It really is a trial and error process isn't it? I had initially picked out different papers, but upon working with them, I realized they really didn't look all that great, so I fiddled and futzed and ended up with this look, which I am much happier with.
Take Note 6x6 paper pad
Cricut cartridges: Pretty Pennants (to make banner template), Artiste (label)
Nestabilities: Circle, Scalloped Circle
Stamp: Birthday Basics from Papertrey Ink
Border punches: Martha Steward, Fiskars
Flower punches, Gems: various from stash