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A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop Heartfelt Love Notes

January 25, 2018 10 Comments

Hi!  Welcome to my blog.  Today, I’m participating in the A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop Heartfelt Love Notes.  The design team have come up with lots of alternative ideas for using the January 2018 Paper Pumpkin Kit.  So, once you’ve checked out my creations be sure to hop on through to see what the rest of the team got up to with this month’s kit.

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A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop Heartfelt Love Notes

A Paper Pumpkin Thing blog hop Heartfelt Love Notes Paper Pumpkin Kit contents from theartfulinker.com

The Heartfelt Love Notes kit contains:

  • 16 pocket card bases
  • 16 die cut note cards
  • 16 envelopes
  • die cut banners
  • die cut vellum shapes
  • die cut foiled labels
  • Copper edged ribbon
  • 80 enamel dots
  • dimensionals and glue dots

AND

the exclusive Heartfelt Love Notes stamp set

Plus

a Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Spot

A Paper Pumpkin Thing blog hop Heartfelt Love Notes alternative card from theartfulinker.com

My first project is a slightly different take on the card.

First, I opened it up by removing the flap.

Next, I created a Flirty Flamingo belly band and added a strip cut from the flap.

Then, I layered on more details.

A Paper Pumpkin Thing blog hop Heartfelt Love Notes card pocket detail from theartfulinker.com

I used a foiled label, some of the pretty ribbon and enamel dots.

To finish the band, I colored one of the vellum die cuts from the kit

using Stampin’ Blends markers.

With the Blends, I was able to create a streaky wash for added visual texture.

A Paper Pumpkin Thing blog hop Heartfelt Love Notes note insert from theartfulinker.com

For the note itself, I trimmed another piece of the flap

and added it to the bottom.

Then, I used the Rich Razzleberry ink and a sentiment from

the Heartfelt Love Notes stamp set to finish the note.

A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop Heartfelt Love Notes

Project 2

A Paper Pumpkin Thing blog hop Heartfelt Love Notes photo album from theartfulinker.com

For my second alternative project, I created a mini album.

I’m going to fill it with pictures from last weekend and give it to my daughter for Valentine’s Day.

A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop Heartfelt Love Notes mini album from theartfulinker.com

At the front, I used one of the card pockets.

to it, I added a Whisper White insert.

There’s plenty of room for a photo and some journaling.

Then, I stamped a sentiment from Heartfelt Love Notes

and cut it out with the Tailored Tag Punch.

A Paper Pumpkin Thing blog hop Heartfelt Love Notes mini album - back cover detail - from theartfulinker.com

At the back, I added a tabbed insert.

I love the look of tabs in mini albums!

There are several more bits so share another time.

A Paper Pumpkin Thing blog hop Heartfelt Love Notes alternative card and mini album from theartfulinker.com

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my Heartfelt Love Notes alternative projects.

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Now, it’s time to see what the rest of the team have created.

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10 Comments

  • Audra Monk January 28, 2018 at 8:25 pm

    Neat card and I love the mini book.

    • Sara Levin January 28, 2018 at 8:59 pm

      Thanks Audra! I think I need to make another mini album — it’s been a while.

  • Jennifer January 25, 2018 at 9:44 pm

    I love how you modified the pocket card. So cute!

    • Sara Levin January 26, 2018 at 5:37 am

      Thanks Jennifer! This was one of those kits that I hated to even cut, I thought the card bases were so cute!

  • Kathy L January 25, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Great idea for the album. Who doesn’t love special photos of their famly?

    • Sara Levin January 25, 2018 at 3:19 pm

      Thanks Kathy! I love mini albums for sharing a few pictures or one event.

  • Kelly Acheson January 25, 2018 at 11:35 am

    Love your projects!!! TFS!

  • procrastistamper January 25, 2018 at 11:26 am

    They’re both fantastic projects, but that mini album–what a treat! Can’t wait to see more of it 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

    • Sara Levin January 25, 2018 at 11:43 am

      Thank you Kimberly! I think it’s time for some photo printing.

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