• In-Colors,  Paper Pumpkin

    You are Amazing Paper Pumpkin alternatives.

    You are Amazing Paper Pumpkin You are Amazing with Paper Pumpkin from June. I somehow missed these alternatives. However, knew that you would not mind if I shared them anyway. Here is what I was thinking. Using vellum I would pick an embossing folder and do a different background. So really this could be ANY background. Yes, I sure did go with all those beautiful 2021-2023 In-Colors. Here is my first question… Do you like with the Basic White layer or without?? I am going to be honest here, I like them both. The Pale Papaya and Soft Succulent only have the cardbase, vellum, sentiment and leaf piece. Which by…

  • Fancy Fold,  Paper Pumpkin

    Last June Alternatives and peek at the August kit.

    Last June Alternatives and peek Here we are with the Last June Alternatives and peek at what we can look forward to for August. Starting with this fun fold. I am excited to say that I only added the 4 1/4 x 11 cardbase to this card. All the parts and pieces are from the kit. Ohh and the Craft White and Soft Succulent ink. Remember the Coffee Cup alternative?? The left over section is what I used on the front. I knew that it needed a pop of color so I used only two of the three sections that came in the kit. Using the stamps that came with…

  • Coloring,  Paper Pumpkin

    June Paper Pumpkin Alternative, with blends.

    June Paper Pumpkin Alternative I am in love with the June Paper Pumpkin Alternative here. I will say that it was super easy. However you will need to use the Stampin’ Blends. I am happy to share that all the 2021-2023 In-Color Stampin’ Blends are back in stock and ready for you to order yours!! This alternative was created in my most recent Paper Pumpkin lives. These lives take place over in the Pumpkin Whispers… A Paper Club group on Facebook. Join the fun, check it out!! However, this kit is not available. You can however get the next kit signup ends TODAY!! Yes, July 10 before midnight. You can…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Paper Pumpkin

    Cup Full of Expressions, June Paper Pumpkin

    Cup Full of Expressions For today’s Cup Full of Expressions you will need the June Paper Pumpkin. This Expressions In Color kit is soo pretty, soo colorful and sooo HAPPY!! My first idea with this kit was a fun gift for a special friend of mine. I only used one cardbase, one of the vellum flowers and one of the “Merci” that is vellum. Yes, really that is all!! Shocked?? I would really hope not. Getting all the mileage from that kit is going to be a must. Truly, I am in love. I can not wait for my Stampin’ Blends to get here to see if I can also…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Batter Up Paper Pumpkin Subscribe-a-Thon.

    Batter Up Paper Pumpkin This all star Batter Up Paper Pumpkin offers a little bit more this month. Have you thought about getting Paper Pumpkin?? This month is a GREAT time to because we have this great thing happening the next three days!! Subscribe-a-Thon What this means for you the new subscriber is… You get this all star kit for just $5. Yes, REALLY!! This baseball themed kit will come direct to your mailbox, with all the usual supplies. Paper Pumpkin block, stamp set, ink and supplies to make the kit as directed!! I can also tell you that there are 3 different designs and you get 9 total. Coordinating…

  • In-Colors,  Paper Pumpkin

    More Here’s to You, March Paper Pumpkin

    More Here’s to You How about more Here’s to You ideas from the March Paper Pumpkin. This idea uses the envelope liners. Wondering what I am talking about?? Remember in past kits I have cut up the envelopes. This time the envelopes are plain and there is an extra piece that you can add to pretty up the envelopes. And those liners are just tooo cute. The flower pattern that is the background here. Additionally, the book looking circle is also a liner. The only item that was really added was some Seaside Spray cardstock. I thought this was a fun way to use most of the pieces but slightly…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Stencils Here’s to You and so much more…

    Stencils Here’s to You Today I wanted to share the Stencils Here’s to You included. Using two of the FREE stencils are stamps from the kit. Have you missed out on the Paper Pumpkin fun?? Why?? I hope that I have given you enough reasons to at least try it. However, apparently not. Please tell me what you need to see, I bet I have a few ideas yet. Join me next week in the Pumpkin Whispers… A Paper Club to check out this kit. For this idea I wanted to just use the stencils that we received for FREE in March, Thank you Paper Pumpkin. I have to say…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Stamp Camp/class

    Weekly reminders of classes and other stuff

    Weekly Reminders of classes Here are all your Weekly Reminders of classes and other stuff. Starting with Paper Pumpkin. Did you see this sneak peek yet?? Ohhh how fun. You just might want to get some Ice Cream Corner DSP to go with this one. just saying. Why?? Because it will coordinate very well. I am SOOO EXCITED!! for this camp. I know it will be here before I know it, but This one will be soo much fun. And all those goodies you are going to get… DANG!! Are you looking to join in?? Either in person or online, you will want to check this post so that you…

  • Love it, Chop it,  Paper Pumpkin

    First look February Paper Pumpkin, soo pretty

    First look February Paper Pumpkin Today is our first look at February Paper Pumpkin. The above are all three cards as the directed. There are three different designs and three of each design. Ohh but you know that I can not follow the directions for ALL of them. NOPE, not going to happen. Let’s talk about a few of the elements on this kit. Some dang pretty ones I would say. The vellum with gold leaves and the Gold foil too?? Just soooo pretty. I have shared a few alternatives in my facebook group already. I would love to have you join us over there… Pumpkin Whispers… a Paper club.…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    March Paper Pumpkin Peek and Boxes have shipped

    March Paper Pumpkin Peek Did you know that March Paper Pumpkin Peek includes a FREE item?? Why?? Well Paper Pumpkin is celebrating a Birthday. And bonus is for you the subscriber. You will be getting a FREE stencil set… I also see a sponge there too. You need to subscribe here to get your kit. Check out a couple of ideas from the January Paper Pumpkin here. I can not wait to get my kit.. To check out all those fun looking die cuts too. Humm, I wonder what the ink color is going to be. Maybe a fun contest is in order. What could the prize be?? I NEED…

  • Fancy Fold,  Paper Pumpkin

    January 2021 Pumpkin Alternative Sending Hearts

    January 2021 Pumpkin Alternative For our First of January 2021 Pumpkin Alternative ideas. Paper Pumpkin shared this submission with everyone on their page last week.. What an honor and I wanted to be sure to share with you here too. I did add a few things to this. The little envelope is from the Snail Mail dies and ALL those hearts are from the Stitched Be Mine dies. I wanted to be sure to share that you can fold this up!! Yes it fits in a regular envelope. However, I did not get to play with the add-on until the Pumpkin Whispers… A Paper Club live. I posed this question…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Sampler

    December 2020 Beary Comforting Alternative

    December 2020 Beary Comforting Yeah, its Paper Pumpkin December 2020 Beary Comforting Alternative day!! This super cute and easy to use kit was just PLAIN fun!! The critters were so cute holding cupcakes, gifts or even heart depending on how you intended to use it. The sentiments included in the kit Hooray!, Get well soon, You are on my mind, which lends to lots of things. This Beary Comforting set also gave me an idea. What a fun sampler or even scrapbook page. I went with 12 x 12 sampler. Perfect for decorating a child’s room?? In my live I share how to create that balloon using the You are…

  • Pages, Journals and Books,  Paper Pumpkin

    November 2020 Gift Book an Paper Pumpkin Alternative

    November 2020 Gift Book. I would like to share a November 2020 Gift Book that we created over on the Pumpkin Whispers… a Paper Club. First, you will see all these pieces that you get in the November 2020 Jolly Gingerbread kit. I have used the little gingerbread houses for gift card holders, gift tags, and great little treat holders. All of these ideas with just the bits and pieces included. Now let’s talk about adding a few things. This idea we created today. I have been wanting to create a book like this, but kept chickening out. Yeah, really!! Well, here is where we begin. Colors, of course. Each…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Prizes,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Merry and Bright Extended, plus ordering specials.

    Merry and Bright extended… Holy Cow, have you heard?? The Merry and Bright Online Extravaganza has been extended one more day! We’re you sad because you thought you missed out? You are one lucky duck! Remember that the sale is 10% off most items in the annual catalog… check this post for the excluded items. Ready to hear about this weekends specials? Yes, I am offering a few ordering specials. These specials go from November 25 through end of day December 1. All you need to do is order from your list and get some goodies. OR join us for our Paper Pumpkin fun. I am excited to be able…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    December Sneak, October Alternatives.

    December Sneak, October Alternatives. Here is the December Sneak, October Alternatives and a few ideas. What do you see?? I see cupcakes and a super cute bear. Also, I know the following… Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 cards and coordinating envelopes. Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm) Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm) Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Sea Foam, Whisper White Are you wondering what sentiments will be included?? I sure am. My guess is at least a Happy Birthday. How about you? Share in the comments. October Alternatives. First the photo on…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Joy to the World reminder and September Alternatives.

    Joy to the World See, I knew I would remember. Joy to the World reminder… Your last day to sign up for the “October” kit is TODAY, Saturday Oct 10. You have until 11:59 central. So there is still time!! What is this?? Well, this kit will be an easy way to make your Holiday/Christmas cards. This all inclusive kit includes… Ink Exclusive stamp set Die Cut images Cardbases Envelopes And all you need to make the project as directed!! How about a few ideas from last month’s kit?? In my Pumpkin Whispers… a Paper Club we go live a couple times once every one has received their kit. We…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    September 2020 Paper Pumpkin first alternative.

    September 2020 Paper Pumpkin You got the September 2020 Paper Pumpkin, right?? Bust open that box!! You can super easily flip to cards but the treats are SOOO cute!! Let’s talk a minute on the design. Are you a stripe lover?? Or are you a plaid lover?? You know where I sit, haha. You also know how I LOVE options!! Remember, options… make either side or both!! But the card uses the middle section of the “cracker” treat section. And yes, if you loook super close you can see the score marks, but ARE YOU REALLY going to look that close?? I promise that the recipient is not! How about…

  • Clubs,  Mystery Card Night,  Paper Pumpkin,  Stamp Camp/class

    What is going on in the Craft Room!

    World Cardmaking Day. So here is what is going on in the craft room. Yes, decisions have been made…. we will do both… an in person event and on online. Same usual time and we will have two lives… One at the normal 10:30 am (central) and one at 3:30pm (central). The in person event is going to be in the form of a stamp camp. More information to come. Since this has been such a hit… it will be added to the calendar of events. Mark the second Friday of each month for this fun event! If you did not join the group yet on Facebook go ahead and…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Uncategorized

    Get Your September Paper Pumpkin with extras!!

    September Paper Pumpkin You will NOT want to miss out on the September Paper Pumpkin! I can tell you it is PACKED full of goodies. Treat packaging that is. The fun part is that you can use these for either Halloween or just fall themed treats. You will be able to make 20 treats packages. Remember I said that either Halloween or Fall. Here is the fun part. If you pick to do Fall then you have all the Halloween parts to use and vice versa. I can not wait to see what the pieces are going to be!! Not sure how to use all those extras?? Head on over…

  • Girls Night,  Paper Pumpkin

    Girl’s Night needed Paper Pumpkin treats

    Girl’s Night needed Paper Pumpkin. You know I love making little treats for in person events. Soo, Girl’s Night treats this time!! They were perfect. The windows were open, we had snacks and laughed! A fun summer night with friends! I am not sure it could get much better?? Well, maybe a few more friends and maybe crafting outside… Ohhh we should have done that. Joe had the fire going and the “vodka lights” lite. DARN it! We should have!! There is always September 4th, fingers crossed the weather cooperates!! I will try and remember, but you guys need to remind me too!! I was thinking when I made these…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Have you been wondering about Paper Pumpkin?

    Wondering About Paper Pumpkin, Still?? Are you still wondering about all the Paper Pumpkin talk?? I would like to share a few things… that you might be wondering about! There are two ways to get Paper Pumpkin. One – a monthly subscription, you get billed on about the 11th of the month. Second – a prepaid subscription, which are one, three, six and twelve months. This can be gifted as well! The crafty fun box comes to you usually around the 20th of the month. The supplies in the box are about everything you need to make as the instructions state. Your first box will include a stamp block as…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    August Sneak Peak Reminder and an alternative.

    August Sneak Peak reminder Just a reminder about the August sneak peak and I wanted to share an alternative. I am so excited to get this kit and see what all is inside!! I really wonder what sentiments are going to be included. hummmm However, lets talk alternative for the July kit. I love being able to have the Pumpkin Whispers…. a paper club, because we collaborate. The idea came to me and then the club helped out. The only non kit item is that new ribbon. It comes from the August – December Mini Catalog. And a real shocker I am sure… I love it!! I do not love…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Did you know about the Pumpkin Whispers … a paper club?

    I would love to have you join us over in the Pumpkin Whispers… a paper club. Are you curious about Paper Pumpkin and want to see what it is all about? Have you not heard about Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is an all-inclusive subscription box. Full of crafty exclusive items. Everything you need to make the box as instructed. However if you like to stray from the directions join us over on Facebook for just that! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Craft Subscription Box or Paper Pumpkin

    Craft Subscription Box Did you know that there are two ways to start your Craft Subscription Box or “Paper Pumpkin”?? As shown above you can do a Prepaid Subscription which you would do through the regular shopping link. The second way is through a month to month subscription, which gets billed to you credit card after the 10th of the month. A perk to this month to month that you you can suspend your subscription for a month. Why?? Well, we all know that things happen and how nice is it that Stampin’ Up! has your back… Then just restart again the next month. Here is another fun fact!! You…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Last of the June 2020 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives

    Last of the June 2020 Alternatives Ohh, man the alternatives have been amazing!! Wouldn’t you agree? I know I have enjoyed creating with June 2020 Paper Pumpkin. Mine started with this post. But sure did not end there… but I am sad to say that the last of the June 2020 Paper Pumpkin alternatives are in this post… You will be able to get your hand on the July kit soon. Did you know however that you could now sign up for the August kit?? I would love to have you join us on the Pumpkin Whispers …. a Paper Club group to help me create a few alternatives and…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    June Paper Pumpkin Blog

    Paper Pumpkin Blog Alternative. You can check out all the alternatives here.. I love how the coordinating set turned out. Are you wondering?? humm, what is that card from?? I used the sticker for the box. Double stamped the sunshine, first in Poppy Parade and then again in Black. The gift bag, is actually a “bagalope”. I used one of those beautiful envelopes for treats! More double stamping on the sun. Added the black twine from and old paper pumpkin to keep the lid on. Lemon candies are inside!! Check back for more alternatives after Thursday’s Pumpkin Whispers.. a Paper Club live! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Paper Pumpkin,  YouTube video

    June 2020 Paper Pumpkin Alternative Box

    Did you want to bring some sunshine to a friend?? We really only get one box. So why not have a way to make a few more boxes! I know a few friends that I will be sharing some sunshine with not that I have a few more boxes to fill! I am even more excited to be able to share a video on how to make them too!! This video will walk you through all the measurements and cuts. The actual scores are in the comments of the video. My two versions of the box and the last is the size comparison to the Mini Paper Pumpkin boxes (153069)…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    May 2020 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives

    Get your kit here!! I know you want to join in the fun next month!! When you get your kit we can make projects together!! It really is a lot of fun. For the above alternatives we used two of the card bases cut them up to make even more cards!! Confused?? I am sorry, check out the live here. How did we do it?? We took on card base and cut the Just Jade pattern off. Took the second card base and cut the rainbows off. The measurements would end up at 4 1/4 x 5 1/2. Then take both of those and cut in half at 2 3/4…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    May 2020 Paper Pumpkin Alternative

    You are amazing!! Ohhh, I forgot to take a picture of the ones as the directions state… ohhh well. I will post those maybe tomorrow!! How about we play with the left overs to make clouds. Ohh yes, we can use them over and over!! During the live on Thursday we could not decide which cardbase color to use.. sooo I did up all four colors. I have to tell you … I love them all! Join me with your kit in two weeks for more alternatives! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Paper Pumpkin

    First Alternatives for Aprils Paper Pumpkin

    I think we knocked it outta the park on the first of the alternatives, thank you ladies for joining me on Thursday. I sure hope you had as much fun as I did!! This upcoming week will be fun because I will be able to share from the Paper Pumpkin Blog and more, much MORE!! Silly me, when I set up these, I had them backwards.. Above, left, is how the directions state. Right, is our alternatives from the Pumpkin Whispers..a Paper Club Live. Not a ton of changes but I am loving the changes we made. How about you?? Speaking of changes…. Have you noticed that they added color…