Tuesday, September 28, 2021

September 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit - Two Alternative Card Ideas using Simple Shapes - Stampin' Up

Welcome to Paper Pumpkin Week here at Creative Chelsey. I love getting my Paper Pumpkin Kit every month and creating fun alternative projects using the supplies in the kit. Today I am sharing my first alternative card idea using the September 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit – Haunts & Harvest. This kit comes with everything you need to make 12 super cute fall themed treat boxes. What I like to do is that those supplies and with a couple things from my craft space, turn them into cards. These simple cards use basic shapes to create a background elements for the greeting. You can recreate these cards with any pattern paper, and stamps you have. . I would love to see your finished creations that are inspired by this tutorial! You can tag me in any social media post using @creativechelsey | #creativechelsey or email me at chelsey@creativechelsey.com. I love creating alternative cards with Paper Pumpkin Kits so make sure to come back for more as I continue to create with this month’s kit


It is Paper Pumpkin Week here on Creative Chelsey. This is the first alternative this week. If you would like to see all my alternatives check out the playlist here: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL40dV1oxpkNmzaR4HEQ4_n7S738XODHIf

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Here are the extra pieces of cardstock I used for the cards:

Pale Papaya Cardstock – cardbase 5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”

Basic White Cardstock – 4” x 5 ¼”

Linen Thread – 10”



Here is a list of the supplies I used to make the card:

Basic White Cardstock 159276 $9.75

Pale Papaya Cardstock 155668 $8.75

Pale Papaya Ink Pad 155670 $7.50

Pumpkin Pie Ink Pad 147086 $7.50

Poppy Parade Ink Pad 147050 $7.50

Linen Thread 104199 $5.00

Water Painters 151298 $12.00

Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder 152718 $9.00

Paper Trimmer 152392 $25.00

Simply Shammy 147042 $8.00

Stampin’ Seal PLUS Adhesive 149699 $12.00

Multipurpose Liquid Glue 110755 $4.00

Tear & Tape Adhesive 138995 $7.00

Dimensionals 104430 $4.00

Clear Block D 118485 $8.50

Paper Snips 103579 $10.00

Bone Folder 102300 $7.00

Stampin' Pierce Mat 126199 $5.00

Take Your Pick Tool 144107 $10.00

Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine 149653 $120.00


1- Create a fun texture on the Basic White Cardstock. On my first card I created a watercolor wash with Pale Papaya & Pumpkin Pie ink, then splattered on some Poppy Parade.

For my second card I used the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder.

Add this to the front of the cardbase.


2- From the Treat Boxes in the kit cut out three shapes in different patterns. For my first card I used the hexagons from the base of the boxes.

For my second card I trimmed the panels down to 7/8” x 2 7/8” rectangles.

Add these in the bottom right corner.


3- Unravel one of the wire raffia pieces to remove the raffia covering from the wire. Add this to the center of the pattern papers. For my first card I opened it as wide as it will go and added it straight on from one side to the other – about 4”. For my second card I twisted the remaining piece to create a “vine” look and added it in a more organic shape across the rectangles.


4- Stamp your greeting in Soft Succulent ink on the tags from the kit. Tie a bow with 10” of Linen Thread and attach it to the greeting. For my first card I placed it near the hole of the tag. For my second card I removed the tag hole and placed the bow on the back of the greeting. Add these to the card with dimensionals over the raffia.


5- Stamp the Leaf Veins image from the kit in Soft Succulent on two of the Leaf Die Cuts. Add them around the greeting on each card with dimensionals.

All Done!

 

I have also created a video walking you through each step:

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Have a creative day!

 

Chelsey

chelsey@creativechelsey.com