Pumpkin Squares Card

Materials

  • Blank card, 5” square
  • Polka-dot print paper, 5” square
  • Midwest Products: Birch Plywood, Basswood Strips, Orange PVC Sheet, Gold Mirror Styrene, Cellfoam 88
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Canyon Orange, Foliage Green
  • Green plastic-coated wire, 6” length

Tools

  • Ellison Sizzix Brand Machine and Dies: Pumpkin, Jack-o-lantern
  • Paper glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Paintbrush
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Measure and cut 5” print paper square. Glue square on front of card blank.

STEP 2

  • Measure and cut one 5” length and two 2-1/2” lengths from basswood strip.

STEP 3

  • On covered work surface, paint basswood strips Foliage Green. Let dry. Glue strips on front of card, creating four squares.

STEP 4

  • Use machine and pumpkin die to cut two shapes from cellfoam sheet, one shape from plywood sheet, one shape from orange pvc sheet, and one shape from gold styrene sheet.

STEP 5

  • Paint cellfoam pumpkins and plywood pumpkin Canyon Orange. Let dry. Paint stems Foliage Green. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Use machine and jack-o-lantern die to cut shape from orange pvc sheet. Glue orange shape on top of gold pumpkin shape. Let dry.

STEP 7

  • Measure and cut two 3” green wire lengths. Wrap one length around top of one pumpkin and other length around top of jack-o-lantern. Spot glue to secure.

STEP 8

  • Glue pumpkins on center of square on front of card. Glue jack-o-lantern in bottom right square on front of card. Let dry.
by Debby Forshey-Choma for Midwest Products
Pumpkin Squares Card
Pumpkin Squares Card