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  • Coloring,  In-Colors,  Masculine Cards,  Paper Pumpkin

    Paper Pumpkin-Fathers Day

    It is getting close to Fathers’s Day, do you need the perfect card?? How about using parts of your Paper Pumpkin? Today, only the stamps are from the May kit. At first, I was thinking a floating card, but due to unhappy stamping this was changed into just a quick card. Tomorrow is a new day for the floating card. Let’s turn lemons into lemonade. Still taking que from the box, pulled out a Pretty Peacock card base and ink. Add a little more sentiment from the Well Said (148796) stamp set. Pick a bird to highlight, using a mostly dry aqua painter. You need a light hand so you…

  • Coloring,  In-Colors,  Paper Pumpkin

    Dear Friend

    Today is all about a Paper Pumpkin alternative. As a Paper Pumpkin subscriber since the beginning, I can honestly say that if you have been outta the loop for a while, you NEED to get back in!! Shelli Gardner, co-founder of Stampin’ Up! helped to design this kit. The top card, in Pool Party, is from the kit, mostly as the directions state. I added a stamped imagine on the sentiment and tweaked the twine. I would love to get this card, how about you? Now, for the alternative card…. I hear you cringing, however, a fussy cut was necessary. Can you hear the feathers asking to be cut out??…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Paper Pumpkin

    Hugs from Shelli

    Not sold on Paper Pumpkin yet?? How about now?? The co-founder of Stampin’ Up! Shelli helped the concept artists design this amazing kit!! Usually we do not get sneak peaks… but Shelli is not always good at secrets 😉 Sold?? Here is how you can sign up!! Then join us on Facebook for a Coffee and Cards episode to see what alternative I can come up with!! Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • old site,  Paper Pumpkin

    News

    You know that Paper Pumpkin is a favorite for me…. this kit is pretty amazing. We were able to do a card from this kit at OnStage, totally in my wheel house. Love it! This kit just gets better and better!! The pop up cards for March, I am waiting for the April kit to get here and now this one for May… phew AMAZING is all I can say! Have you seen the retirement list yet?? Here is you link for that too… keep in mind that some of the stamps are just switching from clear to cling. But if there is a bundle you want you better get…