Weekly Update & Basic Card Layout #54

Published on 3 July 2024 at 09:00


 July 2024 Classes 


Calendar here

Be sure to check out the basic card layout recipe at the bottom of the post.

Remember you can use whatever products you have to make these cards.  You can change up the layout to be whatever you want YOUR card to be!


July 2024 Kit Releases


ITEM  164398

$23.00 USD

Make your gratitude gorgeous with the Garden of Thanks Kit! This DIY card making kit is centered around saying thanks in the most beautiful way. You can create three thank you cards each in three purple watercolor floral designs. Whether you want to convey your sincere thanks or love purple and blue flower gardens, this card kit is for you! 

Kit includes:
* Garden of Thanks Photopolymer Stamp Set
* Clear Stamp Block
* Misty Moonlight Classic Stampin’ Spot
* Predesigned projects
* Step-by-step instructions
* Precut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting)
* Makes 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs
* Folded card size: 5-1/2" x 4-1/4" (14 x 10.8 cm)
* 9 preprinted envelopes
* Enough adhesive to complete projects
* Misty Moonlight Baker’s Twine
* Specialty gold foil
* Gold sequins
* A 9-7/8" x 6-1/2" x 2-3/4" (25.1 x 16.5 x 7 cm) printed designer box for storage or crafting on the go

Product colors: Berry Burst, Boho Blue, Bubble Bath, Lemon Lime Twist, Misty Moonlight, Old Olive, Petunia Pop


ITEM 164374

$14.00 USD

Make magical birthday cards with the Circus Celebrations Kit! This DIY card making kit has all the pieces you need to create four birthday cards in two circus-themed designs with adorable animals doing tricks for your audience. The playful designs are perfect to celebrate birthdays for all ages. This is a stamp-free kit making it even easier to craft than most so it’s great for beginners!

Kit includes:
* Predesigned projects
* Step-by-step instructions
* Precut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting)
* Makes 8 cards: 4 each of 2 designs
* Folded card size: 5-1/2" x 4-1/4" (14 x 10.8 cm)
* 8 preprinted envelopes
* Enough adhesive to complete projects
* Printed die cuts
* A 9-7/8" x 6-1/2" x 2-3/4" (25.1 x 16.5 x 7 cm) printed designer box for storage or crafting on the go

Product colors: Copper Clay, Crushed Curry, Granny Apple Green, Night of Navy, Poppy Parade


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July 2024 Paper Pumpkin

Subscribe 11 June–10 July 2024
Craft beautiful cards with unique watercolor designs and pretty layers!
• Makes 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs
• Project includes printed cards and coordinating envelopes
• Precut paper pieces and embellishments
• Coordinating colors: Calypso Coral, Gray Granite (Classic Stampin’ Spot), Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive




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Clearance Rack  Have a look and see if there is something you would like to purchase at a discounted price.  There are retired die sets and a couple of beautiful DSP packs on clearance.

Weekly Updates:

Blog posts will be posted on Monday, Wednesday and Friday so that I have time to prep classes and create new content on the weekends.

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DPU Project Update:

The customer manager portion of the Digital Platform Unification Project will launch the last week of July/first week of August.


The projected date for the Paper Pumpkin website moves to the Stampin' Up! Website is November 2024. This includes enhanced features that allow for future subscriptions.


The projected dates for the new Stampin' Rewards program and new order types begins in one market at a time March 2025 with expected completion in April 2025.


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I am only scheduling Paper Pumpkin Classes and Christmas Card Classes this summer.  If you would like to have a specific class; please contact me for availability.  Once September is here; I will have more time for classes but this summer is going to be all about the grandkids.


Basic Card Layout # 54

Card Base:  5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"

Mat Layer:  3 7/8" x 5 1/8"

DSP Layer:  3 3/4" x 5"

Sentiment Mat:  7/8" x 3 3/4"

Sentiment Layer:  5/8" x 3 3/4"


Stamp Set used on my card:  My Small Business

DSP used on my card:  A Little Latte

Card base:  Early Espresso

Card Mat:  Calypso Coral 

Ink:  Early Espresso


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Nancy Francis
15 days ago

Love this recent layout you’ve posted. It works so well with the coffee DSP.