Halloween Sugar Cookies


Dad’s plate of unfrosted sugar cookies. Had a little frosting left so spread it thin.


I only ate 2 while Mom and I decorated. Mom did not sample but she said they smell so good! I followed my sister Wendy’s recipe which is written at the front of the Lutheran Ladies Cookbook, compiled around 1989.

Hope you are having a spooky Halloween!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Happy Halloween!

On my to do list for yesterday was taking photos of the swap cards from the September Fall Fling Demonstrator Gathering I coordinate. I had fun walking around Mom and Dad’s house finding different textures and colors for the backgrounds for these photos. You will enjoy these photos in the coming weeks since there are about 50 designs to share.

M and D’s house is fully decorated for Halloween. So when Mom suggested I use these creatures in my photos, I told her I had already shared these designs on my blog so I did not need to retake the photos.

Well, we retook the photos and here they are! The books make fun props too.

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We did not get to making the spooky sugar cookies at the time I wrote this post. It was on my to do list for Halloween Eve. So, I’ll share those photos after we bake and decorate them on Halloween.

Have a spooky fun day!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Monster Bash


I hope you are enjoying our Halloween or Fall themed Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide array of fun projects to share with you! You may have arrived from Anastasia Radloff’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I love Halloween and was delighted to see the interesting stamping things inside the jars on this pattern from the Monster Bash designer series paper pack.

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open to the inside…

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lots of cards for the all demonstrator gathering I am coordinating called Fall Fling…

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all the supplies used to create this card…plus the stylish scroll embossing folder

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Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia and see what fun project she designed.


Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker  YOU ARE HERE!
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Anastasia Radloff

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click the Contact button above to get the conversation started.

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley