Sweet Sunflowers Alternative #1

Use one of the beautiful envelopes from the August Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin kit for a pretty patterned background and then pop up one of the extra coordinating tags for a sweet sentiment using the stamp set from the kit.

Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin
The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit includes elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists to take your crafting to the next level! Try out the Twist technique with a sunflower stamp that you can stamp, twist, and stamp again, perfect for a fuller and more detailed floral image. And the coordinating precut pieces will save you so much time! (Including the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add a bee-utiful golden touch to your projects!) Join us. Check out next month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit.


Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Basic White Thick Cardstock 5 1/2″ w x 8 1/2″ h folded to 5 1/2″ h x 4 1/4″ w
Basic White Cardstock:

  • 5 1/4″ w x 4″ h
  • 1 1/2″ h x 4″ w
  • scrap for leaves

Blackberry Bliss Cardstock:

  • 1/4″ h x 3″ w

From the Sweet Sunflowers Kit:

  • Envelope
  • Tag
  • Sunflower Shape

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Run the 5 1/4″ w x 4″ h Basic White Cardstock through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with the Hive Embossing Folder. Attach with Stampin’ Seal.
  4. On the sunflower die cut from the kit, stamp the Sunflower with Crushed Cutty and the Sunflower Center with Soft Suede.
  5. On scrap Basic White Cardstock, stamp three leaves in Old Olive ink. Then use a Water Painter to add a light Old Olive color wash. Be advised, you may opt to use Watercolor Fluid Paper to manage the watercoloring better. Fussy cut with Paper Snips.
  6. On the tag from the kit, stamp the sentiment in Soft Suede.
  7. Disassemble the envelope, lay flat and trim down to 3 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ w. Then trim into 3/4″ to 1″ x 3″ strips and layout in order to maintain the image. Layout on the Hive embossed layer and attach strips with Stampin’ Seal.
  8. Run the 1 1/2″ h x 4″ w Basic White Cardstock through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with the Basic Borders Die. Attach with Stampin’ Seal.
  9. Attach the Blackberry Bliss strip with Stampin’ Seal.
  10. Attach the Sunflower with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  11. Tuck the leaves around the sunflower and attach with Mini Glue Dots.
  12. Tie a double bow using two strands of Linen Thread and attach with a Mini Glue Dot. Trim the ends as needed.
  13. Sprinkle on some Opal Rounds.
  14. Stamp and decorate the inside.
  15. Decorate your envelope.
  16. So cute! Now send it to someone special.
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