Obviously, I have some bugs to work out with the lighting and photos. There’s a weird wave-like shadow happening! Thank you for your patience as I work out all the bugs of photography and blogging…it may take a long time.
These cards are altered from the Paper Pumpkin Instructions. I thought the embossed pattern this card came with looked sorta bee-hive-ish… So I added a couple bees from the Touches of Texture stamp set. I had to “fussy cut”…had to cut with paper snips, not a die cut…but not a big deal, totally worth the effort to pop those bees up!
I added flowers from the retiring Petite Petals stamp set and the Petite Petals Punch. The leaves were in the Paper Pumpkin Kit. The color for the bee hive comes from the new Watercolor Pencils.
I altered this card as well, I didn’t like the hard jewel-cut edges of the heart that came with the kit. I used the retired heart framelits to cut a smooth heart. The watercolor pencils are so fun to play with, they look pretty too!
The Paper Pumpkin monthly kit is a lot of fun to get, partly because it’s always a surprise as to what is in it and it’s fun to challenge myself to make it “my own” by creating something different from the instructions! There’s a tiny bit of rebel in me too. 🙂
Check out Paper Pumpkin on FaceBook, there’s a lot of ladies and gentlemen having a lot of fun with their Paper Pumpkin Kits every month. Subscribing to Paper Pumpkin is also a great excuse to give your friends and family little cards or treats here and there. There’s a link to Paper Pumpkin to the right if you are interested in subscribing.