Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Photopolymer

Sew You

My Paper Pumpkin Kit (Sew You – March) has been sitting on my shelf in my craft room and I finally got around to making a card.  Very cute but kind of time consuming with the sewing.  At least the person that receives it will know just how special they are!

 

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Did you know that Paper Pumpkin is a magical escape that arrives at your door each month (a fully decked-out creativity carriage). It will help you to escape your life with some paper fun, and who doesn’t need some “me” time!  This sweet deal of a box, comes with everything you need: stamps, ink, paper, and accessories to create pinable projects. Create stuff like cards, journals, décor, and more!

Paper Pumpkin by Stampin’ Up! is a monthly kit program that anyone (even you) can enjoy!  Ask me more about this awesome service and how you can start your own Paper Pumpkin Subscription.

Paper Pumpkin

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day is coming up and you are probably looking for the perfect gift. Let me help you find it with a Paper Pumpkin Prepaid Subscription! Mom (i.e., mom/grandma/aunt/daughter/mother-in-law) will love how it includes everything she needs to feel crafty and have a simple, fun experience at the same time.

I even have an adorable gift certificate to print up for you (see the one tucked into the sleeve)?

3-D Items, Birthday, Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Photopolymer, Template

Happy Birthday Mom!

Both my mom and hubby share the same birthday so I thought it was fitting to make her a Scalloped Tag Topper Concertina card too.  Here is Julie Japes link to see more information about how to make this card, click here.

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Here are close up photos of the panels.

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The box is the same that I used to make my hubby.  The card stock measures 7-1/2″ square.  Using the Envelope Punch Board, the first score mark is 2-5/8″ and the second it at 4-1/8″.  As you can see int he photo below, you want to use the “wide” edge for your cuts (removing the top tabs and creating slits in the bottom).  Fold up and you have a freakin’ awesome little box.  I used a Velcro dot to secure the flap closed.

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All Supplies Stampin’ Up!
Unless otherwise noted
131344 Yippee-Skippee! Stamp Set $14.95
130622 Label Love Stamp Set $17.95
133155 Petite Petals Stamp Set $11.95
133663 Epic Alphabet Photopolymer Stamp Set $25.95
119683 Daffodil Delight Cardstock $6.95
121043 Sahara Sand Cardstock $6.95
100730 Whisper White Cardstock $8.50
137784 Painted Blooms Designer Series Paper $10.95
133642 Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
131172 Blushing Bride Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
131181 Soft Sky Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
126959 Wild Wasabi Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
126976 Sahara Sand Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
126889 Stampin’ Trimmer $29.95
102300 Bone Folder $6.95
104332 SNAIL Adhesive $6.95
103683 Glue Dots $4.95
104294 Sticky Strip $6.95
133774 Envelope Punch Board $19.95
103579 Paper Snips $9.95
108360 Craft Scissors $29.95
114319 5/8″ Organza Ribbon $5.95
119247 Pearl Basic Jewels $4.95
137414 Bow Builder Punch $16.95
133324 Scalloped Tag Topper Punch $22.95
133322 Petite Petals Punch $12.95
130920 Artisan Label Punch $15.95
Paper Pumpkin, Photopolymer, Sale-a-Bration

Alternative Use for Layers of Gratitude

The other day I share with you the February Paper Pumpkin Kit (Layers of Gratitude) and the sample project from the kit.  I saw that someone on Pinterest (sorry I don’t recall the person’s name to give proper credit to) used the negative piece from the felt letters to create an awesome gift bag.  Here is my take on this great kit and how to extend the life of this kit!

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All Supplies Stampin’ Up!
Unless otherwise noted
138634 Best Year Ever Accessory Pack (2015 SAB) *
138633 Best Year Ever Designer Series Paper (2015 SAB) *
126982 Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
126889 Stampin’ Trimmer $29.95
104332 SNAIL Adhesive $6.95
104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals $3.95
104294 Sticky Strip $6.95
108360 Craft Scissors $29.95
137416 Ornate Tag Topper Punch $22.95
* This is now being offered during SAB, you can earn it for FREE when you place a $50 order.

 

*PAPER PUMPKIN SPECIAL*

Did you know that you can get a Pre-Paid 3-Month Subscription to Paper Pumpkin right now (during Sale-A-Bration) and get a $5 discount PLUS a FREE Sale-A-Bration gift of your choice? This is an awesome way for you to try Paper Pumpkin for 3 months at a discount AND receive a FREEBIE too!  CLICK HERE to order from my online store.

 

3-D Items, Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Photopolymer

Layers of Gratitude

My February Paper Pumpkin Kit arrived the other day and initially I was not too thrilled (I will admit that).  However, I made a copy of the sample project from the kit.  After making this, I am now in LOVE and see the many other possibilities.  I think my favorite item in this kit is the FABULOUS felt letters.  This kit comes with enough to make EIGHT of these cards and EIGHT of these boxes! Crazy, right?

 

Here’s a look at the one I made. First up, the accordion fold card.

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This project is so bright and cheery!  Now if the accordion fold card wasn’t enough, check this out.  That stinkin’ cute little accordion card folds up and fits inside the cute box that comes in the kit.

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And once you’ve tucked the card inside, there is Baker’s Twine included in the kit to wrap up the box and tie it in a bow. Those who know me well enough will say that it is all about the presentation and this is the best way to say THANKS!

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*PAPER PUMPKIN SPECIAL*

Did you know that you can get a Pre-Paid 3-Month Subscription to Paper Pumpkin right now (during Sale-A-Bration) and get a $5 discount PLUS a FREE Sale-A-Bration gift of your choice? This is an awesome way for you to try Paper Pumpkin for 3 months at a discount AND receive a FREEBIE too!  CLICK HERE to order from my online store.

 

Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Valentine's Day

Be My Valentine

Today’s card creation is a CASE from Stampin’ Up! using the January Paper Pumpkin kit, Filled with Love.  I really love these kits as they are worth the money as you get plenty of supplies to make alternative things.  Stampin” Up! has a Paper Pumpkin Pinterest page and they do create some pretty awesome alternative ways to use the kits.

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I even stamped the inside of the card.  I am lovin’ this month’s kit!

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All Supplies Stampin’ Up!
Unless otherwise noted
134114 Work of Art Stamp Set $21.95
130517 Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set $17.95
102482 Real Red Card Stock $6.95
111351 Pink Pirouette Cardstock $6.95
100730 Whisper White Cardstock $8.50
126949 Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
126956 Pink Pirouette Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
126889 Stampin’ Trimmer $29.95
102300 Bone Folder $6.95
104332 SNAIL Adhesive $6.95
104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals $3.95
103579 Paper Snips $9.95
133773 Sponge Daubers $4.95
133777 Hearts & Stars Decorative Masks $2.95

 

Birthday, Cards, Paper Pumpkin

Wish a Upon a Star

I shared with you the other day a birthday card using the July kit – Wish Big.  How about another fun alternative sample?  I know, another birthday card.  I am on a birthday kick, I guess! (smile)!!!

Don’t you want to have an escape each month?  If so, sign up here.  Don’t forget to choose me as your demonstrator! Remember that until September 10th, when you sign up you get the first two months of Paper Pumpkin at 50% off (normally $19.95).

 

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All Supplies Stampin’ Up!
Unless otherwise noted
133675 Blackberry Bliss Cardstock $6.95
131202 Smoky Slate Cardstock $6.95
100730 Whisper White Cardstock $8.50
126982 Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
126889 Stampin’ Trimmer $29.95
104332 SNAIL Adhesive $6.95
104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals $3.95
100425 2-Way Glue Pen $4.50
103579 Paper Snips $9.95
108360 Craft Scissors $29.95
133668 3/8″ Blackberry Bliss Stitched Satin Ribbon $8.95
119246 Rhinestone Basic Jewels $4.95
130933 Subtles Candy Dots $5.95
Big Shot, Birthday, Cards, Paper Pumpkin

A Star is Born!

Have you heard about Paper Pumpkin?  If not, it is a monthly kit that comes to your door with everything you need to create some cute projects in under 30 minutes.  Don’t you want an escape from the everyday stress?  If so, what are you waiting for, sign up here.  Don’t forget to choose me as your demonstrator! Right now until September 10th, when you sign up you get the first two months of Paper Pumpkin at 50% off (normally $19.95).

If you LOVE Paper Pumpkin but get stuck creativity, how about I share with you an idea that can be made with pieces from the kit?  I am using the July kit – Wish Big.

 

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All Supplies Stampin’ Up!
Unless otherwise noted
131202 Smoky Slate Cardstock $6.95
100730 Whisper White Cardstock $8.50
133642 Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin’ Pad $5.95
126889 Stampin’ Trimmer $29.95
104332 SNAIL Adhesive $6.95
104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals $3.95
100425 2-Way Glue Pen $4.50
108360 Craft Scissors $29.95
132137 1/8″ Silver Ribbon $4.95
133668 3/8″ Blackberry Bliss Stitched Satin Ribbon $8.95
134568 1/4″ Pool Party Cotton Ribbon $5.95
133778 Eclectic Paper-Piercing Pack $7.95
126189 Paper-Piercing Tool $3.95
126199 Stampin’ Pierce Mat $4.95
113439 Big Shot Die-Cut Machine $99.95
129983 Chalk Talk Collection Framelits $24.95
133723 Stars Framelits $26.95
3-D Items, Big Shot, Home Decor, Paper Pumpkin

Happy 4th of July Pinwheels

Did you like pinwheels as a kid?  I loved them and would often fly them out the window of my families car to see the wheel spinning just as fast as it can, however, I don’t remember ever dropping one though!  The June Paper Pumpkin kit is really fun and you can use the pinwheels for many things!

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Here is a photo of my breakfront that I decorate for the holidays!

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All Supplies Stampin’ Up!
Unless otherwise noted
135315 Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper $4.95
113439 Big Shot Die-Cut Machine $99.95
n/a Hot Glue Gun **
n/a Stars #2 Die ***
** Inexpensive at any Big Box Store.
*** This item is no longer available.
3-D Items, Big Shot, Home Decor, Paper Pumpkin

Happy 4th of July Wreath

Wouldn’t you like this wreath in your home?  I made this wreath using some elements from the June Paper Pumpkin kit.

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Here is a photo of what you see when you enter my front door.

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All Supplies Stampin’ Up!
Unless otherwise noted
135315 Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper $4.95
113439 Big Shot Die-Cut Machine $99.95
n/a Burlap Ribbon **
n/a Hot Glue Gun **
n/a Wreath Frame **
n/a Stars #2 Die ***
** Inexpensive at any Big Box Store.
*** This item is no longer available.