Hello and Welcome to my corner of the Internet! So happy to finally get a chance to play with a Paper Pumpkin kit by Stampin-up® and this one was a good one. This kit is the “Pining for Plaid” and it makes 10 shaker cards. If you can’t get this kit, you can still sign up to receive November’s kit if you sign up by November 10th. Click here to subscribe and you’ll receive it in about 7 to business days by USPS.
This kit costs $19.95 and shipping is included, which means that each card comes to about $2 a card. A great value! You can assemble the cards with a group of friends, family or just you and a couple of glasses of wine! I you can brag about your handmade cards too! They also have different types of plans prepaid subscriptions with different discounts.
I must say the cards as directed in the kit were pretty simple and quick to put together. The kit came with all the paper, adhesive, sequins, ink cube, and a small stamp set to to make 5 of each of the following two designs:
Of course I look at the instructions and samples as guidelines and try to challenge my creativity and coming up with different designs. When making different variations I try to only add a max of 5 other supplies not included in the kit.
For this kit I added white, soft sky, old olive and black card stock as well as gold thread sparkly ribbon and Nuvo Crystal Drops in a “duck egg blue”. These kits are well stocked and you will have not problems making the cards or crafts with the materials included.
Here are some notes and pictures of all the cards I made and s couple of gift tags too!
I hope you enjoy looking at this alternative cards and get inspired to try a card kit. Remember you are only limited by you! Below are links to supplies I used in the making of these cards.
Take care always
Supplies and Subscriptions:
- Paper Pumpkin Subscription
- Card stock: Black , Old Olive, and Soft Sky
- Nuvo Crystal Drops – Duck Egg Blue
- Gold ribbon: Any thin holiday ribbon will do.
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