Thursday, February 19, 2009

Banner in a Box Part 2.


So remember the banner in a box from a couple weeks ago?  Remember how it's out of print and not available anywhere? Well some of you suggested making them myself.  

Duh.  D-D-Duh.  So I did...and they turned out great!  Check it.
  


With the help of my husband {he's better with photoshop/illustrator than I am... that has to change} he helped me make the outer border.  I downloaded a free font {not quite as cute as the original} and then put them together.  We just printed them from our home computer.  Also, I had actually made a similar banner with a free download from Martha Stewart last year, but when I laminated it it just looked instantly tacky.  So I decided to just use really thick card stock for these letters so I wouldn't have to laminate.  Also, I made 45 letters in all so that we could easily interchange them for a variety of birthdays and holidays.  

So I thought I'd see if anyone was interested in having their own set.  For $25 I'd print up to 45 letters of your choice {please note this won't include ribbon}.  To make it worth while I'd want to get at least 5-6 orders, so let me know if you're interested and I can post something in my etsy shop.  {To be clear, I know this is a blatant rip off of Wendy Addison's Parlour Magic Alphabet Box...just so you know it too and we're all cool with it}.  
 

9 comments:

  1. I want one!! Put me down as an official order, and you wouldn't even have to ship it!!! Let me know when you get a couple more orders, and I will tell you my letters! You guys are so talented:)
    Please also tell B, that if he starts an etsy shop for his jewelry creations, I want one of those, too!!!
    Love to you!

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  2. So cute! I would love one! Just let me know if you get enough orders!

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  3. {hey guys...I'm whispering...so guess what, even if you're the only 2 that want one, I'll still do it. shhhhh...don't say anything....}

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  4. glad to hear it, even quietly:)

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  5. Hi. Let's be blog friends. I won't say more. That would be weird, so I won't, but let's.

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  6. Don't know about the alphabet box, but this is a wicked cool idea.

    Will you put them into an equally amazing box to match?

    Hmmmm---might want to do it....

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  7. It would be so great to have something made by you (the banner) and something made by your hubby (the retainer he made for Danny) in our house! I loved the whisper!

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  8. those are so wonderful!

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  9. Shawn--sorry there would be no cool box...this is just sort of a one time thing...if I were going to sell these all the time, I would do some cool packaging.

    Emily--that's perfect...I didn't even think of that. Oh I'll make a listing for these in my etsy shop--then you and Hudgi can purchase them there and I can get your shipping info and everything.

    Maggie May--why thankya!

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