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Swirly Squiggles Pumpkin with Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper

Swirly Scribbles Pumpkin

Hi Everyone! Swirly Squiggles Thinlits Die was top of my list when the 2016-2017 Stampin' UP! Catalog came out. BUT I hadn't dreamed of the other shapes we are all creating. This card will be used in my local card class next week. They can sub out the sentiment but I wanted to show an "adult" Halloween card option!

How good is the PUMPKIN PIE GLIMMER Paper for Fall? So good! Great for Halloween and Fall bling on our cards and projects. PLUS image if your school colors had orange in it...Awesome!

The leaves are from last month's promotion Thoughtful Branches. Stampin' UP! still has some bundles available but now they are while supplies last.


General Instructions:
Using the Big Shot Precision Plate - die cut the pumpkin from Swirly Squiggles and the leaf from Thoughtful Branches. Stamp images from Thoughtful Branches and sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes. Using Gold Wink of Stella - spatter gold flecks.

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Cookie Cutter Halloween Mashed with Ghoulish Grunge Cards

Cookie Cutter ChristmasHi Everyone! It's a cooler day in Indiana this morning and I'm in the mood to go pick up some mums this weekend. If you turned in to my Create! with Dee Facebook page last night, you saw I listed Cookie Cutter Christmas Bundle as my Top Favorite in the Holiday Catalog. Part of the reason why is Cookie Cutter Halloween is a companion set. Love these characters that are so easy to stamp and punch!

Cookie Cutter HalloweenAnd I love the Ghoulish Grunge stamp set for backgrounds. And they are so much more than for Halloween. Above I've colors our little vampire with Rich Razzleberry and Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Write Markers from the Brights Collection.

Cookie Cutter Halloween

And for our mummy, a little coloring and Clear Wink of Stella makes him fancy ;)

Cut Materials:

Cardbase - Basic Black 8-1/2 x 5-1/2
Pumpkin Pie 5-3/8x 4-1/8
Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4
Scraps of Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White, Rich Razzelberry, Basic Black

General Instructions: Stamp Cookie Cutter Halloween with Archival Basic Black Ink. Punch out using the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch. With Ghoulish Grunge stamp set, stamp background. Add Swirly Scribble die cut element. Add sentiment and character.

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Howl-o-ween File Folder Card

DSCN5657Hi Everyone! I can't stop playing with Howl-o-Ween Treat stamp set and coordinating Boo-To-You Framelit dies. I haven't made a file folder card forever so I wanted to use that layout.

Howl-o-Ween Treat File Folder Card

To make the file folder card: Please see my previous post on how to make File Folder cards!

Inside of the card:

DSCN5659Yes...more Spider Web Dollies and I Spritzed the Glitz! (Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper, Tangelo Twist Reinker and Spritz Bottle) See how to make customer color Glimmer Paper - I call it Spritz the Glitz! Here!


The Designer Paper is from Farmers Market! I was looking through my stash and some of the patterns are fall ish! and even great Halloween layers!

General Instructions:

See instructional link above for File Folder Card Base. Stamp Owl Bat image with Blackberry Bliss Classic Ink. Die cut out with matching die image. Apply Crystal Effects over the body and let dry. Add googlie eyes. Stamp and die cut 2 pumpkins using Tangelo Twist Classic Ink.

Front sentiment - stamp on 2-3/4" x 2-3/4" Tangelo Twist Cardstock. Layer on 3"x3" Basic Black Cardstock.
Inside layering for sentiment - 1-1/2" x 3-3/4" Very Vanilla Cardstock, 1-3/4" x 4" Blackberry Bliss Cardstock

Fine Tip Glue Pen used for BOO sentiment and Spider Web Doily.

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Spider Web Doilies Mod Podged on Mason Jars & Other Ideas

  Spider Web Doilies

Hi Everyone! Since the Spider Web Dollies have 24 pieces in the pack, you might have a few left overs after your card making. Try decorating mason jars, clear glass vases and more! Grab your Mod Podge and apply.

For the gray mason jars - I first spray painted the jars.

  • Apply a base coat area of Mod Podge.
  • Add the Spider Web Doily.
  • Apply Mod Podge over top - TIP - I found pouncing the Podge was best so the doilies won't tear.

The Spider Web Doilies are SUPER CUTE to use as coasters for Halloween party drinks. It's the little touches that set the party mood!


DSCN5628I applied a Spider Web Doily on a clear mason jar then filled with candy. The picture is a little dark but I like how the candy is the background color through the web!


 I grouped the jars with my Witching Décor Kit. NOTE! The kit quantity is getting limited so if you like this project, you may wish to order soon!



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Happy Haunting Halloween Card

  DSCN5629Hi Everyone! Happy Hauntings Designer Paper sheets are double sided for double the creative options. Try out this paper that has traditional Halloween colors infused with playful patterns. Cheer All Year stamp set was used for the images!

By cutting your Spider Web Dollies in quarters, you can add corner web accents to your cards and scrapbook pages.

Happy HauntingsI played around with the Spider Web Dollies' position. One is lined up with the layers and the other on the outer edge of the card base. Which do I like best? Hard to say as one day I like one look and the next the other!

General Instructions:

Stamp the BOO image on Very Vanilla Cardstock. Punch out with the 1" Circle Punch. Apply Crystal Effects over top and let dry - about 20 minutes. When dry, layer with Black Glimmer Paper punched out with 1-1/4" Circle Punch.

Add layers using Happy Haunting Designer Paper and Happy Haunting Cardstock Pack. With Circles Framelits - use the 2-3/4" Circle to die cut a Black Glimmer Paper Circle. Punch Happy Haunting Designer Paper with the 2-1/2" Circle Punch. Layer and add BOO sentiment.

Add Spider Web Dolly using the new Fine Tip Glue Pen. Depending on where you want to layer, layer along the way or at the end.

Stamp inside using Spider image. Using Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker, swiggle lines. Stamp Happy Hauntings.

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Howl-o-Ween Sneak Peek Holiday Catalog Item

Howl-o-Ween Treat BoxHi Everyone! Here's a project that will be seen on my 12 Weeks of Autumn! The Wood Mount case project will be the first project in September when the new Holiday Catalog starts :) The 12 Weeks of Autumn starts next week and my Newsletter Subscribers will see the rest of the projects first!

DSCN5501I'll save the instructions for my newsletter peeps. :) Along with a Christmas version JUST FOR THEM..don't miss out!

This little gift is a PERFECT teacher or co-worker Halloween gift or thank you! It's shown with last year's Bath & Body Halloween bottles that were left overs from my stash. Great for a non-candy alternative. But you can easily fill with goodies too!

The upcoming BUNDLE is the Howl-o Ween Treat with Boo To You Framelits Dies..cute!

And if you look closely, you will see another sneak peek..the makings of a Witch's Hat - it's a new kit!

Here's the items that are available now :)

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Halloween Family Fun Day


DSCN4743Hi Everyone! Sorry I've been MIA this month. My schedule should open up for getting back to all of you :) Sunday, family and friends came over for a Halloween Family Fun Day! We made tulle witches' skirts and lions' mane as well as a ghost foot print.

For the mane and the skirt - take ~ 6-8" tulle strips and tie in knots around an elastic ban. I'm no sewer and velcro closures worked great. Tip: It will take you more tulle than you think. The more tulle the fuller the mane and skirt.

DSCN4734 DSCN4735Tulle Tip #2 - the adults pretty much made. It's a little too redundant for the kids and you need to tie lots of knots. The youth probable could do on own but we had too many distractions :)

Project #2- Pinterest inspired Smell My Feet

DSCN4732Take white craft paint and paint the bottoms of feet. Step unto Basic Black cardstock. The heels are the ghost heads Add the phrase Trick or Treat Smell My Feet. We used 1/2" circle punch to make ghost eyes.Use same punch to punch holes at top and add ribbon to hang your creations.

Tip! The children sat on chairs while the adults painted their feet. Place the cardstock on the floor and have the kids stand dirctly up on the cardstock (don't move feet) and sit back down.
The little ones are either my great nephews or team members' children. My nephew (the dad) came (great to have a man craft!) and my niece from college surprised me by showing up too! All was getting into the spirit of the day. And I must get my silliness from my mamma as she rocked the funky witch look with my props!
So I hope all left our day with a set of new memories!

Happy Crafting!~ Dee


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Freaky Friends Cupcake Picks

DSCN4700Hi Everyone! I made mini ice cream cone cupcakes for Sunday's class. I've been wanting to try to make this classic and...I mistakingly bought MINI ice cream cones! Who knew they even made? I was calling this cupcake poppers as you can each each in 2 bites!

DSCN4701Very Halloween with Devil's Food Chocolate cake mix and this Awesome!! purple frosting that came with sprinkles fromr Pillsbury. I stamped images from Freaky Friends onto card stock and punched out with1-1/4" Circle Punch. Silver Glimmer Paper added sparkly spookyness. About the only truly spooky was trying to keep the mini cupcakes upright! LOL

I had my hot glue gun out and used it to glue the toothpicks to the punched layers.


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