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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

3D Pumpkin #3 - pattern paper

Made this 3D Pumpkin: cutting 10 strips of paper measuring 1" x 6" each using pattern cardstock, 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
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 -  DCWV Autumn Amber Fall Stack - pumpkin, tag <- scrap
punch: Crop-a-dile
ribbon:  shiny orange wire ribbon
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:    

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

11/20  Allsorts Wk 337 - Anything but a card  3E(#3)  11/14
11/20  Catch the Bug -  Give Thanks   3E(#3)   11/14

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

11/22  Die Cuttin Divas Ch#242 Thanksgiving  3E(#1)  11/17
11/22  Simon Says Stamp Mon:  Thanks/Thanksgiving  5E(#2)  11/16

11/23  Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch -  So Thankful for You   UE   11/17

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

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

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

11/30  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Nov 2015 Ch  UE  11/1

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



  1. Another cute pumpkin. I really must give this a try. I think my favorite so far is the orange one you embossed with the Swiss dots folder. Thank you for joining in the DRS Designs' challenge this week!

  2. Another fabulous pumpkin ... really like the paper you used on this one! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘THANKFUL’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  3. A super creation Melissa and perfect for our theme this week, many thanks for joining in at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  4. You make the coolest things! I really like this pumpkin - I think it is my favorite. Thanks for sharing it with us in the DRS Designs Challenge, Melissa. HUgz

  5. Lovely pumpkin made with fun DP!

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

  6. Fab creation, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxx

  7. Very pretty 3D pumpkin! Thanks so much for joining our Terrific Tuesday Challenge over at Scrappy Moms Stamps!


  8. Another fantastic pumpkin, Melissa :) Thank you for playing along with us in the DIES R US challenge!
    Dies R Us Challenge Blog DT

  9. Very cute pumpkin, thanks for playing along with us Catch The Bug.

  10. Ingenious! I love everything about your little pumpkin, from the paper to the embellishments. Thank you for sharing it with us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!


  11. What a sweet pumpkin! This is charming and I could see these as place settings at Thanksgiving. Thanks for playing along with us in the "Thanks" Challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  12. Very pretty! Awesome paper pumpkin! Thank you for joining us at Dies R Us for our 'thankful' challenge!
    Diane DRU DT

  13. The patterned paper is equally fabulous! I love all these different pumpkins! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  14. very beautiful !
    Thank you for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts!
    Good Luck and hope to see you again.

  15. This is so clever! Again thanks for joining in Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
    Don't forget our latest challenge too Donna ☺