Stampin’ Up! Sneak Peek – Basket of Wishes and Cookie Cutter Halloween!

Happy Hawwmp Day, y’all!  Wednesday, signaling that we’re cresting the hill and getting ready to slide on into another weekend!  And – in the case of this Wednesday….is one week and a day from the kick-off of the 2016 Holiday Catalog ordering season.  I’m thinking about putting my Christmas tree up, just in solidarity!

Just kidding.  That would be crazy.


I do have a totally unrelated question?  Does anyone know how many times a week Bachelor in Paradise is on?  Appears to me to be on every night.  And…how many Bachelor spin-offs are there these days?  Bachelors of the Serengeti?  Bachelor on the Orient Express?  Bachelor VS Predator?  Bachelor – The Bores Awaken?

Thank goodness for Big Bang Theory – no matter how many times I watch it – it’s just flat funny! 🙂 Perfect background noise for blog typing!

My card for today showcases another couple of stamp sets coming to you soon in the Holiday Catalog.  Cookie Cutter Halloween and Basket of Wishes.  As I’ve mentioned before – both Cookie Cutter Halloween and Cookie Cutter Christmas use the fun Cookie Cutter Builder punch – which you’ll be able to purchase as a bundle with Cookie Cutter Christmas! 🙂

Cookie Cutter Christmas Bundle - Stamps-N-Lingers Basket of Wishes - Stamps-N-Lingers

I combined these with some Petals & Paisleys DSP and this is what I got.  Take a look-see:


Basket of Wishes Cookie Cutter Halloween 4 - Stamps-N-Lingers
My layout came from the design sketch challenge #62 at Stamp Ink Paper.

SIP #62
I did a little something different with this card – I started with my Delightful Dijon card base and ran the front of it thru the Big Shot in the Petal Burst TIEF.  It’s a pretty enough folder that the de-bossed side – visible when you open the card – looks just as good as the front!  I wrapped a piece of the new-in-the-Annual-Catalog Mint Macaron 5/8″ Mini Striped Ribbon around the card – securing it in the front with a couple of Glue Dots.  That way the inside of the card still looks pretty when you open it! 🙂

Basket of Wishes Cookie Cutter Halloween 1 - Stamps-N-Lingers
I SNAILd a piece of the Petals & Paisleys DSP to a Mint Macaron mat and SNAILd it directly to the card front.  Then I went ahead and made my sentiment, stamping the words in Cajun Craze ink using the Labeler Alphabet stamp set.  I snipped the word out and adhered them to the card front with Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue.

I cut a circle of Very Vanilla and a mat of Mint Macaron with two dies from the Circles Layering Framelits.  I used my Crushed Curry Stampin’ Write Marker to add some faux stitches, then I SNAILd them together and popped them on the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Basket of Wishes Cookie Cutter Halloween 3 - Stamps-N-Lingers
Using Crumb Cake ink, I stamped the basket and veggies images from Basket of Wishes on a piece of Very Vanilla card stock.  I used Blender Pens to color the image – using Crumb Cake for the basket, and Pumpkin Pie, So Saffron, Crushed Curry, Pear Pizzazz and Wild Wasabi for the vegetables.  Then I fussy cut the whole thing.  I did cut the leaves but I did not cut the little curly-do’s.  I mean, I’m good, but come on! 🙂  Using my stylus, I rounded the basket a little and set it aside.

Basket of Wishes Cookie Cutter Halloween 2 - Stamps-N-Lingers
The little scarecrow dude from Cookie Cutter Halloween is also stamped in Crumb Cake ink on Very Vanilla.  He’s colored with Blender Pens and Mint Macaron, Tangerine Tango, Cajun Craze and Crushed Curry.  I punched him out with the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch and then adhered him to the card with some Liquid Glue and a Stampin’ Dimensional under his head.  Then I popped the basket over the top of him with Dimensionals.  And I added a couple of curly-do’s with my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Write Marker.  And that was it for the front of the card.

Basket of Wishes Cookie Cutter Halloween 8 - Stamps-N-Lingers
On the inside, I added another little scarecrow – using the exact same coloring technique as the dude on the front – to the corner of a Very Vanilla Panel.

Basket of Wishes Cookie Cutter Halloween 5 - Stamps-N-Lingers
I SNAILd it to a Mint Macaron mat and then into my Delightful Dijon card base, and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got one more Cookie Cutter Halloween scarecrow on the front…

Basket of Wishes Cookie Cutter Halloween 6 - Stamps-N-Lingers
…and a custom envelope flap cover from another little bit of Petals & Paisleys DSP.

Basket of Wishes Cookie Cutter Halloween 7 - Stamps-N-Lingers
Et Voila!  Yet another group of tempting goodies arriving soon in the Holiday Catalog!  Hope you like!

Scroll on down for the card cuts and all the goodies you need to make this for yourself! 


Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift – your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2015-16 Annual Catalog.

Thoughtful Branches Bundle

Time is Growing Short!

Check out our Pinterest board to see lots and lots of inspiration for using this great stamp set and Thinlits bundle! This one will only be around until the end of the month – so don’t miss out!  Get it right now!

Thoughtful Branches Photopolymer Set – Item 143539 – $27
Beautiful Branches Thinlits – Item 143538 – $31
Thoughtful Branches Bundle – Item 144328 – $52



2016 Holiday Paper Shares Collage2916 Holiday RibbonsEmbellishments

Catalog shares are a great way to get a sampling of all the new papers, ribbons and embellishments in a new Stampin’ Up! catalog.  I’ve got several options for you – check out the listing here – or head over to the 2016 Holiday Catalog Shares page to see all the new products in the shares, and to get signed up.  Deadline to get your name on my list is 28 Aug!

Go to my 2016 Holiday Catalog Shares page – here – to see all the goodies and get signed up!  Deadline to get on the list is 28 Aug!

It’s time to start using those Stampin’ Up! Bonus Days Coupons that you earned in July!  The coupons are valid on any type of order from now through the end of August.  Check my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page for more details! 🙂

Paper Pumpkin BOGO

Offer Dates: August 11–October 10, 2016

When you use promo code “BOGO” at, you’ll pay the regular price of $19.95 USD/$26.95 CAD and get your second month for FREE!  

If you subscribe with the promo code between now and September 10, you will pay full price for the September kit and get the October kit free. If you subscribe between September 11 and October 10, your first kit will be the October kit and you’ll get the November kit free!  Get all the details over on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page.

Hope you’re excited about the Holiday Catty going live – I know I am!

Tomorrow is Happy Stampers Blog Hop day – so be sure to check back to see all our projects! We’ll go live at 7am Eastern…




Only 8 days before I’ll be able to include links for all the goodies – like Cookie Cutter Halloween, Basket of Wishes and Petals & Paisleys DSP 


Delightful Dijon Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Mint Macaron Card Stock: 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/2″ Scallop Circle (mat for art circle)
Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 1/8″ x 4 3/8″ (inner liner); 2 3/8″ Circle (art circle); base for Basket of Wishes and Cookie Cutter Halloween

Petals & Paisleys DSP: 3 1/8″ x 4 3/8″ (card front)

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!

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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Sneak Peek – Basket of Wishes and Cookie Cutter Halloween!

  1. Love your scarecrow, he is adorable! 🙂

  2. That’s awesome Mary! Love the scarecrow peeking over the basket of goodies, great colors and design. Thanks for joining us at Stamp Ink Paper, hope to see you again soon! 🙂

  3. Mom

    Nifty Fall card…’bout to turn my stove on…right nippy this morn.

    Well, there is the ever-popular. Bachelor today, Spinster tomorrow, Depending. Ya know, “sometimes I feel like a bachelor, sometimes I don’t”. Oh no…that would be “nut”. 😕

  4. Ha – speaking of “nuts”!! 😉 Thanks, Mom. 🙂

  5. Ellie Peckler

    Mary, on vacation this week but had to tell you how fantastic this card is! Counting the days until Sept. 1!

  6. Thanks for taking the time out of your vacation to leave me such a nice comment, Ellie! Have fun! 🙂

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