Thursday, October 20, 2011

Wicked Cool Witch


A Hallween card with some humor. The colors used are Lucky Limeade and Rich Razzleberry. The stamp set I used is Wicked Cool (118738 w, 120600 c). The cauldron was punched from a 1-3/4" Circle punch (119850), the Large Oval punch ( 119855) and the Jewelry Tag punch ( 117190) for the legs. The Rich Razzleberry card stock is embossed with the Spider Web EF (120889). For the ribbon I used Lucky Limeade 3/8" Ruffeled Ribbon. The bubbles rising from the cauldron (they are kind of hard to see on the picture) are made with Crystal Effects (101055).

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Halloween Frame

I am really on a roll this year with my Halloween projects. Boy, am I having fun. I used some Pumpkin Pie Designer Series Paper  (117155) for the background and then decorated the frame (12x12) with several little individual pictures - most of them are 2.5 inches x 2.5 inches. The "boo" was cut with the Peekaboo Frames (124587) from the Holiday Mini. For the spider web I used the Spider Web embossing folder (120889). The tombstone is made from the Decorative Label punch (120907). The owl is from the hostess set "Warmest of Wishes" (122672 c, 122670 w) in the Holiday Mini. Other stamps I used are from "Wicked Cool" (118738 w, 120600 c) and some retired ones.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Halloween Crow


Do you recognize this crow? This is my version that was cased and inspired by the bird on page 10 in the Holiday Mini (see here). I used a scoring tool (122334) for the rosette around his neck. I also love the cute little Mini Jingle Bells (124116) on his head and on the pedastal. They are so much fun to use.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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Sunday, October 9, 2011

Tutorial for Halloween Boxes from Candy Wrapper Die

Here they are, all four of my Halloween characters that I made from the Candy Wrapper Die (120890). I used the pumpkin as an example for the tutorial, but the box is made the same for all of them. The boxes are just dressed up differently. O.k., enough talk, I know you are all wanting to know how these cute little boxes are made:

Run 2 pieces 6“x6“of Pumpkin Pie (orange) card stock through Big Shot with Candy Wrapper die. Fold all score lines.
Cut off a quarter section of the box on the side that does NOT have the glue flap.
Put glue on flaps and glue two pieces together tucking flaps under. Make sure flaps are glued to the inside and are invisible on the outside of the box.

Cut each section at score lines through the diamond until you reach the horizontal score line.
For the bottom fold all opposite sides towards the middle and adhere.
At the top feed ribbon through diamond shaped holes and close with a knot.

Punch leaf from Luckey Limeade (green) card stock and adhere to pumpkin.
Run Chocolate Chip (brown) card stock through crimper, roll into a stem and stick through the hole in the middle.

Punch flower with 5-Petal Flower punch and snip off 2 petals for eyes. Adhere to pumpkin. Punch partial 1 ¾” scalloped circle, reinsert card stock into punch and punch again. Trim edges for mouth, adhere to pumpkin.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Halloween Mummy Box from Candy Wrapper Die


Here is the last one of my box boddies I made from the Candy Wrapper Die (120890) - the mummy. The box is made from Very Vanilla card stock. The I wrapped some 3/8" Twill Tape around it. To finish the look I assembled two eyes (circles punched from Basic Black and Whisper White) and stuck them in the twill tape. Doesn't he look super cute?

Come back tomorrow for the tutorial on how to assemble the box.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Halloween Frankenstein Box from Candy Wrapper Die


This is #3 of my Halloween Quartett: Mr. Frankenstein. For the hair I randomly cut some zig zag in Basic Black cardstock. For the eyes I used circles I punched from Whisper White and Basic Black card stock and a half circle from Luckey Limade. The nose is a circle that I folded in the middle and then adhered it to the box. The ribbon is 5/8" Basic Black Satin Ribbon (117285).

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Halloween Bat Box from Candy Wrapper Die


This bat is also made from the Candy Wrapper Die (120890). The box is made the same as the pumpkin, just dressed up differently. For the wings I cut two triangles and used my circle punch for the scalloped look. Then I ran the wings through the Big Shot with my Spider Web embossing folder (120889) and adhered them to the box. For the eyes I punched some circles from Whisper White card stock and red Glimmer Paper (121790). The teeth are punched from the very tip of the owl's ears from the Owl Builder punch (118074).

The bat is #2 of my Halloween buddies, two more to come. Keep on checking.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Halloween Pumpkin Box from Candy Wrapper Die

I have used my Candy Wrapper Die (120890) to create this cute little Pumpkin. The eyes are two single petals cut from the 5-Petal Flower punch (119880) and the mouth is a double punched 1-3/4 Scalloped Circle (119854). The leaf is punched with the Blossom Petals Builder punch (121808). For the stem I ran some brown card stock through my Crimper (101618) and rolled it up, sticking it into the little opening. The ribbon is the new In-Color 2011 Luckey Limade 3/8" Ruffeled Ribbon.

I have a few more of the cuties that I will post over the next few days followed by a free tutorial.