Lots of Pun

December 21, 2021

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If you’re a fan of fun, get a kick out of clever crafts, and can’t keep it together when you hear a classic knee-slapper, you’ll go bananas over this month’s pun-derful kit! The Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit includes cherry sweet elements you can use to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. From a pun-packed stamp set to precut paper pieces in a selection of patterns and sizes, this playful Paper Pumpkin kit features a fun and fresh look you’ll “loaf!”

We’re so egg-cited for you to cook up your own pun-tastic creations! Check out this step-by-step video to find out how to make your own cute ‘n’ quirky cards.

KIT FEATURES

The Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit includes 9 patterned card bases—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating patterned envelopes; 3 sheets of die-cut conversation bubbles and gingham circles; 3 sheets of die-cut vellum circles and rectangles; 2 sheets of die-cut eggs, toast, cherries, and bananas; 1 sheet of die-cut rectangles in Crumb Cake, Pool Party, and black and white; 1 sheet of die-cut striped rectangles in Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, and Poppy Parade; 1 sheet of die-cut scallops and sentiments; 1 sheet of enamel stickers; 1 spool of twine; 1 sheet of adhesive dots; and 1 sheet of dimensionals. Plus, the exclusive 26-piece Lots of Pun Photopolymer Stamp Set and an Early Espresso Stampin’ Spot!

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! Colors: Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

ALTERNATE USES

Looking to slide the instructions aside and try a new, egg-citing technique? See how you can step up your pun game—and this month’s Paper Pumpkin projects—with the following selection of cute ‘n’ quirky designs created by our concept artists.

For even more pun-tastic projects, stop by our Pinterest profile!

THANKS A BUNCH

Share your gratitude and send a smile with this adorably punny card! On the center of a Pool Party card base from the kit, adhere a die-cut Crumb Cake rectangle. Layer a die-cut striped rectangle on top, along with a die-cut gingham circle to the right. Arrange three of the kit’s die-cut bananas into a clustered bunch, then use the kit’s stamp set and ink to stamp eyes and a mustache onto the center banana. On a die-cut Pool Party rectangle, stamp the “thanks a bunch” sentiment and adhere it to a die-cut conversation bubble. Use dimensionals to add the die-cut conversation bubble by the bananas, then finish the punny project with the kit’s enamel dots in Daffodil Delight.

Supplies: Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit

A TOAST TO YOU

A toast to you—literally! Create this celebratory card using the inside of one of the kit’s Pool Party envelopes as your card base. Cut a rectangle from Pear Pizzazz Cardstock, then cut a slightly smaller rectangle from Basic White Cardstock using our Stitched Rectangle Dies. Layer the white rectangle over the Pear Pizzazz rectangle and adhere.

Stamp the toast image in Tuxedo Black Memento ink onto the white rectangle. Add color to the toast with Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends, then stamp a face and accessories using the kit’s Classic Stampin’ Spot. Using a Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker, add waving hands and happy feet to the toast. In Pear Pizzazz ink, stamp the kit’s “a toast to your success” sentiment onto Basic White Cardstock, then cut and adhere with dimensionals.

Use our Playful Alphabet Dies to cut the word “yay” from Pool Party Cardstock, adhere each letter, then complete your card with the kit’s enamel dots in Pool Party. Hip, hip hooray!

Supplies: Lots of Pun Photopolymer Stamp Set (included); Basic White, Pear Pizazz, and Pool Party Cardstock; Pool Party envelope (included); Pear Pizazz Classic Stampin’ Pad; Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad; Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack; Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker; Pool Party enamel dots (included); dimensionals (included); Playful Alphabet and Stitched Rectangle Dies

CHERRY SWEET GIFT BOX

Think outside the box! On each side of the kit’s Daffodil Delight envelope, score at 1" (2.5 cm) to create a box. On the envelope flap, create a scalloped edge with our Scalloped Contours Dies and fold flap backward. To create the label, use our Layering Circles Dies to cut a circle from Pool Party Cardstock. Stamp the kit’s decorative dots stamp onto the circle in Pool Party ink, then adhere to the envelope flap.

Stamp the kit’s “you are cherry sweet” sentiment in Pool Party ink onto Basic White Cardstock, then use Paper Snips to cut out the sentiment with a banner edge. After adhering a die-cut cherry from the kit, outline the cherry, leaf, and stem with Real Red, Old Olive, and Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Markers, respectively. Then, use dimensionals to attach the sentiment to the circle. Wrap a piece of the kit’s twine around the box, tie it off with a bow, then fill it with treats wrapped with one of our Printed Gusseted Cellophane Bags!

Supplies: Lots of Pun Photopolymer Stamp Set (included); Basic White and Pool Party Cardstock; Daffodil Delight envelope (included); die-cut cherry (included); Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Pad; Real Red, Early Espresso, and Old Olive Stampin’ Write Markers; twine (included); 3" x 9" (7.6 x 22.9 cm) Printed Gusseted Cellophane Bags; dimensionals (included); Layering Circles and Scalloped Contours Dies

COORDINATING PRODUCTS

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!

LOTS OF PUN PAPER PUMPKIN REFILL

Make more cards to “loaf” with the Lots of Pun Refill! Restock on cute ‘n’ colorful die-cut snacks and one-of-a-kind patterns and designs. Keep the laughs rolling and those knees slapping with everything you need to make fun ‘n’ fresh cards all year long. Don’t miss out on this egg-cellent opportunity to continue crafting with your kit!

Click here to sweeten the deal.

HAUNTS & HARVEST PAPER PUMPKIN PAST KIT

Craft with the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit and fall in love with fall again. This a-maize-ing autumnal kit offers the perfect opportunity to assemble something new—too-cute-to-spook treat packages! Plus, the Haunts & Harvest kit can be transformed into a rustic wheelbarrow to accent your autumn decorations. Whether you loved this kit the first time around or wished you would have subscribed—you can order yours now!

Click here to get your kit.

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!

COMING NEXT MONTH

Don’t let the Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit be the one that got away! January’s heart-themed kit includes everything you need to make cards for all love occasions—Valentine's and Galentine’s, anniversaries, weddings, and so much more! Make their heart skip a beat with handmade cards from the heart.

Click here to subscribe! The subscription period ends 10 January.

DEMONSTRATOR ALTERNATES

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 Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit!

Stéphanie Tsang

Monika Davis

Sue Scheets

Charmane Hopkins

Jennifer Merle-hamscher

Mindy Backes

Tracy Elsom

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