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Monday, November 16, 2015

3D Pumpkin #2 - Orange Emb

Made this 3D Pumpkin: cutting 10 strips of paper measuring 1" x 6" each, embossed the strips using an embossing folder, stack the strips 5 at a time, use Crop-a-dile punch to make holes at each end center for both ends for all strips, use brads to insert in holes to keep the strips together, flex the paper to get ready to make pumpkin, spread apart all strips so that you have what looks like a pumpkin and then decorate with pumpkin stem, leaves, tag, etc.

Supplies List

adhesive: glue dots, red tape
brads: 2 mini gold

Die-Namics: die - Tag Stax
embossing:  Cuttlebug Ben-Day Dots emb folder
Hero Arts: stamps -  Small Greetings - sentiment "thinking of you"
   Days to Celebrate - sentiment - Turkey "Happy Thanksgiving"
ink:  Memento Rich Cocoa
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper: cardstock - orange  DCWV Autumn Amber Fall Stack - tag <- scrap
punch: Crop-a-dile
ribbon:  autumn inspirations
Tim Holtz:  cardstock - green core'dinations <- scrap
   dies - Mini Tattered Leaves, Pumpkin Jack - pumpkin stem  
   Distress Ink - walnut stain  sander
tools: MISTI  

Entering this into the following challenges:    

11/17  Simon Says Stamp Wed Thinking of You   5E(#4)   11/11

11/1DRS Designs Ch Thurs Thankful Thanks!  UE  11/12

11/20  Allsorts Wk 337 - Anything but a card  3E(#2)  11/14
11/20  Catch the Bug -  Give Thanks   3E(#2)   11/14
11/20  HIMCR #225 Super Scraps Sat  3E(#3)  11/14

11/21   Craft Your Passion Ch288 Anything Goes   3E(#1) 11/16
11/21   Glitter N Sparkle Ch163 Add a Die-Cut/Punch Shape  3E(#2)  11/15
11/21   Pile It On Ch#95 Any Holiday/Any Celebration   UE  11/15

11/22  Simon Says Stamp Mon:  Thanks/Thanksgiving  5E(#1)  11/16
11/22  Stamped Blessings Ch Fall Colors     2E(#2) 11/15

11/25  DL.ART Thankful Thurs Ch#168 Thanksgiving /TY  3E(#3) no stack  11/12

11/26  CardzTV 3D Des Ch#5 Thanksgiving  3E(#2)  11/13

11/27  Dies R Us Ch37 - Thankful  3E(#2)  11/15

11/28  OSAAT #248 Anything Goes w/ Giving Thanks    UE  11/15

11/30  DL.ART Nov Linky Ch  1Eperday/no stack  11/1 

11/30  Paper Sweeties Insp Ch #37 Nov 2015  UE  11/1



  1. WOW another fabulous pumpkin creation! Great job Melissa! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘THANKFUL’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. I love this pretty idea for Autumn place cards!

  3. What a fun project, Melissa - love your paper pumpkin and will have to give this a try! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  4. Beautiful project, love the embossing on the pumpkin.Thanks for playing along over at DL.ART!

    Hugs, Lori m
    DL.ART DT Member

  5. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at HIMCR, good luck!!! Amy DT

  6. Your pumpkin is lovely!

    Thank you for participating in the OSAAT "Anything Goes with Thanks/Thanksgiving" Challenge!

  7. How adorable is this! I'm going to have to try and make one of these!! Thank you for joining in the DRS Designs' challenge this week!

  8. Very beautiful project... love it!!!!Thanks for joining Craft your Passion Challenge this week!
    Anna Dt

  9. Lovely idea very cute thanks for sharing at Glitter n Sparkle Chris DT x

  10. Melissa, this is so cute and looks very easy! Thanks for sharing the "how-to" and for sharing in our Thankful Challenge at Dies R Us!

  11. This is gorgeous! We're so happy you joined us for our "Give Thanks" challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog and hope you'll join us again soon. Good luck in the draw.
    Jen L
    Bugaboo DT

  12. Cute Pumpkins! Thanks so much for playing along with our Give Thanks challenge at the Bug Blog with Bugaboo Stamps. We hope you'll join us again this week for our BINGO challenge!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    Min - Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator

  13. Oh, the dry embossing looks awesome! Another fun creation! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  14. What a gorgeous project and it's beautifully constructed ~ something to treasure forever! Thank you so much for sharing this and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)