Using the SU word window punch when your message/sentiment is too long. stamp or write sentiment, then thread through punch to cut one end at a time, leaving space for brads to attach the ends on to project.
Make the plain white thumbtacks on your bulletin board cuter. And by cuter, I mean oranger. put a small piece of washi tape on each pushpin, smoothed out any fine wrinkles with your thumbnail, and trimmed around the edges with a sharp scissors.
I need to find the measurements. Handy list of measurements needed to create double edged strips with various Martha Stewart edge/border punches and a tutorial different punches including the one in the slideshow tutorial)