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Super Easy Patriotic Banner

24 Jun

Have you seen the Awesome Patriotic Banner at Madigan Made?  It was the inspiration behind this banner.  
First, I inconspicuously collected some paint chip samples!

I traced and cut stars in 3 different sizes. 

Glued them together.

Then I hot glued them onto some twine. 

I played around with different ways to hang it. 

 Simple and cute right? 




We are moving from AZ back to our HOME STATE of TEXAS!!! It’s a bit crazy with packing up and all right now! SO, if anyone is will to help out I need some guest bloggers ASAP!!! Would you help?? Please Please!?!

Thanks for stopping by!


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I am linking up to these awesome parties!


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DIY Patriotic Door Hanger

14 Jun

This project was really simple!!  And I LOVE how it came out.  
You will need:PaperHot GlueScissorsRuleCord, twine or hempPencil and marker
I used a sheet of red, white and blue scrap paper along with red, white and blue construction paper.  I measured and cut the red, white and blue construction paper so that it was all the same size.  I cut my pieces to be 5″ x 5″. 


Then begin to fold your pieces accordion style. 

Once they are all folded accordion style, fold the pieces in half and seal with tape.

Once those are done begin taping the two matching halves together to make a wheel.

Then, I found a cup in the cupboard that was just the right size for the circles that I planned to glue onto of the wheels.  I traced, cut and hot glued the circles on. 

Now, I traced and cut my letters out from this piece of super cute 4th of July paper.

BUT, once I glued the letters on, they just didn’t POP.  They were sorta washed out by the striped pattern.

So I cut some letters out from the matching construction paper, making sure that I cut the opposite color of the wheels.  But first, just one last look at the U.  I LOVED the way the U came out with the firework!

SO CUTE, right?  But it just didn’t look right.  So, this is what they look like with just the solid colored construction paper.

Much better, right?

I macrame’d some hemp to glue the letters too.  Tutorial COMING SOON!

I used a marker to mark the exact spots I would glue the wheels.  I measured it out with my ruler.  Glued the wheels on and VIOLA!!!  My New Patriotic Door Hanger!!




Isn’t it great?  Now, I don’t have a super awesome front door to show you….YET!!  So, here is my not so shabby apartment front door! 


I LOVE it!!!  I hope you do too!  I would LOVE to see if you try this and make one for yourself! 
We are moving from AZ back to our HOME STATE of TEXAS!!! It’s a bit crazy with packing up and all right now! SO, if anyone is will to help out I need some guest bloggers ASAP!!! Would you help?? Please Please!?!
Thanks for stopping by!


I am linking up to these awesome parties!

{M}  Making The World Cuter ~ The Creative Girl ~ Skip To My Lou ~ Sumo’s Sweet Stuff ~Keeping It Simple ~ Between Naps On The Porch ~ Mad In Crafts ~ Finding Fabulous ~ Sew Can Do ~ C.R.A.F.T.  ~ Craft-O-Maniac ~ Dittle Dattle {T}The Lettered Cottage  Bella Before and After ~ Today’s Creative Blog ~ Home Stories A 2 ZZ  ~ A Stoll Thru Life ~ All Thingz Related ~ Tip Junkie ~ Sugar Bee  ~I’m Topsy Turvy  ~ Funky Polkadot Giraffe Ladybug Blessings ~Not JUST a Housewife ~ Running With Glitter ~ A Bowl Full of Lemons ~ Homework {W} Creations By Kara ~ Someday Crafts ~My Backyard Eden ~Blue Cricket Design  ~Fireflies and Jellybeans ~Sew Much Ado ~Seven Thirty Three  ~ Lil’ Luna ~ Fabric Bows and More ~ Handy Man, Crafty Woman ~ Ginger Snaps {T} House Of Hepworths ~ The Shabby Chic Cottage ~Paisley Passions ~ Somewhat Simple  ~What Allie’s Making Now  ~ Saved By Love Creations ~ Brandy’s Crafts {F} Finding Fabulous  ~Fingerprints On The Fridge  ~ Tidymom ~A Few Of My Favorite Things ~Simply Designing  ~The Shabby Nest  ~Chic On A Shoestring Decorating ~Simply Sweet Home   ~Punpkin Seed Productions  ~My Romantic Home ~ Just A Girl ~  Truly Lovely with the Laney Sisters ~ A Little Knick Knack ~ Naturally Me Creations ~ Lovely Crafty Home ~ Bubbly Nature Creations ~ Inspiring Creations ~ Whipperberry ~ 504 Main ~ 30 Days Bacon Time {S} Be Different…Act Normal ~I Am Only 1 Woman ~Funky Junk Interiors ~Tater Tots And Jello ~Along For The Ride ~ Wildflowers & Whimsy ~ Lolly Jane ~ To Sew With Love ~ Saturday Mornings {Sn} I Heart Naptime ~Under The Table And Dreaming ~ Homemaker on a Dime ~ Nifty Thrifty Things Flamingo Toes


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