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L.O.V.E. Banner

Decorating for Valentines hasn't always been high on my priority list, but this year I've made a little extra effort because it's Kristina & Joe's first wedding anniversary.

I've been experimenting with different banners
because I wanted to give them one for their first anniversary
This one isn't theirs,
but I might show you the one I made for them later on.
Why didn't this one make the cut?
I liked it, except when I painted the card stock with chalkboard paint it curled up and didn't look as perfect as I wanted it to. 
(for them anyway)
in case you're wondering ... Kristina is our daughter
This experimental banner ended up above our headboard. 
We've been wanting to hang something there, 
and as it's turned out 
This Banner Looks Just Perfect
if you squint your eyes

We're Just A Couple Of Romantics!
Conversation Hearts 
Have you looked at the heart candies this year?
They say things like 
"Sup Bab"

I even found one that said 
"Yes Dear" 
gave it to Buzz & said
"now this is what you say when I give you my  Honey Do list"

Then he found the one that said...
"Get Real"

It Was Pure Romance!

Thank You Richella for featuring my
"Bee Mine Banner"
at your party this week!

Parties I'm Joining This Week...
you should come too.

 Cozy Little House - Tweak It Tuesday
Coastal Charm - Nifty Thrifty Tuesday


  1. What an adorable idea! Happy Anniversary to your daughter and sil!

  2. LOL!! Too funny, Geneva! I love your banner too. It looks wonderful over your bed! :)

  3. I LOVE this banner! I really mean it! I have been wanting to make one and I don't sew so this is just fantastic! You did a great job, you romantic, you!


  4. Your banner is great and so creative! Love it.
    Mary Alice

  5. this is darling, geneva! the candy heart story--so cute:)

  6. sweet banner...gotta love those candy hearts!!

  7. Oh what cute banners. So sweet to make for someone else. And perfect having one to keep! You must really have a sweet man if he'll do honey do's! Your Blessed.
    BTW I am following now. Those are my little blue slippers! Thought I already was but guess not. I do get your posts in my email. Thank you for visiting me! LOL.
    Have a wonderful week.

  8. Love your LOVE banner!;>) I think it is great that you and your hubby have figured out a way to converse without saying a would sure cut down on arguments around our house- xo Diana

  9. I love your banner too! Think of all the words you could write on it for other occasions. Mimi

  10. Hi Geneva, thanks for visiting my blog. This a great idea for a banner, I like where you put it. Have to check out the valentine hearts, cute new words.

  11. Hehe. I guess it's a sign of the times!!! Your banner looks perfect above your black headboard!

  12. I love the banner and placement...seems as though your home is filled with "love!"

  13. What a cute banner and I like where you hung it.


  14. I got a giggle out of the Get Real....yep, sometimes that is all the romance we get!!

  15. You two were having the best time with those heart candies!! LOL I wonder just how long you could keep a conversation going with those? Now that would be a fun evening!

  16. Love this!!! Have to do , I hope anyway, meanwhile will look at yours!

  17. What a great idea. The banner looks wonderful.

  18. Cute banner! Found you on A Favorite Thing! I would love to have you share this tomorrow on The Creative HomeAcre Hop! Kicking it off on Superbowl Sunday...

  19. What a good idea for a banner! I love it. Have a good night's sleep. :-) Regula

  20. So cute, what a great idea using chalkboard paint! Happy Pink Saturday!! ~Lorraine ♥♥♥

  21. I think the banner is so cute, I like that you added old book pages and chalk paint together. Looks so good above the bed. True love when you hunt through heart candy for the saying you want!

  22. You are one creative lady. Nice banner.
    Joyce M

  23. I like your banner very much! Can't wait to see what you come up with for the newlyweds!

    Thanks so much for joining in this week!


  24. I love this banner! It looks sweet over your bed! I love all the cool images too! HPS and enjoy the weekend!

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  26. Love your banner, such a great idea!

    Happy week to you!

  27. Geneva, I think the banner is just LOVE-ly! The chalkboard paint is a clever idea. Darn, I need to slow down and read my conversation hearts. Have popped a few in my mouth without even giving them a glance. Who knew they had new sentiments. Get real is too, too funny! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  28. Hi Geneva, I am featuring two of your banners on my 'Showing a little love' challenge post today.

  29. I love this banner!! I might use some chalkboard adhesive sheets I just got for my Cricut...for this. It's one of the most darling banners I have seen! LOVE it!

  30. That banner looks just perfect over your bed, Geneva. What a touching gift that will be for an anniversary. (And don't talk about Conversation Hearts... I've been scarfing them down for the past two weeks!)


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