Happy 3rd Birthday – Paper Pumpkin!

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It’s Paper Pumpkin’s  third birthday and Stampin’ Up! just shipped their ONE MILLIONTH kit! To celebrate, the April Paper Pumpkin kit will include a bonus stamp set called “All about Everything”. They are keeping the art a surprise, but Iknow you’ll love EVERYTHING about it! This is just their little way of saying thank you to all the amazing subscribers. Subscribe by April 10 to get in on the fun!”

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Mistletoe and Holly – November Paper Pumpkin

Back in November I shared the opening of that month’s paper pumpkin kit ~ Mistletoe and Holly ~ with a couple of videos and also launched my Facebook page ‘Cindy’s Pumpkin Patch ‘ where I shared each of the projects I made using the supplies within the kit and a few bits and pieces from my ‘stash’.  The kit has supplies to make 10 cards – after I played around I finished with 9 cards, and 2 gift tags and I had a blast doing it!

I had a lot of fun using the supplies in slightly different ways and this post pulls together all the examples and links to the videos.

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Mistletoe and Holly ~ Paper Pumpkin for November

paper pumpkin logoWould you like a present every single month?  I might just have something just perfect for you……………………  a little magic in a box!

Stampin’ Up introduced Paper Pumpkin in March 2013 – it is a card crafting kit in a box, which contains everything you need to make the projects inside ~ you just need to supply adhesive and paper snips.

Each months’ project  is designed to take about 30 to maybe 45 mins, the projects range from cards, treats or home decor,  you never know what you will be getting – it is a surprise every month and I look forward to it arriving in my mail box.

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Frame Art for a Special Friend

A few weeks ago I shared a frame art project that some friends and I had worked on for a soon-to-be Mum.  For some time  I had wanted to make one  for a very dear friend of mine who celebrated a milestone birthday in the summer, in fact I had all the supplies ready!  As she lives in another part of the country it was always going to be a challenge to get it to her so when she paid a visit to North Texas early in November it was the perfect time to complete it 🙂

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Halloween Frame Art

When I packed up our house in June and July my last thought was about the upcoming holidays.  I usually decorate  for the autumn, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, suddenly September arrived and all my holiday decorations were in deep storage, now it is October and my decorations are still in storage…….. something had to be done………..!
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