Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Birthday Photo Banner


My youngest daughter just had her 1st birthday!  I wanted to share a quick party decoration I made the night before the party.  I selected one of my favorite photos from the past 12 months (1 per month) in order celebrate how much she has changed and grown.  I saw a similar banner on Pinterest, but I wanted to use a Cricut cut to back the photos.  


The mats for the photos came from Elegant Edges.  It is my favorite one on the cartridge.  The photos were cut at 4 x 4.  The mats were cut at about 5.5. I only got 4 mats on one 12 x 12 sheet of cardstock.  

I kept them pretty simple.  Her theme was owls.  I think they would have looked cute with little owls on some of the photos or at each end, but I ran out of time before the party.  I was still happy with it though because we were so focused on her cute pictures and how much she had grown:)

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