Wednesday, September 29, 2010

My Pink Stamper Halloween Challenge

It's time for a challenge with the My Pink Stamper Design Team! Robyn asked us to create something with her Spooky Puns stamp set (check here for retailers that sell this adorable set). Even if you don't have her stamps yet, you can join in the fun on by creating a Halloween themed project with your Cricut. Be sure to check out the awesome projects by the rest of the design team when you are there!

I had so much fun creating this haunted house for my classroom! I brought it into school yesterday, and my 2nd and 3rd graders loved it. Of course, they think they should all get to make one as well. :-) I used Happy Hauntings and cut the house at 11", which created a 20" haunted house! The black paper for the house came from 12" x 24" Provo Craft cardstock, and the windows were created with Papertrey Ink vellum. The rest of the papers are from Core'dinations or are Papertrey Ink cardstock. All of the sentiments (Eeeek!, Happy Halloween!, Boo!, and Trick or Treat) are from the My Pink Stamper Spooky Puns stamp set, stamped with Papertrey Ink True Black ink.

Alien Trick or Treater:
Paper Doll Dress Up, cut at 3"
Seeing Spots Cuttlebug Folder
Michael's Google Eyes

Happy Hauntings, cut at 2" and 2 1/2"

Small Pumpkins:
Gypsy Wanderings, cut at 1 1/2" and 1 1/4" and Create a Critter, cut at 1 1/4"
Peachy Keen face stamps

Designer's Calendar, cut at 1.94" and welded to a narrow rectangle on Gypsy to create a thread
Michael's Google Eyes

Large Pumpkins:
Happy Hauntings, cut at 3"

Happy Hauntings, cut at 2 3/4"

Happy Hauntings, cut at 4"

Happy Hauntings, cut at 4"
Xmas Red Stickles

Happy Hauntings, cut at 4"


  1. Wow super talented you a 3rd grade teacher I am sure the English made you almost cry....It was more like Yoda from star wars comment...LOL. thanks for sharing such a beautiful project with MPS....I appreciate your talent.

  2. WOW!! That is amazing and looks like a lot of work!

  3. WOW!!!! This is incredible...awesome job! Thanks for sharing an awesome project with all of us.

  4. WOW!!!!!! This is absolutely amazing! I especially love the spider!! EEEEEK!

  5. WOW!!!!! This is just fantastic. And not only with your kids love this, but the rest of the teachers will want one too! lol Thanks for sharing!

  6. Very fun. I just finished creating the 3d haunted house as well and had a blast.

  7. We loved your Haunted House! My 4 year old wanted to know if he could stand on top of it, and was disappointed to find out it was only 20" high. We also had fun reading all of the spooky puns. Thanks for the great ideas!

  8. Wow, this is awesome! It must have taken a long time to make!

  9. Katie this house is fabulous!! You did an amazing job, I love all of the detail!
    Big Hugs

  10. Super amazing Katie!!! I am a former MPS design team member and you are terrific!! XOXO, Julie. :0)

  11. WOW....ITS AMAZING!!!!!! I am so impressed...GREAT job!!!!!!


  12. That is impressive! You made an amazing project - I'm sure the kids LOVED it!!


  13. WOW! WOW! WOW! This is really impressive. I'll have to give it a try for the grandkids.

  14. oh you have wonderful creations on your blog!!!

  15. Okay not sure if you'll get this but. My daughter and I are having a "girls day" next Thursday and she is DYING To tackle this mansion. She made part of the "Winter Woodland" 3D project last Christmas on her own (she's 12) Did a great job too I must add. Anyhoo, Do you have any words of advice as we undertake this project? I did see that you used 12x24 paper. I saw someone do it with 12x12 and it was a struggle. How long did this take you? Are there any tips for success?

    I will check back on this thread or you can email me at

    Thanks sooooo much! Love following you on MPS! Now I am a follower of YOU too!




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