Fall is just around the corner! And the beautiful, colorful August 2019 Paper Pumpkin kit came just in time for subscribers to put some festive autumn projects together. I love getting these monthly kits! This month’s kit included supplies to put together 6 autumn-themed gift bags, 6 additional gift tags, and lots of extras. It included the supplies shown below.
But I like to think outside the box…see what else I can come up with, and create alternate cards, scrapbook pages and more. So I added the extra supplies in the product list at the bottom of this post (including the special Gift of Fall Add-On notecards/envelopes bundle made especially to coordinate with this August kit) to the above kit supplies and created my alternate projects that I’m sharing with you today:
- A 12×12 Scrapbook Page Layout
- A Treat Bag with a Window
- Two Alternate Greeting Cards (plus one that I didn’t design)
- and Two Monster Puppets
Watch my video first to get to get measurements, directions, and tips (you can just click on this image below if you are already on my blog). Scroll down to see close-up photos, access the links that I mentioned at the beginning of my video, and see a list of extra supplies (linked to my online store) that I used to make my creations. Then be sure to visit my blog again soon, because I have many more alternate projects that I’ll be sharing in the coming week or so. 😁
Here is a photo of the bags the kit instructs how to make.
And here are close-up photos of the alternate projects I made and shared in my video. (Remember to watch the video first to get measurements, tips and directions.)
12×12 SCRAPBOOK PAGE LAYOUT
TREAT BAG WITH A WINDOW
Wouldn’t this be fun filled with treats! The recipient would see them in the window and be even more excited.
I’ve added a bunch of notecards and envelopes to the bag in this photo. But you could actually fill the bag with regular size cards (4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″) and envelopes if you wanted to.
TWO ALTERNATE GREETING CARDS (plus one that I didn’t design)
This third layout was pictured on the back of the kit flyer/instruction pamphlet. I loved it so much, I had to copy it to share.
TWO MONSTER PUPPETS (for the kids!)
I hope I inspired your creativity with what I shared today!
A PEEK AT SEPTEMBER’S PAPER PUMPKIN KIT
The September 2019 Paper Pumpkin, Bone Appétit kit includes 20 food-safe treat boxes, a unique and exclusive Halloween stamp set, and a spooky, special-edition box. September’s kit also gives new meaning to the word “handmade.” Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Gorgeous Grape, Pumpkin Pie, and Whisper White
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Product List…things you might need/want in addition to the August 2019 Paper Pumpkin kit to make these projects
- Simple Stories pocket pages
ONSTAGE NOVEMBER 16
Demonstrators are now registering for the next Stampin’ Up!® convention, OnStage November 2019. Registration began August 20th. There are several locations to pick from: Atlanta, Edmunton, Hartford, Lansing, Las Vegas, Portland (where I’ll be attending!), and Toronto. Become a demonstrator by purchasing your Starter Kit. Then join us in our excitement as we plan for this fun event. See the Extra, Extra! starter kit special below to learn more about the other perks that come along with being a demonstrator.
REDEEM BONUS DAYS COUPON CODES IN AUGUST
Your Bonus Days coupon codes that you earned in July may now be redeemed! (Every $50 spent July 1–31 before shipping and tax, earned a $5 Bonus Days coupon code. Check your emails for your code/s.) Codes can only be redeemed August 1–31. Click here to learn more about how to redeem your code/s. Click here for more information.
From now until August 31, receive an additional $30 in product for free in your Starter Kit. So instead of $26 for free, you can get $56 in free product (and of course free shipping as always). Yep! Choose $155 worth of product for $99 + tax!! And if that wasn’t awesome enough, a $10 coupon code will be gifted to you the following month to use towards an order by October 31st. Click here for more information.
Plus you will be a part of my Stampers With ART community and receive discounts on future orders!!
BETTER THAN FLAT TUTORIALS
I’m so proud to be teamed up with five other super talented Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators so we can create Fun Fold cards & 3-D projects to share exclusively with our customers, paper crafting friends & team members each month! (Our Christmas in August projects are now available!) CLICK HERE for more information.
NEW CLUB FORMING SOON!
Do you find that you order at least $25 worth of Stampin’ Up! product each month? Do you want to get perks for those monthly orders? I’m forming a new Paper Crafters club that will kick off in less than a month, and we are looking for more members. Click here to learn more. Then contact me with your questions &/or to sign up.