Too Sweet to be Scary! Card

By  Michele Boyer 

size: 4-1/4"x5-1/2"


  • Cardstock: My Favorite Things Black Licorice, Imagination International X-Press It Blending Card
  • Patterned Paper: My Mind’s Eye Lost & Found Halloween Hallows Halloween Ads, tan grid
  • Black brads, three
  • Papertrey Ink True Black Saddle Stitch Ribbon


  • Die-Cutting Machine with My Favorite Things Die-namics Simply Scallops Medium Die
  • Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps Halloween Lulu
  • Ink Pads: Imagine Crafts Tsukineko Tuxedo Black Memento, My Favorite Things Kraft Hybrid
  • Imagination International COPIC Markers: BV000, E00, E11, E31, E33, E35, E57, E84, E87, G20, G21, R20, W00, W1, W3, W5
  • Paper adhesive

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, sponge, hole punch, paper piercer
  • 1. Make 4-1/4"x5-1/2" black top-fold card; set aside.
  • 2. Cut 4"x5-1/4" damask main panel.
  • 3. Cut 2"x5-1/4" grid panel. Cut 5-1/4" strip of black cardstock; adhere to right edge of grid panel. Die cut scalloped strip. Adhere behind left edge of grid panel; trim length flush with panel. Adhere to main panel as shown.
  • 4. Stamp sentiment on blending card using black ink; trim to 2-1/2"x3/4". Lightly sponge edges kraft. Mat with 2-3/4"x1" black panel; adhere to main panel.
  • 5. Punch hole in main panel through grid and damask layers, left of sentiment strip. Insert ribbon and tie into bow, centering as shown.
  • 6. Cut blending card to 2-1/4"x3-1/2"; stamp image using black ink. Color with markers as shown. Sponge edges with kraft ink; mat with 2-1/2"x3-3/4" black panel. Adhere to main panel.
  • 7. Insert three brads through grid panel as shown.
  • 8. Adhere damask main panel to card.