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A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop -- One In A Melon



Hello Stampers and Papercrafters!  Here we are...another month has passed; and, it's time for the June Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop!!  YEAH!!  A number of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from all over the world have joined together to share alternative projects using supplies from the monthly kit.  This month's hop features the fun and puny "One In A Melon" kit.  Perfect for Summer picnics, family reunions, or an after dinner dessert.  Lots of sweetness, for sure! I'm super excited to share my altered kit project with you...let's get to it, shall we.



I haven't made little 3x3 cards in quite a while, so it was really fun working with a smaller canvas versus the traditional A2 size card (4-1/4" x 5-1/2").  It was the perfect size to fit the Sweet Melon and a little sentiment.  I love it when the instructions that come with each Paper Pumpkin kit include the list of coordinating Stampin' Up! colors.  It takes all the guess work out of my crafting.

Since the melon rind was inked and stamped in Emerald Envy, I decided the card base would be the best to compliment the focal image.  One of the 'fruity' notecards became my designer paper to compliment the neighboring Crushed Curry cardstock that was dry embossed with the Softly Falling Textured Embossing Folder.  Another perk to the Paper Pumpkin kits is that they come with all of the embellishments, ink spots, dimensionals and glue dots.  Made to be super easy and stress free!



While I was at it, I created a 2nd version of the 3x3 card.  Just as cute, right?!!  The Melon Mambo Baker's Twine really ties it all together.  These are going to be super cute with the little gifts some of my customers earned with their recent online orders.  I can't wait to hear their excitement.  Yep!  I can hear their **squeal** excitement from any distance!  haha 

To get more inspiration for alternative ideas creating with the June Paper Pumpkin kit, make sure you visit the other A Paper Pumpkin Thing Group members' blogs to see what projects they have to share.  Thanks for stopping by....stop back again real soon.


At this time, you are now ready to hop on over to Megan Thompson’s blog.  You won't want to miss traveling on as I know that she will have something adorable to share with you.  If you prefer to work your way backwards, you can jump back to Carolynn Sander's blog.  Either way, be sure to work your way through all of the blogs so you don’t miss a thing!


List of Hop Participants


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What additional supplies do you need to create this project? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!

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