Paper Pumpkin Possibilities - October 2023

Welcome to our October 2023 Paper Pumpkin Possibilities blog hop.  We are sharing alternative designs for the "Home for the Holidays" kit.   I absolutely love this kit.  Aren't the cards pretty with the sparkle!

This months kit includes 8 cards (4 of 2 designs) along with a Real Red Stampin' Spot, Iridescent Glitter accents on the paper and Iridescent Glitter Glue!  So much fun!

Our challenge is to make an alternative project.  Here's mine!  Don't you love the pretty little houses!


  1. Cut Misty Moonlight cardstock 4 1/4" x 11" and score at 5 1/2".  Fold on scoreline and burnish with Bone Folder to form card base.
  2. Cut Misty Moonlight cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  3. Emboss using Snowflake Sky Embossing Folder
  4. Adhere to card base
  5. Cut Real Red cardstock 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"
  6. Cut house scene cardstock 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
  7. Adhere to Real Red cardstock
  8. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals
  9. Adhere large tree on left and small tree on right using Dimensionals
  10. Stamp sentiment using Real Red ink on label
  11. Adhere to iridescent glitter piece
  12. Adhere to card base.
  13. Cut Basic White cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  14. Stamp sentiment on cardstock using Misty Moonlight ink
  15. Adhere to the inside of the card.

Subscribe by November 10th to get the Warm Wishes Kit.  

This month this is a bonus add on that Paper Pumpkin subscribers can purchase - Warm Wishes Cards and Envelopes.  You can buy them to make coordinating cards with your kit!  How fun is that!

Now it's time to be inspired by all of the Projects in our Blog Hop!

Blog Hop Index

I hope you have been inspired!

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Here's my card that is included in 

Place a $50 order through November 30th and I'll also send you a Make and Take Kit to make 3 cards featuring the Garden Walk Bundle.  If your order is $75 or more I'll send you a package of embellishments! 

You can also purchase this tutorial with 12 "Holiday" Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store!

Creativity Abounds October 2023 - Holiday Themed Tutorials

Creativity Abounds October 2023 - Holiday Themed Tutorials


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Check out the card I shared this month in the tutorial.

Monthly Card Club

I'm excited to be offering a Monthly Card Club either In Person or by mail.  Each month I will select a stamp set or bundle to feature.  You will make 3 cards with envelopes and receive 1/2 package of Designer Series Paper, package of Embellishments and a roll of ribbon or embossing folder.  Cost is $45 In Person (or local pick up) and $50 mailed.

This month the club features the Meandering Meadow Suite - a new Online Exclusive. Add the Meandering Meadow bundle to your order for $73.75 plus shipping and taxes.

You can join my club monthly.  If you join for 6 consecutive months and get a swag bag valued at $25 from me as a gift.

The In Person classes will be held on the last Sunday of each month from 10am to 12noon or 1-3pm.  Space will be limited to 4 people per class

Registration is now open for the October Club featuring Meandering Meadow! Check out these pretty sneak peeks!

Register for November Now!

Your Creativity Awaits

The November Kit features Merry Bold & Bright Bundle from the Stampin' Up! 2023 September to December Catalogue.

Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “YOUR CREATIVITY AWAITS”!  

With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial.  All for only $60 per month shipped directly to you or $56 local pick up.

After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on whatever you choose! 

Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have.  

  • Featured stamp set - Merry & Bright
  • 6 Cards (all different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
  • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
  • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)


  • Shipped: $60 monthly
  • Porch Pick-up: $56 monthly 
  • Add on $45.00 extra for Dies

Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines

  • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
  • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
  • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)
  • Available to Canadian Residents Only

Check out these fun sneak peeks.


  1. Very cute, thank you for hopping this month!

  2. Cute card. Love how the trees hang over the smaller square. Gives it more depth.

  3. Beautiful card! The red in the background really makes it stand out!

  4. A great alternate card. Love the pop of red!

  5. Love this beautiful winter scene. The red border really makes it pop.

  6. I love your alternative Melva! Love the layout!


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