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Thursday, April 28, 2016

3 Alternative Project Ideas for April 2016 Paper Pumpkin Lovely Little Wreath Kit

April 2016 Paper Pumpkin Lovely Little Wreath Bonus Ideas Alternative Projects #paperpumpkin #stampinup www.juliedavison.com
Do you like surprises? Paper Pumpkin is a monthly project kit subscription and each month's kit is a surprise. Whether you love the original project idea or not, there are endless possibilities for the supplies that come in the box. The April 2016 kit included supplies to make a cute little spring wreath. I love it! I'm making it up to give to one of the teachers at school.

I also love a good creative challenge, so I used some of the extra supplies to create some bonus project ideas. This first one is pretty straight forward. I just added some coordinating cardstock and Baker's Twine. I did two rows of the leaves and then added the tissue paper flowers folded into quarters. I used Mossy Meadow ink to stamp the greeting and colored the flowers with a Crushed Curry marker.
April 2016 Paper Pumpkin Lovely Little Wreath Bonus Ideas Alternative Projects #paperpumpkin #stampinup www.juliedavison.com
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I love the way this Tiny Treat Box turned out! The Tiny Treat Boxes are retiring, so snatch some up ON SALE 50% off before they're gone! I wrapped a strip of leaves around the bottom of the box. It almost fits, but there is a little gap, so make sure to start and end in the back. The greeting on the tag is from the March 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit. I also added a Classy Designer Button to the center of the tissue paper flower.
April 2016 Paper Pumpkin Lovely Little Wreath Bonus Ideas Alternative Projects #paperpumpkin #stampinup www.juliedavison.com
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I wanted the make a card that was more masculine, so I adhered the leaf strips across a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock. I used one of the black tags from the kit and cut a banner tip on one end. I used the ink from the kit and a stamp from...oops! Looks like I used an already retired stamp set. Something to Say or Petite Pairs would be good alternatives.
April 2016 Paper Pumpkin Lovely Little Wreath Bonus Ideas Alternative Projects #paperpumpkin #stampinup www.juliedavison.com
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The wisps behind the banner greeting are pieces that I pulled apart from the ribbon in the kit.
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