Welcome to my newest Using My Tools post. So for new friends and visitors Using My Tools posts are crafty creations where I pull something out of my stash that at one time, I thought I just "HAD" to have and finally use it. This time it's my banner punch from Stampin' Up and in one of the cards an SVGCusts file for the pop-up sentiment. I actually got this punch free from an order I place in March and I was so excited to receive it but hadn't put it to work yet. Well. I recently saw a card on Pinterest here with lots of banners and I was inspired!
I was so inspired I made two cards. I really should do this more often because it takes so long to design and making the second card took much less time once I had all the pieces ready to go.
I added some stitching to the border punch to add some texture. The decorative button I had in my stash and anytime I pull a decorative element out of my stash like a button, charm or brad it's usually been a while since I've used them.
I used embroidery floss to tie all the banners together.
Here's the sentiment pop-up. I'm sent the horizontal card to the gals at work for sending me well wishes and cards during my medical leave for my knee surgery.
I hope you've enjoyed my latest Using My Tools post and are inspired to use some of your tools, paper or embellishments that have gone long neglected.
SVGCuts - Premium Pop Up Cards
MME 6x6 Paper Pad
EK Success Punch-Binding Edge
Ek Success Punch - Zig Zag
Elegant Edges Crucut Cartridge- Scalloped Circle
Cricut Embossing Folder- Swiss Dots
Button by Recollections
Black and White flower embellishment by SandyLion
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