Smile! It’s August’s Paper Pumpkin!


Stampin up stampin' up! pretty paper pumpkin card mary fish

Today’s cards represent a sampling of this month’s (August) Stampin’ Up! Paper Pumpkin the way I believe Paper Pumpkin was meant to be.  You can choose to create projects just like the included directions suggest (quick and easy cards for busy stampers) or doctor them a wee bit to add your personal signature!

Stampin up stampin' up! pretty mary fish paper pumpkin card ideas

The August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a lot of product and value ($19.95 plus tax and includes shipping)!

  • Seriously Amazing Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Hello, Honey Classic Stampin’ Ink Spot
  • 4 Large Striped Card Bases
  • 4 Large Envelopes (2 Yellow and 2 Pink)
  • 8 Large White Pieces with Greeting Cut-Out
  • 4 Small Striped Card Bases
  • 4 Small Envelopes (2 Yellow Stars and 2 Pink Dots)
  • 8 Small White Pieces with Shape Cut-Out
  • 1 Sheet Banners
  • 1 Sheet of Large Die Cut Circles (for envelopes)
  • 1 Sheet of Small Die Cut Circles (for envelopes)
  • Small Bag of Pink Sequins
  • Small Bag of Silver Mini Brads
  • Linen Thread (3 Yards)
  • 1 Sheet of Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • 1 Sheet of Glue Dots

It’s perfectly acceptable stay “inside the lines” of the Paper Pumpkin directions!  Here’s a Stampin’ Up! Video showing a quick step by step tutorial for this month’s projects!

Stampin up stampin' pretty mary fish paper pumpkin card ideas

I played a bit with many of the pieces and added a few of my own to create a special birthday card for my niece (below).

Stampin up stampin' up! pretty mary fish paper pumpkin card idea

I rearranged the pieces in the corner to look like a birthday present!

Stampin up stampin' up! pretty paper pumpkin birthday card idea

This final change up (below) also used a few extra supplies that are not in the kit.  The bold “star” accent is a sneak peek of the Santa & Co. 3-D epoxy embellishments (135845) from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog.

  Stampin up stampin' up! mary fish pretty my paper pumpkin card hello

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  1. Nicely done Mary! I love this kit and all of the new kits!

  2. Thanks!

  3. The kit refills just became available (while supplies last). Here’s more information, Amy.

  4. If I’ve never ordered Paper Pumpkin before, can I still get this kit? I love it!

  5. I think the kits have really improved, and the August Paper Pumpkin is adorable. I was so happy to see you show examples of alternative ways to use the supplies that come in the kit.

  6. What a perfect grandmother/granddaughter project, Kadie!

  7. LOVE getting my Paper Pumpkin kit each month……SERIOUSLY LOVE what you did with the August kit. Going to share these with Hailey Girl. Thanks for sharing friend!

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