May 2023 Paper Pumpkin Masculine Card by Secrets To Stamping

Hi, Stampers!

A new Make My Monday challenge is starting today and the theme is “Masculine.” Since masculine cards are right up there on the “difficulty scale” as sympathy cards for me, I jumped at the chance to purchase the May Paper Pumpkin kit. I had to stop my subscription when I started the moving process last year but this kit is great for all of the guys in my family. So, if you have this kit or have a chance to get the “refill” I would advise you to get it and keep it handy for your outdoorsy friends and family.

Once you finish here, I hope you visit the Design Team gallery for some great inspiration and play along!

May 2023 Paper Pumpkin Masculine Card by Secrets To Stamping

My secrets!

  • Firstly, this card was so easy to make that I had it made within an hour of getting it from my mailbox. You don’t get easier than that, my friends!

And now, the fun part!

  • So, after opening the kit, I chose the Boho Blue card base to begin. Firstly, I cut the new Wild Wheat cardstock with the Radiating Stitches dies to create the stitching with the larger one and the opening with the smaller one.
  • After that, I cut vellum paper to 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2, cut the center out the same size as the opening, and adhered them together. Then, this panel was adhered to the card base with the adhesive under the panel so it didn’t show through the vellum.
  • Once that was done, all I had to do was ink the sentiment from the kit onto the banner from the kit and I popped it up with dimensionals.
  • Finally, I added Solid Gems and the Mossy Meadow Braided Linen trim.
  • I love this kit so much that I will have another card for you on June 2nd! Make sure you come back to see another alternative card.

I’m sharing my card with these challenges:

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