Monday, October 3, 2011

Easy Congrats banner

Hubby got a promotion the other day!  The morning he called to tell me the good news, I was volunteering at my church until later that day.  I didn't have time to create a big celebration.  But I did piece together a very simple Congrats banner.  Here's how I did it:

In a word document, I changed the format to landscape and placed two letters on the page using 2 columns.  Then I cut the paper down the middle and grouped them all together to punch holes in the top.  Lastly, I strung them up with my favorite string/twine.  

I'm pretty sure that he liked it and I loved seeing him sitting in front of it while we feasted on fancy turkey burgers.  (-:

Linked to:

Southern Lovely  
320 Sycamore's Under $10 under one hour party
and Not So Simple Houswife's party too!

p.s.  Would someone be so kind as to tell me how to put the buttons for these linky's on my post?  Thanks!!!


  1. Cute idea - I love twine, it makes everything cuter. I was reading some of your older posts and noticed you said one of your tricks to curb snacking is to chew gum. I also do that - and my favorite gum is also Orbit, but I like the Sweet Mint. Happy Monday to you!

  2. Love how simple but nice the banner turned out! I made one using the curlz font for fall.

  3. Oh, this is so sweet! I love how simple and striking this would be for any occasion. I'm picturing "Give Thanks" and "Celebrate" too... Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. I'm in love with banners and yours is very cute. Thx for the idea!

  5. @Barb
    Thanks Barb! I used to only chew Sweet Mint but changed over after trying what my kids picked out! (-:

  6. This is so cute!

    As for the buttons, each of the blogs you linked to should have an html code under the button. Copy that and then come back to edit your post. In the actual html (not the compose section), paste your html code. I always go back to the compose section to make sure it turned out well before saving. Hope that helps!

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  8. Cute idea! I really like how quick you can achieve such a clean look! Thanks so much for linking it up with {re}create link party!

    Kaitlin-The Not So Simple Housewife

  9. What a fun little banner. Great idea to have one of these--you can use them for lots of different occasions! Thanks so much for linking up at Show & Share! SO happy that you did!


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