Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Alternate Card Ideas for Stampin' Up! My Paper Pumpkin - August 2015 Chalk It Up To Love Kit


Today I want to share everything I created using my August 2015 My Paper Pumpkin Kit called Chalk it up to Love.  I used up just about everything in my kit this month and I made 12 cards and one complete gift box!  I decided to wait to make the other 2 gift boxes until I needed to use them.


This is the first (second and third) card that I made with the kit and I showed you already in my first post about this kit.  Everything I used to make these cards was in the kit except for the very vanilla card base.


I made three cards with this design all on Whisper White card bases.  I also added some Basic Black card stock for layering and a metallic gold doilie.


This design might be my favorite.  I used a Very Vanilla card base, Basic Black card stock for layering, a small metallic gold doilie and Venetian Crochet Trim for the bow.


This one isn't my favorite.  I think I should have used pink for the banner instead of white, but I love the pearls!  Those are the metal rimmed pearls and the set comes with 3 sizes.


I was determined to use the flower die cuts on a card, but it took me forever to figure out how I wanted to do that.  I really like how it turned out, but then I thought...


What if I added a gold doilie?  Oh my! I love it even more!


Here they are side by side.  The doilie makes such a big difference!


I made this gift box following the included instructions.


I wanted to alter the flower a bit so I decided to add some stamping and I love how it turned out.



I stamped the bottom layer with the curly circle, left the center layer plain, and stamped the top layer with the small flourish.


Here you can see how I stamped each layer and how I curled the petals up just a tiny bit more with each layer.


When I rolled the flower centers I fluffed up the fringe first and then started rolling the strip toward the side I put the adhesive on.  Very easy and so pretty!


If you want to see more, I made another video.


I already can't wait for next month's kit to arrive!  I will be sure to share it here when it does!  If you want to Subscribe to My Paper Pumpkin with me Click Here to sign up.  Remember if you sign up before September 10th and enter HALFOFF in the promo field at check out you will save 50% off of your Subsciption price for your first two months! That's less than $10 a month!  To learn more about the perks of subscibing with me, click the My Paper Pumpkin Perks & FAQs section at the top of this page.

Here is a list of the supplies I used to create all of the cards and boxes I shared today...

Product List

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