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    Sweet Springtime PP Possibilities Blog Hop

    Sweet Springtime PP Possibilities Blog Welcome to the Sweet Springtime PP Possibilities Blog Hop. I have two projects for you today… I did two to use all the left over parts of the cut little milk carton that I cut up… Starting with what I cut off of the milk carton. Do you see it?? It is the “awning” of our Springtime card. Using the ‘wreath’ and cutting it in half to make our ‘garland’. The only added piece on this card is the ‘Springtime Greetings’ sign that was added. I was excited to see the Baker’s Twine in the kit. It is not just for bows, hahaha. Here is…

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    PP Possibilities Lovely Lavender Blog Hop

    PP Possibilities Lovely Lavender Blog Welcome to the PP Possibilities Lovely Lavender Blog Hop. I know we have a bunch of stops and we are excited to share some fun, creativity and ideas with you. So lets jump right in… Using all the parts from the kit. The only thing I added was a little piece of Basic White and the I Love You sentiment on the right. Which is from the Country Bouquet stamp set. Using a 1/8 circle punch adding two holes to each piece. The two ends are one of the cardbases. The two ‘tags’ are next. The center is one of the sentiment pieces. I am…

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    Warm Wishes Paper Pumpkin, final days

    Warm Wishes Paper Pumpkin TODAY is the last day to sign up to get your own Warm Wishes Paper Pumpkin box. This box is full of fun. It includes 8 boxes for gifting. There are two different designs. However if you are not in need of boxes there is an amazing add on that makes cards. I know that I am loving last months Home of the Hollidays box. In case you did not know these coordinate. I love being able to extend the life of my box. However, I love making alternatives too. Did you know that I do a live twice a month were we make the cards…

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    PP Possibilities With Love and Gratitude Hop

    PP Possibilities With Love and Gratitude Ohh did you come from Elizabeth’s Blog?? I am so happy that you are here. Today is all about PP Possibilities With Love and Gratitude. I have a fun fold for you and all that I added was a bit of cardstock. Now do not forget to check out all the way to the bottom so that you can do the whole hop. There are fourteen different stops!! There is sure to be some GREAT inspiration!! Wanting to use the ‘card’ portion of the kit. I added a piece of Lost Lagoon and Basic White. The bag was cut from another alternative that I…

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    Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin alternatives

    Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin I have three alternatives for you from the July Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin box. Have you joined the Paper Pumpkin fun yet?? The above treat holders are a shorter version of the Mystery Card Night project from the August live. Which by the way is on both YouTube and facebook. Using a little bit of the panels to decorate the treat box. Here is some of the extra left over after cutting up some of the panels. I used the starfish to ‘hide’ the edges of the pieces. Plus they are too cute. I also shared an idea for the sun in…

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    Welcome Inn additional Alternatives for PP.

    Welcome Inn additional Alternatives I have some Welcome Inn additional Alternatives for the June Paper Pumpkin for you today. Starting off with this ‘Ombré’ looking one. I actually was surprised at how close in color the Night of Navy and Misty Moonlight one was. The Boho Blue for me was the great in between. Ohhh you know what, I wonder how it would have looked with the Boho Blue in the middle. I have not yet purchased the dies that go with the Countryside Inn Suite. As you can see though I was able to trace and fussy cut one. Using the negative from one of the ones of the…

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    June 2023 PP Possibilities Welcome Inn Hop

    June 2023 PP Possibilities Welcome Inn Welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop!! Did you love Deb’s idea?? Today is all about the June 2023 PP Possibilities Welcome Inn. I have another fun idea. It kinds ties into what my team and I are focusing on in the month of July, Random Acts of Kindness. No this does not include the DSP pack. However, the only extra is ribbon and one piece of Basic White cardstock. I was thinking I would use more of those labels and sentiment pieces. Did you get the add on die cuts?? As of this post they were still available. I love them!! Contact…

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    Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin subscription

    Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin Are you looking for some Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin might be just what you need!! This box looks to be warm weather ready!! Have you been on the fence about this crafty subscription box?? Ohhh, you know any craft ideas are always a good thing!! Need some different ideas too??? Well, I have you covered with that too!! Join the crafty fun!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

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    PP Possibilities Ten Years of Growth Blog Hop

    PP Possibilities Ten Years of Growth Hello everyone, welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities blog hop!! Today we are celebrating PP Possibilities Ten Years of Growth. Can you believe it?? Ten years?? I do not know about you, but I have been a subscriber since the VERY BEGINNING!! Here is my alternative for you this month… Wanting to see what I could come up with with just the addition of some cardstock. No not just any cardstock some retiring soon Polished Pink cardstock. Using the Polka Dot cardbase and cutting off a 2 1/4 section of the top of that cardbase. Then trimming a bit off the top and side…

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    2023-02 PP Possibilities Sunshine Smiles

    2023-02 PP Possibilities Sunshine Smiles Come and Hop along for some Amazing ideas for your subscription box. The 2023-02 PP Possibilities Sunshine Smiles blog hop. Please be sure to leave some love along the hop. I am a new member to the hop. I am super excited to see what these amazing ladies have some up with. Here is what I have come up with for you guys today. You guys know that I love the WHOLE Suite for the Rain or Shine. This little fun fold using some of the DSP and Mango Melody cardstock. Although, I also added the Stitched Rectangle dies and the Basic Border dies too.…

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    Key to my Heart Paper Pumpkin alternative.

    Key to my Heart With Valentine’s day past, How else can you use this amazing box?? What kit?? The Key to my Heart Paper Pumpkin for January 2023 box. For this idea I added the Turtle from the Rain or Shine bundle. Do you see him peeking from above the key? This card was made two weeks ago in a live over on facebook. Did you know that I do that every other week?? Well how did I make this one?? Well we started off cutting up the envelope. That is the Fresh Freesia with the keys. Grabbed my Basic Borders dies and fancied up the flap with they die…

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    2023/01 Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Key to my Heart.

    Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Key to my Heart Hello everyone!! I am new the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop and am super excited to be here!! Here we are in January 2023 already and lets have some Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Key to my Heart fun!! Heart shaped card is what I have to share. Did you get the add on boxes! I sure did. Use your heat tool to loosen the glue. Now using the two heart pieces we will create our card. Using one of the hearts, trace the heart on basic white. Be sure to NOT cut the whole thing. You need a scored section for the card hinge.…

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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 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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    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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    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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    February Paper Pumpkin peek and more…

    February Paper Pumpkin peek This is the February Paper Pumpkin peek. In case you have not yet seen it. Here is inside information there are nine cards. Three different designs and of course all the goodies! Ink, stamps and oodles more I am sure. I would love for you to join me with all the Paper Pumpkin fun! This crafty subscription box is just what the doctor ordered to get you out of the winter hoohumm’s. This box is also a great way to start a new hobby! Do you know someone that needs a hobby? Or maybe to start up one again? Yes, I can help you with this…

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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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    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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    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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    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.…

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    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…