Monday, June 30, 2014

A String of Suns

This was my Summer Solstice project, to create a string of suns (Rubbermoon:  Large Lady Sun Face/ge2475) to hang as a banner in my living room.   In fact, they turned out to be the brightest suns of the day as it was overcast and breezy outdoors.

I started this by coloring two glossy sheets of paper using Distress and Dylusion Inks - mostly oranges, yellows and a splash of purple, a bit of aqua and pink.  Then I glued these sheets to heavy cardstock. I had planned to run them through a die cutter, but the sun is just slightly larger than the circle dies I had in mind, so I ended up cutting each by hand after stamping.

Lots of sun love!

After trim, I set two eyelets at the top of each sun, through which to run their ribbon.

I added a gold bead between each sun and voila - a sun banner to hang in my living room!

Oh, happy summer! :)  


  1. Oooh need one in the studio!! Great colors as usual and really fun idea! Thank you!!

  2. Nice work and great colors! Banners are so cool and this one is, too.

  3. how fun is this?! I want to make one too.