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April 2020

Double Watercolor Technique

This card was made using the double watercolor technique.  I offer a monthly Technique Card Class featuring (3) different stamping techniques.  Click on EVENTS at the top of my blog for my class calendar.  If you live in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area, I would love to have you attend one of my classes.


Supplies used:  Beautiful Friendship stamp set, Watercolor paper, Night of Navy cardstock, Night of Navy, Lovely Lipstick, Pear Pizzazz ink, Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels (holiday carry over item available in the 2020 Holiday catalog), spritzer

Have a great day!


Dressed to Impress Kindness

I snipped out several purses from the Best Dressed Designer Series Paper for this card.  Over the years, I've managed to curb my purse "addiction", but let's face it, there's nothing like a gorgeous purse to get our heart all a flutter!

Go through your Designer Series Paper to see what you can snip out to use on a card and then create something unique.


Supplies used:  Dressed to Impress stamp set, Lovely Lipstick, Whisper White, Basic Black cardstock, Best Dressed DSP, Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Layering Circle, Stitched Shapes, Stitched So Sweetly dies, Petal Pink Metallic edge ribbon, Champagne Rhinestones, Tufted embossing folder



May Paper Pumpkin Kits Sold Out


Paper Pumpkin is selling kits in record numbers and May subscriptions have sold out. What does this mean?

Because we have sold out for May:

  • New customers will not be able to subscribe until May 11, 2020 and will receive their first kit in June.
  • Accounts currently in canceled or suspended status will be allowed to reactivate, but will not receive the May kit. Subscribers that reactivate after we sold out will be reactivated for the JUNE subscription period.
  • Subscribers will not be able to modify their kit quantity to add more kits to their May order.

Please note that anyone in active status before we sold out will still receive the May kit unless they choose to suspend or cancel their subscription before the end of the May subscription period on May 10.

I sincerely appreciate your contribution to Paper Pumpkin’s incredible growth, and am grateful for your patience as Stampin' Up! works to accommodate ever-increasing numbers of subscribers.

Exclusive Paper Pumpkin Design Team FREE Tutorial


May Paper Pumpkin customers will get more inspiration from their kit with an Exclusive Paper Pumpkin Design Team Tutorial*.  You don't want to miss this great offer, plus Stampin' Up! is making this month's kit exceptional too!

The May 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit is special as it will feature the 2020-2022 In Colors, plus Purple Posy, a In Color from 2019-2021.  As a  Paper Pumpkin subscriber, you will be the first to get your hands on new In Color products!  That's just the beginning of things to love about this kit.

I have an exclusive appreciation gift for my Paper Pumpkin subscribers!  You will have extra card ideas to keep you using the stamp set that is included in the May kit.  The Exclusive Paper Pumpkin Design Team* has created card tutorials to go with the special stamp set that comes in your May Paper Pumpkin Kit.

What is Paper Pumpkin?

  • It's a monthly subscription that is delivered straight to your mailbox.
  • Paper Pumpkin subscription kits are designed for anyone to quickly and easily achieve beautiful, handcrafted projects - anytime and anywhere.  You get a a new project every month -  great for all crafting levels.
  • You can cancel at any time - no commitment.
  • Paper Pumpkin Kits just keep getting better and better.

What is the May subscriber appreciation?

I have teamed with a group of  15 Stampin' Up! demonstrators and we are designing cards using the stamp set from the May Paper Pumpkin Kit. We will send a PDF (project download files) to all of our Paper Pumpkin subscribers.  The PDF will include instructions to make cards using the May stamp set.  There will be a total of 15 different card idea - WOW!  Please note that this is NOT an alternative project for your May kit.

When you receive your May Paper Pumpkin Kit, go ahead and make your card, and in about 2-weeks you'll receive the Exclusive Paper Pumpkin Design Team Tutorials by email.  If you subscribe or buy the prepaid kit through me, you'll receive this Exclusive Tutorial.  This is a great way to keep using the stamp set in this kit.  Again, this exclusive tutorial is only available for the Paper Pumpkin Design Team* Paper Pumpkin Subscribers.

About the May 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit-

A Kit In Color

  • Kit contains supplies for 12 cards and envelopes
  • 8 cards are traditional size
    • Card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" 
    • Envelope size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" 
  • 4 cards are note card size
    • Note card size: 5" x 3-1/2" 
    • Envelope size: 5-1/8" x 3-5/8" 
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Just Jade, Magenta Madness, Misty Moonlight, Pumpkin Pie, Purple Posy
  • Subscribe for the May 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit until May 10th
  • Supplies may be limited toward the of the subscription period

There are two ways to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin.  You can join on a  month-by-month basis or a prepaid subscription.

Please contact me if you have any questions about Paper Pumpkin and this exclusive offer!


* This is our personal tutorial created by a TEAM of Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrators, and we are responsible for its content. Stampin' Up! does not endorse the use of or contents of the classes, services, or non-Stampin' Up! products we may offer here. All images are copyrighted by Stampin' Up!©

Just Add In Color


The Paper Pumpkin team loves planning fun surprises, so Stampin' Up! is VERY excited to let you know what they have in store for the month of May: a fabulous kit featuring the new 2020–2022 In Colors, plus Purple Posy, an In Color from the 2019–2021 collection. This means that as Paper Pumpkin subscriber, you will be the first to get your hands on the new In Color products.   That’s just the beginning of things to love about this kit!
  • Subscribe for the May 2020 Paper Pumpkin kit from April 11th –May 10th 
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

Click here to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin

About the May Kit

A Kit In Color

  • Kit contains supplies for 12 cards and envelopes
  • 8 cards are traditional size
    • Card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" (10.8 x 14 cm)
    • Envelope size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • 4 cards are note card size
    • Notecard size: 5" x 3-1/2" (12.7 x 8.9 cm)
    • Envelope size: 5-1/8" x 3-5/8" (13 x 9.2 cm)

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