Box of Sunshine

Share a Box of Sunshine with the June Paper Pumpkin kit inspired by Sara Douglas, CEO of Stampin’ Up! Don’t you love how luscious this looks? Watch the video as Sara tells you all about the kit.

The kit includes supplies for 8 cards and envelopes, 2 each of four designs. The card size is 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″. Coordinating colors are: Basic Black, Bumblebee, Crushed Curry, Poppy Parade, Shaded Spruce, White and Gold. Bumblebee is one of the new 2020-2022 In Colors. This kit also includes extra pieces and stickers, including a sticker label to help you create cards and a Box of Sunshine filled with treats and goodies to send to a friend.

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You can subscribe to this kit now through June 10th. I have a feeling that this is going to be very popular so don’t delay!

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Paper Pumpkin-Winter Wonders

The holiday season will be here before we know it. And along with putting up the Christmas tree and spending snowy nights by the fire, many of our Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be looking forward to opening their holiday kit. Christmastime papercrafting with Paper Pumpkin has become an annual tradition!

This October and November we are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. While the kits have been designed to coordinate with one another each one is all-inclusive and can stand alone. Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

The October kit includes supplies to make ten 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ cards and the coordinating colors are Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade and Shaded Spruce. Subscribe now through October 10th by going to my Paper Pumpkin website here. The kit will arrive in your mailbox by the 20th of the month. The November kit includes supplies to make 24 holiday-themed gift tags of four different sizes and designs and the coordinating colors are the same as the ones in the October kit. You will be able to subscribe to the November kit from October 11- November 10th.

If you are new to stamping or to Paper Pumpkin, this would be a great time to give it a try. If you have subscribed in the past, you too might want to re-subscribe to get a jump on your holiday papercrafting.

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September Paper Pumpkin – Bone Appetit

Get an early start on your Halloween crafting with the September Paper Pumpkin kit, Bone Appetit. This kit includes 20 food-safe treat boxes, a unique and exclusive Halloween stamp set, and a spooky, special-edition box. These easy projects are fun and quick to make! The coordinating colors are Basic Black, Gorgeous Grape, Pumpkin Pie and Whisper White. You can subscribe for the kit from now until September 10th by going to my Paper Pumpkin website. The kit will be delivered to your mailbox by September 20th.

The 2019 Holiday Catalog goes live on September 4th! If you would like a copy please contact me and I would be happy to send one to you.

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The Hugs From Shelli Kit

The upcoming May Paper Pumpkin kit has been designed by Shelli Gardner, founder and Chairman of Stampin’ Up! and you will not want to miss it! If you are a current subscriber you will automatically receive it. If you have subscribed in the past or plan on becoming a new subscriber now is the time to give it a try!

Shelli worked closely with designers and concept artists to create a Paper Pumpkin kit that is uniquely hers. It includes an exclusive photopolymer stamp set, paper and crafting materials to create 12 cards (3 cards of 4 unique designs), 12 exclusive, coordinating envelopes, and a Classic Stampin’ Spot. The coordinating colors are Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Soft Suede, and Very Vanilla. If you’ve ever seen any of Shelli’s projects you know that they always have a feminine, vintage feel and this is no exception, down to the pretty box the kit will come in. Another nice feature of this kit is that it will coordinate with the Bird Ballard Suite, which will be available in the new 2019-2020 annual catalog. Watch this video as Shelli talks about her special kit.

The deadline to purchase this kit is May 10th. Visit my Paper Pumpkin site to place your order.

Here is a sneak peek of the new 2019-2020 catalog – the beautiful cover image!

Demonstrators will be able to start placing pre-orders on a limited number of items beginning on May 2nd so look for posts from me in the middle of May featuring projects using new products.

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Paper Pumpkin Kit Flash Sale Begins!

Paper Pumpkin’s $5 flash sale begins today and ends on October 10th, or while supplies last.  If you have never subscribed and have been curious about Paper Pumpkin now is the time to jump on this introductory offer!  If you enjoy crafting but are short on time these kits have been designed for you.  Everything you need to complete the projects is included in the box.  All you need to add are scissors and tape.  Stampin’ Up! seldom provides sneak peeks of upcoming kits, however, they’ve let the cat out of the bag about which colors will coordinate with a fall-themed project: Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Fresh Fig, Grapefruit Grove, Night of Navy.  What a wonderful color combination!

Here is what you need to know:

  • Promotion begins today, October 8 and runs through 11:59pm MT, October 10, or when supplies run out.
  • You must be a NEW month-to-month subscriber.  Offer not valid for returning subscribers or on prepaid subscriptions.
  • If supplies run out before October 10, Stampin’ Up! will automatically begin to accept new subscribers for the November kit, which will be a specially-designed one-of-a-kind holiday kit.  
  • Discount is valid for the first month, after which the price of the subscription returns to $19.95 per month (including shipping).
  • To subscribe to Paper Pumpkin through me during this two day promotion click here.
  • Enter the code FLASH1018 before the sale ends in order to receive the introductory price of $5.
  • There is no obligation to continue the subscription after this month.

I hope you will consider giving Paper Pumpkin a try!  Thanks for stopping  by today.


It’s a Beautiful Day

Today I’m featuring the second of four cards we made in my class last week using   the Tropical Escape and Petal Promenade designer series papers.  This card uses one of the beautiful Petal Promenade papers.  I also used the floral die from the  Springtime Impressions Thinlits Dies, which is part of the Garden Impressions Suite.

I cut a piece of Grapefruit Grove cardstock at 4 1/4″ x 11″  for the card base.  Next I cut a piece of the designer paper at 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″.  I die cut the floral image using a piece of Petal Pink cardstock and attached it to the designer paper using the fine-tip glue pen.  I then attached this to the card base.  Next I stamped the beautiful day greeting from the Love What You Do stamp set with Grapefruit Grove ink onto Whisper White cardstock. I also stamped one of the small floral images from the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set  next to the greeting.

I cut the greeting using one of the circles from the Layering Circles Framelits and then cut a larger circle from the Stitched Shapes Framelits with a piece of the Grapefruit Grove cardstock and attached them together and then attached it to the card.  I added a small Grapefruit Grove faceted dot to the small flower for a little touch of bling.  I cut a 1/2″ x 4″ strip of designer paper and attached it to the bottom of a 4″x 5 1/4″ piece of Whisper White cardstock for the inside of the card.



If you love decorating your home and celebrating Halloween just as I do, you might want to consider subscribing to Paper Pumpkin to get this specially created holiday kit.  Whether you are a new, current or past subscriber, all you need to do is sign up by September 10th. There are no tricks in this kit – just treat packaging!  Mango Melody, Gorgeous Grape, Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black are the featured colors.  Don’t want to make packaging?  The contents of the kit can be repurposed by adding some cardstock to create your own cards or other projects.  A specially designed box will arrive at your doorstep around the 20th of September.  For further information and to subscribe, visit the Paper Pumpkin website and be sure to select me as your demonstrator when completing your subscription order.

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Paper Pumpkin Promotion Ends Tomorrow

This is a reminder that the Paper Pumpkin Blooming Summer Savings promotion for new subscribers to save 50% off the August kit ends tomorrow, August 10th.  If you’ve been thinking of giving Paper Pumpkin a try, you have one more day to get in on this deal.

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Here are the details:

  • This promotion is only open to you if you have not previously subscribed to Paper Pumpkin.
  • Use code BLOOM0818 to receive the 50% discount.
  • Be sure to select me as your demonstrator when completing your subscription order.
  • This promotion is for month-to-month subscriptions.  Discount cannot be applied to prepaid codes.
  • The 50% discount only applies to the first month of your subscription.  After that the price for each month returns to the regular price of $19.95.
  • The subscription continues each month until you decide to cancel.
  • Kit will arrive at your door around the 20th of each month.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.