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Monthly archives for October, 2014

A Spin on Paper Pumpkin – October Card 2


Hello Again!  I want to share with you another “Spin on Paper Pumpkin”.  I just love the adorable stamps in this month’s kit and for this card I used “There’s no such thing as too much pie”.  Isn’t that the cutest stamp and just perfect for the holidays!!

I used the polka dotted pie box to make a pie for this card.  I’ll walk you through the steps!

First, I used the 4th largest Circle Die and a tab from the pie box and ran it through the Big Shot.

October 2014 Paper Pumpkin

For the crust, I used the Large Scallop Edgelit die and ran it through the Big shot twice so I could get waves on both sides. I cut 3 of the “ovals” and rounded off the ends.

The pie pan was cut from a piece of 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ Silver Glimmer Paper.

For the cherry on top, I used the Cupcake Builder Punch and a piece of Cherry Cobbler card stock.

October 2014 Paper Pumpkin

Next, I cut the label using a die from the Apothecary Accents set and another piece of the polka dot pie box.

October 2014 Paper Pumpkin

The sentiment was heat embossed onto a piece of Cherry Cobbler card stock using Whtie Stampin’ Emboss powder and then attached to die cut to make such a cute little label!

October 2014 Paper Pumpkin

I used a 5 1/2″ x 41/4″ card base in Baked Brown Sugar.  And for he matte, I stamped a beautiful background using the I Love Lace stamp set onto a piece of Very Vanilla card stock cut to 5 1/4″ x 4″, using Sahara Sand.  I sponged the edges lightly with Baked Brown Sugar to give it a vintage feel.

I added a strip of 1″ Cherry Cobbler Sheer Linen Ribbon to the bottom and tied a piece of Linen Thread to make a very simple bow.  More Linen Thread was looped and added behind the sentiment to give it a little more detail!

October 2014 Paper Pumpkin

That’s it!  Super Easy, and CUTE!!!!

I hope you enjoyed todays Spin and always remember to Think Outside the Paper Pumpkin Box!

Thanks For Stopping By!

~Bridget Sandoval

A Spin on Paper Pumpkin – October Card 1


Hi Stampers.  Today, I’m excited to share with you a Spin on Paper Pumpkin!   This month’s pie boxes are super cute, but I knew I could make some great cards with the kit!  This is the first of 3 cards that I will be sharing with you using items from the October 2014 Paper Pumpkin.

I love the feathers in the new 2014 Holiday Catalog and was super excited when already cut feathers of various colors came in the Paper Pumpkin kit.  The feathers and the natural triangle shape of the pie boxes gave me the inspiration to do a beautiful fall scene with a cute little teepee!!


The teepee was super easy to make!  I cut the top triangle from the polka dotted pie box and then trimmed off 1 1/4″ from the bottom so the teepee would fit on the card.  The opening for the door was cut at a diagonal and the flap was folded back.  I added a piece of Basic Black cardstock to cover the opening.

I wanted to add a little decoration to the outside of the teepee so I cut the yellow and orange strips from the Paper Pumpkin kit and placed them at the bottom of the teepee.  I also stamped 3 feathers from the Four Feathers stamp set onto the outside using Sahara Sand ink to give them a very subtle look.

I added 3 “sticks” to the top by just using scissors and cutting very thin strips from a piece of Chocolate Chip card stock.  That’s it!!


Next is the background….

My card base is 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ Very Vanilla card stock.  I stamped the trees from the White Christmas stamp set across the card using Early Espresso Ink, and colored the trunks with a Chocolate Chip Stampin’ Write Marker.

I love the Holiday Home stamp set, its SOOO versatile!  I used the little leaves from the set to make a beautiful fall scene!

The leaves were stamped in Hello Honey, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, and Old Olive.  All of which are FABULOUS fall colors!!  You may notice the Ink that got on my card between the trees, that was NOT intentional, but mistakes happen.  That just made a perfect place for my teepee!!

I lightly sponged across the bottom with Hello Honey, and across the top with Soft Sky.


I stamped the Happy Thanksgiving sentiment from the Paper Pumpkin kit onto a piece of Old Olive card stock.  I knew I wanted feathers, so I used the large Feather framelit and my Big Shot to cut out the sentiment.

Added a yellow and orange feather from the Paper Pumpkin kit for the perfect finishing touch!


Isn’t that a Super Cute, Super Easy card!!  I hope you’ve enjoyed this spin on Paper Pumpkin and look forward to tomorrow’s post!  Don’t forget to “Think Outside the Paper Pumpkin Box”!!

Thanks for stopping by!

~Bridget Sandoval

Wetlands Birthday

Stampin' Up! Birthday Card made using Wetlands, Four Feathers, Six Sided Sampler and Sassy Salutations

Hi Stampers!  Today I want to share with you a birthday card that I made for my husband.  I always love the challenge of creating masculine cards and the Stampin’ Up! holiday catalog has these wonderful feathers that can be used in SO MANY ways!!  It seemed perfectly fitting to put feathers on the card with a goose!

So on to the card…… I started by sponging an evening water scene and wanted my goose to look like he was swimming on a lake.  Before stamping the goose from the Wetlands stamp set, I put a sticky note over the legs so they wouldn’t get inked up.  I stamped the image on a piece of Whisper White cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  The goose was colored in using my Smoky Slate Blendabilities!

To make the reflection, I traced the first stamped image onto a piece of vellum, then flipped it over and transferred the outline below the original stamped image.  The reflection was then water colored to create a nice soft reflected look.

I sponged the night sky and the water using Pacific Point and Night of Navy inks.  I punched a 2 1/2″ circle to mask off the sky and create a moon.  Water lines were created randomly using a white gel pen.

Stampin' Up! Birthday Card made using Wetlands, Four Feathers, Six Sided Sampler and Sassy Salutations

For the card base, I used a piece of Basic Black cardstock cut to make a 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ card.  A Basic Grey matte was added (5 1/4″ x 4″) which I used my Paper Piercing tool to punch a border.

I wanted to add a little detail to the scene so I got out the Big Shot and used the largest framelit from the Deco Labels collection.  This added just the right touch to the card!

Stampin' Up! Birthday Card made using Wetlands, Four Feathers, Six Sided Sampler and Sassy Salutations

Using the scraps from the scene, I stamped the lined feather from the Four Feathers stamp set this allowed the blue from the sponged scene to show through.  I stamped one more feather onto a vellum sheet and heat embossed in black.

Time for the Big Shot again!!!  I used the coordinating Four Feathers framelits to cut out each of the feathers I stamped.  I also cut out a feather from Silver Glimmer Paper, without stamping it first.

The feathers seemed a little bland on their own, so I stamped a hexagon from the Six Sided Sampler stamp set onto Basic Black cardstock and heat embossed in Smoky Slate Stampin Emboss Powder.  This added a great accent to the bottom of the feathers!

Stampin' Up! Birthday Card made using Wetlands, Four Feathers, Six Sided Sampler and Sassy Salutations

I heat embossed the Happy Birthday sentiment using Basic Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder onto a piece of Smoky Slate card stock.  The end was cut to resemble a banner and then I used the Piercing Tool once again to add some detail.

Stampin' Up! Birthday Card made using Wetlands, Four Feathers, Six Sided Sampler and Sassy Salutations

On the inside of the card I added a 5 1/4″ x 4″ matte using Whisper White Cardstock and added 2 more stamped and cut out feathers!

Wetlands Birthday

My husband loved receiving this card for his birthday and I think this was another successful masculine card!  I love the new Four Feathers stamp set from the holiday catalog and can see myself using it year round!

I hope you have enjoyed this post.  Thanks for stopping by!


Wetlands Birthday

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