Happy Halloween Jacks!

By  Debby Forshey-Choma 

size: 6"x12"

  • Happy Halloween Jacks!


  • Craft plywood, 6"x12" and Thin plywood, 6"x12"
  • K&Company print paper: Halloween Specialty Pad
  • Cardstock: yellow, orange
  • Black/white spider web-print ribbon, 20" length
  • Royal Rub-On Transfers: Spider Web
  • Craft glue


  • Ellison Sizzix Machine and Dies: Jack-o-Lantern, Pumpkin, Bigz Sassy Serif Alphabet, Bigz Boss-O Alphabet Set, Witch Hat Broom & Shoes
  • DecoArt Americana: Acrylic Paints: Lamp Black, Lavender, Sour Apple; Weathered Wood

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)
  • 1. Adults, help kids when applying crackle medium.
  • 2. On covered work surface, paint craft plywood rectangle Lamp Black. Let dry. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply Weathered Wood crackle medium with Lavender to top of board. Let dry.
  • 3. Use machine and Witch's Hat die to cut one shape from thin plywood sheet. Paint hat Lamp Black and hat band Lavender. Let dry.
  • 4. Use machine and "H" die to cut shape from thin plywood sheet. Paint "H" Sour Apple. Let dry.
  • 5. Follow manufacturer's instructions to transfer spider rub-ons onto witch's hat and "H."
  • 6. Use machine and Pumpkin die to cut two shapes from yellow cardstock and Jack-o-Lantern die to cut two shapes from orange cardstock. Glue jack-o-lantern shapes on pumpkin shapes. Paint pumpkin stems Sour Apple. Let dry.
  • 7. Use machine and Boss-O Alphabet dies to cut from print paper: two P and two L shapes from orange polka-dot; Y, O, and W from green polka-dot; N and two A shapes from black polka-dot.
  • 8. Glue "H" on witch's hat. Glue alphabet letters and jack-o-lanterns on plaque.
  • 9. Follow manufacturer's instructions to transfer spider web and spider rub-ons onto top corner of plaque.
  • 10. For hanger, measure and cut two 10" lengths of print ribbon. Glue ends of each ribbon length onto top back of plaque. Tie ends together.