Key To My Heart

January 24, 2023

Become locked in love this season and get everything you need to make a special card for all your friends and family! This month’s kit reflects the love lock tradition most famously practiced in Paris, France. Couple would write their names on a padlock, lock it to a bridge, and throw the key into the river below. It was done to symbolize their devotion and unbreakable love. While this tradition is no longer practiced, it’s meaning is remembered by many. With this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit, keep this tradition in mind and craft for those you love! Subscribe by 10 January to get this elegant kit and become locked in love!

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Each Key to My Heart Kit includes 9 cards, 3 each of 3 designs; 9 coordinating envelopes; 1 ink spot; Glue Dots; Stampin’ Dimensionals; Special padlock die cuts; Vellum die cuts; twine; and a special love-themed photopolymer stamp set!

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Calypso Coral, Fresh Freesia, Mango Melody, Petal Pink. The designs are accented with gold foil.


Spread even more love this season with the Heart Boxes Add-on! These heart-shaped boxes are the perfect duo to the card kit. Send a loving card AND a sweet treat. With this add-on, you get 10 treat boxes, golden key stickers, and die-cut labels. There are so many ways to show your loved one you care!

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Looking for more ways to us the Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin kit? Our talented concept artists came up with a few fun takes on the products in the kit. Create fun and unique projects that will wow those you love!

For more inspiration, make your way to our Pinterest profile to see more projects!

Key to My Heart Card

Using Fresh Freesia ink, stamp heart lock images on the circle vellum piece and the sentiment on a notched die cut.

Cut the key-patterned envelope along the glued seams and cut a 5" x 3-3/4" (12.7 x 9.5 cm) rectangle from the patterned side, avoiding folds.

Using Mini Glue Dots, adhere the rectangle to the center of the card, adhere the parallelogram die cut to the center of the card, and adhere the stamped vellum over the parallelogram.

Tie a 9-1/2" (24.1 cm) piece of twine in a bow, then adhere it to the vellum using a Mini Glue Dot. Using Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere the sentiment piece over the knot on the bow. Adhere a die-cut key on the sentiment.

Supplies: Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit.

Valentine's Shaker Card

Cut a piece of Basic White cardstock to 8" x 4" (20.3 x 10.2 cm) and score at 4" (10.2 cm) for your card base. Adhere a 3-3/4" x 3-3/4" (9.5 x 9.5 cm) piece of Country Floral Lane Designer Series Paper to the card front.

Stamp the sentiment in VersaMark ink on 2-3/4" x 1/2" (7 x 1.3 cm) Sweet Sorbet cardstock, then sprinkle with white Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set with a Heat Tool.

Cut the keyhole-shaped card from the kit to 4" x 4" (10.2 x 10.2 cm). Cut a Window Sheet to 4" x 3" (10.2 x 7.6 cm) and adhere it to the back of the keyhole card using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Cut and adhere Foam Adhesive Strips to the back of the Window Sheet, following the shape of the keyhole. Leave the adhesive backing on the top of the strips.

Cut heart confetti from a Gold Foil Sheet using the heart frame die from the Framed Florets Dies. Fill the back of the keyhole window with the gold foil hearts and For Everything Fancy Sequins. Peel the backing from the top of the Foam Adhesive Strips and adhere the card base to the shaker piece.

Adhere the gold key sticker to the keyhole. Adhere the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals. Adhere three hearts from the sticker key cut-out to the front of the card.

Supplies: Country Bouquet Bundle; VersaMark Pad; Basic White Cardstock, Sweet Sorbet Cardstock; Country Floral Lane 12" x 12" (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Designer Series Paper; Gold 12" x 12" (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Foil Sheets; Window Sheets; Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin kit; For Everything Fancy Sequins; Basics Stampin’ Emboss Powder; Heat Tool; Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals

With Love Heart Box

Cut a piece of Basic White Cardstock to 1-11/16" x 1/2" (4.3 x 1.3 cm) and notch the ends to create a label. Stamp the heart and sentiment in Calypso Coral ink.

Fold two heart-shaped open boxes. Fill one with treats or notes, then fit the other box over the top. Wrap White Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon twice around the boxes and tie with a bow.

Adhere the heart-shaped lock cut-out to the top box, tucking a portion beneath the ribbon. Adhere the vellum label from the kit over the heart-shaped lock with Mini Glue Dots. Stick five Opaque Adhesive-Backed Gems onto the vellum and around the lock.

Cut a small piece of twine and tie the gold key cut-out around the ribbon, then adhere the key over the vellum label. Adhere the sentiment over the key using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Supplies: Country Bouquet Bundle; Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Pad; Basic White Cardstock; Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit; White 1/4" (6.4 mm) Crinkled Seam Binding; Opaque Adhesive-Backed Gems; Stampin’ Dimensionals


We’ve selected a handful of products that coordinate perfectly with this month’s kit! They align beautifully with the project samples shown above and can easily be found in our online store—all in one place.

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Key To My Heart Refills

Spread the love all year long with the Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Refills! Make a special love-themed card and gift it to those you care about. With special die cuts and a bright color palette, you can make the most of this kit by refilling all the fun products!

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Ho Ho Ho Past Kit

Send merry and bright cards during the holiday season with classic Christmas colors and holly jolly sentiments. The Ho Ho Ho kit contains enough supplies to create 9 festive cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.

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Coming Next Month

Leap for joy with next month’s Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This bright and fun kit makes all-occasion cards to give to your friends and family. Get ready, because this kit has a special add-on AND coordinates with a suite from the January–April 2023 Catalog. This is not one you will want to miss!

The subscription period for February’s kit is between 11 January and 10 February. Click here to subscribe!

Monthly Stamp Set Case Insert

Did you know that we provide a printable stamp set case insert each month to help you store and organize your Paper Pumpkin stamp set and leftover supplies? Click here to download and print!

Demonstrator Alternate Uses

In addition to the alternate projects created by our Stampin’ Up! concept artists, each month we showcase a few projects from independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrators. Keep reading to see their alternate projects of this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit!

Vy Tran

Sue Scheets

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