D ecorated Acetate Card Box filled with Halloween treats using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock, Glimmer Paper, and designer paper pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer:
- 4-1/4" x 5-5/8" from Pumpkin Pie Cardstock
- 4-1/8" x 5-1/2" of orange and white bats and black script on gray background design from Monster Bash Designer Series Paper, cut so the script is horizontal on the horizontal rectangle
- 2" square from Whisper White Cardstock
- 2-1/2" square from Basic Black Cardstock
- 1" x 2-1/4" from Pumpkin Pie Cardstock
- 1-1/4" x 3-1/4" from Sparkle Glimmer Paper
Fold an Acetate Card Box together, fill it with treats, and close the box.
Adhere the large rectangle of bats Monster Bash Designer Paper to the large Pumpkin Pie rectangle.
Use Tear & Tape Adhesive strips to adhere the matted designer paper to the top of the card box.
Mount the framed dracula image from the Spooktacular Bash Set on Block B. Ink it up with the Memento Pad. Stamp it in the center of the small white square.
Pick out the matching square die with pointy corners from the Ornate Frames Dies. Put it on top of the stamped framed dracula image on a platform on your cutting and embossing tool so the image is centered. 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 framed dracula cut out on the work paper and start coloring 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 Light Pumpkin Pie Marker to color in the frame, dracula's shirt, and dracula's eyelids.
Use the Dark Pumpkin Pie Marker to color in the canvas behind dracula.
Use the Color Lifter Marker to remove any excess color as needed.
Pick out the square filigree frame die from the Ornate Frames Dies. Put the die on top of the black square on a platform on your cutting and embossing tool. Run through the tool. Use the Take Your Pick Die Brush Tip and/or paper-piercing tool on the Take Your Pick to remove the pieces.
Adhere the colored framed dracula cut out to the center of the black filigree frame.
Adhere the matted dracula cut out to the front of the box so it is about 3/4" from the bottom and right sides.
Cut an 18" piece of Basic Black 3/8" Scalloped Edge Ribbon.
Wrap the ribbon around the bottom of the box so it covers the bottom of the matted dracula cut out. Tie in place with a knot. Trim the ends.
Mount the "Spooky" or "Creepy" sentiment from the Spooktacular Bash Set on Block B. Ink it up with the Memento Pad. Stamp it in the center of the small Pumpkin Pie strip.
Pick out the small stitched label die with rounded ends from the Ornate Frames Dies. Put it on top of the stamped sentiment on a platform on your cutting and embossing tool so the sentiment is more to the right. Run through the tool.
Use Black Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment cut out to the front of the box so it is centered under the dracula cut out and centered over the ribbon.
Unlock the Twinkle Builder Punch. Hold it upside down so you can see the punching area. Slide the strip of Sparkle Glimmer Paper into the punch and get it positioned so you will punch out the crescent moon. Punch.
Use Black Mini Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the moon punch out to the the top of the box on the upper left side with the open side of the crescent on the right.