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Fun with Paper and Stickers at ShopPumpkinSpice

Hello!  Today is my day to post on the PumpkinSpice blog.

Last week I posted the 6x6 layout using Echo Park This & That Graceful paper pad from ShopPumpkinSpice.   When I was done, my desk was a total mess with the left over stickers, papers, doilies, etc. and I had about an hour before I had to start making dinner.    I knew if I put everything away, it would probably be a while before I dug out these gorgeous papers and stickers and put them to use again.   So I challenged myself to make as many cards as I could, primarily using the materials on my desk, before I had to start cooking.    This is what I came up with.

 

2013-01-30 PSS Card 4 WM

Card #1 uses one of the sentiment stamps from Love You Mulberry Wood collection available at ShopPumpkinSpice.     I used a handy tip that I picked up somewhere.  If you have a sticker that you want to make un-sticky, dust the back with cornstarch.  (Be sure to tap off the extra and even brush it off with an old brush.  Anything else the cornstarch gets on will also become no longer sticky.)   I did that on the blue flower so that I could pop it up on dimensionals.   

 

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On card #2, I trimmed down the flourish/stem sticker so that it would fit my card.  Again I used the corn starch trick and popped up the flower.

 

2013-01-30 PSS Card 1 WM

I love this hot balloon sticker, especially with the sentiment.

 

2013-01-30 PSS Card 3 WM

This one is my favorite.   I love this sentiment sticker because I used to sing this song to my daughter when she was small (and she still liked my singing).  I matted the sticker with a piece of scrap black card stock. 

 

I made all four of these cards in about an hour with the bits and pieces on my desk.   It really showed me how versatile stickers can be and how quickly you can make some cards.    I think I usually consider stickers as something to use primarily in scrapbooking.    ShopPumpkinSpice has a large variety of stickers you can use in your crafting available HERE.    Pair them up with some matching papers and you are ready to go to make a stack of cards.   (Note that after these 4 cards and my 6x6 scrapbook page, I still have plenty of paper and stickers to play with.)

 

Thank you for stopping by!  Have a great day!

 

 

Supplies:

  • Stamps:  Love You Mulberry Wood collection from ShopPumpkinSpice
  • Inks:  Close To My Heart Cranberry
  • Papers: Bazzill Kraft Cardstock, Echo Park This & That Graceful 6x6 paper pad
  • Embellishments: Echo Park This & That Graceful Element Stickers, misc. doily, twine & pearls
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Big Shot, Provo Craft Seeing Spots embossing folder, Stampin’Up edge punch & photo corner punch

 

 

Challenges:

Comments

Desire Fourie said…
Such cheerful creations Cheryl. Love your creative style.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}
Sue - bearhouse said…
WOW! Such a wonderful selection of cards Cheryl. I love the colours and fantastic layouts. I really like the way you do your stitching.
Hugs Sue
Ellis said…
Beautiful cards you made, they all look wonderful! =)
Hugs, Elenor
Sheila H said…
Wonderful cards, all from leftovers! I learned to use baby powder on the back of stickers to "unstick" them. I never have cornstarch, believe it or not :) Thanks for sharing with 613 Avenue Create.
These are just darling! LOVE the cornstarch idea...I often wondered how to accomplish that!

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Audrey Pettit said…
Wow, you made all four of those cards in only an hour? Totally amazing, and totally beautiful! Love that you challenged yourself to use your scraps like this!
Mary J said…
They are all gorgeous, Cheryl! My fave is the hot balloon one - love the touch of string and how you did the sentiment!
These are all fabulous cheryl, I love the hot air balloon.
Kevin xx
Tammy said…
Wonderful cards Cheryl! Fantastic way to use up all of your goodies! So bright and colorful!
Tammy x
Riet said…
ohhhh Cheryl,What a beautiful cards.

Hugs Riet.xx
Chana said…
Wow, Cheryl! I nominate you as the Poster Child for Use Your Stash Month! :D) What a wonderful group of cards. All in an hour...never in my wildest dreams could I do four cards in an hour! I doff my hat. These are fabulous and would make a wonderful box set for someone. Thanks for sharing this with us at 613 Avenue Create! We love it when you drop by!
Hugz,
Chana
Sonia said…
What a fabulous cards my dear ^_^
Gorgeous details and bright colors^_^
Have a sweet afternoon^_^
Hugs,
Sonia
Lisa said…
All four cards are so gorgeous!! I love the designs and the papers!! You did a fabulous job on all of them!! Happy Wednesday :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts
xiumaiyuki said…
You are on a roll!! All these cards are gorgeous!
pinky said…
I love these Cheryl, they are all so fun and funky.
Anne Fenton said…
Cheryl your cards are lovely....thanks for sharing them with us at TTCRD this week.
Kimberly S said…
Beautiful job you did with your personal challenge Cheryl, these are just lovely! hugs, Kimberly
Jill Norwood said…
Love your cards! I especially love the last one too - there is just something about it. Love the song/sentiment! My son doesn't like my singing as much anymore either! LOL!
:) Jill
Amanda said…
All of your cards are wonderful! I especially like the 4th one :) Ty for sharing with us @ Simply Create Too this week!


Amanda
SCTDT
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Tammy said…
So happy and cheerful! Great cards!
Lisa M said…
I'm clapping like an idiot over here! These are ALL so stinkin' ADORABLE Cheryl. Love each of them and what a bright and refreshing set of colors and wonderful little sentiments. Beautiful work. :)

Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
Happy Crafting...
Lisa xx
Tracy said…
I WISH I could sit down and create that many cards in an hour! And they're all great on top of the time limit. Hats off to you Cheryl! Hugs!
Zenita Smith said…
Great Cards!! Thanks you for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge!!
Z
Jennifer Scull said…
these are so cute! can't believe they were made in such a short time... don't think I've made one card in an hour much less 4! ;)

take care!
linda said…
these are all beautiful with such pretty papers and layouts. ah, what a sense of accomplishment to make so many cards so quickly.
Cindy Groh said…
Awesome cards. I love the embossing folder on the last one.
Lynne Armstrong said…
These are all wonderful Cheryl. Thanks again for joining our challenge at The Squirrel & The Fox :)
Sherrie K. said…
Oh wow, your cards are all beautiful! The designs are gorgeous!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com
Great cards, love them all. Thanks for visiting our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create.
Jennifer said…
You are amazing at what you can do before you make dinner! These are all fantastic and I love the added stitched details.
WOW!!!! Four great cards!!!!! You really rocked it out with these stickers and papers!!!

I too love card#4 the best but #3 is pretty great too!!
Karin said…
What a bright and cheerful group of cards! Love the scrappy look of them and thanks for the cornstarch tip!
1CardCreator said…
These are beautiful and a great use of stickers too! ~Diane
Davi said…
Wow Cheryl they are all beautiful, I especially love the one with the big red flower :) Have a great weekend!
Wow this is really awesome just love all the wonderful creations.

Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky
Missy said…
This is fabulous Cheryl, those papers are just stunning!!

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