June 15, 2014


Do you remember the May Paper Pumpkin kit? The GUY KIT?? 

I created my first card from the kit for my brother-in-law's May birthday. Now, here it is -- FATHER'S DAY time! 

I wanted to make the card for my dad a little different than the birthday card I had already created. In doing so, I changed up the Paper Pumpkin kit quite a bit:

Other than using the components included in the kit, that's pretty much where the likeness stops. In the first place, I gave my Father's Day card a landscape orientation and flipped one of the tag layers. I formed X's with the baker's twine. And made the little Dad tag a star in its own right.

But, I think the change I like the best is that I cut apart the divider piece from the blue sticker and applied it to a strip of textured Wild Wasabi that I had left over from a long-ago project. I then finished off this embellishment by adding the cute Candy Dots that came in the kit, only mounted on top of little Very Vanilla paper punched pieces so they look like they are framed/matted.

I'd like to wish a Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there -- and, as somebody posted on Facebook -- to all the single moms doing double duty! 

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Speaking of Paper Pumpkin, did you know that you can now prepay your subscriptions??!!??  Besides, the ongoing month-to-month option that was originally available, there are now also 3-month, 6-month, and 1-year prepaid subscriptions! 

One of the coolest things is that when you order a prepaid 1-year subscription, you qualify for HOSTESS BENEFITS! You can read more about that in the second link below.

To have all your burning Paper Pumpkin questions answered, check this out: https://mypaperpumpkin.com/en/faq/



  1. I love the card you made. I have all of the kits and I love seeing different ways of using the bits from them.

  2. Thanks again for joining us on Mondays Reflections, I just Tweeted your post!!

  3. Love the cards...blue/green is my favorite color combo!

  4. I just love this gift tag! I will have to remember it for next week!