March Paper Pumpkin with Alternative Designs

March Paper Pumpkin!!!! Oh my goodness. I’m having “sew” much fun with this kit! I was so excited to see my little red box in the mailbox that I tossed aside all grand plans for that afternoon and ripped into my Paper Pumpkin box instead.

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I followed the directions to make the first card as shown next. I sewed it (which took about 10-12 minutes) and assembled as directed. Super cute! I love the epoxy stickers in this kit. They add such a special detail!

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I realize that sometimes we need to make a card “on the fly.” Here are two ideas on how to create these adorable cards without actually sewing

Mount on Colored Cardstock:
Place the punched card on top of colored cardstock and let the holes of the card fill in with that underlying color.

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Here’s another version using black cardstock as a backer. I like how this more formal black, white and red card resembles a tuxedo with a red bow tie. Love, love!

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Create Stitch Lines with a Marker:
Use the fine point of a marker to connect the dots to resemble stitching. Here I used our Pool Party Stampin’ Write Marker. If you pick up the pen after connecting each dot, as opposed to simply tracing over the letters, you will create more of a sewn look.

pumpkin05I hope you’re enjoying your kit as much as I am. Try these non-sewn versions for a different look.

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6 thoughts on “March Paper Pumpkin with Alternative Designs

  1. I love how you added the colored card stock behind the dialogue bubble! Definitely want to incorporate that into our cards! Thanks for that creative inspiration!

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  2. Pingback: Sew You, but I didn’t | JB Stamper

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