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Make this Give Thanks banner for November or make it a year-round reminder that we all have plenty to be thankful for.

Supplies: Cricut Explore (or x-acto knife or scissors), label paper (any full sheet sticker paper will do), one sheet of black cardstock, yarn.

Process: In the Cricut Design Space, I added the "give thanks" text and then spent some time picking a font that I loved (I used this and that). I chose semi-circle scallops and welded two small circles in either corner to thread the yarn through. Then, I cut the scallops out of cardstock and the text out of sticker paper (using the iron-on material setting). After that, it's a matter of sticking the letters onto the scallops and threading the yarn.

Time: Cutting with the Cricut Explore took about five minutes and the assembly took ten minutes. Using the sticker paper makes it so easy to plop the letters right on without messing around with glue.

Cricut has asked a number of bloggers to enter projects with specific themes as a fun way to test out the Cricut Explore. I chose to participate in this group because I honestly believe the Cricut Explore is a game changer in the world of crafting and, really, who doesn't love a little competition on the side. I don't get paid, but I could win prizes if choose in the top ten. 

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