Hi, Stampers. Welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop for January 2022.  This month we are working with the Kisses & Hugs kit.

Stampin' Up! Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Alternatives by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

This is what came in the kit.  It was designed to make 12 heart-shaped cards that unfold into 3 panels each and came with everything you need to complete the project including coordinating envelopes.

Stampin' Up! Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Alternatives by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

These are the four cards that I came up with.

Stampin' Up! Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Alternatives by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

This first card has a Gray Granite card base and then I used the paper the arrow came out of as a stencil with Gray Granite and Flirty Flamingo ink. I cut the OXO out of one of the card bases and made a slit using a die from the Gumball Machine Dies – it’s the tiny one that is the very top of the gumball machine. Next, I cut the arrow in half and weaved it into those holes to make it look like it was longer and went all the way through.

Stampin' Up! Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Alternatives by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

For my second card, I used a Flirty Flamingo card base and stamped the XO (using the stamp set that came with the kit) using the hinge stamping method on the Stamparatus.  The vellum heart and pink heart (along with the sentiment and arrow stamps) came from the kit.

Stampin' Up! Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Alternatives by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

On my third card, I used a Flirty Flamingo card base with a 4″ x 5-1/4″ layer of Very Vanilla CS. Onto that Very Vanilla layer, I stamped the arrow in Gray Granite, Flirty Flamingo, and Blushing Bride inks. The larger pink heart was also in the kit, but I dry embossed it using the new Bouquet of Love hybrid embossing folder.

Stampin' Up! Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Alternatives by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

My last card is a bookbinding card. Do you like the touches of gold?  Those are from the kit. too! The small piece on the left (under the ribbon) is cut from one of the card pieces.  But, for the right side, I needed something bigger than the card bases in the kit.  That’s when I saw the envelope liners. Bingo!  That worked perfectly, don’t you think?

Paper Pumpkin case insert January 2022 Kisses & Hugs

CLICK HERE (or the image) to download the PDF case insert

Blog Hop Line Up:

  1. Janey Backer 
  2. Darla Watson 
  3. Dana Sullivan 
  4. Charmane Hopkins 
  5. Elizabeth Ames 
  6. Deb Naylor 
  7. Tricia Butts  
  8. June Olsen 
  9. Mary Knabe  
  10. Cheryl Hamilton 
  11. Lisa Ann Bernard  <—- you are here

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