Showing posts with label Fun in the Sun July 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fun in the Sun July 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit. Show all posts

Friday, July 28, 2023

Alternative card ideas and assembling the Fun in the Sun July 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit


  • Fun in the Sun July 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit Assembly
  • Get readily for up to 30% off on Kit Collection.  1-31 August 2023
  • Final days to earn July Bonus Days Coupons: Redeem in August
  • Meaningful Flowers Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a FREE Distinktive stamp set

We met yesterday for our Paper Pumpkin Procrastinators Meetup.  I put together the July Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin Kit.  This kit makes 9 cards.  Three of them I assembled pretty much according to the kit instructions because I wanted to see how the fancy folds worked.  They were sooo easy!  And I loved the fun cards created with this kit.  Then I decided to create 6 more cards using contents from the kit.  I found some great ideas on the Facebook Paper Pumpkin Fan Club site.  which includes not only wonderful ideas for alternative card ideas for your kits, but several useful Paper Pumpkin Kit resources in the files on this site.  I found three alternative card ideas from Debbie Henderson from Debbie Henderson that I decided to try.  I loved how they turned out, and I especially liked how fast these cards went together using elements from the kit.  If you haven't tried Paper Pumpkin Kits, take a look below at the kit coming this   August.  It even includes a free extra stamp! Kits are great if you're just starting out and don't have a lot of supplies, because everything you need is included in your kit.  Or, if you're an experienced stamper, you'll loving trying a new technique, like this months fancy folds, or the fun of creating your own card alternatives using elements in the kit.  

Three beach scene greeting cards created using the Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin July 2023 Kit

These are the three cards created using the instructions and elements in the Fun in the Sun July 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit.  I made minimal changes to the instructions as these were darling, just the way they were designed.   I'm tempted to order the refills, which only Paper Pumpkin subscribers can do.  

three alternative card ideas for using elements from the Fun in the Sun July 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kit


Next, for the three alternative cards above, I cut Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, and Pool Party card bases and made alternative cards using the Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin Kit contents based on ideas from Debbie Henderson's posting on  

Here's a close up of the Calypso Coral alternative card.  I used Calypso Coral ink on the sentiment and items from the Paper Pumpkin kit.   

Alternative card idea using July 2023 Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin Kit

Another alternative card using the Daffodil Delight base card is show above.  I again used Calypso Coral ink for the sentiment on the sign instead of the Daffodil Delight spot that was included in the kit.   

Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin Kit for July 2023

Above the the third alternative card created using the elements from the July 2023 Fun in the Sun Paper Pumpkin Kit.  I used Calypso Coral ink for the sentiment, which is one of the stamps included in the ki.

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Save up to 30% on amazing Kits from the Kit Collection 

Spread the word!  August 1-31 2023; save big on the Kit Collection for a limited time only.  Kits include everything you need to create artistically designed handmade projects.  From birthday cards to festive tags, cute treat packaging to floral wreaths, you can try something new at a great discount.  Craft with friends, buy as gifts, or simply stock up on your favorites -- just don't miss out on this great deal.  The discounted kits are only available while supplies last.  

  • Kits are fun, quick and easy, and all-inclusive so there's nothing extra, to buy.  
  • Completed kits make great gifts.  Or buy two and craft with a friend.  
  • Because kits come in so may styles and project types, there's something for everyone.  

When the sale begins, 1 August 2023,  visit this link to see the kits on sales.

Earn During Bonus Days  

Just a reminder that 31 July is the last day to earn a $5 coupon when you spend $50 during Bonus Days.

Check your orders to see if you're close to a $50 order during July, and you'll earn a $5 coupon for each $50 your place.  Then in August, redeem your coupons.  

If you're a demonstrator, you can use your coupon on your Mini catalog preorder--another benefit of being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator!   

Check your email (and your junk mail) for any coupon codes you earn shortly after your qualifying order is placed, and keep them to redeem in August.  

Meaningful Flowers August 2023 Paper Pumpkin Kits

Discover messages of friendship and loyalty in the flowers from the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.  This kit includes 8 cards, 4 each of 2 designs, and 8 coordinating envelopes.  The kit is special because of the way it uses the meaning of flowers.  On each card, you'll find a small inscription of what the flowers represent.  As you craft with the included vellum and watercolor paper pieces, you'll know you're sending a message of encouragement and loyalty to your recipients.

And don't wait, because anyone who subscribes to this month's kit will get a FREE stamp set!  This Distinktive stamp set is perfect for a variety of occasions.


What's Paper Pumpkin?  Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy.  These thoughtfully themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage Stampin' Up! customers to explore their creativity, try new techniques, and discover their potential in papercrafting.  Paper Pumpkin is a great introduction to an impressive collection of Stampin' Up! products, from one-of-a-kind ink pads to our eye-catching embellishments.  It's an easy way to stock up on supplies and create small-batch projects you'll find joy in creating and giving. 

Order the Meaningful Flowers Paper Pumpkin Kit by August 10 to ensure you don't miss it!!

This kit includes:  

  • 8 cards; 4 each of 2 designs
  • 8 coordinating envelopes
  • 1 photopolymer stamp set
  • 1 Pretty Peacock Ink Spot
  • Linen thread
  • Vellum and precut paper pieces
  • FREE Distinktive stamp set
  • Adhesives
  • Final card size:  4-1/4" X 5-1/2"
Coordinating Stampin' Up! colors:  Bubble Bath, Crush Curry, Garden Green, Melon Mambo, Misty Moonlight, Orchid Oasis, Pretty Peacock, Tahitian Tide

More ideas:  Looking for more ways to use paper Pumpkin kits?  Check out the Paper Pumpkin Blog, where talented concept artists come up with a few fun takes on the pieces included in kits and create new masterpieces.  Browse the blog.  

Order a prepaid Paper Pumpkin Subscription for 3 mo., 6 mo., or 12 mo.  Or, you can order Paper Pumpkin on a month-by-month basis.  Add the item number below to your regular order.  Or visit the Paper Pumpkin site and place your order there.  Be sure to order a kit by the 10th of each month to ensure you receive your kit.




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July Savings!  Ready, Set, SHOP! 

Items are going fast during this sizzling sale.  Shop now.
  1. New Online Exclusives added to the Stampin' Up! Store. These new items are selling fast!  A couple are sold out, including 
    • the ultra cute, Trucking Along Bundle. This has already sold out twice in July!!  The Trucking Along Stamp Set, Item #162299,  IS currently available.  The punch is expected back the week of October 16.  
    • So Very Merry Stamp Set, Item #162345, - Is back in Stock!
    • Timeless Charm Bundle IS available, Item #162263, IS available
  2. Bonus Days - Shop between 6-31 July and spend $50 USD to earn a $5 USD Coupon.  Save your coupon emails and redeem them between 1-31 August.
  3. Clearance Rack Refresh - Shop for items up to 60% off

Stampin' Up! Onine Exclusives and July 2023 Savings

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If you don't have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, and would like a copy of the new Stampin' Up! 2023-2024 Annual Catalog, contact me here

Stampin' Up! 2023-2024 Annual Catalog is Live

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Love the Card Samples in the new catalog?  Download a sampling of the recipes for making these cards so you aren't guessing on the Paper, Ink and Tools used to create these fun ideas.  Download Recipes from the 2023-2024 Annual Catalog.

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