Paper Pumpkin – July 2022 – Sending Good Thoughts

The nautical themed July 2022 Paper Pumpkin makes me smile. Since I live in BC near the ocean, and have grown up visiting beautiful Islands and the Sunshine Coast I can smell the salty air while I craft with this kit. Here are the 3 cards I created using the kit instructions as well as my first alternative card.

Thanks to Brenda Crawford who made the great suggestion during my live video to use the outline from the bottle pieces to recreate more bottles. It was really easy to use a blending brush and my Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends to create this bottle.

** After the video I decided this card was too flimsy with an embossed front,
so I trimmed it to 4″ X 5-1/4″ and mounted it on a Thick Basic White card base.

Check out my video to see how easy these are to create – and see how I created the extra bottle.

I hope you enjoyed this month’s Paper Pumpkin. Please leave a comment below and make sure to follow this blog for more great inspiration! Keep an eye out for more alternative projects (I already have a few created and will post soon). Also – don’t forget to subscribe for next month’s Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit. It has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail!  And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project.


Name: Sweet Sunflowers

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

Completed card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

During Sale-a-bration is a great time to grab a Paper Pumpkin Subscription since there are lots of savings in a subscription AND the opportunity to earn FREE Sale-a-bration items.

One more perk to shopping with me, a FREE Tutorial Bundle with a purchase over $65. **My team gets these tutorials for FREE each month as another perk of being part of the Ink Pad Pals.

Looking for other crafting opportunities? I have 2 upcoming online events – you can join from anywhere in Canada (plus I have an international option that includes only the PDF and live video). Click the images below for more details and to register.

Register Here – August features the Ringed With Nature Bundle

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