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Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop...Sentimental Rose


Welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop! 

Paper Pumpkin is a monthly crafting kit.  The beauty of Paper Pumpkin is you can follow the directions provided in the kit to make the projects as they were designed, or use the supplies as a starting point and let your creativity take over. On this blog hop we will be sharing lots of ideas with you on how to use April's Paper Pumpkin kit: Sentimental Rose.  This kit includes an awesome stamp set, 9 note cards and envelopes, acetate card box, lots of labels/die cuts, and embellishments.  

I have 2 different projects to share with you .  This first alternate project uses just the products that come in the Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin kit except for an additional scrap piece of Whisper White card stock.


This flower trio is so pretty!  The flowers are printed on the panel and so are the splatters.  I stamped the leaves with the Gray Granite ink spot that is provided in the kit and applied the 3 enamel dots. 


Yes, it is an easel card!  I scored the front of the card base in half at 1-3/4".   The only other alteration I made was to cut the white corrugated piece so it measured 3-1/2" x 3-1/2".  I stamped the sentiment on the label die cut from the kit and stamped the leaf on the scrap piece of Whisper White card stock.  The label and the leaf are popped up using the provided dimensionals.


One of the things that makes this kit so special is the stamp set.  The stamp set contains 7 sentiments and 3 image stamps.  The flower image in this stamp set is  so pretty,   which is what inspired me to make my second set of projects.  These are a little more time consuming and do require extra supplies.  I wanted to play with the flower images and really show it off.


The colors I used are Fresh Fig and Powder Pink.  They are both retiring In Colors and I am going to miss them.  

First let's talk about the box.  I used the Window Box Thinlits which are on the Retiring List.  You have the option of cutting out the design on the top of the box or not.  I chose to cut it and line the top with vellum.  I stamped the flower image 3 times in Fresh Fig ink on Powder Pink card stock.  I fussy cut the flowers to create 3 sizes of flowers.  I built the flower using dimensionals between each layer to create height and dimension.  In the center I placed the largest Clear Faceted Gem.  The leaves were stamped and cut out using the Rooted in Nature bundle.  This stamp set and dies will be in the upcoming catalog but no longer available as a bundle.  If you have been wanting this bundle you can save 10% if you buy it before the 2018-19 catalog ends.

The card is note card size (3-1/2" x 5" and mailable).  The base is Fresh Fig and the layer is Powder Pink.  The flower stamp was inked in Fresh Fig ink and stamped off once before stamping on the Powder Pink layer.   I stamped the flower again on a piece of Powder Pink card stock in Fresh Fig ink.  I cut out the flower and lightly sponged the edges with Fresh Fig ink to soften the cut edges and attached it using dimensionals.  The leaves again were stamped and cut in Old Olive ink on Old Olive card stock using the Rooted in Nature bundle. 

Hope you enjoyed the 2 different ideas of ways to use the Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin kit.  Now it is time to hop on over to see what Janey has created for you!


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Next month there is a very special Paper Pumpkin kit, the Hugs from Shelli kit.   Shelli Gardner (co-founder of Stampin' Up!) worked closely with designers and concept artists to create a Paper Pumpkin kit that is uniquely hers. It includes an exclusive photopolymer stamp set, paper and crafting materials to create 12 cards (3 cards of 4 unique designs), 12 exclusive, coordinating envelopes, and a Classic Stampin’ Spot.  To receive this very special kit you must sign up for Paper Pumpkin by May 10th.  You won't want to miss this kit!

If you are interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin and do not have a demonstrator you are working with, I would love to be your demonstrator.  You can use this link to sign up for Paper Pumpkin or contact me and I would be happy to help you.  



Janey M Backer

very elegant projects - I love your style!

Charmane R Hopkins

Wow your projects are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

Darla Watson

All of your projects are BEAUTIFUL!!! I love the easel!

Dana Sullivan

Omgosh!! GORGEOUS!! Well done!!

Tricia Butts

Simply stunning card designs. I love how soft and pretty the Easel card looks. :)

Shirley Merker

Striking color combo for the box and card. Thanks for the tips to make the 3-D flower.

Candy Ford

Gorgeous projects. I love the fancy fold and the 3D flower. Just wonderful!

Terri Takashige

Sharon, your projects are all beautiful and I love the details on the window box!

Debbi Green

Well done!! Love the fun fold, and the layered roses are beautiful!!

Lisa Kmiec

Gorgeous card Sharon!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Janey! I had so much fun making them and am happy you like them.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Charmane! I loved making them.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Darla! I love an easel card too.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Dana! Love this kit and the stamp set is the best.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Tricia! I absolutely loved this kit and making projects with it was so fun!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Shirley! Going to miss those colors! Planning on playing them a lot over the next few weeks.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Candy! It was so fun working with this kit.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Terri! I loved making these projects, so much fun!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Debbi! I love an easel card and with the pretty kit it was so fun to make.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Lisa! I loved making them.

Beth Schuster

This is the most beautiful thing I've seen in a long time! Thanks for sharing.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thanks Beth for leaving me such a lovely comment. You made my day! The kit is the best and the stamp set especially the flower is one of the prettiest, so it was a joy to make these projects!

JoAnn Porter

Your cards are amazing. Yours are the best I have seen. You have a wonderful talent.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you JoAnn! I really appreciate you leaving me such a lovely comment. You have made my day, maybe week! Thank you!!

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