Paper Pumpkin Articles

Video - +20 Alternatives March 2024 Paper Pumpkin - Memorable Meadows

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Another winning kit is complete! This came with a free bonus stamp set which I spent time demonstrating.

With the card bases having the design front and back, you can cut them in half doubling your design layer to at least 18 (there are 9 card bases, 3 of each design).

The nine envelopes are decorated inside which will get your a minimum of 9 more designs, and you can use some of...

Video - +30 Alternatives - February 2024 Paper Pumpkin - Sweet Springtime

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Ok, I have to say either Stampin' Up! is getting better at Paper Pumpkin or I have settled into a groove. I don't even remember the last time I struggled with a kit!

This month's kit needed very little tweaking and only a few added supplies that should stretch it to make the 17 or so spring/Easter cards I will need to send out.

This kit arrived two days earlier than usual and...

Video - January Love Fest Episode 5 - Two Card Walkthroughs

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January Love Fest 2024 Episode 5 | Tracy Marie Lewis |

Both these cards are lovely.

I spent alot of time working on the various treatments to the layers of paper on card two.

Here's the list of fun things I did with the layers.

  • started with dry embossing with Timber 3D. 
  • roughed up the edges of many of the layers
  • sanded off the top of the brown on the DSP layer
  • curled up a coupld of the corners
  • ...

Video - +45 Alternatives January 2024 Paper Pumpkin - Lovely Lavender +extra supplies, tips, demos

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This is a lovely kit. It seems lately all of them are great! I think tying it in to the Lovely Lavender suite works very well.

It is nice to see a different spin on Valentine's day. I shared a variety of colors options giving you many possibilities of colors other than the purple. 

The showcase has 45 layouts, many of which I didn't even demo in the video, Enjoy!

+20 Alternatives - October 2023 Paper Pumpkin - Home For The Holidays - Tips, Techniques, Extras, Showcase

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It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas! 

I just returned from the October North Carolina Demonstrators Quarterly meeting where we made so many winter holiday projects. Then we returned home and I immediately went to the mail center to pick up my already waiting October Paper Pumpkin kit, which is the annual Christmas kit. 

Our Florida home is in an RV resort and all of the...

+20 Alternatives - September 2023 Paper Pumpkin - With Love & Gratitude

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This month's kit is not the standard September "Halloween" kit that I have come to expect. I love, love, love the fall Thanksgiving theme and cannot wait to finish these up:D I have literally made alternatives for the last 6 years of Halloween kits and had no use for them. I think I made almost thirty layouts, enjoy!