Monday, 20 October 2008

Halloween Hauntings Handmade Card!

With Halloween shortly upon us, it's time to start thinking about making those 'spook-tacular' cards! Here's one for the kids. Try creating this witches hat creation as halloween party invitations.

You Will Need:
A6 Card Blank
Neon Orange Card
Mirror Card or Paper - Green and Silver
Black Card
Purple Corrugated Card
Sticky Foam Pads
Glue Stick
Decorative Scissors - Zig-Zag
Computer and Printer for greeting

1. Cover the front of an A6 card blank with neon orange cardstock.
2. Cut a rectangle of mirror creen card or paper and glue to the centre of the neon orange card, leaving an even border of orange showing at the edges.
3. Cut a triangle from black card to make the witches pointed hat and an oval from black card, assemble to resemble a witches hat. Cut a neon orange band for the hat and a buckle shape from silver card. Glue both to the hat. Decorate with mini sequin gold and silver stars.
4. Mount the hat onto a small rectangle of corrugated purple card, cut along the edges with zig-zag decorative scissors and again onto a slightly larger rectangle of neon orange card with sticky foam pads.
5. Glue layer to the top section of the card.
6. Print 'Trick Or Treat?' in a suitable spooky font onto more neon orange card and cut out with the zig-zag decorative scissors. Glue below the hat layer to finish.

Card published in Crazy Crafts Magazine 2005.


Enfys said...

Gorgeous card, I've loved browsing around your blog, your stuff is great. I love your jewellry too. Such talent :)

Debbie said...

Fantastic Halloween card, It is my first visit to your blog and I just wanted to say that all of your creations are beautiful. Debbie x

Hazel said...

What a lovely card, just blog hopping and found you and like the things you are doing. Hazel xox

steph said...

Great card! The witches hat looks fab! Thanks for joining us for the challenge! x

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