Open Me! Open Me!

Yesterday I shared three of the projects I made for Saturday’s Pumpkin in the Fungeon call, a call I host with my Paper Pumpkin subscribers where we share all the fun things we’ve made with the kit. I love making alternative projects to share with the group, but their projects are always more exciting. The “OPEN ME” stamp from the coordinating stamp set inspired me to make this 8-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ card:

Paper Pumpkin Alternatives, From the North Pole, November 2022, Stampin Up!, Brian KingThe slimline card is on a Thick Basic White base and pairs with a Smoky Slate Slimline Envelope (available in the Annual Catalog). Who doesn’t love perfect coordination?!

The sentiment, pulled from the November 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit, is an important part of this card, but the packages that accompany each of the “OPEN ME”s are the heart of the card. Here’s a glance at the stamp set we received in the From the North Pole kit:

From the North Pole Stamp set

I SO LOVE the “Express Delivery” stamp but didn’t make an alternative project with it (only used it on the as-designed tag). I will be making something with this gorgeous stamp. If you’d like to see some of my other alternative projects with this kit, click on the image below:

From the North Pole Paper Pumpkin, Stampin Up!The packages are pulled from the Spruced Up Outlines Dies, which have been a fun go-to for me this Holiday Season. As I am writing this post Sunday night, it appears the dies have just moved to “unorderable” as they are not showing up in the online store. Here’s a closer look at these packages on my card:

Paper Pumpkin Alternatives, From the North Pole, November 2022, Stampin Up!, Brian KingThe colors of the packages make this made-for-a-Christmas-kit sentiment perfect for project throughout the year. I displayed a rainbow of soft colors against a Smoky Slate backdrop, which helps the soft packages to pop. If you like this mix of Daffodil Delight (the only non-subtle color in the group), Pool Party, Fresh Freesia, Soft Sea Foam and Blushing Bride as much as I do, I hope you will save this for future reference:

Stampin Up! Color Inspiration - Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Fresh Freesia, Soft Sea Foam, Blushing Bride

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  1. Love that little “chorus” of gifts singing “open me.”

  2. Adorable…love all the pastels!

  3. Wow, Brian this card sings happiness and surprise! I love it! The colors are so fun! It make me smile for my birthday today.

  4. I love this “Open Me” card in all those pretty colors! The recipient will be thrilled to receive it! Enjoy your Tuesday!

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