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This amazing Paper Pumpkin kit can be ordered now until October 10th!

Details

  • The kit contains enough elements to create 10 Christmas cards—5 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • October’s kit arrives in a cute collectible box covered with enchanting evergreen trees. Use this special, limited-edition box to store your holiday handicrafts, or transform it into a well-wrapped package for a present!
  • The kit’s contents pair perfectly with the Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277). To continue your Christmas crafting, combine the kit’s components with the suite’s patterned paper, shimmery sequins, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, silver foil

Now until September 30th it is an even better deal since you can earn Sale-a-bration rewards when you get a subscription.

You can contact me to place your order or simply subscribe here: https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-ca/sign-up/?demoid=2189587

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Delicate Dahlias

I created a card today for the Hand Stamped Sentiments colour challenge. These colours are just the perfect colours for a transition between summer to fall.

I chose to stamp the amazing Dahlias using both the photo realistic image and the line drawn images in the stamp set.

You can earn these gorgeous blooms simply by placing a $120CDN order with me before September 30th.

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Thank EWE card

I was very lucky to be especially spoiled this week for my birthday. This card challenge from Global Design Project (GDP308) was the perfect layout to help me create some Thank You cards.

I love how simple this layout is and so easy to adapt to any stamp set. For my card I used the FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set – Counting Sheep, mixed with the Biggest Wish stamp set and the Playful Alphabet dies.

The sheep on the background were heat embossed with White Stampin’ Emboss powder, I fussy cut the white sheep and embellished the whole card with Shaker Shapes since the Granny Apple Green matched the ink I had chosen.

I just love a good, punny card. If you want to recreate this card for yourself I’ve included a supply list below. Make sure to place your order before September 30th since that is when Sale-a-bration ends and the Counting Sheep stamp set disappears. Don’t wait!

Product List
Paper Snips
$13.50
Versamark Pad
$13.00

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Counting Sheep Shimmer Card

I created a fun Counting Sheep card tonight using a sketch from Freshly Made Sketchs (#FMS502). These adorable sheep and the dies are both FREE Sale-a-bration items. For every $60 cdn order placed you can earn a fabulous reward.

I created a nearly identical card, using Poppy Parade Blends instead of Magenta Madness. I can’t decide which I prefer.

The shimmery clouds and balloons are a special touch to the card.

The look was created by using the scraps from my Wonderful Snowflakes to die cut the clouds and balloons. I can’t stand wasting such pretty paper – not even a scrap. The spaces left would also make great flowers or snowflakes.

You can see all the details in my video below. Make sure to subscribe to my channel while you are there.

Product List
Sheep Dies
$0.00

Right now – until September 30th, 2021 every $60 (before shipping and taxes) order placed with me earns you Sale-a-bration rewards AND an entry into my Birthday Giveaway draw for a Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine. Go grab your wishlist!

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Birthday Giveaway

September is one of my favourite months of the year. The fabulous crisp air, back to school and of course my birthday!

To celebrate this year I am giving away a Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($82 value).

I use mine all the time and I want you to have one on your desk!

The Rules:

  • Place an online Stampin’ Up! order with me from September 7-30 and get one entry for each $30 in Product Purchased (tax & shipping not included).
  • Example, if you spend $90, you’ll get 3 entries into the ‘hat’. The higher your order, the more your name will be in the hat. Multiple orders will count too.
  • Orders over $60 will also earn Sale-a-bration rewards. It’s like double dipping!!
  • Entries close on the 30th September 2021 at 11.50pm PT – Canada Only. Giveaway is through Leah Dixon Only, not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!
  • One winner will be chosen using an online name picker. Winner will be announced on October 3rd, 2021.

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Good Luck!

No purchase necessary to enter to win… leave me a comment on this blog post and answer…What is the first thing you would make with your new Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine?

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Colourful Beautifully Penned DSP

I LOVE the gorgeous Black and White Beautifully Penned DSP that Stampin’ Up! is offering as a FREE reward during Sale-a-bration – but it also lends itself beautifully to having a splash of colour added to it. Today’s card was inspired by a sketch challenge and a post that Stampin’ Up! put on their FB page.

All I did to create this fun look is cut the DSP into 4 1″ X 4″ strips. Then I added some ink with blending brushes and splattered some reinker over top. Flirty Flamingo with a splash of Poppy Parade, So Saffron with a splash of Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz with a splash of Bermuda Bay, words in Balmy Blue, Highland Heather with a splash of Highland Heather. Then i filled in spaces with the squirrel from Nuts About Squirrels and some Pastel Pearls.

A very quick card to make and great for most seasons. Shop now until Sept 30 and earn this DSP for free with a $60 CDN order. Then have fun adding some colour to your Beautifully Penned DSP.

Product List

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Beautifully Penned Treat Bag

These adorable treat bags were so quick to create. I used the Sale-a-bration Freebie – Beautifully Penned DSP to make the base and the decoration for the tag. I’ve got dimensions listed below and you can check out my video below for even more details.

To make this bag you will need a piece of 6″ x 6″ piece of Designer Series Paper – for your first make it’s probably easier to use a pattern that has no specific direction!

You will need to score the DSP as follows:

  • Score at 1 3/8″
  • Turn paper clockwise
  • Score at 1 3/8″ (only to the score line)
  • Score at 2 3/4″
  • Score at 4 1/8″ (only to the score line)
  • Score at 5 1/2″

As you can see below the bag will be quite small – just big enough for 2 Halloween sized chocolate bars. Perfect as a table favour, small thank you to give someone, or school treats for holidays.

The label just has a small flower fussy cut from the Beautifully Penned DSP as decoration and a simple sentiment.

For a quick how to and some other tips watch my video – don’t forget to subscribe to my channel while you are there.

Here is the full shopping list – remember you earn the Beautifully Penned DSP for FREE with a $60 order. Or if you want to get Stampin’ Up!’s BEST deal check out the Starter Kit. https://stampinwithleah.ca/benefits-of-joining-the-ink-pad-pals-team/

You can actually get a FREE bundle from now until September 30th!!

Product List
Simply Scored
$41.00
Paper Snips
$13.50

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In Your Words Sympathy card

Many of you are aware that during Aug & September 2021 Stampin’ Up! is holding a second Sale-a-bration, which allows you to earn FREE DSP, stamp sets, and dies with every $60cdn purchase – but did you know that you can also earn a FREE host stamp set? For every party/order over $375 you can get the ‘In Your Words’ stamp set for FREE! You can contact me directly to plan a virtual party anywhere in Canada! or place your order here: http://bit.ly/shopwithleahdixon. This month’s host code is: Y2Y97KPT

I love the variety of sentiments in this stamp set. Unfortunately I have needed too many sympathy cards this summer – however this stamp set has helped put words on a card when I just can’t find the right ones to say.

The card base is a piece of Basic Black cardstock ( 11″ x 4-1/4″, scored at 5-1/2″) with a white insert so you can write in the card.

The front was created by sponging Misty Moonlight Ink onto a Mint Macaron piece of cardstock (4″ X 5-1/4″). Then I used a water painter to spray Night of Navy Ink onto the background. Once this was dry I used a wet paintbrush to pick up some White Pigment Ink and spray it across the card front.

Let the white ink dry as well. Then I stamped my sentiment using Versamark Ink and heat embossed it with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder. I added a tree, die cut from Basic Black cardstock (with adhesive sheet on the back) using the Majestic Mountain dies. I applied the tree to the cardstock, tied a piece of Black twine around twice and made a bow. Finally I used Tear and Tape to adhere the whole piece to the Basic Black card base. Embellish with Rhinestones as you wish.

To save some time (and a bunch of clean up) you can actually prepare a whole sheet of Mint Macaron cardstock with the blending and spraying. Then cut it into 4 pieces once it is dry.

Product List
Versamark Pad
$13.00

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In Your Words Harvest Meadow Card

It may still be summer – but my favourite season- Autumn is coming! Pool Party and Calypso Coral are the perfect colours to ease the transition from summer fun to cool autumn days. This card was created using a card sketch from Global Design Project (#GDP306).

A few of the details that make this card pop are the masking in the background using a Paper Lattice piece, the embossing and fussy cutting of the main word and the glimmer from both the Flirty Flamingo metallic ribbon as well as the Pale Papaya In Colour Jewels. To see all the tricks to making this card check out my video below. Dont’ forget to subscribe to my channel while you are there.

Product List
Versamark Pad
$13.00
Paper Snips
$13.50

For orders under $200 use the host code: Y2Y97KPT.

Orders over $200 qualify for Stampin’ Rewards and an order over $375 earns you this In Your Words (156619) host set for FREE, in addition to your Stampin’ Rewards and Sale-a-bration rewards.

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Peaceful Prints Noel

Today I created a card using the bold Playful Alphabet Dies and the gorgeous Peaceful Prints DSP. This is the perfect combo since the purchase of the Alphabet Dies, Black and White Gingham Ribbon, and Matte Black Dots earns you the DSP for FREE right now!

I also love a good no stamping card once in a while. These are perfect to put together in front of the TV – I don’t need to worry about dropping an ink pad.

To put this card together, I cut a piece of 4″ X 5-1/4″ DSP, then I cut it at the 2-1/4″ mark. I flipped the top half over and glued both DSP pieces to a Real Red card base (8-1/2″ X 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″). Then I die cut the letters NOEL in a piece of 1-3/4″ X 3-3/4″ Basic White cardstock. I tied a ribbon around the bottom of the white outline piece and attached it to the card front with Dimensionals. I finished off the card by embellishing with Matte Black Dots.

Quick and easy!

Product List

To see all of the Sale-a-bration reward items click the image below. You’ll love all the DSP, stamp sets and dies.

Click here to shop my online store.
Click here to access & view the current catalogs.
Click here to subscribe to those fun Paper Pumpkin kits of creativity!
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