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August 2021 Paper Pumpkin Blog Hop

 

Hello everyone, and welcome to the August 2021 Paper Pumpkin Blog Hop! This month featured the gorgeous Hope Box, inspired by Stampin' Up! CoFounder Shelli Gardner. Below, you can see a project I made using some leftover pieces of the box and at the end of this post, you can view a list of others who are sharing ideas too!


WOW Card Using Stampin' Up! Frosted Gingerbread Bundle

Happy Wednesday! During our team meeting last week, we did a Mystery Card and my upline Sue Kremer shared the measurements for a WOW Card (she saw this from demo Susan Campfield). Today, I wanted to share the card I made during that meeting - keep in mind, I didn't know what I was making when I started (but I love how it turned out!!) 

Here's the outside:


Stampin' Up! Celebrate Sunflowers & In Your Words Sets

Happy Friday! Today, I'm excited to share a beautiful card made with the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set and the In Your Words Sale-a-Bration stamp set. In Your Words is a host set that can be earned for FREE with a $300 order.


I recently saw a post from fellow demonstrator BC Wright in which she used Sahara Sand to stamp the sunflowers and Cherry Cobbler Blends to color them in and I knew I wanted to try it out for myself. I absolutely love how it turned out! I also used the bullet point tip on my Merry Merlot Stampin' Write Marker to add some extra shading. The center of the flower was done with the Soft Suede and Cinnamon Cider Blends and the Early Espresso Stampin' Write Marker.


The sentiment comes from the In Your Words Sale-a-Bration stamp set. I heat embossed it with White Embossing Powder onto Bumblebee cardstock. I cut it out using one of the smaller dies from the Hippo & Friends die set (I love the frames in that set!!) I added in some Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon and the Square In Color embellishments. I love how "fall" this card feels!


MEASUREMENTS
Cherry Cobbler Cardstock
  • 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" scored in half at 4-1/4"

Sahara Sand Cardstock
  • 5" x 3-3/4"

Basic White Cardstock
  • 4-7/8" x 3-5/8"

Bumblebee Cardstock
  • Approximately 2" x 2" to Die Cut Shape

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VIDEO: How to Make a Shaker Card Using Stampin' Up! Knit Together Bundle

Happy Thursday! Today I'm thrilled to share a video tutorial showing how to make a Shaker card using the die cut elements from the Knit Together bundle! This card is inspired by the one on page 34 of the Mini Catalog.


Check out the video tutorial below:



Isn't this such a fun card? I love how great Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Poppy Parade and the Kraft paper look together! To achieve the frame, I used the Scalloped Contours and Stitched Rectangle die sets. 


For the sentiments (on the outside and inside of the card), I used the Christmas to Remember stamp set. I love the font! For the holly leaves, I used the Holly Border punch. 


MEASUREMENTS
Soft Succulent Cardstock
  • 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" scored in half at 4-1/4"
  • 5" x 3-3/4"

Kraft Paper
  • Approximately 4-1/2" x 3-1/4" to Die Cut Scalloped Frame
  • Scrap to Die Cut Reindeer

Poppy Parade Cardstock
  • 2-1/4" x 1/2" for the Sentiment

Basic White Cardstock
  • Scrap to Die Cut Snowflakes

Evening Evergreen Cardstock
  • Scrap to Die Cut Trees
  • Scrap to Punch Holly Leaves

Window Sheet
  • 4" x 2-1/4"

Thanks for stopping by my blog today, I hope you loved this shaker card! I know I do!! Below, you can view the full list of products used to make this card. Happy stamping!















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CLICK HERE to purchase the Starter Kit (best deal!) and join my team
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