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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Creative Knockouts #63 ~ Use A Banner

I had a lot of fun with this challenge at Creative Knockouts.  The theme of "Use A Banner" is a good one for me as I don't use them very often.  I don't know why, because I really like them!  So it was fun to come up with a design and incorporate the banner into it.

Our sponsor is the great Bugaboo, one of my all time favorites.  I used this pretty Autumn design titled "Jar - Autumn".  I colored the image with my Copic's, used tiny labels as my banner with leaves added to them and strung with dark brown cord.  Then I added the raffia and button bow.  The frame behind the image is cut with a die from dark brown burlap.

We would love to have you stop by and join us.  If you have never used a banner or not done one in a while, here is your chance to have some fun using one.  ALSO, be sure to visit the blogs of our great DT to be really inspired by some super creations!

This card is entered in the following challenges:
Cards 4 Guyz ~ #44 Thanksgiving or Thankful
PDE Linky Party ~ Banners
(PIN)spirational Challenges ~ Inspirational Image
Digistamps 4 Joy ~ Preparing for the Holidays/Fall
Freshed Brewed Designs ~ Fall Colors


  1. Lovely card Joanne & your coloring on that image is awesome! I think you should do more banners Hun...yours came out so very cute!!!
    DT Sis Jackie

  2. Gorgeous card Joanne! I love that Bugaboo image and your rich colors, fabulous banner too!!
    Big hugs, Tammy

  3. A gorgeous card and a lovely banner. Reminds me that I created some banners in SCAL last year and I haven't got around to using any of them yet. Hmmmmmmmm, methinks I had better do something about that :o)
    Jackie xx

  4. Gorgeous card and love the banner and love the image and colours. Thanks for entering our challenge...."preparing for the holidays/fall" cheers, aNNIe xx
    Annie {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}

  5. I love those tiny leaves on your banner - are they brads? Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz

  6. A fabulous thanksgiving card, I love your strong bold colours. The banner is excellent. Thanks for sharing this with us at Cardz 4 Guyz. We hope to soon see you again. Caz

  7. Joanne, this is STUNNING! Love the banner with the metal leaves on it! Gorgeous coloring and I love, LOVE, LOVE the Raffia Bow!

    Amy -DT sis
    {Lil Cutie Creations}

  8. Gorgeous card Joanne! I love the image, your coloring, the choice of DP and the fabulous embellishments. Fantastic card.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Digi Stamps 4 Joy. I am your newest follower and would love to have you follow my blog also.

    Hope to see you again for the next challenge. Have a wonderful week! Hugs, Gloria DT

  9. Wonderful fall the banner!! The raffia bow is a perfect touch for fall...thanks for sharing with us at Fresh Brewed Designs "Fall Colours"!!
    Take care,

  10. Great card - love the colours you've used,

    Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

    Helen x

  11. Beautiful Fall card, love the image

    Thanks for playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz this week and hope to see you again soon x

  12. Such a sweet card. Love the raffia bow.

    Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges FALL COLORS challenge.


  13. Great card! I love the color choices :) Nice work! Thanks for joining us at DigiStamps4Joy!

    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}

  14. This is beautiful!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper


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