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Halloween Release

Happy Monday, crafty friends! 

This is a super easy-to-make "Inside Pop Up Card" featuring dies from CottageCutz new Halloween Release!

Here's the inside of my card...
And here's the front...

There are 21 dies in this release and they're currently on sale with a 50% discount on the entire bundle or 30% off individual dies for a limited time ~ so hurry over to the online store to make your selections!!

I used the Spooky Halloween Castle, the Spooky KittiesSpooky Fence Mini, the Web and Graveyard for the inside of my card - and for the front, I also used Trick or Treat Phrase, and Spooky Truck (just the spider).  As always, you can click on the pictures to see them larger. ☺

Design Steps:

I started with a piece of white cardstock cut at 5-1/8" x 3-7/8".  

From a piece of scrap cardstock, I made a circle stencil by die cutting the 4th largest of the Pierced Circle set from the middle of my paper.  I alternated the positive and negative cuts to sponge Distress Oxide inks to cover the cardstock piece.  I then misted with water and let dry.  Then I spattered white paint mixed with a li'l water on top and heat set it to dry.

I cut my card base from Granny Apple Green cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2," scored at 4-1/2" 

I cut a piece of black cardstock at 5-1/4" x 4" and attached my inked piece on top, then attached to the inside upper half of my card.

I cut a piece of blue patterned paper at 5-1/4" x 3-1/4" and attached to the lower inside half of card. (see photo below for placement) 

I computer-generated my sentiment onto white cardstock, then cut it to 4-3/4" x 2-3/4".  I then sponged the edges with Rich Razzleberry ink and attached it to the blue patterned paper.

I then added my black silhouette tree (Birch Tree die from La-La Land Crafts) and web to the upper inside section before adding the mechanism as it will cover up part of the tree.

Now to make our POP UP feature!  

I cut a piece of black cardstock at 5-1/2" x 3-1/2" and scored it (with the short edge along top of score board) at 3/4", 1-1/2", 2-1/4", and 3".  Then I added tape to the last 1/2" piece and attached the other end to it to make a long box!

To add it inside my card, I added tape to the bottom side of my box and laid it down so it's just up to the score line w/out going over it.  

Next, I added tape to the adjacent side that will be attached to the "Back" - then I closed my card front down over it and pressed down.  Easy Peasy!!

I created a smaller pop up box to stack on top right side of my longer box to help hold up the gravestone.  I cut it to 3/4" x 2-1/2" and scored it at 1/2", 1", 1-1/2" and 2" then folded score lines and attached the ends. I glued it in place by pressing it up against the back (blue) part and down.  Then I added the gravestone to it with glue.

And then I added all my elements as pictured  ☺

For the front, I cut a piece of rainbow glittered cardstock at 5-1/4" x 4".  Then added my die cuts and made them pop a li'l with a white gel pen... and DONE!!  ☺






Check out the whole HALLOWEEN RELEASE HERE!

I hope I inspired you to get crafty with your favorite CotageCutz dies ~ Have a blessed week ☺



Lori m said…
Spooky, loving all the diecuts, too cute, hugs, Lori m

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