Welcome to the first half of the Labor of Love Halloween Banner Blog Hop!! My project will be up September 2 and 3, but you can qualify for my blog candy until the 5th!!
If you are looking for my Frosted Designs Flourish Canvas project, go HERE.
If you are looking for my Witchy Banner for Sweet Sassy Diva, go HERE.
If you found me first, please go see ELLEN at the beginning. If you are here on the 4th or 5th, go HERE to start the second half of the hop!
We made these awesome Halloween banners to hang in the rooms of the medically-fragile children who live at Pediatric Specialty Care, Bucks County, PA. (http://www.pediatricspecialty.com/).
Here is the line up in case you get lost along the way!
Ellen @ http://www.cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com/
Madison @ http://www.funkycards.blogspot.com/
Jess @ http://www.kinderstampo.com/
Nicolette @ http://www.beyondscrapin.blogspot.com/
Jenny @ http://www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com/
Nikki @ http://www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com/
Jennifer @ http://www.craftycardgallery.blogspot.com/
Dee @ http://www.vintageheartfeltdesigns.blogspot.com/
Sue @ http://www.susanascorner.blogspot.com/
Amy @ http://www.belovedscrapbookdesigns.blogspot.com/
Lori @ http://www.scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com/ ***HERE
Bobbi Jo @ http://www.sweetsassydiva.com/
Jessica @ http://www.thecreativestamperspot.blogspot.com/
Shawnee @ http://www.quiverofangels.blogspot.com/
Jamie @ http://www.craftygirl21.blogspot.com/
Robyn @ http://www.happyhouseofhaas.blogspot.com/
Lisa @ http://bitbythecricutbug.blogspot.com/
Sandra @ http://365daysofcricut.blogspot.com/
Tonya @ http://creativeaddictiontopaper.blogspot.com/
Debbie @ http://debbiescrafttime.blogspot.com/
Blog Hop Sponsors and Blog Candy:
***This blog hop and all the fantastic prizes we are offering would not be possible without our awesome sponsors***
My Pink Stamper (http://www.mypinkstamper.com/)
My Creative time (http://www.creativetimeforme.com/)
Karber Design (http://karbers.blogspot.com/2011/07/karber-designers.html)
Scrappy Moms Stamps (http://scrappymoms-stamps.blogspot.com/)
To be eligible for a prize:
**Leave a comment on Day 1 or Day 2. (Fri./Sat.)
**Leave a comment on Day 3 or Day 4. (Sun./Mon.)
**Thank a sponsor/s for sponsoring our hop by clicking on the icons listed above and leaving a message on our sponsor/s blog saying "What a good GHOUL you are for sponsoring the Labor of Love Halloween Hop, happening today."
**Link a Halloween card to Funky Cards at the link provided at the end of the hop and donate it to the children at Pediatric Specialty Care. You can link your card HERE!
We will be using Random Organizer to match our prizes to our winners. You can enter all of the categories 1-4 and be eligible to win every prize:) There may be more than one winner in some categories and the more comments you leave the better your chances!!
Now on to my banner.....
I started with this banner shape from Birthday Bash sized at 3.98w x 5.50h.
I cut the pieces out with this batty paper.
I cut out some pumpkins at 3.35 inches tall from Pumpkin Carving with this orange checked paper.
Then I had some fun! I cut out some hats from several cartridges so the pumpkins could wear costumes!! I found them on Everyday Paper Dolls, Paper Doll Dress Up and Happy Hauntings. I used the pumpkins as my guide to size them.
I put some scraps on my mat to cut out the hats.
Here are my hats!
I snazzed them up with stickles.
I put green stems on my pumpkins with stickles.
I took purple acrylic paint and painted the edges of my banner.
I added these circles from Elegant Edges (cut at 4.79w x 4.57h) behind the pumpkins. I cut out the letters from Happy Hauntings at 1.5 inches.
Here you can see some of the hats!
I hope the kids and their families like my banner! I wanted it to be more cute than scary!
I have a little of my own Blog Candy to share with you also!! In order to be eligible to win, you need to "trick or treat"! Leave a comment and tell me about a Halloween or Fall memory. If you like my work become a follower. It is helpful if you provide me a way to contact you if you win the treat!!
Thank you for stopping by and supporting a great cause!!! Your next stop is my good friend Bobbi Jo at SweetSassyDiva!