Welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop!

This month, the theme is Focus on the Sentiment. Our Design Team are showcasing a sentiment as the focal point of their project. We really hope that you will be inspired by all the amazing creations the Pals share with you! As you hop from blog to blog, we would love for you to leave a comment. You will find the lineup at the end of my post to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

This little girl was given the endearing nickname of “Pumpkin,” and wanted to be dressed as a pumpkin for Halloween.

Looking through my Stampin’ Up! supplies, she said we had everything we needed! Most importantly, Pumpkin wanted to say “boo!,” which she said I could create with the Alphabest Bundle.

I stamped the letters “b-o-o,” and the exclamation point, in Orchid Oasis Ink, and Pumpkin used the Best Label Punch for cutting. She said punching was her favorite thing to do.

By Su Mohr for the Pals Blog Hop; Click aromasandart.com to go to my website for details! Featuring: Bewitching Stamp Set, Best Label Punch, Hello Harvest Stamp Set, Rustic Pumpkin Dies, Split Card Texture Dies, Alphabest Stamp Set; #halloweencards #witchcards #bewitching #alphabest #bestlabel #rusticpumpkins #helloharvest #splitcardtextures #pumpkins #halloweencostumes #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #sumohr #stamping #stampinup

Pumpkin’s Halloween Card


For the background, Pumpkin chose Basic White Cardstock (4″ X 5 1/4″), cut with a Split Card Textures Die, because she thought it looked like spider webs. And, she wanted me to stamp the scary spider, from her Bewitching Stamp Set, in Memento Black Ink. She loved that the tiny dots matched the frame around the Alphabest letters.

There was no question about the card base (8 1/2″ X 51 /2″, folded at 4 1/4″), because black would be the best for Halloween.


Last, but not least, we made Pumpkin’s costume. Her shoes and socks were stamped in Memento Black Ink on the card front, and colored with Pumpkin Pie and Orchid Oasis Stampin’ Blends. She made sure her socks matched the sentiment, and held really still, so I wouldn’t go outside the lines.

The pumpkin is from the Hello Harvest Stamp Set, stamped in Memento Black Ink on Basic White Cardstock, and cut with a Rustic Pumpkin Die. After coloring with Pumpkin Pie and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends, I put it over Pumpkin’s head, attaching it with Dimensionals. 


Pumpkin is quite pleased with her costume, and can’t wait for everyone at the Pals Blog Hop to see it!

More inspiration awaits, so use the lineup below to visit the rest of the Design Team. The Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Then, please mark your calendars for our next blog hop on October 12th when our theme will be a color challenge!

Until then, have fun in your craft space.

Stampin’ Pretty Pals Blog Hop

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  3. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art   ***YOU ARE HERE***
  4. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  5. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  6. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  7. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  8. Debbie Crowley at expressively deb…
  9. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  10. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  11. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  12. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  13. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  14. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  15. Windy Ellard at Windy’s Wonderful Creations
  16. Lori L Webb at Clever Copies

Today, September 15, lasting only until midnight tonight, ALL of the stamp sets in the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog are reduced 15%!!! Click on my “SHOP” button to go to my store, where you will see a banner, or “specials” in the upper left corner, then click to see “24 hour sale.” You’ll also see “weekly deals,” which can be included in your order. More savings!


My September Host Code Gift

Type the current host code (found beneath my profile picture) in the box provided, on your order of $75.00 or more, before tax and shipping, and I will send you a “Mystery Envelope” in October. It will contain unused, Stampin’ Up! Products, with a value of at least $50.00, in a Priority Mail Envelope, and I pay the shipping! 


Stampin’ Up! is offering six new die sets to coordinate with current stamp sets for the month of September. The promotion is aptly named Perfect Partners, and the dies are available in a bundle with the stamp set, or separately.


Stampin’ Up! has another exciting promotion the month of September! Every Wednesday, (9/8, 9/15, 9/22) there will be weekly deals announced; click here to go to my store, where you will find them. You can click on the revolving banner, or “specials” at the top/left of the page, then September Weekly Deals.


This month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit:  Contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. Also, it coordinates with the upcoming November Paper Pumpkin Kit and North Pole Sacks Add-On!


We’re getting ready to go to the Rady Shell. It’s Disco Inferno night with the San Diego Symphony.

I always appreciate you visiting, and hope you’ve had a great summer!

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