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Throwback Thursday with the March 2019 Paper Pumpkin

The March 2019 Paper Pumpkin was designed to use numbers on the cards but since I don’t know who these are going to yet, I decided to use a cake stamp.  Cake Soiree was a little too girly and I wasn’t sure it would fit well.  Sooooo, I pulled out “Birthday Whimsy” from the 2008 Sale-a-Bration.  Anyone else still have that set?

Check out the YouTube video for how the cards are designed to look.

This is basically the same as the designed card except I used the cake and moved Happy down to the bottom of the label.  I also used gold Wink of Stella on the candles, another throwback.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019

I did try one with the candles from the stamp set but it was hard to get them lined up:

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019

This is the inside which is as designed.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019

Here is the second card with just the cake change:

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019
J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019

I didn’t like the confetti stamp on the front so I changed it to a strip of Bermuda Bay embossed in the Sequins 3D embossing folder with the same inside:

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019

As usual, the March Paper Pumpkin kit came with extras that I haven’t finished using up yet (maybe I’ll have another post) but I did make two more cards out of them with a pop up in the middle.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019
J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019

Bottom: 1 1/2″ x 6 1/2″, scored at 2″, 4″, 6″

Middle: 1 1/2″ x 5 3/4″, scored at 1 3/4″, 3 1/2″, 5 1/4″

Top: 1 1/2″ x 5″, scored at 1 1/2″, 3″, 4 1/2′

Along the tops I used some strips from the Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper.J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin March 2019

Supplies:

131197 Cardstock 8-1/2″ X 11″ Bermuda Bay 
140272 Cardstock 8-1/2″ X 11″ Whisper White Thick 
146907 Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper
147096 Classic Stampin’ Pad Bermuda Bay 
147050 Classic Stampin’ Pad Poppy Parade 
145649 Scattered Sequins 3D Embossing Folder

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January 2019 Paper Pumpkin

I’m trying to work through partially made items on my craft table and some of the Paper Pumpkins that I just hadn’t gotten to.  Well, this post combines two of those.  I made all the little elements for the candy boxes for the January 2019 Paper Pumpkin kit but I only needed about 6 of the candy boxes.  So….I had a ton of elements left over that I transformed into cards.  The paper strips are from the Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Stack that retired last year (another thing I’m trying to work through).  Now I have a stack of cards to donate to Missing GRACE and Cards for Soldiers.  Yay!

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin January 2019

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin January 2019

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J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin January 2019

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin January 2019

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Paper Pumpkin – Day by Day kit

Happy New Year!  I’m back today with an alternative for the December 2018 Paper Pumpkin kit.  I really wanted to have the year on each of the months and a picture that went with them so here is what I came up with.  (My craft table is a mess right now, you will see why when you see how many stamp sets I used.)

I used the retired Home for Christmas Designer Series Paper on a piece of chipboard I saved from the kit.  I ALWAYS save my chipboard, you never know when you will need it.  The rings are 1/2″ book rings and I used my Crop-a-dile to punch the holes in the chipboard.  I cut the chipboard on my guillotine style cutter after adding the DSP (apparently I need to clean the blade to get a sharper cut).  The banner for each year is from Pick A Pennant and done using the Stamparatus.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Pool Party, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, Colorful Seasons, November 2017 Paper Pumpkin

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Real Red, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, January 2018 Paper Pumpkin, Little Elephant

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Call Me Clover, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, Tabs for Everything, December 2018 Paper Pumpkin

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Pool Party, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, Tabs for Everything, This Little Piggy

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Call Me CloverHighland Heather, Memento Tuxedo Black, Highland Heather Marker, Call Me Clover Marker
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, Tabs for Everything, This Little Piggy

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Call Me Clover, Grapefruit GroveLovely LipstickMemento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, June 2017 Paper Pumpkin

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Pool Party, Real RedMemento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, Tabs for Everything, Birthday Backgrounds

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Pool PartyMemento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, Sheltering Tree

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Grapefruit Grove, Highland Heather, Cajun Craze Marker, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, Sheltering Tree

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Grapefruit Grove, Cajun Craze, Call Me Clover, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, September 2016 Paper Pumpkin

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Grapefruit GroveCall Me Clover, Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Cajun Craze Marker, Early Espresso Marker, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, September 2015 Paper Pumpkin

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin December 2018

Inks: Call Me Clover, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Pick A Pennant, November 2016 Paper Pumpkin

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The chipboard is 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ front and back.  The base is 4″ x 4 1/4″ scored at 1″, 2″, & 3″ then folded as above.  I attached the chipboard using Beacon 3 in 1 glue.

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Picnic Paradise Paper Pumpkin, Take 2

The July 2018 Paper Pumpkin kit was still on my crafting table so I had to make a few more cards with it.  I wanted to use the Basket Weave Dynamic embossing folder, I think it really adds to the cards.  I also pulled in Blueberry Bushel, Granny Apple Green, and Poppy Parade to use with the embossing folder.

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Supplies:

146968 Cardstock 8-1/2″ X 11″ Blueberry Bushel 
120953 Cardstock 8-1/2″ X 11″ Crumb Cake 
146990 Cardstock 8-1/2″ X 11″ Granny Apple Green 
119793 Cardstock 8-1/2″ X 11″ Poppy Parade
147115 Classic Stampin’ Pad Soft Suede 
104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

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Picnic Paradise Paper Pumpkin

I love getting my monthly Paper Pumpkin kit but sometimes it’s not exactly something I would use as is.   I think 3″ x 3″ cards are adorable but I can’t mail them in that form so I decided to change these to A2 size cards ( 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″).  All I did to change them was cut the 3″ x 6″ card base in half ( now I have two of them!), cut the tissue paper to use for background paper and add a Crumb Cake card base.  So easy and so cute!

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin July 2018 - Picnic Paradise

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This is what the kit was supposed to make:

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Fun Things Happen When We Gather

Not long ago I got together with a few demonstrators over at Rachel Tessman’s house because Mackenzie was in town visiting.  It was a good enough excuse to gather and make some cards together.  I’d just driven back from our Spring Break trip to see family in Illinois so I didn’t have time to create a make & take to share but here is what some of the others created for us to make.

Rachel used the new Paper Pumpkin kit and a note card for her make & take.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Paper Pumpkin, Rachel Tessman

Susan used the Myths & Magic suite for her card.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Myths & Magic, Magical Day, Susan Campfield

Vicki used a fun fold and the Petal Palette Bundle for her card.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Petal Palette, Vicki Bibeau

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Sale-a-Bration ends this week!  Don’t miss out!

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Hot Chocolate Treat Card

Susan Campfield does a weekly Facebook live for her team and a few weeks ago she showed a treat holder that she modified one she saw from B.J. Peters.  I just knew I had to make it!  Partly because I still had some test tube treat holders left over from a past Paper Pumpkin kit and partly because it was just so cute.  Susan made hers with a penguin on the front using the Smitten Mitten bundle, I don’t have that bundle so I pulled out the Cookie-Cutter Christmas set.  I always have a tough time getting a clean image with such a solid stamp, I can’t wait until I get my Stamparatus!

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The marshmallows are Jet-Puffed Marshmallow bits.  I colored in the rhinestones with a black sharpie (that somehow looks blue) and the dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blend.  Since the little gingerbread man didn’t stamp so cleanly, I colored over him with a little Wink of Stella.

The Real Red is cut to 5″ x 9 3/8″ and scored along the long edge at 3 3/4″, 4 3/8″ and 5″.  Fold on the middle score line and cut two slits to the next score line so there is something to hold the test tube.  I used tear and tape between the 4 3/8″ and 5″ score lines because you want something strong.

J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - Cookie-Cutter Christmas

Supplies:

144838 Watercolor Christmas Clear-Mount Stamp Set
142043 Cookie Cutter Christmas
140396 Cookie Cutter Builder Punch
126979 Chocolate Chip Classic Stampin’ Pad
144575 Stampin’ Blends Cherry Cobbler Dark
145409 Brights Best 12″ X 12″ Cardstock Pack
100730 Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
140272 Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Thick Cardstock
144629 Christmas Around The World Designer Series Paper
138292 Banner Triple Punch
144220 Rhinestone Basic Jewels
138995 Tear & Tape Adhesive
129026 Fuse Fast Adhesive
144612 Treat Tubes
143593 Something Good To Eat Kit

 

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