Monday, July 15, 2013

Fun with Banners {Bo Bunny Design Team}

Banners have been a fun new design element in the past couple of years....and Bo Bunny challenged some of us design team members to create a layout with banners! 

 I chose to use some of the ready made layered chipboard banners from the C'est La Vie collection as well as some banner pieces from the patterned paper.

I also used some of those cute coordinating blossoms that Bo Bunny put out last year.  I used the Blush Daisy collection and a couple of the blooms from the Blush Bouquet collection as well.

Do you like the pretty flourishes I used on the two photos above?  Well, here's a little secret, just between you and me.....Cheery Lynn Designs Die Cuts asked me to be their guest designer in September and I got a bunch of their gorgeous dies in the mail a few days ago!   I just couldn't resist giving them a little try before then so I cut out a couple of the flourishes 'Fanciful Flourish'.  I just LOVE them!  They're so fine and delicate!  I thought I might have a hard time getting them out of the die's because they are so delicate, but they popped out easy-peasy!  Must be some sort of special design :)  I can't wait to share more with you in September!
 
If you'd like to see more pages and projects using banners you've got to take a peek at the Bo Bunny Blog today, there are some really beautiful projects shared there!
 
Supplies:
Patterned Paper - C'est La Vie (Ephemera, Deja Vu, La Vie en Rose, Belle)
Cardstock - Double Dot (Chiffon)
Misc Me - C'est La Vie Contents (blue stripe page)
Chipboard - C'est La Vie (layered chipboard)
Trinkets - C'est La Vie
Buttons - C'est La Vie
Blossoms - Blush Daisy, Blush Bouquet
Lace Paper Doily - Small 4"
Other: Burlap, Cheery Lynn Die cut flourish, twine, texture paste
 
Thanks so much for stopping by today! xo

9 comments:

pattyo said...

Beautiful, of course! Love the large flower in the upper left corner and the way you have layers peeking out from under the top sheet.

Edilza Teixeira said...

Oi Gabrielle!!!

Belíssimo LO !!! Parabéns !!!

Beijos e tenha dias abençoados e iluminados

Lynn said...

Simply stunning Gabi. I love all the layers and details.. and your photo is just way too adorable! Hope your having an awesome day!

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Very beautiful! I love your little secret...can't wait to read more in September :) I love the banners and the twine; just wondering how do you attach the twine to the page? Do you use glue gun or other adhesive?
Hugs,
Asmah

Romy said...

Your lay-out looks so girly, sweet and cheery! I just love the sweet banner and all your other lovely details. Amazing work as always!

carlies said...

wowza very beautiful design so much wonderful detail love it :}

Lizzyc said...

This layout is gorgeous! I love how you pull back the papers and add some lace or something pretty..love the layered up banner, love the flowers, and yes cheery lynn make the most adorable flourishes, I have quite a few now!! Another fav layout of mine!

Ava Gavloski said...

sweet sweet sweet, i did up a quick one for the challenge as well...

Karen Otterbacher said...

Gorgeous... Everything! LOL
This page is rich and beautiful! Love the banners!
& corrug. board - (& the delicate flourishes! shhh)

TFS!!

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