Whip-It Wednesday: Sweet As Pie Paper Pumpkin Alternative Projects

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Whee!  What a fun day I had playing with my October 2014 Paper Pumpkin Kit, "Sweet As Pie"!!  I really do have the best job ever!  And since today is Whip-it Wednesday, where we whip out some quick and easy projects, I get to share some of my creations with you!  As a special perk to my Paper Pumpkin subscribers, I send out an additional PDF document with a large assortment of exclusive projects (not the projects shown below).  To become a Paper Pumpkin subscriber, click here.

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The instructions in this month's kit makes these adorable "pie" boxes which are perfect for Thanksgiving – as a hostess gift or a place card – they are fun to make, and even funner to receive! But it is also fun to "think outside the box" (literally) with these kits!

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To make this card, I used a Bone Folder to carefully draw a spine down the center of the feather.  The kit comes with an exclusive 5 piece stamp set. One of the stamps says "Thankful For You".  I covered the word Thankful with a post it note, and inked up just the words For You with the Old Olive Stampin' Spot that comes in the kit.  Then I peeled off the post it note and stamped on my card.

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Here is a very simple tree card that I made by cutting off the top and bottom of the pie wedge box.  I used one of the flaps on the box to cut a "trunk".  For the planter I folded the greeting sticker in half over the "trunk" and then angle cut the opposite side to match. I punched a star out of Crushed Curry card stock with the star punch from the Itty Bitty Accents punch pack.

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I added a greeting with the Merry Everything Bundle (stamp set with matching punch).  I used the Old Olive spot that came in the kit and the leftover side of the triangle box, and punched it out.

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Even after your kit is used up – you can make cute cards like this one! I used our quick and easy Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes and added the Mossy Meadow ribbon.  Can you guess how I made the feathers?!

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 When you punch out the die cut feathers, you are left with a perfect feather stencil!  I used the Old Olive spot from the kit and a Sponge Dauber to make my green feathers.  

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This card uses the same technique – I just changed the ink colors to Cajun Craze, Cherry Cobbler, and Crushed Curry.  The "Happy Thanksgiving" is part of the stamp set from the kit.

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Bella the Whippet, our Whip-it Wednesday mascot wants to know – are you ready for YOUR Paper Pumpkin kit?!  Click here to subscribe!  Subscribe by November 10th and you will receive the November kit as your first kit.  Wonder what it will be?!?!  The surprise is half the fun!

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AND – did you know that you can purchase Paper Pumpkin as a gift?!  You can purchase a pre-paid subscription for…

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6 -month (save $1 per month)

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and gift it to anyone who likes to craft!

Thanks so much for stopping by today – happy paper crafting!

Susan

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