Festive Friday: Happy Summer Pennants

Jun 15, 2018 | Hello, Just Because & For You Cards | 1 comment

Festive Friday: Happy Summer Pennants

Jun 15, 2018 | Hello, Just Because & For You Cards | 1 comment

Summer is in full swing! So is our latest Festive Friday Challenge 😀

I was really hoping to create a fun fireworks design, but I just couldn’t get it to work the way I envisioned. Oh well — I’m glad there are choices for this challenge! LOL!

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was inspired by Independence Day – thinking of banners and buntings hanging throughout the neighborhood. Actually, in our subdivision, people hang buntings and set out their flags on Memorial Day and leave them up all summer! It’s such a lovely thing to see!

But, I think my final design is just more Summery overall —

For the Festive Friday Challenge #FF0010). Featuring: Pick a Pennant stamp set, Playful Pennants dies. #nicolewatt #pmretreat #stampinup #celebrate #happy #summer #handstamped

I wanted to keep the design Clean & Simple, so there’s lots of white space, crisp color coordination and a few coordinating embellishments to help the accent color (Mango Melody).

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Festive Friday: Happy Summer Pennants