover mat board with coordinating cardstock and patterned paper. Die-cut Butterfly Album out of the covered mat board three times. If desired, embellish with stitching. Layer die-cut Butterflies to form a banner. Attach Butterflies using ribbon. Cut a strip of patterned paper, accordion fold, gather center and wrap with pipe cleaner. Pull the edges of the patterned paper above the pipe cleaner apart to reveal the ridges and creases of the accordion fold (these will create the petals of your flower). Adhere edges together to form a rosette. If desired, cut the ends of the petals with scissors to round them. Finish by embellishing with buttons. Cover the joints where the banner pieces meet with rosettes. Crop photos, mat on cardstock and adhere to the banner. Die-cut phrases, Fresh and Sweet out of glitter paper and adhere to the banner. Die-cut flourish, heart and small flower (also from Butterfly Album die) out of patterned paper, embellish heart with stitching, embellish small flower with a button and string. Adhere to the banner.