Monday, April 24, 2017

A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop-A Sara Thing Kit

Good Morning, Stampers!


EXCITING NEWS! We have an ALL-NEW Blog Hop
featuring the April Paper Pumpkin kit - A Sara Thing!
Whether you are arriving from Dena Rekow's blog or just 
starting out, WELCOME! As you continue around the hop, 
you will be filled with lots of different ideas
using your April Paper Pumpkin kit!

We were all so thrilled to hear that Sara had taken creative control
for the April kit. We all loved her bold color choice as well
as her own hand-writing on the photopolymer stamps.
AND, if all that wasn't enough, she included a FREE GIFT, too! BONUS!!

So, this hop is geared towards alternative projects created
with the April kit. I loved that the stamp set included teachers
in the sentiments. It is approaching the end of the school year
and the perfect time to get started on teacher gifts!


I created a box from the cards by cutting two cards in
half at 2 3/4". Then, along the long edge, I cut the 
pieces to 7". I folded all four pieces on the score lines
and adhere the 2 3/4" squares together to form the
base of the box as shown:

Finally, I brought up the sides of the box and adhered
them with the Basic Black Washi Tape included in the kit
and filled the box with a coordinating flower and supplies. 
SO SIMPLE!!


BLOG HOP GIVEAWAY: To be entered into a drawing for a FREE 
"A Sara Thing" Paper Pumpkin Kit, you must leave a comment on 
EVERY blog. Drawing closes on Saturday, April 29th at 9 PM EST. 
The winner will be announced on Monday, May 1, 2017.

 Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa
Now, continue on the hop to see what 
Kim Smith has created with her kit!


In case you get disconnected along the way, it's easy to jump
right back into the loop!


36 comments:

Judy Rozema said...

I love your washi tape on the box corners! Really cute!

Sandy Berghuis said...

Very nice alternative ideas - TFS!

Angela Bode said...

What a super cute set! I love the watercolor heart! The card is really sweet too! Cool kit!

Patricia Preston said...

Super easy and thanks for directions!! I love this kit!

Carolynn Sander said...

Oh Wow!!! I love how you made this little box! & The instructions make it seem so doable! So happy to be hopping with you!!! 💖

Kathy said...

Love the colors on the heart. So pretty.

Kampin' Karen said...

I never thought about using washi tape like that. Thanks for the idea.

Crafty Little Peach said...

I love the way you used the washi tape to secure the sides; it creates such a fun effect!

Lynnette H said...

cute box

Reed and Natalie said...

Super cute projects! nataliewoll2902@gmail.com

Phyllis Sinclair said...

Cute gift idea for a teacher

Sooz said...

Love the box in bold colors!!!

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plinyswife said...

Love the simple box and something else to use washi tape for!!

DebbieG said...

Cute box and I like the idea of using the Washi tape on the corners.

Sue McDonald said...

Love love love ideas

procrastistamper said...

Your projects are absolutely beautiful! I don't know how you managed to get the colors to look bold, and soft, at the same time :-O So impressive! Thanks for sharing :-D

tpcrsf said...

I really LOVE that idea of the box. Very nice. I would never have thought of that.

Gloria Sperring said...

Awesome ideas and so easy to do! TFS!

Crystal said...

Love how easy the box is to create with the washi tape! Great idea!!

Ingrid Vos said...

That seems easier than it looks. Elegant. Thank you

Vickie said...

Love the new Lemon Lime Twist, especially with the black. Can hardly wait to get my hands on some!!!

Cathie said...

Clever!

stampinfranni said...

Love how you turned the card into a box. So clever!

lj1225 said...

This box is cute and useful and so simple! I have a lot of old washi tape I need to use up and this is perfect to do that! Thanks for sharing your great idea. ��

Sherry Lee said...

Cute set! Loved your ideas. Thank you for sharing!

nenamh said...

Want a quick cute box simple to make a very sweet

Denise K said...

Very creative use of the kit. I love it. Cute box.

Sharon Stegeman said...

Very cool project! I love ALL things stationery...lol... :)

lisa tedder said...

Great idea!

Patty Kreifels said...

Cute box idea. Thank you got sharing.

8b455d7e-4bcc-11e4-be26-cbf88948fed9 said...

love this idea thanks for showing us how

Kris Kok said...

Clever idea!!

Arianna Barbara said...

Oh my! Such awesome creations!!!

Denise Phillips said...

This is the best Paper Pumpkin kit so far, so many ideas, especially now with Teacher Appreciation Week....
I love your box, did you make the flower as well? If so, would you mind sharing the instructions?

Thank you so much!

Holly said...

What a cute little box, great idea!

Pamela Braithwaite said...

Hi Melissa, This is my first time on your site. I heard about this Paper Pumpkin Blog Hop from Rick Adkins. But I really like the pen-box you created with A Sara Thing Paper Pumpkin kit. The heart on the box is very pretty because you colored each section a different color. Wow!