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Spooky Halloween Slimline Handmade Card

Spooky Halloween Slimline Card

Hi there! It’s Andrea back with you. I am SO ready for fall, cooler temps, and Halloween! I love making Halloween projects, and I hope this one inspires you.

Blog Supplies:

  • Cardstock Warehouse Paper
    • Lessebo White 100lb
    • Lessebo Pitch Black 100lb
    • Sirio Arancio 80lb
    • Woodstock Giallo 83lb
    • MirriSparkle Black Diamond 104lb
  • Whimsy Stamps Haunted Graveyard Border Die
  • Whimsy Stamps Happy Halloween Word Die
  • Whimsy Stamps Halloween Expressions Stencil Distress Oxides – Mustard Seed, Carved Pumpkin, Crackling Campfire, Ground Espresso, Black Soot
  • Foam Tape
  • Double-sided tape
  • Liquid adhesive
  • Diecutting machine

I began by diecutting the graveyard border and the bats from Pitch Black and Giallo cardstocks, and the moon from Giallo cardstock. I backed the house on the black border with Giallo and then layered both borders together, offsetting them slightly to create a highlight. I layered the bats in the same way.

die cut pieces for slimline halloween card

I trimmed white cardstock to 7” x 8.5” and scored it at 3.5” to create a slimline card base. I cut a 3.5” x 8.5” panel of Arancio cardstock and blended it with the following shades of Distress Oxides: Crackling Campfire, Ground Espresso, and Black Soot. Using the stencil, I added the jack-o-lantern face to the moon with Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide and inked the Edges with Mustard Seed Distress Oxide.

slimline card base with ink blending

I adhered the ink-blended panel to my card base with double-sided adhesive and attached the layered border with foam tape. I affixed the moon and bats with liquid adhesive.

layered background for spooky Halloween slimline card

For my sentiment, I diecut the words from both Giallo and Black Diamond MirriSparkle papers. Again, I offset them slightly when I glued them together before adhering the phrase to my card. And now it's done!

Spooky Halloween Slimline Handmade Card

Thanks for stopping by! I really like how this card turned out, and it was so much fun to make. I am definitely getting excited for Halloween and, even more so, cooler weather!

What are you crafting this week? Be sure to show us on Facebook or Instagram! Tag your creations with #cardstockwarehouse to be featured on our page. 

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