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Printable Party Invite & DIY Backgrounds

This week’s shape, the borders set by Jennifer Wambach comes with 6 designs that can be combined or used separately to create patterns and borders.  Super versatile, right?

For my project I used the border shape combined with some of my favorite things parties and the print and cut feature, and created this little invitation. I’m loving these bright colors lately!

Jen decided to make a customized paper with today’s shape!  She used a bronze sketch pen to create the chevron outlines and then cut chevrons that were slightly smaller out of some patterned paper scraps, to fill in some of the spaces.  So cute!  I can’t wait to see how Jen uses this paper in an upcoming Thursday’s Sketch!
What will you create with this week’s shape?
Shapes: click on the shapes below to link to them in the Silhouette Design Store. 

Lauren Heperi

Lauren is the blog editor and copywriter at Silhouette America. Her hobbies include reading, writing, and avoiding the gym. She is a member of the Professional Sleepers' Association and never leaves home without forgetting to lock the door at least twice.


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  1. I just downloaded this border set about 2 weeks ago! Hope I can find time to play along!!

  2. Hmmm… The wheels are turning!!! I think I’m in! M.E.

  3. I am hoping to get a Sihlouette cameo soon!!

    1. Juliana…. That turned out really COOL! TFS! :o)


  4. How clever, love the pretty colours on “Carter’s” invitation and Brilliant background paper, Jen 🙂
    Would love to try my hand at this challenge 🙂

  5. Wow, great ideas! What a fun set!!

  6. Love Jen’s paper! Emailing my entry

  7. I created lattice from the zig-zags for a photo collage layout of our visit to Key West in 2009.

    The link:

    Had a wee bit of trouble uploading my creation to my blog…kept coming up as a black square!

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