Textured Trick-or-Treat Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: old gold, black textured
  • Papers: white watercolor, Canvas Corp. Kraft Corrugated, Authentique Free Bird Collection Endless
  • Close To My Heart Antique Gold Mini-Medley Accents
  • Close To My Heart Burlap Ribbon

Tools

  • Close To My Heart My Acrylix Perfect Fit Stamp Sets: Halloween, Frames
  • Circle punch, 1-7/16”
  • Heat tool
  • Fiskars Scallop Scissors
  • Close To My Heart Exclusive Inks Mini Pigment Ink Pads: Sorbet, Sweet Leaf, Buttercup
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Close To My Heart My Acrylix Tools: Block, Spritz Cleaner, Stamp Scrubber
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, double-sided tape, foam dots, clear dots

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make 5”x5” gold top-fold card.

STEP 2

  • Cut 5” black cardstock square. Cut and adhere 4-1/2” corrugated paper square to black panel.

STEP 3

  • Cut 4” orange paper square; trim top 1/2” from square with scalloped scissors. Stamp Sorbet sentiment across panel, 1/4” from top edge. Adhere to layered panel.

STEP 4

  • Cut 7” burlap ribbon length. Wrap ribbon around bottom of layered panel, leaving corrugated paper edge visible; adhere ends at back using double-sided tape. Adhere panel to card.

STEP 5

  • Stamp Buttercup pumpkin image onto watercolor paper; heat emboss with clear powder. Punch image into circle; ink edges Sweet Leaf.

STEP 6

  • Stamp Sorbet dot frame image onto orange paper and Sweet Leaf date image onto watercolor paper; detail cut images. Adhere pumpkin to frame center with foam tape.

STEP 7

  • Cut 1-3/16” square and 1”x3” strip from watercolor paper. Ink square Buttercup and strip Sweet Leaf. Trim one end of strip into a “V”; stamp Sorbet sentiment. Adhere date circle to yellow square with foam dots; adhere one end of strip to back of dot frame.

STEP 8

  • Using photo as guide, adhere elements to card; use double-sided tape for pumpkin element and foam dots for date element.

STEP 9

  • Adhere crocheted flower to card with clear dot; adhere button to center with clear dot.

Tip

  • 1. Clear embossing the pumpkin image adds a subtle hint of shine to an otherwise matte-finish card.
by Dawn Gehring
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