Paper Pumpkin Blog Hop – Winter Gifts

Hello my friends.  It’s time for our monthly A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop.  A blog hop filled with alternate ideas using contents from the monthly kit. This month our kit is – Winter Gifts – a set with tags to add to your holiday gifts.

One of the nice things about Paper Pumpkin is that its portable.  As I was headed out of town for Thanksgiving I packed up my Paper Pumpkin kit and grabbed a pack of notecards and envelopes.  During some downtime on Wednesday I pulled everything out and did a little bit of crafting.  I made a few quick notecards using the stamps, ink and extra components from both the October and November paper pumpkin kits. 

Note Card Trio

With limited supplies on hand I used the ink spots and stamp sets from the last two Paper Pumpkin kits.  I plan to make all my tags so I just set aside some of the extra bits and used them on these notecards. 

Supply List

The additional supplies that I added to complete this project were:

  • Card stock –Whisper White Note cards & Envelopes
  • Winter Woods October Paper Pumpkin Kit – ink & stamps

These were made with very limited supplies with me on our family trip for Thanksgiving. 

The Blog Hop Continues

To continue through go and click on the next blog in the list below. Everything worked correctly last month – so I’m crossing my fingers that it will work again this time. 

 

Don’t forget you have until the 10th of the month to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin and get that month’s kit. 

Note: for December Kit the sign up period still ends on Dec. 10th but the shipping will be delayed by a few days.  It’s going to be a great kit for all occasions with a stamp set full of sentiments.

Specials list here.  Sign up by the 10th – go here

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Flash Sale – Today October 23

The Flash Sale is Happening Right Now!  Don’t miss it!  15% off selected Stampin’ Up! Stamp sets. 

24 HOUR Flash Sale <==== Download the pdf of the whole list.

One of my favorites that is on sale is Rooted in Nature – here are some samples with it. 

There are 54 stamp sets in the sale.  Order today and get them at a 15% discount. 

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Come Sail Away Scrapbook Page& Cards

So I started writing this post way back in July!  It was shortly after returning from the Incentive trip to Greece.  But as you can see I never finished it and never posted it.  Life happens.  When we got back I was trying to spend as much time as I could with my son knowing that he would be leaving the country.  So I let some things slide – like my blog.  He left last week on Monday.  He has been gone for 1 week now and I need to get my butt in gear and get back on track.  So here we go…..

I have a scrapbook page and cards to share with you using the Come Sail Away Suite.  I shared these on a Facebook Live video a while ago and you can see that here.

The left page of this two page layout was what my Stamp Club made for one of their projects back in July.  And the right hand page was the one I added as part of my Facebook Live video.  The bottom left corner is actually a card idea that I created for a swap and then decided that I wanted to base a scrapbook page on it. 

Fun Fact:  in case you didn’t know I grew up sailing.  That was my sport from about 10 years old until I went to college.  My dad and brother are sailors and my mom used to sail too.  I grew up living in a sailing club on the lake.  At that time there weren’t very many girls that were sailing.  I always say that I grew up in a boys world and had to join Stampin’ Up! to find some girls to hang out with. 

Supply List

  • #147003 Neutrals 12×12 card stock
  • #100730 Whisper White card stock
  • #149481 Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper
  • #151006 Sailing Home Bundle = Sailing Home Stamp Set + Smooth Sailing Dies
  • #149483 Baker’s Twine
  • #149482 Sail Away Trinkets
  • #147110 Night of Navy Ink
  • #147117 Sahara Sand Ink

Since not everyone in my stamp club is a scrapbooker I also give them the option to create two cards instead of the one scrapbook page.  I utilize the same supplies.  Here are the two cards from this layout.

The card on the left was the one I made for my swap card and that is the one that inspired the scrapbook page.  You should be able to see where the second card is taken from the scrapbook page too.  And you could also use that bottom right corner on the second page to create a card layout.  I hope you like these ideas.

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Gift of Fall – Paper Pumpkin Blog Hop

So apparently I haven’t posted to my blog in a month!  I need to get back on a schedule.  It has been a busy summer and I’ve done quite a bit of traveling and spending time with family.  Today in fact is my middle son’s birthday and we are packing up his apartment today too.  He is getting ready for a big move in less than two weeks.  But for now it’s time for our monthly A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop.  A blog hop filled with alternate ideas using contents from the monthly kit. This month our kit is – A Gift of Fall.

This month’s kit included 6 sweet gift bags with tons of supplies for tags.  Way more than what you need for the bags.  Plus you could buy a coordinating add-on of note cards and envelopes – the perfect companion to use up the rest of those pieces in the box.

I did some really quick alternate ideas.  I’m not sure you could even call them that.  Yesterday afternoon I sat down with my box and separated out all the pieces.  I set aside what I needed for my bags because I want to make those up so I have them ready to use this fall when I need them. Then I was left with a pile of left over bits and that is what I used for three really quick – I mean really quick and simple ideas. 

Fall Treats

I found some fall treats at the store – these little packaged cakes.  They would be fun to decorate and hand out for a fall party or just because.  The tag is from the printed circle and I used one of the long banner pieces to add the enjoy.  Add some leaves and sequins, punch a hole, tie on with twine, done. 

Supply List

The additional supplies that I added to complete this project were:

  • a hole punch
  • packaged fall cakes

 

Super Quick Cards

Next I wanted to do something with the add-on note cards.  I love the printed envelopes that we get with Paper Pumpkin and this add-on kit was no exception.  These two cards came together very quickly.  One is literally just stamp the greeting on the tag and add to the front.  I’m sure someone else did the same thing.  You could literally have a stack of Thanksgiving cards done in no time at all. 

The second one I wanted a thank you so I stamped that greeting on the larger tag.  And then created a little bunch of branches to tuck behind, tied them with twine, add sequins and done.

Supply List

The additional supplies that I added to complete this project were:

  • Gift of Fall Add-on

I told you they were quick and simple.  I need that quite often.  I’m going to finish up my stack of note cards as thank you notes.  And I’ll probably make some tags too – I need those for some orders I need to get to customers.  I hope you liked these quick alternate ideas for the monthly Paper Pumpkin kit. Leave me a comment and let me know your thoughts.

And can you guess which project Aspen liked the best?

The Blog Hop Continues

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Don’t forget you have until the 10th of the month to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin and get that month’s kit. 

For September it is going to be a Halloween themed box.  Sign up by the 10th – go here

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In Color Designer Paper Stacks

We have new 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Stacks.  There is a stack for each of the In Color collections, and then one stack for each of our four core color collection.  Remember the ever popular gingham checked paper from the Occasions catalog – well now you can get a gingham check in all 50 Stampin’ Up! colors because it is one of the new patterns in the paper stacks.  On these cards though I used the script words design. 

This is a square card – cut an 8-1/2″ square and then score one side at 4-1/4″ – giving you a 4-1/4″ square card.  And just slip it into our regular medium envelope.  I added strips of the Designer Series paper in the five new in colors.  The Daisy Lane stamp set is the one I featured here – using both sizes of the daisies now that I have both punches.  

See the little scallop edge under the greeting?  That is a half piece of the scallop trim ribbon and I found the easiest way to attach it is with a bit of Tear & Tape. 

If you would like to see a video of this card watch my Facebook Live from June 17th – HERE.

Supply List

  • #151118 Daisy Lane Bundle – includes the Daisy Lane stamp set and Medium Daisy punch
  • #149617 2019-2021 In Color 6×6 Designer Series Paper
  • #140272 Thick Whisper White card Stock
  • #100730 Whisper White card stock
  • #150882 Rococo Rose card stock
  • #149704 Rococo Rose Scalloped Linen Trim
  • #150080 Rococo Rose ink
  • #138995 Tear & Tape
  • #143713 Daisy Punch

What do you think of the new In Colors?  Which one is your favorite?

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Pretty Peacock & Seaside Spray cards

I have some more In Color themed cards for you today.  These two show the Seaside Spray and the Pretty Peacock colors.  Of the five new colors these two are my favorite.  And I’ve used the new Free as a Bird stamp set but without any of the birds.  You can see this card and some others featuring the 2019-2021 In Colors on my Facebook live video from June 17th – HERE.

I love the new little scallop ribbon that comes in our new In Colors.  On these cards I just attached it straight across my front layer.   I used both the small and large flower images from the Free as a Bird stamp set to create the background.  You can mount them both on one block and stamp at the same time – just turn the block as you go to make it more random.

Supply List

  • #149468 Free as a Bird Stamp set
  • #149701 2019-2021 In Color Cardstock Pack
  • #121043 Sahara Sand Cardstock
  • #100730 Whisper White Cardstock
  • #150083 Pretty Peacock classic ink
  • #150085 Seaside Spray classic ink
  • #149751 Pretty Peacock Scalloped Linen Trim
  • #149707 Seaside Spray Scalloped Linen Trim
  • #143717 Starburst punch
  • #133782 2″ Circle punch
  • #144219 Pearl Basic Jewels
  • #104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

 

It’s almost time for the Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trip to Greece.  So I may not have many blog posts for the next two weeks as I unplug for a while.  Thank you for supporting my business and helping me earn this amazing reward.

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