Fall is almost here! I have a little project for you today involving pumpkins. You know it's fall when you see pumpkins on display! I also have pumpkin card to show you, made with the fabulous new ODBD pumpkin image and matching custom die. I had the idea of making the little accordion pumpkins but I started to use a circle or scallop circle die. Luckily, I had just received the brand new Spellbinders 2011 Heirloom Ornament dies and I thought if I trimmed the pointy bottom, the shape really looked like a pumpkin.
Here's a little closer view of the pumpkins. I used the two middle size dies for these pumpkins. These are pretty easy; just follow the instructions on the pics. Remember, just click on each pic to enlarge. On the two little ones, I stamped the Vintage Border Background with Memento Rhubarb Stalk before I glued the sections together. The leaves were punched and I put a little glue on the stem and stuck them between the sections before I glued them together.
I sponged on a little dk green ink on the tops of the pumpkins in order to more resemble a stem. You could glue together the final 2 sections if you want them to remain permanently open, but it's not necessary. And if you want to mail them, just fold them closed and put a little paper clip on them.
These recipe cards were in the dollar bin at my local craft store along with the Seeds tin. I added some stamping on the recipe cards and cut out the pot w/ tools and the little pumpkins from the Garden Tag Set, and attached them on the upper right corners. The recipe cards just fit inside the tin. Add a few packets of seeds, and you have a nice little fall gift set for someone special!
Thank you soooo much Julie! I just love this idea for the pumpkins! Your card is beautiful, and the recipe cards look so pretty too! You've given us lots of great ideas today!
Please take the time to leave Julie some love here, and pop on over to her blog to see what else she has done with ODBD stamps! You'll be glad you did!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! Have a blessed week!