This year there have been several of my bloggy friends who have inspired me with their cute Fall banners, so we decided to try a different look.
First of all I cut some triangles out of fall-colored card stock. Then we used leaf stamps to make some patterned paper:
I used an oval template to give The Princess guidelines for drawing her letters:
Then The Princess and I cut out her letters:
I used patterned scissors to cut larger ovals out of the leaf-stamped paper. Then we layered and glued the papers together. I punched holes in the top corners and tied each triangle together with some ribbon:
*Thanksgiving* (sorry about the glare in this photo):
Some fall books we have on our hearth:
More fall stuff on the hearth:
(The more I look at our fireplace I wish we had painted it right away after moving in. Now that we're selling, I hate to bother with it. But it sure would look better. Oh well:)
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