Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Merry Christmas you'll (Our last post of 2013)

Hi my dear Paper Pumpkin crafters, here to show you a few projects made for Christmas with My Paper Pumpkin by this wonderful team of dedicated stampers, . Hope you enjoy the projects and leave some love with your comments.
Link your Christmas creations here following the challenge's guidelines.

My Pumpkin Challenge will be taking a short break to enjoy Christmas with our families. 
MPC Designers will keep posting creations on their personal blogs but will come back here with more
My Paper Pumpkin creations for our new challenge on January 8th.
We will announced our Awesome Picks January 7th!

Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

Jessica Urrutia and MPC Deigners

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

My Pumpkin Challenge Celebrates Christmas

Hello my dear friends,

Here still celebrating Christmas and making pretty projects with My Paper Pumpkin. How are you all doing? Hope you get inspired today by these awesome ladies. Leave them some love with your comments. I am privileged to have them together in this blog. Thanks dear Boni, Heather and Cathy for all you do! You rock!

Come back next Wednesday for more inspiration with My Paper Pumpkin!
Link your creations simple or extravagant HERE for all to see and be inspired by you!
Love you all!

Jessica U.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Celebrate Christmas with My Paper Pumpkin kits

It is officially Christmas Season, yay!

So why not start using  My Paper Pumpkin kits for some cool Christmas projects? Let's do it!
This month our challenge will run a bit longer because of the wonderful holidays of Christmas and New Year's Eve which fall on Wednesdays. We will extend our challenge to January 6th at noon,  we will announce our Awesome Picks January 7th and then our new 2014 challenge
will start January 8th.
Please Welcome my dear friend and new My Pumpkin Challenge Designer:
Cathy Caines!
Hi! My name is Cathy Caines and I live in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. It's the most Easternly point of North America and is quite scenic with whales, icebergs, puffins and rustic landscapes. I have a beautiful family - a loving husband named Ryan, a princess named Jane (3) and a prince named (Jack). Like many of us, I craft to express my emotions so I am a traditional scrapbooker in my heart. But you'll see lots of projects from me so sit back and enjoy. Oh. I like to live out loud so be prepared for a wild ride - make sure you follow along at In the Cat Cave, as well as the Stampin' Up! Artisans in which I am lucky to be part of for this year.

Enjoy the following will love everything these gals already made for you this month!
Link below following our usual guidelines please.

We will be happy to see all kinds of projects including cards, 3-D items, decorations, scrapbook pages and more! It does not have to be your simplicity or your funky style, ha! This is the time! Can't wait to visit your galleries and blogs and see your wonderful creativity. More than anything...Have FUN! Be creative!

In order to qualify to be one of the 3 Awesome Picks at the end of the month you will need to:
#1 Use your My Paper Pumpkin stamps primarily
#2 Post your creations to your gallery or blog and MENTION this challenge :)
#3 Link back to THIS link here at My Pumpkin Challenge

 Awesome possibilities with My Paper Pumpkin Kits! Link your Christmas projects below and come back next Wednesday December 11th for more inspiration.

Creative Blessings,

Jessica Urrutia and My Pumpkin Challenge Designer Team

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Awesome Picks for November

Hello there my Paper Pumpkin friends,

Today is the day to announce each designer's Awesome Pick and also share who won the Stampin'Up! punch of your choice. Yay! First let me say a big tahnk you to you for following this blog and sharing the love for this fun kits.

And here are our Awesome Picks, you all did great!

Heather's Awesome Pick was the
Happy Holiday's Memo Board made by Becky at Mommydome.
 Heather said "Takin' out the "Naughty" - always a good thing!
Boni's Awesome Pick was the framable art by Lisa Harlow at Dwell Delighfully
Boni said, "Lisa did such a good job at showing how versaltile the MPP kits can be. From framde art to decorating packages! She inspired me.
Jessica's Awesome Pick was Cathy's simple gift set. I loved how simple and stunning a little bit of gold can be on a project. Loved her dots and then combining those with MPP? Yay!
See her creations at InTheCatCave.

Awesome Picks feel free to grab our November's badge below and 
displaying in your blog post or side bars. :)

Grab button for My Pumpkin Challenge
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Our GIVEWAY this month will be sent to:
Jessica from Jessicalubbock

Yipee! Contact me with your Punch choice and we
will be sending it your way.
Congrats Sweet Jess!
Thank you all for joining us in November!
Hope you join us again tomorrow for our new challenge!
Don't miss it! Creative Blessings,
Jessica Urrutia
and My Pumpkin Challenge Designer's Team

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

You still have time!

Our November Challenge is coming to an end. The day before last, Nov 29, at noon our linky tool will close and we will pick our Awesome Picks and also our random winner for a Stampin'Up! punch of your choice (USA entries only).
Make sure you are following our guidelines (mentioning the challenge at your post…) specified at the beginning of the post November 1st cause the day is almost here.

Now, let me show you a couple more projects to inspire you to use your kits to the maximum and have fun with them!

Hope to keep seeing your projects, thanks to all who already posted. I really have enjoyed to see the links. Wao! You are all truly talented!

Creative Blessings,

Jessica Urrutia

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

My Paper Pumpkin is a Gift!

Hello my dear friends,

One more week of wonderful inspiration. And oooh so getting close to all the beautiful holidays and a time to spend giving and loving our families and friends. So here we are with a few more gifts ideas since this month's challenge is all about gifts. Yipee!

StampinSweet by Boni Montano


Link your creations to our November 1st post HERE. There is a fun giveaway this month taking place. Dont miss it! The challenge if making gifts.

Don't you love all the inspiration these loving ladies bring every week? If you do, take a minute and leave them some love wih your comments. You are a blessing to many! Thanks for being here!

Jessica U.
Stampin'Up! Independent Demonstrator

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Take Notes!

I am loving this month's challenge! Are you?
I cant wait to get the new kit called Noel...eeek! A Christmas set?! Anticipation rises everytime I receive the email that says my pumpkin is on tis way. :)

For this week we have a couple of awesome inspire, take notes and go create! Then come back and link HERE for our November challenge and  enter a chance to win a Stampin'Up! punch of your choice. :) Yay!

Thanks for bringing on so much inspiration each month my dear ladies!
Thanks to YOU too for your kind visit.
Creative Blessings!
Jessica Urrutia

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

My Paper Pumpkin Giveaway!

Hi  my friends!

Bringing you today some cool inspiration with My Paper Pumpkin kits. The kits tend to be simple to use, you should be able to put the whole box together in about 30 minutes. But it is oh, so fun! to get creative and try different things. Check out today's projects and show us yours!

Link your creations HERE and enter to win a punch of your choice (USA entries only- for now!) Hoping we get a good Canadian friend on board soon to start mailing some giveaways to Canada too! Yay!

(soon to post)

Check out the challenge guidelines on our previous post below.
Creative blessings,

Jessica Urrutia

Friday, November 1, 2013

My Paper Pumpkin Gifts

I am loving each and every kit from My Paper Pumpkin. The fun of receiving something new someone else picked for me is fun and exciting. Is the only monthly gift I receive (thou I pay for it, lol!) This month's challenge will be all about gifts. Our last kit is Modern Medley and is such a cute project to give as a gift that here in My Pumpkin Challenge we have gone crazy making little gifts out of it!

Have fun making little gifts for your friends with My Paper Pumpkin, then come share here before November 29 at noon (ET).
Make My Paper Pumpkin shine this month with gifts. You could win a Stampin'Up! punch for participating! See below!

Cute notes inside an combining the sets!

A mini album for notes made out of envelopes...clever Boni!!
Stampin Sweet

We will be happy to see all kinds of projects including cards, 3-D items, decorations, scrapbook pages and more! It does not have to be your simplicity or your funky style, ha! This is the time! Can't wait to visit your galleries and blogs and see your wonderful creativity. More than anything...Have FUN! Be creative!

In order to qualify to be one of the 3 Awesome Picks or Giveaway winner at the end of the month you will need to:
#1 Use your My Paper Pumpkin stamps primarily
#2 Post your creations to your gallery or blog and MENTION this challenge :)
#3 Link back to THIS link here at My Pumpkin Challenge

Post and link your creations following the guidelines and you could be the randomly selected winner of a Stampin'Up! punch...your choice! (USA entries only/I need a Canadian friend to be able to mail directly from the company,sorry!) Linky will be open till November 29 at noon! Come back every Wednesday for more inspiration! Giveaway winner and Awesome Picks will be announced November 30th. 

Creative Blessings!

Thursday, October 31, 2013

October Awesome Picks!

Here we are peeking in to announce our Awesome Picks for October MPC. Know well that each entry is special and brings so much inspiration to so many. Our page has grown so much in only a few months! Have you seen how many pageviews we have in only 6 months? 16,884 page views...wao!!

Thanks to everyone who supports this challenge blog with your visits, encouragement, comments and participation. It is a super fun way to stretch our bucks, making use of what we have and being so creative. So check out this month's picks and leave them each some love. Thanks you'll!

Come back tomorrow for our new challenge!

Boni said, "I thought this owl was so creative! Combining Spiderman and the Owl was perfect. What a fun idea for a little boy. Plus the background looks like a web. This was such a fun idea! Thanks Becky from Mommiedome

Heather said:Lots of awesome details. Perfect combo of color and DSP! Thanks Debbie for joining us this month at My Pumpkin Challenge! Check out her entry at SecretStamper

Jessica said, I loved how cute this little owl looks against the "web" full of spider. Clever to cut the sentiment in have and only use the "hoo!" Thanks Joan for joining us at My Pumpkin Challenge. Joan's entry is at JJ Creations

Please pick your badge and post proudly in your blog side bars. What a blessing you all are!
Thanks for playing along!

Jessica and the MPC Designer team


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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A Bit More of Owls and Textures!

These are the last two days for our October My Pumpkin Challenge so I wanted to share a couple of ideas! November 1st we will be showing some new projects with the newest addition to My Paper Pumpkin. I'm enjoying each of the kits and have fun mixing them. :)

What about these? You like them.... leave us a short comment here or come back for playtime. Cant way to see what you are making.

Have a blessed week...see you soon!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

One more week of Owls and Textures

Eek! I am loving these kits and since I've been with My Paper Pumpkin from the beginning of it I have a lot of different stamps and supplies I can use in my projects. :) Let me share with you what we all created then take a peek at each blog and leave these awesome ladies some love. Don't you love visiting My Pumpkin Challenge? Did you get your October one? Yipee!! We are getting creative plus about you? You will see our projects with the October kit starting our November 1st challenge.

Subscribe to our posts on the right-side bar or come back every Wednesday for more inspiration!
We have one more inspiration Wednesday, so come back for more fun with Owls & textures and enter your creations HERE! Play and make My Paper Pumpkin Shine!

Thanks for stopping by!
Jessica Urrutia

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Yay! More owls and more textures!

This is week number 3 of My Pumpkin Challenge this month. How exciting! Hope you get inspired to use your kits. You can combine them, twist them, mixed them...haha! Just have fun and get out of the box this time to show me some owls or some textures (layers, embellishments, dimension...whatever)
Is all fun with My Paper Pumpkin at My Pumpkin Challenge! Yipee!

I love the creativity of this team. Love that they are not only the awesome team for this challenge but also my special friends. God is good eh!@#

Creative Blessings and visit THIS  post to link your creations before October 30th at noon.

Jessica Urrutia

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Hello There My Paper Pumpkin!

Hello there my creative friends,

I soo enjoy creating with My Paper Pumpkin. These days I've been opening boxes like crazy. I moved to inside PA to another city and I DID NOT know I had so much stuff. Lol! I spent two months in a rented furnished be honest did great having little so now I'm a bit oerwhelmed. Garage sale coming so so soon!

Done with the update on is what my wonderful designers made! Have fun creating with any of the My Paper Pumpkin kits. These month's Wahoo! is so fun and different. What are YOU making?


Go create something fun with owls and/or textures and come HERE and post for this month! We bring inspiration once a week so I invite you to subscribe to our posts through email on the right side-bar. Thanks for your visit and be inspired by My Pumpkin Challenge!

Jessica Urrutia