Monday, April 23, 2012

Banner and Sign Projects

Hi Everyone.

As promised, here are the two projects I've been working on.

The first one is the Birthday Banner I told you about on my last post.
I made it out of some recycled cereal boxes plus some music sheet printed from my computer, letters I cut with my Cricut and lots and lots of gold glitter.

Here's a closer look.
Made this pretty little birdcage on my Cricut too.
Did I mention lots of glitter?
The second project is a subway sign...I have seen them all over blogland and I love them so much I just had to jump on the Subway Bandwagon...Hee, hee, hee.
I had a piece of plywood just laying around leftover from a home project.
Gave it a coat of black spray paint.
Traced the words that I designed on my computer and painted them in white, a little bit of antiquing glaze and here it is. Hope you guys liked them.


Wishing everyone a wonderfully creative new week.


Hugs and Kisses,

25 comments:

Heather said...

Wow, Ana, two more great projects! I don't have a Cricut, but after seeing your adorable banner, I am thinking I might need one!

Janet said...

Such a cute banner, Ana! I've been wanting to jump on the subway bandwagon, too! Yours turned out so nice!
Blessings,
Janet

Willow said...

The banner and the sign are beautiful. You did a great job.

Mary Ellen said...

What wonderful projects Ana! Love the banner and the sign is awesome too!

That little corner with the crosses and the sign looks so pretty and cozy!

bee blessed
mary

Elizabeth and Gary said...

I love the Birthday Banner! how very creative and smart of you...How wonderful to have a cricut, I have been thinking of buying one they really look like fun and there seems to be so many things you can make with it.. The subway sign turned out so cool looking with the bold lettering! and it looks so good on the wall by your beautiful slip covered chair!!..
We had a heat wave this weekend, I just melted! LOL
Have a sweet week and big hugs, Elizabeth

•♥ Ally ♥• said...

the festoon is cute! and also the panel. I wound up reading the declaration of love. even if I translated it a bit in my way ;P.
English and I are really allergic. those glitter made ​​me wanna give a little 'magic at home. a big hug my sweet sweet friend. and still wishes to mom and husband

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Elzie said...

Lovely!
Hughs Elzie

Poppy said...

Oh Ana, the musical sheet banner is so pretty... I love how you added the bird and birdcage cutouts:)Love the subway sign... looks perfect on your wall. Two wonderful projects! Well done! Have a lovely evening!~Poppy

Gina said...

I love that banner! It's beautiful and it looks so well made, Ana.
I've made a few pieces of subway art in the last couple of years and I think yours turned out wonderfully! Super job!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Love both of your projects--thanks for sharing!

Lifein1000sqft said...

The banner is soo cute and the subway art is great and that little birdy so adorable love it!

Cindy said...

You've been busy girl, that's an adorable banner and I LOVE the subway sign! It appears to be professionally done. I have thought about doing it, but I am not sure about what to put on it yet. I like what you did, I'm sure it's the perfect thing for a home like yours. I'm sure everyone feels comfortable and wanted when they visit your sweet little cottage.
Love and hugs, Cindy

Irma@CosasBellas said...

Ana, I love the banner it fits so perfectly across your mantel.

xoxo,
Irma

June said...

You are always making something awesome Ana. I love the banner so much.
My daughter's been making the signs too for all of her friend..hmmm...I wonder when she will make one for her mom??? I love yours.
sending hugs...

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Ana,

You are so talented and love seeing what you are making.
Love the happy birthday banner,and the sign which has such a lovely sentiment.

Hope the birthday is happy and enjoy your week
Hugs
Carolyn

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Karena said...

Ana wonderful projects!! I love the Birthday banner with the music sheets and the subway sign is perfect!

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~ Lisa ~ said...

Ana, I love the subway sign the most. I need to make one too......so many ideas, so little time. :)

~ Lisa ~

Linda said...

Your banner is so sweet. You come up with the best projects. What a joy to create them and sit back and admire it.

Special 'K' said...

WooHoo! How talented are you. Thank you for sharing I have saved this project to my fav as I will be in need of a birthday banner as 'The Special One' is about to turn 4. Thanks ever so much for sharing. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

A Cottage Muse said...

Loving all your projects!

Julie Marie said...

Hi Ana... love them both!... You always amaze me with your talents... I wish we lived closer so you could give me some lessons!... sending much love, xoxo Julie Marie

Kt crea said...

Bonjour mon amie!
Your banner is a really wonderful idea. I love it. Thank you for this nice post.
Cathy

koralee said...

Just found your sweet blog and I am soooo loving all your projects...the sign is adorable and I really need to make one....thanks for the inspiration. Happy day to you.