I can’t seem to stop playing with the Paper Pumpkin Box of Sunshine kit! I have made a bunch of sunshine boxes and one of the things I put in them was lip balm! I made fun holders for the tic tacs and hand sanitizers I put in the boxes (you can view those HERE) and decided to make something for the lip balm too! Here’s the one I made using the contents of the kit with some Poppy Parade cardstock and gingham ribbon.
I cut up one of the card fronts for the sentiment piece on the inside. I was able to make four of these from one card front. One of the things I love about my Paper Pumpkin kits is once I’ve used all the contents I still have the stamp set (and ink spot) to use again and again. I love the sentiments and the sun image that was included in the June kit! I attempted to make the sun like the die cuts in the kit so I sponged crushed curry and poppy parade ink on whisper white card stock with my sponge daubers. Then I heat embossed the sun using Versamark and Gold Embossing Powder and fussy cut it out. *Here’s cool tip for fussy cutting the sun… Cut or punch a circle around the sun then use your scissors to snip around the rays. Quick & easy!
I love the collection of stamps from my Paper Pumpkin kits. I keep a 3 ring binder as a reference showing the stamps included in each kit. It’s easy to flip through when I’m looking for a sentiment or image. It makes it quick to find exactly what I need.
Normally I would punch or use a die to cut the sentiment out but I decided to go with fussy cutting around the words and I really like how it turned out! I think it adds a little more interest and highlights this wonderful sentiment. I hope it makes the recipient want to open it up to see what’s inside!
I had so much fun making these for my friends & family that I ordered a bunch more lip balm from Amazon to make these for the residents at our local nursing home. I wanted to do something special for them during this pandemic. I was concerned about giving them candy, etc. due to different allergies and knew that lip balm is something they can all use. I made different colors to coordinate with the lip balm. (It’s all about the presentation! LOL) Here’s a look at each of the different patterns I used from the Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Paper.
Bumblebee and Misty Moonlight
Bumblebee and Just Jade
Blushing Bride and Poppy Parade
Here’s the details…*You can make 3 from each sheet of cardstock and 4 from each 6 x 6 piece of DSP!
- Cardstock (Bumblebee or Blushing Bride): 3 x 6 scored at 1 mark before 2 3/4 and 1 mark before 3 3/8 (2 11/16 and 3 5/16), scrap to stamp and cut sentiment
- DSP (Flowers For Every Season): 2 1/2 x 2 3/4
- Whisper White: 1 3/4 x 2 3/4 (for inside), scrap to punch 2 daisies and sentiment
- Bumblebee: scrap to punch 1/2″ circle
- Ribbon : 4″
- Fold the cardstock on one of the score lines then make 2 cuts up to the second score line.
- Open and fold the cardstock like a book. The middle section pops forward like a step on the inside to hold the chapstick.
- Adhere the DSP to the front. Close the card and punch through all layers with the Detailed Trio Punch.
- Stamp sentiment in coordinating ink, fussy cut and adhere to the front.
- Punch 2 daisies using the medium daisy punch. Offset and adhere together. Punch 1/2 circle from Bumblebee cardstock and adhere to the center. Attach daisy to the card with Stampin’ Dimensional.
- Stamp sentiment on Whisper White cardstock and adhere inside. Add the chapstick.
- Thread ribbon through the hole and tie a simple knot.
I am really happy with how these turned out! Do you have a favorite? I’d love to hear from you. Leave a comment below.
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