F un Halloween card using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock, designer paper, vellum, and Adhesive Sheets pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer:
- card from Pumpkin Pie Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Crushed Curry Cardstock
- vertical tag cut from black, orange, purple, and yellow plaid design from Plaid Tidings 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper, if you don't already have a tag leftover from another project you will need a piece of the designer paper that is 2" x 2-1/2"
- 2" square from Whisper White Cardstock
- 1-3/4" square from Vellum Cardstock
- 1-5/8" square from Adhesive Sheets
Mount the "Boo!" sentiment from the Have A Hoot Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Memento Pad. Stamp it on the bottom of the vertical Crushed Curry rectangle so it is about 1/4" from the bottom edge and about 1" from the right edge.
Insert the stamped Crushed Curry rectangle into the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder. Use the line drawn on the front of the embossing folder to help you line the cardstock up straight. Place the folder with the cardstock inside on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine platform and run through the machine.
Adhere the stamped and dry embossed Crushed Curry rectangle to the front of the Pumpkin Pie card.
Peel the protective backing off of the Adhesive Sheets square. Adhere the Adhesive Sheets square to one side of the Vellum Cardstock square. Be sure to leave the other protective backing in place for now.
Pick out the spider web die from the Peek-A-Hoot Dies. Put it on top of the vellum square on a platform on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine. Run through the tool. Use the Take Your Pick Die Brush Tip and Take Your Pick to remove the pieces.
Carefully remove the protective backing from the back of the vellum spider web cut out and adhere it to the front of the card in the upper left corner of the Crushed Curry layer.
Cut a 5" piece of the black and white Baker's Twine from the Playful Pets Trim Combo Pack.
Lay the twine on some Grid Paper to protect your work surface. Run the side of the brush tip of the Dark Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blends up and down the length of the twine several times, rotating the twine slightly each time, until the twine is colored orange. Set aside to dry.
Mount the vampire owl sitting on a branch in front of a crescent moon image from the Have A Hoot Set on Block D. Ink it up with the Memento Pad. Stamp it in the center of the white square so you get the vampire owl and crescent moon images.
Pick out the matching vampire owl and crescent moon die from the Peek-A-Hoot Dies. Put it on top of the stamped white square on a platform on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine so that the images are centered in the die. Run through the tool.
Make sure you have some paper (Grid Paper works great) at your work space.to protect the work surface. The Stampin' Blends Markers will bleed through the cardstock that you are coloring so you need to protect your work surface.
Place the vampire owl and crescent moon cut outs on the work paper and color with the Stampin' Blends Markers. The markers have a brush tip for coloring in larger areas and a fine tip for coloring in smaller areas.
Use the Dark and Light Soft Suede Stampin' Blends to color in the owl's body and wing.
Use the Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends to color in the owl's eyes and talons and the crescent moon.
Use the Dark and Light Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends to color in the owl's cape.
If you don't already have a tag leftover from another project, you will need to cut out a tag. Pick out the set of three connected tags die from the Peek-A-Hoot Dies. Put it on top of the designer paper rectangle on a platform on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine so that you will cut out the large vertical tag. Run through the tool.
Fold the colored piece of black and now orange Baker's Twine from the Playful Pets Trim Combo Pack in half. Poke the folded end through the hole in the top of the tag and pull the folded end out a bit. Thread the open ends through the folded end loop and pull tight. Trim the ends.
Adhere the tag with twine attached to the front of the card so it is just above the stamped sentiment and the right edge is about 1-3/8" from the right edge of the card.
Use mini dimensionals from the Black Stampin' Dimensionals Combo Pack to adhere the vampire owl cut out to the front of the card so it overlaps the right side of the tag a bit and the bottom is even with the bottom of the tag.
Cut a small piece of dimensional from the side of a sheet of mini dimensionals from the Black Stampin' Dimensionals Combo Pack. Use the small piece of dimensional to adhere the crescent moon cut out to the front of the card on the upper left side of the tag.