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    More August Paper Pumpkin Alternatives, first.

    More August Paper Pumpkin I have two More August Paper Pumpkin Alternatives for you. One today and the second on Saturday. This one turned out soo amazing that I gave it away already. This uses an envelope as apart of the packaging. How can you say enough about how BEAUTIFUL the are in person. Please note that the Mossy Meadow Braided ribbon is retired. However, I was shocked to still see it on the clearance rack. 10 yards for $2.80. Shocking!! But True There are only a couple other things added to this. I am sure you see the sentiment piece. That was an additional cardstock scrap piece. Here is…

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    Another August Paper Pumpkin Alternative idea.

    Another August Paper Pumpkin Here we are with Another August Paper Pumpkin Alternative. This one I have to say thank you to my friend Michelle! She is an amazing artist. She shared this at an event that I was at recently. I knew that I had to try it and needed the perfect supplies to do so. Curious what this started out as?? A soup can Yup, seriously a soup can. First I washed it out. I cut the bottom using my can opener and got to work. In my group Pumpkin Whispers… a Paper Club I did this in one of my alternative lives. Curious, what did you do…

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    August Sweet Sunflowers Alternative ideas

    August Sweet Sunflowers Alternative Holy Cow this is a card base you guys!! Today I want to share a couple of August Sweet Sunflowers Alternative. I have sure had a ton of fun with this kit. Let me add that I have not even begun to do ANY 3D projects yet. Shocking I know. Trust me they are coming!! However, today is all about the cards. This first one is a small change. I cut the card base (Mossy Meadow) to put it as a layer still behind the honeycomb and sunflower piece. Using Crushed Curry for the card base. Also adding a flower piece but two different pieces. Is…

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    Paper Pumpkin Sneak Peek and a reminder too!

    Paper Pumpkin Sneak Peek Ohhh my goodness, this kit is going to be a winner! Here is the August Paper Pumpkin Sneak Peek, plus a FREE gift too. Are you signed up? If not …. Hurry you only have until August 10th. Yes, this one is flowers, BUT it’s sunflowers! The only happier flower I know is a Daisy. Yes, I am here to help you, maybe even guilt you, into needing this kit. That fear of missing out will naw at you! You know it will. I promise to share alternatives, as I always do! I hope you do try it! Those foil laser cut pieces look super fun…

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    Sale-a-Bration and Paper Pumpkin Prepaid, YEAH!!

    Sale-a-Bration and Paper Pumpkin Prepaid Did you know that you can get Sale-a-Bration and Paper Pumpkin Prepaid will get you some rewards? During Sale-a-Bration with every $50 that you spend on product, you get to pick from stamps, dies or designer series papers. And that goes true with the Paper Pumpkin prepaid too. Above is the pricing and the bonuses that you get. Please let me know if you have ANY questions about this!! 3 month prepaid subscription 6 month prepaid subscription 12 month prepaid subscription Here are the three options that you have. I would love for you to pick me as your demonstrator, thank you. Are you on…

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    Another Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin idea.

    Another Pick of the Crop Are you ready for Another Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin idea? Weeeelll, here is the “blanket” part from yesterday’s card. This idea also uses up a left over cardbase from the cart card. The additions on this idea are the Crumb Cake and the Basic White. Ohhh, the embellishments. I thought this was a simple but very down to earth idea. Something that you could send to a friend. Right? Because we think of friends and you never know, they just might need a little cheering up! To join us with the next Paper Pumpkin box, subscribe here, TODAY!! I sure had fun with…

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    More June Paper Pumpkin alternative ideas

    More June Paper Pumpkin With the second live for the Pick the Crop here are More June Paper Pumpkin alternative ideas. This one uses mostly elements of the kit. The ONLY additions are the Garden Green frame and there is an inside layer to “hide” some of the layers you see here! Starting off with the removal of the “blanket” which was a pink gingham. All that I did was line up my trimmer and VERY carefully cut just that section out! Which you will want to check back tomorrow to see what I did with that! Anyway… To help with the “window” look… Using the strawberry/blueberry diecut and a…

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    Pick of the Crop, June Paper Pumpkin alternatives.

    Pick of the Crop Here are a few alternative ideas from out first look at the Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin kits. This first look was super fun. I would love for you to join my Pumpkin Whispers… a Paper Club, on facebook, so that you can join in the fun. This first idea is a slight tweak. I fussy cut the awning off and added it back using dimensionals. Second thing we did was add some of the lavender. One piece to be exact. Yes, I did split it up but fussy cutting off one section to stretch the piece. Here was the full on alternative. Using a…

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    May Peek at Paper Pumpkin, Pick of the Crop.

    May Peek at Paper Pumpkin I love how timely this May Peek at Paper Pumpkin is.. I love going to my local farmer market. Here are a few things you need to know! There are 9 cards with three different designs. Coordinating envelopes of course! Plus a bonus canvas bag. However, do not worry you can get more of the bags too! WoooHooo! How about a few reminders? First, you have until the tenth to sign up. Second, you can go month to month or prepaid. When choosing prepaid, you can do 1 – 3 – 6 or 12 month. Thirdly, the box is guaranteed! I know you will love…

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    Second Alternative for Change is Beautiful April 2022.

    Second Alternative for Change is Beautiful Here is the Second Alternative for Change is Beautiful Paper Pumpkin kit. This one is a great fun fold. This gate fold with the belly band is just what I needed to add the stick. Yes, I said stick. The cocoon that I added, after fussy cutting, is hanging from a small stick. Yes, from the yard. Check it out… Using Crushed Curry and Daffodil Delight for my cardstock colors. I NEEDED to brighten up this kinda dark kit. Well, maybe it was just me. Anyway, using a touch of hot glue for the stick. No worries you will not see if after you…

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    Alternative 1 for Change is Beautiful Paper Pumpkin

    Alternative 1 for Change is Beautiful I know, I gave you a look at the Peek for the May kit first… just a reminder because this one is all about those five new in colors! However, for today’s Alternative 1 for Change is Beautiful or the April Paper Pumpkin box! This one was a fun one for sure. You know how I love my 3D projects! How cute is this one?? I have a few tricks to share here…. First, note that I used a half of a cardbase to make this. I will be sharing next week how I did it for my alternative video… so be sure to…

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    March Paper Pumpkin Alternatives, Free stamp set?

    March Paper Pumpkin Alternatives Are you looking for something crafty to do that is portable?? You know that I have the answer to that!! EVERYTHING you need is in this one box!! Paper Pumpkin is perfect! This can be a monthly subscription or prepaid (one month, three months, six months or a full year). It is NOOO secret that I love this box. So much so that I have a FB group dedicated to it. Anyway, lets see what we have for the March Paper Pumpkin Alternatives. This first idea uses only parts from the box. No extra supplies. Okay, one extra, however that is from last months box. When…

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    April Paper Pumpkin peek is so very exciting!

    April Paper Pumpkin peek Can you hear me squeal?? April Paper Pumpkin peek has my name all over it!! I can not wait to get my box. This one is going to be awesome!! Our Beyond the Horizons boxes are on their way. Yes, we will have fun with that one. However, I am looking way ahead to this box. Tell me what else do you think will be inside this box besides butterflies?? Curiosity is killing me really!! I will admit that the cocoon is pretty dang cool. Do you think that we will get a few of those branches too?? Here is all that I know so far……

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    Paper Pumpkin without the critters, Artfully Composed.

    Paper Pumpkin without the critters How about a few alternative Paper Pumpkin without the critters. I have heard that not everyone is a fan of the antelope, elephant and/or ape in this kit. How I am not sure, but send them to me!! I do really think there are so many possibilities with or without them. Today’s post is obviously with out. Now just to clarify, I am not talking about the peek that is at the top of this page…. I am talking about the Safari Celebration kit. The first idea that I have is adding in a Soft Suede label (from Tasteful Labels). All of the rest in…

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    Last January Paper Pumpkin alternative to post.

    Last January Paper Pumpkin Here is the Last January Paper Pumpkin alternative that I have to share. Wondering Still what Paper Pumpkin is all about?? Besides is being the most amazing subscription box EVER!! Yeah, I know I am slightly bias. However, What can you get for under $30 to your door that includes everything you need?? Not much if anything, right?? Here is what you get in EACH box ink, stamps, adhesive, die cuts and envelopes. Sometimes there is ribbon other times there are embellishments. Your first subscription box also includes a block that EVERY stamp you in in ANY of your future boxes will fit!! I love making…

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    Day Two Treat ideas, using January Paper Pumpkin

    Day Two Treat ideas I am so excited about Day Two Treat ideas. Today we are going to be using the January Paper Pumpkin kit. If you ahve not joined us for this crafty box of goodies. This just might be what you need to see!! Ohh and this is a two for… Here is the easy one… this one uses the Kisses & Hugs mini treat boxes. Not just one though. I attached the two together. For more chocolate goodness of course!! Used a mini clothes pin for the top. The heart and gold cord are included in the treat kit. I could so see this one a table…

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    First from the Lots of Pun, Paper Pumpkin kit.

    First from the Lots of Pun This alternative is the First from the Lots of Pun. This Paper Pumpkin kit is going to make EVERYONE smile. It is all about silly puns. Best thing since sliced bread I would say. For this idea I used only what was inside the box. However, I cut is all in half. The cardbase, the layer piece and even the centers. Yup, all in half. Ohh, did I mention even that little Pool Party piece?? It was also cut in half. Here is my idea… I was thinking that this could be for a thank you gift. Birthday bag tag is also another possibility.…

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    November PP Alternative ideas, All cards.

    November PP Alternative ideas Here we are with the November PP Alternative ideas. So many ideas to share. Keep in mind that I am not afraid to pull out my scissors and cut up the parts. Very much like this idea. I took the treat present stack and cut them all apart. You will see that I also used the masking technique to stack the inside gifts. The bottom gift is the actual full stamp. Note the background stamp?? Well I flipped the stamp over to create that background. Not familiar with the masking technique. Comment below so that I can share!! How about an alternative color?? This one we…

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    January Paper Pumpkin Peek, including an add on!

    January Paper Pumpkin Peek I am excited to share the January Paper Pumpkin Peek. The name is even Kisses & Hugs. I can only imagine what in going to be inside. I am going to bet Blushing Bride, gold foil and Vanilla for the colors. But this is only the half of it. See those super cute “XOXO” boxes. They are an add on that will be available after January 25. Have you decided to subscribe yet?? Need some more information? Well, how about that I go live the first Saturday of each month on my Whispers In Ink page over on Facebook. This video gets added to YouTube, thanks…

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    Last day on all November things, check it out.

    Last day on all November Reminders because it is the Last day on all November things including the Ding Dong Ditch. Get al the information including pricing and add-ons. Check the original post here. I wanted to be sure that you know there are FUN additional idea that I will share in the PDF instructions ONLY! I am going bananas over this super pun filled kit. We need humor in our lives, right? Silly, yup, that is the point! If you don’t laugh after seeing a banana with a mustache… I am at a loss. Wondering how to get your own kit? Here is the LINK. You will not want…

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    You missed Mystery Card Night, still time for a prize!

    You missed Mystery Card Night You missed Mystery Card Night, no worries, you still have time to get a prize. Head on over to the Facebook group here. Watch the replay and Add your photos to the group post. I would love to have you join us next month too! We always meet on the second Friday of each month. Theme clues start on Thursday. Questions let me know I will help you out! Are you Brave enough?? I bet you love a great deal. I know that I sure do. How about a 20% discount?? OHH YEAH!! Here is what you have been looking for!! Get a $125 worth…

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    November Paper Pumpkin Peek, soo cute!

    November Paper Pumpkin Peek OHHH MY, November Paper Pumpkin Peek. That is all I can say… Ohhhh Myyy! Tags, Treats and cards ohh my. I love how versatile this kit is going to be! Now, let me say this kit is marketed as a treat package kit. However, do you see what I see?? I would bet that it could be a tag and then double the counts. Same thing with this kit if you make cards. Okay, okay I do not know ALL of this for sure! Although experience has shown me and all of us that if nothing else you can make it what you want and NEED.…

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    A Second September Paper Pumpkin Alternative.

    A Second September Paper Pumpkin Alternative Here is a second September Paper Pumpkin Alternatives. This one is a little more silly, fun and cute even! OMG, a punch art Turkey. Here is what you will need… Layering Circle dies. Penguin Builder punch Eyes, google or pearls even. Using the three trimmed tabs from the treats in a color of your choosing. Two tabs from an alternative color. Pick how large you wish your turkey is going to be. I picked the second, third and fifth smallest scalloped circles. Two in Early Espresso and the middle to match the back three tabs. I choose that color for the cardbase as well.…

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    September Paper Pumpkin Alternative first idea.

    September Paper Pumpkin Alternative Ohhh I am loving this September Paper Pumpkin Alternative AND the whole kit. Those pumpkin and gourd treat holders. So much fall fun to be had! I can not take total credit for this one. There was an alternative idea on the back of the directions. We started there, added some leaves, cut up the wrapped wire, Tah-DA Some of the leaves are from the Kit itself. The three Crumb Cake ones are fussy cut and added to the front to match the inside. Adding in a cardbase in Crumb Cake and a Pumpkin Pie layer. The four panels are pieces of the treat packaging cut…

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    Day two Paper Pumpkin August alternatives.

    Day two Paper Pumpkin Here we are, Day two Paper Pumpkin alternatives. All three of these are different. However, I will admit this one is my favorite! I know, I know big shocker. This one uses the box topper butterfly. Ohhh YES! I used the Stitched Rectangle dies for the opening. Here is a closer look to how this works… Dontcha love it? Yes, the butterfly is actually glued to the inside of the card base. It fits just right. Tell me what you think! Card number two uses an envelope. You know I could not help myself. Those amazing envies needed to be added to a card front! Okay,…

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    Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Alternatives.

    Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Here is our first look at the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Alternatives. Today there is three and I am excited there are three more tomorrow. This one uses the flagged end strips, but I wanted to extend their life. So I cut them in half. That way I could get more color AND add to another card later. I will admit that this group of sentiments are my favorite. I wanted to use them EVERY TIME!! Where there is hope, there is faith, where there is faith, miracles happen. It rings true for several things. Cancer survivors, parents of special needs, and especially those that have…

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    October Paper Pumpkin Peek, this is all cards.

    October Paper Pumpkin Peek This is your October Paper Pumpkin Peek. If you need a crafty subscription box in your life, this is the place. Included in each box is all the parts and pieces to create the cards as intended. In addition to cardstock pieces, there is adhesive, ink and stamps. Also there could be embellishments or ribbon too. Just remember, all inclusive. Are you needing to get a jump start on your Christmas cards?? Here is a way to get 10 cards, two different designs. Yes, you can get more than one box. You can get as many as you wish. Each box is shipped direct to you…

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    Sale-a-Bration even more Sensational is going on.

    Sale-a-Bration even more Sensational I wanted to celebrate my Sales Milestone in a HUGE way!! I wanted to say thank you to everyone. Not only for all of your support but also your encouragement, suggestions and above all SMILES! I love Sale-a-Bration, but I am making Sale-a-Bration even more Sensational for you!! Have you earned your entries into this months drawing?? In this post you will find out all the ways to get entries to possibly win not only the monthly bundle. The Grand Prize too!! Keep in mind that this is not a mini but a FULL size Stampin’ Cut and Emboss!! Here is one way… Orders, yes that…

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    More with Paper Pumpkin, wall decoration.

    More with Paper Pumpkin Ready for a little More with Paper Pumpkin?? This one is my favorite alternative for the July kit. To think all you need is the kit, some sticks and coordinating ribbon. What do you think?? Okay, I did add a few more things. but check out how cute each envelope turned out… Starting at the top, with Camp. The fireflies on this are using the Be Dazzling Sale-a-Bration FREE item and the Brilliant Wings dies. The camper was cut off the card front very carefully. Yes, I sure did add a panel to the front to lift off the words and add dimension. Next up is…

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    Thursday is Paper Pumpkin Day around here!

    Thursday is Paper Pumpkin Day You know that Thursday is Paper Pumpkin Day around here. I have a group on Facebook dedicated to is too, check it out!! Every other Thursday we get together and come up with a few ideas from the most current box. Today we worked on the new Hope Box, however I have yet to share these ideas here. This Bag-a-lope was an idea I found several years ago and love using it for treats, twine and other little goodies. Depending on the size envelope, will depend on how big or small the “bag-a-lope” will be. In this case here it is a regular A2 size.…