I am always so excited to open my monthly Paper Pumpkin crafting kit from Stampin' Up!

Don't you love that day when it arrives in your mailbox!? Fun Mail!

Create a fun banner or other crafty projects with your January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit from Stampin' Up! Get subscription info at www.PattyStamps.com

When I opened my January kit and saw the hearts I was in love!!  I didn't really need a banner because I just don't decorate our home for the seasons throughout the year (I was better at that when Jason was little!)… so, I decided to make cards out of the supplies in the kit, and I added my own cardstock and designer paper!

 

Create cute heart cards for Valentine's day or any occasion with the January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit or refill! Hello stamp is free but ONLY available until Feb. 15, 2016! Get it soon! Sale a Bration promotion details at www.PattyStamps.com

 

I made about 30 cards using the hearts and banners in the kit, and they were all different.. this gives you a taste of some of the fun combinations I came up with!

 

Create cute heart cards for Valentine's day or any occasion with the January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit or refill! Hello stamp is free but ONLY available until Feb. 15, 2016! Get it soon! Sale a Bration promotion details at www.PattyStamps.com

 

I used the hello stamp from the FREE Sale a Bration set you can select with your $50 order, but ONLY UNTIL FEB. 15, 2016!!!  It's on pg 19 of your Sale a Bration brochure and it's just the cutest set ever!! 

"You're Sweet" is from the Paper Pumpkin kit.

The large hearts and banners are from the January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit:

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I added the Watermelon Wonder and Mint Macaron cardstock cut to 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" and folded in 1/2, and Birthday Bouquet Designer paper cut to 4" x 5-1/4", and punched hearts from the scraps:

 

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Once you have your cardstock cut and folded and your designer paper cut, use these tips below to assemble your fun heart cards!

Create cute heart cards for Valentine's day or any occasion with the January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit or refill! Hello stamp is free but ONLY available until Feb. 15, 2016! Get it soon! Sale a Bration promotion details at www.PattyStamps.com

I hope my Stampin' Up! customers love these cards when they get them in their mailbox!!  I mailed 30 of them yesterday and have another batch to send soon!

 

Create cute heart cards for Valentine's day or any occasion with the January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit or refill! Hello stamp is free but ONLY available until Feb. 15, 2016! Get it soon! Sale a Bration promotion details at www.PattyStamps.com

 

I did all of the stamping with the new Basic Black Archival ink pad.. it's such a wonderful true rich black ink!

I love these fun patterns from the Birthday Bouquet paper pack.. I'm going to try some of the hearts on some of the It's My Party paper next!

 

Create cute heart cards for Valentine's day or any occasion with the January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit or refill! Hello stamp is free but ONLY available until Feb. 15, 2016! Get it soon! Sale a Bration promotion details at www.PattyStamps.com

Small pink heart above was punched from the Love Blossoms paper stack (pg 17, Occasions catalog).

I added a Mint Macaron enamel dot to each card too… did you spot that?

Create cute heart cards for Valentine's day or any occasion with the January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit or refill! Hello stamp is free but ONLY available until Feb. 15, 2016! Get it soon! Sale a Bration promotion details at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Alrighty.. so now that you know what cute cards you can make.. are you inspired!?

If you are already a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber,

you can order EXTRA January refill kits HERE. Or order ANY OF THESE PAST KITS.

 

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If you are NOT yet a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber,

let me invite you to try it out for 3 months. 

Your kits will start arriving in your mailbox in February, and you will have the luxury of ordering ANY OF THESE KITS/REFILLS once you have subscribed!

Paper pumpkin on sale 55 SPECIAL!  Click to Subscribe for 3 months at a DISCOUNT for only $55.oo and receive a FREE Sale a Bration item of your choice .. might I suggest that super cute HELLO stamp set I used in the cards above! (it retires on 2/15/16!)

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Thanks to Patricia Allison for her inspiration on this design!

Use your imagination with the Paper Pumpkin kits like I did, or make the kit exactly as the step by step instructions indicate.. the choice is yours!

Above: my alternate design

Below: the Stampin' Up! video with the banner version of this kit

  

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 What? Retiring on February 15th!?

Yes, the Hello Sale a Bration set and 2 other FREE Sale a Bration gifts are retiring soon!  Watch this video for all the info or read all about it on pg 2 of your Sale a Bration brochure!

 

Need a catalog? Please allow me to send you one if you don't already have a demonstrator!  Leave me a comment or send me an email; PattyStamps@comcast.net

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