Kisses & Hugs

January 27, 2022

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We all know that roses are red and violets are blue—it’s time that love-themed cards got an upgrade! The Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit will help you express that forever kind of love with heart-shaped cards that would make Cupid jealous.

The Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit contains unique, trifold heart-shaped cards to make your declarations of love stand out! The printed gold foil designs add a timeless touch to these cards that you might want to use year-round as this kit isn’t bound to just Valentine’s Day—it works for all love occasions like anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, or those “just because” days. You can also sweeten up your love cards with the Kisses & Hugs Mini Treat Boxes add-on! Wrap up some sweet treats in coordinating mini treat boxes alongside your Kisses & Hugs cards to share even more love.

Check out everything this Paper Pumpkin kit has to offer by watching the unboxing video!


Kisses & Hugs Kit

The Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit includes 10 card bases—5 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes; 6 sheets of printed die-cut elements; 5 die-cut vellum hearts; 4 sheets of gold foil die-cut hearts; 1 sheet of iridescent embellishments; 1 sheet of adhesive dots; and 1 sheet of dimensionals. Plus, the exclusive 12-piece Kisses & Hugs Photopolymer Stamp Set and a Gray Granite Stampin’ Spot!

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! Colors: Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Very Vanilla


Click here to purchase the add-on today! Only Paper Pumpkin subscribers can purchase the add-on.


Looking to slide the instructions aside and try a new technique? Get ready to feel the love with this selection of romantic designs created by our concept artists.

Follow your heart and our Pinterest profile for even more love-struck projects!


Send some love with this adorable treat bag! To create this bag, seal an envelope and trim off one end to 5" (12.7 cm) to create a pocket. Stamp the dots image repeatedly onto the envelope in Gray Granite ink to create a patterned background. Trim off a section of the striped heart to separate it from the card base, then attach to the envelope by lining up the straight edges together. Adhere a die-cut arrow to the center of the heart so the arrow’s point hangs off the edge of the envelope.

Layer a pink heart die cut, vellum heart die cut, and an outlined heart die cut and adhere together. Make small slits all around the vellum heart to create dimension and texture. Stamp sentiment onto the layered hearts in Gray Granite ink. Attach the layered hearts to the envelope, centering them on top of the striped heart. Embellish with iridescent sequins, then fill the pocket with treats and gift to someone you love!

Supplies: Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit


Use these simple techniques to upgrade your Valentine’s Day card! To begin, trim a sheet of Fresh Freesia cardstock to 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" (14 x 21 cm) and fold in half to create your card base. Cut out the front of an envelope from the kit to 5" x 3-3/4" (12.7 x 9.5 cm). Using the “XO” monogrammed pattern side of the envelope, color the bottom-third with the dark Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blends marker. Color the middle-third with the light Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blends marker, blending the edges of the light and dark ink together and leaving the top-third blank to create an ombre effect. Adhere this piece to the card base.

Trim Blushing Bride cardstock to 3-3/4" x 3-1/2" (9.5 x 8.9 cm) and stamp the Sweet Conversations Stamp Set’s heart image in a grid pattern onto it using Flirty Flamingo ink. Stamp the same heart image onto Basic White cardstock in Fresh Freesia ink three times, and fussy cut using Paper Snips Scissors. Adhere the Fresh Freesia hearts on top of three hearts on the Blushing Bride piece with dimensionals. Stamp a sentiment onto Basic White cardstock in Flirty Flamingo ink, then trim. Cut out a 2-7/8" x 1/2" (7.3 x 1.3 cm) piece out of gold metallic paper. Layer it behind the sentiment piece and adhere together. Adhere the sentiment piece to one of the Fresh Freesia hearts with Stampin’ Seal+. Attach the completed Blushing Bride piece to the center of the card base with dimensionals. Now you’ve got a wow-worthy Valentine’s Day card!

Supplies: Kisses & Hugs Photopolymer Stamp Set (included); Sweet Conversations Photopolymer Stamp Set; Kisses & Hugs printed envelope (included); Basic White, Blushing Bride, and Fresh Freesia Cardstock; Gold and Rose Gold 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Metallic Specialty Paper; Flirty Flamingo and Fresh Freesia Classic Stampin’ Pads; Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack; Paper Snips Scissors; dimensionals (included)


Transform the Kisses & Hugs Mini Treat Boxes add-on to make more room for sweet treats with this Love You Box! Begin by assembling two Kisses & Hugs Mini Treat Boxes, but leave the bottom sides open. Adhere the open flaps of each box to one another with Stampin Seal+. Next, trim the Highland Heather sentiment paper from the Sweet Talk 12" x 12" (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Designer Series Paper to 7-1/4" x 2-1/4" (18.4 x 5.7 cm) and wrap it around the connected boxes to create a belly band. Make sure to close the end of the belly band with Stampin’ Seal+.

Using Highland Heather ink, stamp a sentiment onto the heart tag die cut underneath the heart image. Before you seal this box closed with ribbon, put some treats inside the boxes for someone special! Wrap Flirty Flamingo 1/4" (6.4 mm) Metallic Ribbon around the box and tie a generous bow. Punch a hole in the top of the tag and secure it to the existing bow using the kit’s gold twine and you’re done!

Supplies: Kisses & Hugs Photopolymer Stamp Set (included); Sweet Talk 12" x 12" (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Designer Series Paper; Kisses & Hugs Mini Treat Boxes; Highland Heather Classic Stampin’ Pad; Flirty Flamingo 1/4" (6.4 mm) Metallic Ribbon; Label Me Fancy Punch; dimensionals (included)


Do you love free stuff? We thought so! From 4 January – February 28 2022, you can earn exclusive Sale-A-Bration products for free when you purchase a prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscription for three months or more! Visit the Paper Pumpkin prepaid page to get started.


Can’t get enough of our coordinated crafting? We’ve hand-selected a parade of products that coordinate perfectly with this month’s kit! They align beautifully with the alternate Paper Pumpkin projects above, and are easy to find in our online store—all in one place.

Click here to check out our collection of coordinating products!


We know you’ve got more love to give! The Kisses & Hugs Refill includes everything you need to continue spreading the love. Stock up to make sure you’re covered on supplies for all your love-themed occasions throughout the year!



Why wait for December to roll around? Get ahead of the gift game now for a stress-free season later! When you picture a peaceful Christmas, what comes to mind? Do you see snow outside your window, softly swirling through the sky? A tree trimmed with tinsel, a fire crackling nearby? Whatever it is you think about when Christmas comes to town, picture a peaceful Christmas with the Peaceful Christmas Paper Pumpkin Kit!

This glimmering and gleaming kit is your creative kickstart to Christmas cardmaking. With sprinkles of snow, shimmering silver skies, and heartwarming holiday wishes, you’ll have enough elements and embellishments to create 10 Christmas cards and coordinating envelopes. Brew a cup of cocoa, snuggle up with a soft blanket, and prepare for a cozy craft night in with the Peaceful Christmas kit! Click here to stock up for next season.



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!


Grab your binoculars, buckle up, and hop into our off-road truck—there’s so much to see in the Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit! Answer the call of the wild—and your creativity—with this playful, party-themed kit. Make every occasion a celebration with this month’s amusing animals, beautiful botanicals, and celebratory sentiments.

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In addition to the alternate Paper Pumpkin projects created by our Stampin’ Up! concept artists, we like to highlight a handful of creations from independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrators each month. Keep scrolling to see what they’ve come up with using the Kisses & Hugs kit!









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