Celebrate Everything Speedy Pumpkins For AYSI 283

by Joanne James9. September 2022 13:00

Today I'm sharing my design team card for our new challenge over at As you See It where it's time for a seasonal speed challenge:


Having cast my eye over my supplies, the only current pumpkin products I had was the 'Celebrate Everything' designer series paper which features this cute pumpkin/ghost patterned paper. So I had a good root through my retired box, grabbed a couple of retired stamp sets and my retired apple punch and decided to CASE a card I saw on social media yesterday by Yvonne Spikmans, one of the current Stampin' Up! artisan designers using my collection of bits and pieces. I started my stopwatch and set to work - this is what I came up with:


 Here's the low-down on today's card:

I added my DSP to a blank card base and then created a 'torn reveal' to a piece of white cardstock. I stamped a pumpkin onto some orange cardstock (Tangerine Tango - retired) using the retired 'Harvest Hellos' stamp set and punched it out with my retired apple builder punch, then added it across my torn section. The sentiment comes from the retired 'Banner Year' stamp set and I stamped the 'Boo' onto a banner that I retrieved from my box of scraps. A bundle of twine and sprinkle of enamel dots and stars complete this fun card:


This card was actually surprisingly quick to make - I remembered to photograph my finished time:


9 minutes and 27 seconds - not too shabby and nicely under the 10 minute mark - result! The key to a quick card is most definitely to be prepared: planning your card and gathering your supplies ahead of time is allowed and will definitely make things easier. 

This card will be a good surprise note for one of the James Juniors as Halloween draws nearer.

No visual summary of the key products used on today's project or supplies list as most items I've used are retired; the design could be used in lots of different ways though - what sets would you use? Do leave me a comment below - I'd love to hear your thoughts.

Here's a summary of our challenge rules:

  • Create any card, scrapbooking page, 3D project or packaging project that fits the challenge.
  • Please include the challenge graphic and link back to the challenge in your blog post. Turn off word verification so we can leave you lots of lovely comments. Make sure you link the post not the whole blog to the Linky. Use #AYSIXXX when uploading to a public gallery.
  • If you’re unsure about ‘the rules’, check the details under the Challenge Guidelines tab on the As You See It Challenge homepage.
  • In a speed stamping challenge, please time yourself and say in your post how long your card took to complete. 
We look forward to seeing your creations in the AYSI gallery.

Enjoy your day and I'll be back on Sunday with another project for our new challenge over at The Paper Players. Until then, happy stampin'!

Comments (3) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
9/11/2022 5:40:13 PM #

so clever to use the apple punch for your pumpkin Joanne!  Love it!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
9/12/2022 12:41:26 AM #

Joanne, I think this fabulous! Great paper selection, love the pop of colour against the black and white, supported by the embellishments and that great swoosh of twine! I'd been thinking of having a go at a torn paper card and now you've made it more of a priority than it was. Smile

Jane Knudsen
Jane KnudsenUnited States
9/19/2022 1:53:06 AM #

You pulled it off Joanne!  Your pumpkin shines with the help of those black and white ones!  What a great idea  for that apple punch!  Very inventive!!

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