Paper Pumpkin

 April 2021 Paper Pumpkin: So Cool

April 2021 So Cool Paper Pumpkin alternative project ideas.

This month's kit is deliciously cute! Makes 12 fun shaped cards with coordinating envelopes for some creative fun. Great kit to craft with kids or grandkids!

Check out Stampin' Up!'s video on how to put the projects together:


Of course, this is just a start! I had some Paper Pumpkin playtime this weekend and used the kit pieces to make some fun alternative projects.

April 2021 So Cool Paper Pumpkin alternative project ideas.

Alternative Project #1: 8-1/2" x 11" Scrapbook Page
  • 8-1/2" x 11" Poppy Parade cardstock
  • 8" x 10-1/2" Forever Greenery DSP
  • 6" x 8-1/2" Ice Cream Corner DSP
  • Medium Scalloped Contours* rectangle die-cut 
  • Sentiment from Pansy Patch* stamp set 
  • (2) large Scalloped Contours* rectangle die-cuts
  • So Cool Paper Pumpkin kit supplies: watermelon card base, kiwi and strawberry stickers (backed with Thick Basic White cardstock)
  • Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon embellishment
*Coming May 4th in 2021-22 Annual catalog

April 2021 So Cool Paper Pumpkin alternative project ideas.

Alternative Project #2: Watermelon Gift Box
  • 7" x 7" Poppy Parade cardstock box base (scored all sides at 2")
  • 5-1/2" x 5-1/2" Granny Apple Green cardstock lid (scored all sides at 1-1/4" with shim)
  • 2-7/8" x 2-7/8" Forever Greenery DSP
  • Poppy Parade cardstock Layering Circles die-cut (
  • Basic White cardstock Stitched Shapes circle die-cut (
  • So Cool Paper Pumpkin kit supplies: watermelon sticker (backed with Thick Basic White cardstock) and sentiment stamp
  • Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon embellishment
Box lid template...





April 2021 So Cool Paper Pumpkin alternative project ideas.


Alternative Project #3: Watermelon Birthday Card
  • 4-1/4" x 11" Poppy Parade cardstock card base (scored in half at 5-1/2")
  • 4" x 5-1/4" Basic White cardstock, embossed with Tasteful Textile embossing folder
  • 1-1/4" x 5-1/4" Forever Greenery DSP
  • 1" x 5-1/4" Granny Apple Green cardstock Scalloped Contours* edge die-cut
  • 3/4" x 5-1/4" Ice Cream Corner DSP 
  • Thick Basic White cardstock Stitched Rectangles die-cut (
  • So Cool Paper Pumpkin kit supplies: watermelon sticker (backed with Thick Basic White cardstock) and sentiment stamp

*Coming May 4th in 2021-22 Annual catalog

April 2021 So Cool Paper Pumpkin alternative project ideas.


Alternative Project #4: Rainbow Notepad
  • Manually trace rainbow semi-circle and cut 40-60 sheets of printer paper
  • So Cool Paper Pumpkin kit supplies: rainbow card base (cut for front and back of notepad), silver die-cut circle, white die-cut circle, and sentiment stamp
  • Punch front, back, and cut sheets with circle hole punch
  • Bind together with ring clasp
  • Various ribbon embellishments tied around clasp

Coming in May 2021...Batter Up kit



Step up to the plate, take a swing, and knock it out of the park! With the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit, it’s your turn to go to bat for all the people who’ve gone to bat for you. This month’s timeless kit with a “throwback” theme contains enough grand slam supplies to create nine cards—and coordinating envelopes—featuring classic colors, pinwheel and pinstripe patterns, and vintage-washed paper pieces. The Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit also contains a couple sticks of the sports signature chewy staple...the official bubble gum of the MLB!

Reserve your Batter Up! kit by May 10, 2021. See below how to subscribe or try out Paper Pumpkin with a pre-paid subscription.


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